General Surgery Residency

Overview

The General Surgery Residency at the University of Virginia offers a five-year program filled with rigorous clinical experience, protected research time, structured curriculum and individual attention from faculty.

As a resident, you will learn pre- and post-operative patient care with a focus on critical care, develop surgical technical skills and, most importantly, acquire pre-, intra-, and post-operative decision-making skills.

Within the program, we have cultivated a a culture and an expectation that our residents seek opportunities to educate others. This is modeled by our faculty, who have won a disproportionate percentage of the teaching awards available at UVA.

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Residency

Rigorous clinical experience.

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Research

Residents spend 1-3 years in a laboratory.

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Current Residents

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Chief Destinations

Initial post-grad positions.

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Virtual Information Sessions

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August 11 & 12, 2017

Our response to a tragic event.

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History

Surgical education then and now.

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Application Info

Applications to our program are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS AAMC).