General Surgery Residency
The general surgery residency at IU School of Medicine is a competitive five-year program that exposes residents to all facets of surgery, including trauma, vascular, pediatric, transplant and reconstructive surgery. Through the general surgery residency curriculum, residents receive a solid broad-based clinical education and opportunity to excel both in the operating room and at the bedside. Most Department of Surgery general surgery residents proceed to the next step of their clinical training by successfully matching into some of the most prestigious fellowships in all surgical specialties. Those who choose to transition from residency training to private practice directly do so confidently knowing that they have been prepared to care for both the simple and complex surgical patient.
Research & Professional Development
General Surgery Residency Alumni: Where are they now?
From 2010-2019, the Department of Surgery at IU School of Medicine has graduated more than 75 residents from its general surgery residency programs.
Upon completion of the general surgery residency at IU School of Medicine, 90 percent have continued their training in 17 subspecialty areas through 35 fellowship programs across the United States, while 10 percent have entered private practice. Surgery residency alumni have gone on to competitive fellowship programs at Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles, Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Baylor College of Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center, IU School of Medicine and other prestigious medical centers.