Education & Training

General Surgery Residency Education

The University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University General Surgery Program prepares our surgical residents for the high level of performance required of specialists, or to continue on as an excellent general surgeon. Our training not only focuses on straight medical knowledge but also incorporates patient care and professionalism. Our residents graduate as well-rounded, knowledgeable surgeons who are able to provide exceptional care. Learn more about the educational and training components of our program, including:

In addition to our residency program, the Department of Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center offers postgraduate education and training. Our mission with postgraduate education and training is to advance research and education in surgical science across all disciplines and specialties regionally, nationally and internationally. Many training opportunities are offered throughout the year, including:

Learn more about our surgical techniques

Evaluation & Feedback

As a resident, you will receive a monthly written evaluation. In addition, six operative performance evaluations are required for graduation. Informal feedback is performed routinely as part of the training experience. Our chairman, program director, faculty members and academic administration have an open-door policy for scheduling meetings.

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