PGY 5 (Chief Residency)

During the chief resident year, residents supervise General Surgery service, are charged with the responsibility of patient care and for supervising the junior and senior residents below them. Chief residents perform a wide range of surgical procedures under the supervision of an attending surgeon.


  • Seven months on General Surgery at ISMMS
  • Two months on General Surgery/Trauma Service at EHC
  • One month on General Surgery at James J Peters VA Medical Center
  • Two months on Surgical Oncology