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Curriculum

The Surgery Residency program curriculum provides a deep understanding of value-based, patient-centered health care delivery for the management of a variety of surgical diseases.

Curriculum Components

PGY-1

5 Blocks: Acute Care Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
3 Blocks: Minimally Invasive Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
3 Blocks: Surgical Oncology | Dell Seton Medical Center
1 Block: Plastic Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
1 Block: Orthopedic Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center

PGY-2

4 Months: Acute Care Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: SICU | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: Surgical Oncology | Dell Seton Medical Center

PGY-3

4 Months: Acute Care Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: Minimally Invasive Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: Pediatric Surgery C-GI/SurgOnc | Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

PGY-4

4 Months: Colorectal Surgery | Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
2 Months: Cardiac Surgery | Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
2 Months: Thoracic Surgery | Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
4 Months: Vascular Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center

PGY-5

4 Months: Acute Care Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: Minimally Invasive Surgery | Dell Seton Medical Center
4 Months: Surgical Oncology | Dell Seton Medical Center

Educational Conferences

Formal Educational Activities

  • Monthly Grand Rounds
  • Resident M&M
  • ABSITE Review
  • Mock Oral Exams
  • Skills Lab Curriculum
  • ATLS (Student, Instructor)
  • ASSET Course
  • Residents as Teachers
  • Service-Specific Curriculum
  • Health Inequities
  • ACS Fundamentals of Surgery (PGY-1)
  • SCORE
  • TrueLearn
  • Quarterly Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
  • Quarterly Chair’s Conference