Rotation Schedule

General Surgery Resident Schedule 2020-2021

General Surgery Resident Schedule 2020-2021

Explanations:

  • There is no difference between a preliminary surgical resident’s rotation schedule and a categorical surgical resident’s rotation schedule.  In addition, preliminary surgical residents will not be assigned to Night Float during their interview season.
  • MIS Rotation: Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery Services
  • Surg Onc: Surgical Oncology and Colorectal Services
  • GI-OR Rotation: (Gastroenterology and Operating Room): This allows residents protected time to procure the necessary training in colonoscopy and EGD, while allowing them to participate in the OR when endoscopic opportunities are not available.
  • NF: Night Float
  • Trauma: This rotation includes trauma and acute care surgery.  There is also an opportunity to participate in initial burn management. 
  • Thoracic: This rotation focuses on non-cardiac thoracic surgery.  There will also be experience in the Cardiac ICU.
  • Corning GS: This rotation includes a wide range of general surgery procedures in a smaller community hospital, Guthrie/Corning Hospital.  Experiences in endocrine surgery will be available at this site as well. 
  • Surgical ICU: The rotation includes experience with the full range of surgical ICU, including trauma.
  • Peds Surg and Transplant: These rotations are completed at Geisinger Medical Center located in Danville, PA.  This allows our residents to have a focused experience in these fields.