Surgery Curriculum

Resident with needle ready for surgery

Program Overview

The CUSOM Phoenix General Surgery Program is currently approved for 52 residents. There are eight categorical resident positions at each PGY year, 1 through 5 and twelve PGY1 preliminary residents. Our residents rotate on multiple surgical specialties including Acute Care, Breast, Burn, Colorectal. Endocrine, General, MIS/robotic, Trauma, HPB/transplant, Head/Neck, Pediatric, Plastic & Reconstructive, Thoracic/transplant, Surgical Intensive Care, and Vascular. New this year is a dedicated chief service. Our robust internal rotations are augmented by selected outside rotations at the Phoenix VA Medical Center, Phoenix Indian Medical Center and HonorHealth. Some electives are available, including the Mayo Clinic.

View Rotation Schedule/Block Diagram for 2021-2022
View Surgery Didactics by PGY Year