General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

The University of South Alabama General Surgery Residency in Mobile, AL, is looking to fill an open Categorical PGY-4 position to begin duties on July 1, 2020.

The General Surgery Residency at the University of South Alabama was established in 1949 which makes this residency the oldest in the State of Alabama. Our training program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and accepts five categorical residents each year. The USA Health University Hospital is an acute care center serving as the major referral center for Southern Alabama, Southern Mississippi and portions of Northwest Florida. The Department of Surgery houses a Level 1 Trauma Center and a Regional Burn Center, as well as a Bariatric Surgery Center, Digestive Health Center, and Cardiovascular Disease Center. Twenty-five percent of the admissions are through the Trauma Center. Of the 100 teaching hospitals nationwide, USA Health University Hospital is 3rd in the acuity index measuring the severity of patient illnesses. Additionally, a recent quality measures report released by the University Health System Consortium (UHC) shows that the University Hospital is ranked No. 1 in quality of care among 158 university teaching hospitals.

More information regarding our program can be found at:


The qualified candidate must have successfully completed the PGY-1, PGY-2, and PGY-3 years from an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2020, in general surgery, integrated vascular surgery, integrated plastic surgery, or integrated cardiac surgery in good standing. Consideration will be given to trainees in research programs who have completed a PGY-3 year within the past 24 months. If remediation or probation was provided during your training, please provide a detailed explanation.

How To Apply:

All interested applicants should submit the following documents as a single PDF to our surgery program coordinator, Dorothy Dickinson, at [email protected]:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Photograph
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript/Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Diploma
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  • USMLE Scores (Steps 1,2 and 3)
  • ABSITE Reports from each year of training
  • Current Defined Category and Minimum Report
  • Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training
  • ACGME Milestones Report for each year of training
  • List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training
  • ACLS/BLS, ATLS, FLS, FES certificates (if applicable)
  • 3 Letters of recommendation, to include letter from current Program Director (LORs can be submitted separately)
  • If applicable, detailed explanation for any remediation or probation during residency training
  • Current US citizenship, Green Card or J-1 Visa Status only.

We will contact selected candidates for an interview via email. Please no phone calls.

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  • Published

    Mar 11, 2020

  • Main Location

    Mobile, Alabama

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