General Surgery Residency - Preliminary Position

General Surgery Residency - Preliminary Position

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, located in Newark, NJ, is seeking to fill a Preliminary PGY-2 resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2020.


To be eligible for this PGY-2 position, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and will have successfully completed a PGY-1 year of General Surgery training by June 30, 2020.

How To Apply:

Applicants should submit, via e-mail, their contact information along with the following in separate pdf format. Please indicate Prelim PGY-2 Position in the subject line. All documents should be e-mailed to Linda Vetrecin at [email protected]

  1. Current CV including a photograph
  2. Three (3) CURRENT letters of recommendation: one letter must be from the current or most recent Program Director
  3. All ACGME Milestones evaluations
  4. ABSITE scores for each year involved in a surgical residency program
  5. ACGME Defined Category Report
  6. USMLE or COMLEX Scores: Step 1 – 3 7) Medical School Diploma
  7. Final Medical School transcript
  8. MSPE (Medical School Performance Evaluation)
  9. For foreign applicants: a. A copy of the ECFMG certification. and b. J-1 visa. PLEASE NOTE: The institution accepts J-1 Visas but does not sponsor visas
  10. Letter describing the reason you wish to join our program
  11. Personal Statement

Only completed applications will be considered. No phone calls from applicants will be accepted. Material received by fax will not be reviewed.


In light of the COVID-19 travel restrictions and safety precautions, all interviews will be by invitation only and via skype or telephone. Uninvited visitors/callers will not be interviewed.

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  • Published

    Mar 12, 2020

  • Main Location

    Newark, New Jersey

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