General Surgery Residency - Preliminary Position

General Surgery Residency - Preliminary Position

The Loyola University Medical Center General Surgery Residency training program is looking to fill a one year PGY2 preliminary resident position beginning on June 22, 2020. Our need for the position is due to residency research transitions.

The Department of Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center is a multi-specialty surgical service. The Department has eleven divisions including General Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Intra-Abdominal Transplantation, GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Burn Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Medicine, and Surgical Research.

In collaboration with the Burn Shock Trauma Institute and the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center Oncology Research Institute, the Department has developed active research programs in burn, shock and trauma injury, health services research, inflammation, oncology, and vascular biology. Research funding is derived from a variety of sources including the NIH.

The Department bears the distinction as one of the few surgery departments in the country with 2 NIH-training grants to support resident research. Typical PGY2 rotations include endocrine surgery, vascular surgery, acute care surgery, and general surgery.

During this year, PGY2 residents continue developing the community created in the first year and marks the transition to increased autonomy as a junior surgical resident. Clinically, they have increased operative experience as the senior resident on community general surgery, endocrine surgery and vascular surgery rotations.

Prerequisites:

Qualified applicants will be a current PGY-1 surgery resident in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency in either general surgery, integrated vascular surgery, or integrated cardiac surgery.

How To Apply:

All interested applicants should submit the following:

  • Current CV
  • Medical school diploma and transcript
  • MSPE (Dean’s letter)
  • USMLE transcript
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  • Updated Defined Category Case Log Report signed by Program Director
  • Three current letters of recommendation to include one from current Program Director (can be sent as separate files)
  • PGY1 ABSITE Score Reports
  • ACLS/BLS and ATLS certificates
  • A list of all previously completed rotations
  • FLS/FES certification if completed
  • Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluations for all years of training
  • All Surgery Milestones evaluations
  • Personal statement
  • A detailed explanation for any remediation or probation during residency training.

Qualified applicants should send complete applications in a single PDF file, via email to Lynn Thompson, Program Coordinator, at [email protected] No paper applications will be considered and no phone calls or faxes please. Applicants selected to interview will be notified via email once the application review process has been completed

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