Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting applications for the Independent (Traditional) Residency in Thoracic Surgery to begin the July/August 2022 academic year. Our three-year ACGME accredited residency program resides under the auspices of the Residency Review Committee for Thoracic Surgery and the ACGME.
Upon completion of the program, residents will be eligible for the qualifying (written) examination; and the certifying (oral) examinations of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. This residency is designed to train individuals in all aspects of state-of-the-art thoracic surgery. A balanced training curriculum provides clinical and educational experiences in the full spectrum of adult cardiac, congenital cardiac and general thoracic surgery. No specific subspecialty track is required though residents can focus upon their chosen path during their last year of training.
The goals of our program are to:
Candidates for this residency must have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency program or an AOA-approved residency program in surgery, vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, or thoracic surgery by July 2022.
Please enter Thoracic Surgery Residency in the subject line and submit the following via email in PDF format to the Program Coordinator, Ms. Andria Keating at [email protected]:
Please ask your letter writers to address their letters to Jonathan C. Nesbitt, M.D. All letters must be sent to Ms. Keating via email directly from your letter writers.
All application material must be received by March 28, 2022. Please be advised that this program does not sponsor the J-1 visa and applicants.
Jan 19, 2022