General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

Einstein Healthcare Network has an unexpected opening for a PGY 3 CATEGORICAL general surgery resident starting July 1, 2022 - or as close to that date as possible. Due to short notice, we will provide individual orientation and understand a brief delay in start date will be necessary.

We are located in North Philadelphia and are an independent academic program with a particular focus on complex, high-acuity surgical care. With a busy Level 1 trauma center and a nationally recognized multi-organ transplantation center, we care for some of the sickest patients in Philadelphia. Einstein has recently merged with Jefferson Health and now is part of one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. Our residents are technically superb and confident—graduating with some of the highest surgical volumes in the U.S. An early and deep experience in the SICU prepares them to expertly care for critically ill patients. Our trainees secure competitive and prestigious fellowships year after year. Our residents go to CHOP for pediatric surgery. Fox Chase Cancer center for thoracic surgery and now rotate at New Jersey Jefferson for high volume elective general and vascular surgery. Our faculty-led didactic teaching conferences are well organized and comprehensive. We supplement SCORE’s TWIS curriculum with faculty lectures, mock oral examinations, a textbook conference, and a robust simulation curriculum. Our program has zero citations.


Applicant must be a current resident in good standing in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program.

How To Apply:

Application materials must be emailed as 1 PDF file (letters of rec are an exception) and the file needs to start with the applicant’s last name. Subject line should read: Categorical PGY3 Position.

All interested applicants must include.

  • Personal statement
  • Current CV
  • USMLE scores. (USMLE3 PASS must be completed). - All Steps must be passed on the first attempt (minimum score 230 on Steps 1-2)
  • ABSITE scores
  • Medical school diploma
  • Medical school transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation including 1 from current Program Director We will be reaching out to your current program director to be considered and only those with exceptional recommendations will be considered.

Foreign medical graduates:

  • Must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • No more than 3 years out of medical school
  • At least 2 year of US clinical experience is required in an ACGME accredited program
  • We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS

No phone calls please. Applicants will be notified via email regarding selection for an interview. All applications will be reviewed rapidly.

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  • Published

    Jun 25, 2022

  • Main Location

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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