Thoracic Surgery Residency

Thoracic Surgery Residency

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine is accepting applications for a position in its ACGME-accredited Thoracic Surgery residency program. The start date for this position is July 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will begin as a first-year resident in our program. The duration of the residency program is three years and leads to eligibility to sit for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery examinations.

Individuals who have completed the first year of an ACGME-accredited Thoracic Surgery residency and wish to transfer to our program as a second-year resident will be considered on a case by case basis. The IU School of Medicine Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is highly committed to the education and development of resident surgeons.

The clinically-focused residency program provides comprehensive education and training across all sub-disciplines with progressive, supervised autonomy. The resident will rotate through the major teaching hospitals of Indiana University and Indiana University Health, including Methodist Hospital, University Hospital, Riley Children’s Hospital, and the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The clinical experience is augmented by a robust educational curriculum including didactic conferences, simulation skills lab sessions, board exam review, and mock oral examinations. Graduates of the program have successfully attained positions in academic practice, private practice, and advanced sub-specialty fellowships.


  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited (or foreign equivalent) general surgery residency by June 30, 2021
  • Eligible to attain a State of Indiana medical license

How To Apply:

To apply, please send the following documents via email to: Lawrence Lee, MD, MBA Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Indiana University School of Medicine Email: [email protected]

  • Curriculum Vitae with current photograph
  • Personal Statement and/or Cover Letter
  • Letters of recommendation (3 minimum; at least one must be from Department Chair or Program Director)
  • USMLE Step 1 and 2 scores (Step 3 if available)
  • Medical school transcript
  • General surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE) score reports
  • ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical school graduates)
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  • Published

    Oct 05, 2020

  • Main Location

    Indianapolis, Indiana

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