General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

General Surgery Residency - Categorical Position

The General Surgery Residency Program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA has an ACGME accredited CATEGORICAL training position available at the PGY2 level beginning June 17th, 2023. Please see the specific requirements and instructions for applying below. NOTE: It is the policy of Northeast Georgia Medical Center to sponsor J-1 Visas only.


  • Successful completion in good standing of ONE year of US clinical training in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency training program (or currently enrolled in a PGY1 year for the 2022-23 academic year).
  • Must have graduated from an Accredited Medical School or
  • International Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)

How To Apply:

A complete application must include the following documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Brief Personal Statement
  3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript
  4. Dean's Letter
  5. USMLE Parts I, II, III scores (must be first pass) or COMLEX I, II-CE, III scores
  6. ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed
  7. Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation. Including one from the current Program Director will be required.
  8. Rotation schedule with Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations
  9. Current year semi-annual Evaluation
  10. Current ACGME “General Surgery Defined Category and Minimum” and “General Surgery Year 2 Minimum” case log reports
  11. ACLS, BLS and ATLS certification
  12. FLS and FES Certifications (if available)
  13. Copy of ECFMG (if applicable)
  14. Copy of current DS2019 for J-1 Visa holders (if applicable)

Qualified applicants must submit the above materials in a SINGLE PDF or ZIP File with contact information.

Please name the single PDF file as follows: LastName_FirstName_PGY2-2023.

APPLICATIONS submitted prior MARCH 15, 2023, will be considered for the first round of interviews. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis until this position is filled.

ONLY complete applications (containing all documents listed above) will be considered/reviewed. Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for a virtual interview (possibly in-person as well) with faculty, the program director, associate program directors, and residents.

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  • Published

    Feb 22, 2023

  • Main Location

    Gainesville, Georgia

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