Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
University of Vermont General Surgery Residency Program
Fletcher Allen's Level I Trauma Center offers a diverse learning environment set in Vermont's recreation-rich and vibrant arts landscape. Our six-year general surgery residency program includes five clinical years and one surgical research year between the second and third clinical years.
Fletcher Allen's University of Vermont Medical Group physicians give general surgical residents substantial surgical exposure preparing them for careers in general surgery, academic surgery and surgical fellowship training.
Diverse Surgical Training Opportunities
Surgery residency rotations are designed to provide experience in preoperative, operative, and postoperative care for patients in all general surgery areas. The rotations are divided into various teams, and each team is under the direction of an attending physician. The attending ensures residents meet educational objectives through one-on-one interactions.
Our surgery residency program offers first-hand experience with:
- Trauma cases
- Advanced surgical procedures, including open heart and valve surgeries, kidney-pancreas transplants, and a multitude of laparoscopic surgeries
Living and Working in Burlington, Vermont
Burlington is equal parts small city and big town, and is consistently ranked among the most livable cities in the country. It’s a thriving place where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, where you can be a part of a close-knit community, and where young families can truly feel at home.
From the slopes of the Green Mountains to the East, to the stunning shores of Lake Champlain to the West, there’s no shortage of ways to get outside and enjoy the best of Vermont. In short, this is truly a unique and inspiring place to live, work, learn, and grow.
Applying to the General Surgery Residency Program
Applications are accepted only through ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application Service. If you are ready for a unique opportunity, please contact the Program Coordinator for more information or apply today.
Julie E. Adams, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Vascular Surgery
Residency Program Director