University of Vermont General Surgery Residency Program

General Surgery Residency Program at the University of Vermont

UVM Medical Center'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.

UVM Medical Center'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.  

Surgical Subspecialties

  • Pediatric surgery       
  •  Trauma/critical care    
  •  Cardiothoracic surgery   
  •  Vascular surgery       
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery      
  •  Surgical oncology     
  •  Advanced minimally-invasive surgery   
  •  Bariatric surgery

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.

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Julie E. Adams, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Vascular Surgery
Residency Program Director