Mithoefer Residency Programs

General Surgery Residency Programs

  • Categorical - NRMP #1442440C0 - 3 positions
  • Preliminary-NRMP #1442440P0 - 1 positions at PGY 1 level
  • Non-pyramidal program
  • RRC approved, 4 year accreditation (2006)
  • 4 month rotation to Strong Memorial Hospital during PGY-3 year to gain experience in transplantation and pediatric surgery
  • Residents completing the program log approximately 1,000 operative cases
  • Call every 4th night. NYS DOH and ACGME compliant
  • 66% of graduates enter surgical practice, remaining 33% complete fellowships
  • Specialties include General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery,
    Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology,
  • For residents planning a career in rural areas, electives exist for increased experience in surgical subspecialties
  • Formal weekly conferences include; Surgical Grand Rounds, M & M Conference, Clinical Case Presentation Conference,
  • Protected conference time
  • Educational/Academic Support - ATLS, ACLS, FLS, Scientific American Surgery, Evidence Based Medicine Journal Club,
  • Inpatient Surgical Service consists of approximately 30 - 40 adult beds
  • Patients are assigned to a team of residents working with a group of attendings
  • All patients are teaching patients with direct housestaff involvement and responsibility
  • Ward rounds supervised by Chief Residents are held each morning
  • Outpatients are seen in the Surgical Clinic by residents and attendings together. One day per week in surgical clinic
  • All applications for General Surgery must be submitted through ERAS

For more information, contact Kelly Stone at or 607.547.3202

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