“When I think about General Surgery at Michigan, I think of excellence across the board. We’re proud to set the standard for patient care, research, and education — and we’re always pushing forward in creative ways, inspired by what’s possible when we work together to create the future of surgery in our field.”
— Hasan Alam, M.D., Section Chief, General Surgery
With 7 clinical specialties, more than $8 million in annual external research funding, and a No. 1-ranked residency training program among public institutions, the Section of General Surgery at the University of Michigan is proud to provide the best health care, biomedical research, and medical education.
Share what you’ve learned and renew your ties to Michigan General Surgery by keeping in touch with your former teachers and old friends through the alumni network at the Department of Surgery.
Societies, Annual Meetings & Events
American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress: Join us for alumni gatherings at this annual meeting.
Coller Surgical Society: We host alumni gatherings at the Coller Society’s annual meeting, where alumni can also become society members.
Tour Ann Arbor: Come back to campus for a football game, a tour of the medical center, and a meal at a favorite old spot. Contact us to arrange the details.
The Michigan Promise
The Michigan Promise is an investment in faculty and residents at the Department of Surgery, designed to empower each individual to achieve surgical excellence. The Department of Surgery Office of Faculty & Resident Life oversees the programs and initiatives under the Michigan Promise. The opportunities provided by the Michigan Promise focus on six areas of impact, which include Environment, Recruitment, Achievement, Leadership, Innovation, and Outreach.