The University of Michigan General Surgery Resident Program seeks to train the future leaders in Surgery. Our Resident Recruitment Committee will holistically evaluate every candidate across a spectrum of attributes we believe are necessary to be successful in our training program and ultimately in a career as a clinically skilled, compassionate surgeon who provides excellent care for a diverse patient population.
How to Apply
The Michigan Medicine General Surgery Residency training program is a participant in the Electronic Residency Application Service [ERAS]. Please refer to the ERAS website to complete your application for our program.
For the 2022 ERAS® cycle, our program will be participating in the supplemental ERAS application offered through the AAMC’s ERAS program. Applicants will be required to complete the MyERAS application, and participation in the supplemental ERAS application is optional.
Our program encourages applicants to complete the supplemental ERAS application. It provides additional information about applicants’ medical education journey, including more meaningful information about work, volunteer, and research experiences, and will help us better identify applicants who fit our program environment and mission.
Please note that all interviews will be virtual. The interview offer release date for the first round of interviews will be Wednesday, October 27. Planned interview dates are:
- November 9
- November 18
- December 2
- December 3
- January 13
- January 18
Please contact the Department of Surgery Education Office with any questions.
Resident Recruitment Committee
The attributes of a successful candidate to our training program include:
- Clinical and academic excellence
- Interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills with proven ability to work in teams
- Integrity and cultural humility
- Resilience, initiative, dependability, and work ethic
- Interest in academic surgery including research, education, and quality improvement
Department of Surgery: Ask Us Anything Webinar Series
The Department of Surgery hosted a series of webinars for those interested in becoming a surgical resident at Michigan Medicine. These webinars give applicants a chance to meet the chair, Dr. Justin B. Dimick, and to hear about our different programs for residents around the Michigan Promise, academic development time, mentorship and professional development.
General Surgery Residency: Ask Us Anything Webinars
Watch past General Surgery Residency Ask Us Anything webinars to learn more about what it's like to be a resident in the Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery.
Follow Us on Social Media
The Department of Surgery Twitter account is a useful resource for applicants. It provides updates about upcoming events and highlights life at Michigan Medicine for General Surgery residents and faculty members. The Department of Surgery Instagram account gives a snapshot of life at Michigan Medicine.
Explore Your Training Ground
Additional resources in the Go Blue Guide cover topics such as campus life, housing, health and wellness.