Recruitment

Learn more about our recruitment opportunities for the General Surgery Residency program.

2020-2021 Application Cycle

COVID-19 has resulted in an unprecedented residency application cycle. We are committed to ensuring applicants have the ability to interview and get to know the Michigan Medicine General Surgery community safely via virtual session to protect everyone’s health.

Please review the Association of Program Directors in Surgery’s statement for more information on the 2020-2021 recruitment season.

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.

Interview Dates

Virtual interviews will be offered for the upcoming application cycle on the following days:

  • November 19, 2020
  • December 3, 2020
  • December 10, 2020
  • January 14, 2021
  • January 19, 2021

Interview dates are subject to change. Please contact the Department of Surgery Education Office with any questions.

Recruitment Day Modules

Please review the module videos before your recruitment day. Dr. Gauger and Dr. Englesbe give an introduction the following topics:

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.

Watch past 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 Twitter

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.

Explore Your Training Ground

Medical Campus and Arboretum

Discover Michigan Medicine through the Your Training Ground guide to get to know where you will be spending time during your residency. You can also get to know Ann Arbor through the Go Blue Guide.

Additional resources in the Go Blue Guide cover topics such as campus life, housing, health and wellness.

Contact Us

Office of Surgery Education

University of Michigan
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
2110 Taubman Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5346
(734) 998-2523

Brooke Bredbeck, MD

Resident Liaison

Valeria Valbuena, MD

Resident Liaison

Glenn Wakam, MD

Resident Liaison