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

2020-2021 Application Cycle

As the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted medical student education across the country affecting the 2020-2021 application cycle, the Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery issued a statement earlier this year that prioritizes:

  1. The health and safety of medical students, patients, our colleagues and our communities
  2. The promotion of an equitable and transparent application, interview and match process
  3. The safeguarding of the vascular surgical education of medical students

The University of Michigan Vascular Surgery training programs are committed to heading these recommendations. As a result, we will not be offering visiting sub-internships to any student and we will continue to discourage University of Michigan medical students from pursuing away rotations. We will offer virtual interviews for the 2020-21 integrated residency and fellowship application cycle.

Applicants must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and register with the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). We have 1 position available each year in the program, which includes 5 clinical years and 2 years of research.

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Residents begin their training on or about June 16.

Application Packet

Please submit the following information in your application packet:

  • A personal statement describing your interest in the program and your future plans
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your USMLE Step I and Step II (if applicable) scores
  • A curriculum vita

Interview Dates

Virtual interviews will be offered for the upcoming application cycle on November 12 and December 16. 

Please contact the Department of Surgery Education Office with any questions.

Virtual Elective

Additionally, we will be offering a virtual vascular surgery elective, which provides an individually arranged elective for flexible integration of potential applicants. The virtual elective aims to enhance your understanding of vascular disease and management principles while providing an opportunity for you to learn more about our program, our culture, and our team. We hope this experience will also offer a chance to connect with other peers for support and networking as well as get to know our faculty members and trainees.

Ask Us Anything Webinar Series

The Department of Surgery will be hosting a series of webinars for those interested in becoming a surgical resident at Michigan Medicine. These webinars will 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.

October 29, 5-6 PM (EDT): Meet the Chair

If you’re wondering what a surgery department is like, there’s no better person to ask than the Chair of Surgery. Meet Dr. Dimick and and learn about our programs and our culture in the Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery.

Speaker: Justin Dimick, MD, MPH

Register for the 10/29 event →

November 5th, 5-6PM (EST): The Michigan Promise in Surgical Residency

Take a look inside the Michigan Promise and how it is building a new foundation for surgical residency.

Register for the 11/5 event →

November 10th, 5-6PM (EST): Academic Development Time in Surgical Residency

Join our experts as we explore our research centers and cores and why Michigan is the place to be for surgeon-scientists.

Register for the 11/10 event →

November 18th, 5-6PM (EST): Optimizing Resident Professional Development and Achievement

Find out why mentorship is key to a successful residency program and what we are doing to ensure each individual reaches their highest academic potential.

Register for the 11/18 event →

"First Look" Webinar Series

The University of Michigan Section of Vascular Surgery will be offering a monthly webinar series, a "first look" at Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan. Webinars will review different aspects of the program, including a highlight of esoteric practice areas, an opportunity to meet current residents, and an overview of academic development time (ADT) and research opportunities.

July 9, 2020 at 8 - 9:30 PM (EST)

Highlight of Esoteric Practice Areas – Part 1

This webinar will preview the types of cases you will see and learn to perform.

Topics will include:

  • Pediatric vascular surgery
  • Advanced aortic interventions
  • Advanced non-aortic endovascular interventions

August 13, 2020 at 8 – 9:30 PM (EST)

Meet the Residents

This webinar will help you learn about whether the University of Michigan is a good fit.

Topics will include:

  • Current resident experiences and perspectives
  • What it's like to live in Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 17, 2020 at 7:30 – 8 PM (EST)

ADT Time & Research Opportunities

This webinar will review what happens during the 2 years of dedicated research time .

Topics will primarily include (with breakout rooms):

  • Basic science/translational research
  • Health services/non-basic science research

Register for the webinar →

October 15, 2020 at 7:30 - 9:00 PM (EST)

The Culture of Surgery

This fourth webinar will highlight surgical culture at the University of Michigan.

Topics will include:

  • The Michigan Promise
  • The ongoing work of our Departmental Culture Crew
  • Our commitment to trainee professional and leadership development

Register for the webinar →

Additional Upcoming Webinars

  • November 15, 2020: Innovation in Vascular Surgery
  • December 10, 2020: Esoteric/Advanced Practice Areas - Part II

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

Duwana Villemure


Gloria Kim, MD, MPH

Resident Liaison