Residency & Fellowship

Solidify your skills. Stretch your interests. Become the expert surgeon you want to be.

The Department of Surgery is nationally recognized for the excellence of its surgical training programs and consistently attracts outstanding candidates for trainee positions at the house officer and fellowship levels. As a surgery resident or fellow at the University of Michigan, you’ll join a department committed to your success. Our residency and fellowship programs emphasize:

  • A wide variety and number of surgical cases at one of the best academic medical centers in the country, Michigan Medicine.
  • Flexible and multidisciplinary cross-training as you learn from more than 100 full-time faculty, including experts in biochemistry, immunology, bioengineering, and physiology.
  • Opportunities to combine surgical training with clinical, basic science, translational, and outcomes research.
  • Strong mentoring relationships with faculty who are at the top of their field.


Surgery Residency Programs

General Surgery Residency
Hospital Dentistry General Practice Residency
Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency
Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency
Integrated Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency


Surgery Fellowship Programs

Breast Care Fellowship
Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship
Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship
Congenital Heart Surgery Fellowship
Comprehensive Endocrine Surgery Fellowship
Hand Surgery Fellowship
Oncology/Microvascular Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery Critical Care Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery Fetal Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship
Pediatric Innovation Fellowship
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Thoracic Surgery Fellowship
Transplant Surgery Fellowship
Vascular Surgery Fellowship