This five-year residency program will be an opportunity to improve our community’s access to care while cultivating the next generation of talented surgeons. During this robust program, residents will work closely with attending surgeons, gaining early and progressively more advanced operative exposure throughout the residency experience.
The residency programs at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health – Tacoma are small and highly competitive. We will offer the following positions for the 2024-25 academic year: The submission deadline for PGY-1 positions for this program is Jan. 15, 2024.
Virginia Mason participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) where applicable.
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St. Joseph Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program is a five-year program and is accepting two categorical first-year residents.
General surgery program applicant requirements
Only applicants participating in the ERAS Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) will be considered. Applicants must meet one of the following qualifications to be eligible for a position in graduate medical education at St. Joseph Medical Center's General Surgery Residency Program:
Eligible applicants will be interviewed and selected based upon the established policies/procedures of individual programs. Residents may be evaluated and considered for possible appointment based on their:
Interested in a sub-internship
If you are a fourth-year medical student and you are interested in General Surgery as a career path, our department is accepting 2-week, sub-internship rotations on a limited case-by-case basis. Please contact our program coordinator, Mrs. Claudia Serrano, via email at [email protected].