How to Apply

St. Joseph Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program is a five-year program and is accepting two categorical first-year residents in the fall.

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:

  1. Graduates of medical school in the United States accredited by ACGME and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
  2. Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Resident selection

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:

  1. Academic credentials
  2. Demonstrated ability
  3. Overall preparedness
  4. Communication skills
  5. Aptitude
  6. Motivation
  7. Integrity and
  8. Other written criteria developed by the Program Director which do not violate the St. Joseph Medical Center policy regarding Non-Discrimination.

National Residency Matching Program

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Interested in a sub-internship?

If you are a fourth-year medical student and you are interested General Surgery as a career path, our department is accepting sub-internship rotations on a limited case-by-case basis. Please contact our program coordinator, Mrs. Claudia Serrano, via email at [email protected].