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Surgery Residency Core Curriculum

Topics

  • Head & Neck

  • Esophagus - Anatomy, Physiology & GER

  • Esophagus - Malignancy & Trauma

  • Gastric Anatomy, Physiology, GU & DU

  • Morbid Obesity

  • Gastric Cancer

  • Small Bowel - Anatomy, Physiology, Ileus & Bowel Obstruction

  • Small Bowel - Crohens & Neoplasm

  • Pancreas - Anatomy, Physiology & Pancreatitis

  • Pancreas - Tumor

  • Liver - Anatomy, Physiology & Neoplasm

  • Liver - Infection, Failure, Cirrhosis & Portal Hypertension

  • Colon - Anatomy, Physiology, Lower GI Hemorrhage

  • Colon - UC & Diverticular Disease & C. Diff. Colitis

  • Colon - Polyps, Polyposis & Colorectal Cancer

  • Anus - Cancer & Ano-Rectal Disorder

  • Hernias

  • Acute Abdomen & Appendix

  • Spleen

  • Thyroid

  • Parathyroid

  • Adrenal & Pituitary

  •  Breast - Anatomy, Physiology & Benign Disease

  • Breast Cancer

  • Lung - Anatomy, Physiology & Cancer

  • Chest Wall & Mediastinum

  • Congenital Heart Disease

  • Nonatherosclerotic Vascular Disease, Vascilitis, Compression & Tissue Ischemia

  • Atherosclerosis - Pathogenesis, Occlusive Disease

  • Vascular Workup & Non-Operative Management

  • Cerebrovascular & Upper Extremeity Diesease

  • Visceral Occlusive Disease (Gut, Renal)

  • Aortoiliac Disease, Distal Extremity & Amputation

  • Aneurysms

  • Venous & Lymphatic Disease

  • Neonatal & Pediatric Disease

  • Pediatric Head & Neck, Chest & Diaphragm

  • Pediatric Abdomen

  • Pediatric - CU & Tumors

  •  Hand Surgery - Anatomy, Physiology & Principles

  • Male GU System

  • Female GU System

  • Contaneous Neoplasms

  • Reconstructive Surgery

  • Trauma - Face, Head, Neck Injuries

  • Trauma - Chest Injuries

  •  Trauma - General, Bowel (Small Bowel & Colon), Diaphragm,

  • Pancreas

  • Trauma - Liver, Spleen, Kidney

  •  Trauma - Vascular

  • Burns

  • Anesthesia

  • Management of Compartment Syndromes - Snakebite, Frostbite

  • Ethics

  • Urology Conference

  • Neurosurgery Conference

Basic Science

  • Cell Biology/Oncogenes

  • Chemotherapy - Principles

  • Transplant Immunology

  • Pulmonary (Pre-op Eval)

  • GI Motility & Hormones

  • Wound Healing

  • Coagulation Physiology

  • Bile Physiology

  • Receptors/Pressors