General Surgery Education

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Karen Horvath, MD, Professor, General Surgery Division, Director, General Surgery Residency Training Program, Associate Chair for Education

The Division of General Surgery is committed to developing surgical skills among residents and faculty. Our conferences educate students, residents and faculty; showcase Department and other visiting faculty; and foster camaraderie within the Department and within the local surgical community. We strive for an exciting environment that fosters the intellectual development of students, residents, and practicing physicians alike. Our motto is: Examine, critique and change what needs to be changed.

General Surgery Residency Program

We are committed to training future leaders in surgery in a collaborative and collegial environment. We attract the top 10% of applicants from around the United States and strive for an exciting and progressive environment that fosters the intellectual development of students, residents, and practicing physicians alike. We care about each individual in our program and see each resident as a valuable member of our surgical community. We focus on development of the whole surgeon emphasizing intellect, surgical skills and humanity. Our program is designed to nurture and train each resident to achieve their full potential and career goals and to place graduates into top positions in fellowships, research and community practice.
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General Surgery Fellowships

Esophageal Research Fellowship in the Center for Esophageal and Gastric Surgery

The University of Washington Center for Esophageal and Gastric Surgery is a Center of Excellence for study, research, and clinical care of esophageal diseases. The mission of the Center is to provide leadership in diagnostic innovation, training and education, and the clinical practice of esophageal surgery. More Information >>

CHASE Alliance Surgical Outcomes Research Fellowship

The Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE) has been awarded a NRSA T32 training grant to fund one new postdoctoral fellow position in gastrointestinal surgery outcomes research each year. More Information >>

Clinical Fellowship in the Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery

The Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery (CVES) Fellowship is a one-year position. We accept two new Fellows each year. 
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