General Surgery Education

department of surgery mission statement

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.

Department of Surgery General Surgery Residency Program

The Department of Surgery's training program in General Surgery compasses broad-based training in all subspecies of surgery in our department.
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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 >>

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 >>

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

The Advanced Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery / Bariatric Fellowship is a one-year position. We currently accept one fellow each year. More Information >>