The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital offers several comprehensive, specialized educational programs.

Surgical Residency Program

The residency program is designed to attract the best possible individuals and to train them through clinical exposure and through formal and informal conferences to be outstanding clinical surgeons.

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Advanced Surgery Clerkship Program

This program is designed to assign students to a surgical team and mentor. This program is intended for students who are interested in pursuing a career in surgery.

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Surgical Education and Simulation Research Fellowship

This fellowship program includes formal training in principles and methods of surgical education and research.

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Additional Education Opportunities

Our divisions also offer the following educational programs:

Burns Center

Educational programs within the Burns Center include the Burns Fellowship and the Burns and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.

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Cardiac Surgery

The Division of Cardiac Surgery, located within the Heart Center, has a mission to educate the next generation of health care professionals.

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General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Part of the Digestive HealthCare Center, the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery has a robust residency and training program.

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Pediatric Surgery

The Pediatric Surgery service at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers several educational programs for health care professionals.

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mass General offers some of the country's most competitive plastic surgery residencies and fellowships, as well as continuing medical education opportunities.

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Surgical Oncology

Part of the Mass General Cancer Center, the Division of Surgical Oncology provides a comprehensive medical education and training program.

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Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery offers medical training, including continuing medical education.

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Transplant Surgery

The Transplant Center offers an Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship for health care professionals.

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Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

The Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care offers several educational programs, including the Harvard Medical School Trauma and Critical Care Symposium, the EMS Trauma Conference, post-graduate courses, fellowships and residency program.

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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Part of the Vascular Center, the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery offers a fellowship in general vascular surgery.

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Voice Center

The Voice Center offers advanced clinical and scientific training programs.

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