Curriculum & Rotation Schedule

The General Surgery Residency Program is a community-based university affiliated program with aims to select the best potential trainees and provide them with a comprehensive learning experience that will afford the opportunity of becoming pioneers in Surgery.

The majority of the clinical and operative experiences will take place at both facilities. With such a diverse patient population, our surgical trainees will gain the knowledge, experience and exposure to perform at the highest level as skilled surgeons.

Our residents will also have training opportunities to rotate at other HCA Healthcare facilities such as Kendall Regional Medical Center, Largo Medical Center and Palms West Hospital.

PGY1:

Westside Regional Medical Center

July: General Surgery

August: General Surgery/ Colon Rectal Surgery

September: Vascular Surgery

October: Surgical Oncology

November: Surgical Critical Care/ SICU

December: Plastics

January: Surgical Oncology

February: Surgical Critical Care/ SICU

Northwest Regional Medical Center

March: General Surgery

April: General Surgery

May: Head & Neck/ Endocrine.

June: Surgical Oncology

PGY2

Westside Regional Medical Center

July: General Surgery

August: General Surgery/ Colon Rectal Surgery

September: Surgical Critical Care/SICU

October: Head & Neck/ Endocrine.

November: Surgical Critical Care/ SICU

December: Surgical Oncology

January: Surgical Oncology

Northwest Regional Medical Center

February: General Surgery

March: General Surgery

Kendall Regional Medical Center

April: Burns

Northwest Medical Center

May: Vascular Surgery

June: Surgical Oncology

PGY3

Westside Regional Medical Center

July: Endoscopy

August: General Surgery

September: General Surgery/ Colon Rectal Surgery

October: Thoracic

November: Vascular Surgery

Northwest Medical Center

December: Surgical Oncology

January: Surgical Oncology

February: General Surgery

Kendall Regional Medical Center

March: Trauma Surgery

April: Trauma Surgery

Palms West

May: Pediatric Surgery

June: Pediatric Surgery

PGY4

Westside Regional Medical Center

July: General Surgery

August: General Surgery/ Colon Rectal Surgery

September: Vascular surgery

October: Surgery Oncology

Northwest Regional Medical Center

November: General Surgery

December: General Surgery

January: Surgical Oncology

Largo Medical Center

February: Transplant/ HPB Surgery

March: Transplant/ HPB Surgery

Kendall Regional Medical Center

April: Trauma Surgery

May: Trauma Surgery

Westside RMC or NWRMC

June: Elective

PGY5

Westside Regional Medical Center

July: General Surgery

August: General Surgery

September: General Surgery/ Colon Rectal Surgery

October: Vascular surgery

November: Surgical Oncology

December: Surgical Oncology

January: Head & Neck/ Endocrine.

Northwest Regional Medical Center

February: Surgical Oncology

March: Head & Neck/ Endocrine.

April: General Surgery

May: General Surgery

June: General Surgery