Three residents pointing to a computer monitor


Excellence in graduate medical education is a cornerstone of the Department of Surgery's mission. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing the most comprehensive training to the brightest minds in medicine.

The Department of Surgery houses five ACGME-accredited residency training programs and over ten sub-specialty fellowship programs, and also hosts the exceptional students from the Pritzker School of Medicine—one of the top medical schools in the country.

Male resident and female resident laughing


Our robust residency programs in the Department of Surgery are aimed at developing the next generation of world-class surgeons from today's best and brightest minds in medical education.

We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service, so please contact your medical school or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates for instructions about the process. Explore all that our residencies have to offer, from competitive benefits to hands-on education to esteemed faculty mentors.


Cardiothoracic Fellowship
Dr. Tae Song, Associate Professor of Surgery, debriefs with the fellows after another successful AVR simulation lab.


Our acclaimed fellowship programs prepare trainees to bring significant skills and knowledge to their specialty through access to our state-of-art facilities, award-winning faculty mentors, and much more. Learn about what each of our comprehensive fellowships has to offer.


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