Curriculum

Methodist Health System General Surgery Residency Curriculum

The schedule below represents a typical 5-year rotation in the Methodist General Surgery Residency Program.

Call Schedule

We have the privilege of putting together our own call schedule; this job falls on our 4th year residents. Interns take call every fifth to sixth day. Upper level residents take call every fifth day.

1st Year Rotations Duration Location
General surgery 8 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Hepatobiliary surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Intensive care unit 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Pediatric surgery 1 month Children's Medical Center
Thoracic surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
2nd Year Rotations Duration Location
Burns 1 month Parkland Health & Hospital System
Colorectal 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Endoscopy 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
General surgery 6 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Hepatobiliary surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Intensive care unit 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Vascular surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
3rd Year Rotations Duration Location
Colorectal 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Endoscopy 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
General surgery 6 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Hepatobiliary surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Intensive care unit 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Transplant 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Vascular surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
4th Year Rotations Duration Location
Endoscopy 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
General surgery 4 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Tyler Rotation 2 months UT Health Tyler
Hepatobiliary surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
ICU (as fellow) 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Pediatric surgery 1 month Children's Medical Center
Transplant surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Vascular surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
5th Year Rotations Duration Location
Chief Year – General Surgery 10 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
UT Tyler Rotation 2 months UT Health Tyler


Preliminary general surgery rotations

This table represents a typical preliminary 1-year rotation. We offer four preliminary positions in this program.

Rotation Duration Location
Elective 2 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
General surgery 8 months Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Hepatobiliary surgery 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Intensive care unit 1 month Methodist Dallas Medical Center