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Surgery - General Residency


Thank you for your interest in our General Surgery Residency Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Our residency is a five-year, ACGME accredited program and upon completion, you will be Board eligible with the American Board of Surgery. During your training you will care for a diverse patient population that will serve to foster an expertise in the most common to the most complex surgical conditions. Our faculty hail from other top institutions from around the country, each bringing with them a unique surgical perspective that will add depth to your skillset.

As a program we take pride in providing leading-edge patient care, advancing the field of surgery through first-rate research, and providing superior education to the next generation of high-quality surgeons.

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Department of Surgery
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242