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General Surgery Residency

PGY-4 Electives

The General Surgery Residency Program provides a fourth-year elective experience, sponsored by the Department of Surgery, allowing residents to spend a rotation in an out-of-state setting or to obtain 4-6 weeks of additional experience in a specialty of their choice, either at University of Colorado Hospital or at another institution. The department pays for resident salary and benefits, which is critical support for this program.

The residency program supports University of Colorado Surgical residents at the PGY-4 level and complies with RRC for Surgery and Board of Surgery guidelines for surgical residency international elective applications.

Two of our international residency sites have completed a twinning relationship by sending residents to our program through a program letter of agreement between surgery residency programs.

PGY-4 Electives from 2017-2018 and previous years


Megan Anderson in the OR at University of Rwanda's Hospital in Kigali during her PGY-4 elective

Planned electives for 2017-18

Hunter Moore UCH Transplant Surgery
Scott Deeney Presbyterian St. Luke's Pediatric Surgery
Brandon Chapman St. Anthony's Hospital General Surgery
Yihan Lin UCH CT Surgery
Doug Overbey UCH CT Surgery
Irada Ibrahim-Zada MD Anderson, Surgical Oncology
Anthony Bacon UCH Colorectal Surgery
Luke Selby Zhejiang University, PR China
Teralyn Carter MSPE, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Kweku Hazel               UCH Surgical Oncology
  Logan McKenna           Poudre Valley Gen Surg

  Brandon Chapman       St. Anthony's Hospital Colorectal Surgery

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