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General Surgery Residency – Rotations

Rotations Callout


PGY-1 Schedule

The PGY-1 residents complete 1-month rotations in:

The residents also have 1-month rotations at our teaching affiliate MelroseWakefield Hospital in Melrose, MA.

They also complete 2-month rotations in:

  • Surgical intensive care
  • General surgery

PGY-1 residents spend 1 month on night float. When rotating at Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC), they typically spend 2 weekends a month on call.

PGY-2 Schedule

PGY-2 residents complete 9 months of general surgery services and 3 months in the SICU at Tufts MC. This year is spent primarily covering surgical consults.

PGY-3 Schedule

PGY-3 residents complete the following rotations in:

  • Transplant surgery
  • Pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Night float
  • Elective rotation
  • MelroseWakefield Hospital
PGY-4 Schedule

PGY-4 residents complete rotations in:

  • General surgery/trauma
  • Thoracic surgery 
  • Endoscopy
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Elective rotation
  • Night float (one month)
PGY-5 Schedule

Our PGY-5 residents complete specialized rotations in surgical oncology, colorectal, endoscopy and minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery. 

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