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Academics & Residency

Offering broad teaching experiences and resident research opportunties, surgical training at OU-Tulsa SCM has shown proven excellence year after year.  With a strong teaching tradition, our faculty, residents, and fellows have won numerous Crimson Apple Teaching Awards, demonstrating a strength in camaraderie department-wide.

Why Surgery Residents Choose Tulsa

  • Faculty led academic conferences including Grand Rounds, M&M, PreOP, Acute Care, and Simulation conferences
  • Wednesday protected 5 hours of education time
  • Mentorship program
  • Option for research year

Surgical Rotations

PGY1:

  • 2 months Acute Care Surgery
  • 2 months Colorectal Surgery
  • 2 months Night Float
  • 2 months OU General Surgery
  • 2 months Trauma/Critical Care
  • 2 months Vascular Surgery

PGY2:

  • 3 months Trauma/Critical Care
  • 2 months VA Hospital Muskogee
  • 1 month Acute Care Surgery
  • 1 month Ambulatory Surgery
  • 1 month Burns
  • 1 month Colorectal Surgery
  • 1 month OU General Surgery
  • 1 month Private General Surgery
  • 1 month Vascular Surgery

PGY3:

  • 3 months Trauma/Critical Care
  • 2 months OU General Surgery
  • 2 months VA Hospital Muskogee
  • 1 month Breast Surgery
  • 1 month Colorectal Surgery
  • 1 month Private General Surgery
  • 1 month Surgical Oncology
  • 1 month Vascular Surgery

PGY4:

  • 2 months Pediatric Surgery
  • 2 months VA Hospital Muskogee
  • 1 month Acute Care Surgery
  • 1 month Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • 1 month Colorectal Surgery
  • 1 month OU General Surgery
  • 1 month Private General Surgery
  • 1 month Transplant
  • 1 month Trauma/Critical Care
  • 1 month Vascular Surgery

PGY5:

  • 4 months Colorectal Surgery
  • 4 months OU General Surgery
  • 4 months Private General Surgery

Elective Students at OU-Tulsa

  • Will improve technique with hands-on OR experience
  • May choose from structured student sub-internship/fourth year elective rotations
  • Participate in internship/student observer positions as first-year medical students

Aptitude. Character. Quality.

Contact Info

For questions regarding resident life, contact Juli Mize at Juli-Mize@ouhsc.edu.

For questions about elective student rotations, contact Micah Bolin at micah-bolin@ouhsc.edu.