Rotations and Curriculum — General Surgery Residency at St. Vincent Medical Center


St. Vincent Medical Center

Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center

St. Vincent is home to four Life Flight air ambulances, holds the highest designation for treating high risk mothers and babies, Comprehensive Stroke Center and is a Level I Trauma Center for adults and Level II for children. 

Located on the St. Vincent campus are: Orthopedics, Mercy Health Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, Mercy Health Neuroscience Institute and the area’s only Mobile Stroke Unit. St. Vincent provides a modern, attractive and secure campus and takes a leadership role in providing quality medical education and community development.

Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital

St. Anne Hospital provides a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services in a single location. St. Anne was designed and built with the patients, families and visitors in mind to offer quality care, comfort and convenience.

With an exceptional facility and an experienced team of healthcare professionals, St. Anne takes a leadership role in delivering healthcare to the residents of west Toledo and southeast Michigan.

St. Anne Hospital

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 

UH Cleveland Medical Center is a 1,032-bed academic medical center providing primary, specialty and subspecialty medical and surgical care. UH’s Transplant Institute has been performing transplant surgeries since 1968, and the experience and expertise of their staff has led to excellent success rates. UH serves as the site for the program’s transplant surgical rotation.  The UH Transplant Institute performs transplants of the heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas.

Rotation Schedule

View the clinical curriculum for the General Surgery Residency Program at St. Vincent Medical Center.

Didactic Curriculum

 Supplemental to the clinical curriculum, the program provides protected time for didactic activities, including (but not limited to):
  • Grand Rounds/Lectures
  • Morbidity & Mortality Conference
  • Journal Club 
  • Board Review 
  • Simulation Center
  • Cadaver Lab
  • Robotics Training
  • Essentials of Laparoscopy Class for PGY1 residents
  • American College of Surgeons Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum for PGY1 residents
Didactic activities are organized according to the SCORE Curriculum for General Surgery from the American College of Surgeons.
 Robotic da Vinci use at St. Vincent Medical Center