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General Surgical Residency Program at UPMC Community Osteopathic: Didactics and Education

The General Surgical Residency Program at UPMC Community Osteopathic is dedicated to providing educational enrichment through didactic and clinical education. Our program is resident-run with a strong attending physician presence.

In addition to our daily lectures on an array of subjects presented by UPMC physicians, our educational schedule includes:


  • SCORE questions


  • Morbidity and mortality 


  • Grand rounds (once a month)
  • Cancer conference 


  • Formal Journal Club (first Thursday)
  • Informal Journal Club


  • Surgical text review based on SCORE curriculum

Readings/topics are taken from SCORE curriculum and are aimed at preparing residents for the annual ABSITE examination.


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Phone: 717-657-7522
Fax: 717-657-7555


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