Surgery

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

The Residency Training program of the department of Surgery of the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center is primarily geared towards the production of General Surgeons equipped with sound scientific surgical judgment, excellent technical skills both in rural and urban settings, morally upright principles and humane and ethnical attitudes.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The General Surgery Residency in an intensive five year program based on a modified pyramid system of promotion and graduation.

Among the Fifth Year Residents, one is chosen on the basis of previous performance and leadership potential and appointed as the Chief Surgical Resident. The Chief Surgical Resident has the district privilege to operate on any service patient in any section / subspecialty service he may choose. He carries out both administrative and supervisory over the rest of the resident Staff.

THE WHOLE RESIDENCY TRAINING INVOLVES ROTATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

1. General Surgery

2. Specialty Surgery - Rotations in General Surgery include assignment in the Emergency room, wards and outpatient clinic. Special arrangement of the schedules of rotation are made depending on the needs of the service and the intent of the residents trainees, especially those who intend to pursue training in subspecialty fields.

3. Pediatric Surgery                                                                       3 months

4. Orthopedics, TCVS, Urology, Plastic,                                     2-3 months

and Reconstructive Surgery, ENT and Neurosurgery              5 months

5. Radiology, ICU and Endoscopy                                                4 months

6. Trauma (MCHG-PGHM Consortium)                                      6-9 months

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

  • Duly accomplished application form together with the credentials required by the Chinese General Hospital of the Department of Medical Education
  • Certificate of completion of post-graduate Internship.
  • Photocopy of the National Medical Board rating. Satisfactory grade obtained in the written examination given by the Residency Training Committee
  • Satisfactory rating in the interview given by the Residency Training Committee of the Department
  • (2) Recommendation letter of good moral character.
  • BOARD AND LODGING

    - Meals 3x/day (midnight and snack for those on duty)

    - Uniforms (2 blazers throughout Residency)

    - Vacation Leave (2 weeks a year)