Surgical Education Curriculum

  • Basic Science
    • Based on SCORE and ACS Curriculum.
      Weekly audience response multiple choice questions.
      "Mock orals" review at the end of each module.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    • All cases submitted for review.
      Morbidities and mortalities and interesting/unusual cases discussed.
      Topics distributed on Sunday for Weds conference.
  • Grand Rounds
    • Topics presented by faculty, chief residents and visiting faculty.
  • Journal Club
    • Monthly meeting with articles chosen by various faculty members for discussion.
  • "Intern School"
    • Weekly meeting with PGY 1 residents to cover various patient care topics and skills lab.
  • Skills Lab
    • Based on the ACS and FLS skills. Level appropriate labs for PGY 1 - 4 residents.
      Airway and central line skills labs early in 1st year
      Suture skills kits for each PGY 1 resident

Contact Us

General Surgery Residency Program

F. Elizabeth Pritchard, MD
Program Director
Department of Surgery
910 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone:901-448-7635
Fax: 901-448-7306

Cynthia Tooley
Residency Coordinator
Department of Surgery
910 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-7635
Fax: 901-448-7306
Email: ctooley@uthsc.edu