The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing a premier educational experience for residents. While much learning occurs during clinical experiences, such as seeing outpatients or performing surgeries, we also realize that didactic lectures and conferences are also an integral part of increasing a resident’s knowledge base. Therefore, we have set aside dedicated time for these lectures and conferences on Wednesday mornings, following our weekly Grand Rounds presentations. The Wednesday morning conference bloc is protected time, and the resident is relieved of clinical duties during this time to attend these conferences.
The curriculum and educational approach of the Baylor College of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program is characterized by three primary features:
- Clinical Education on Surgical Services
- Operative Experience
- Educational and Core Curriculum Didactic Conferences