The General Surgery Residency is a 4-year program following a rotating or linked internship leading to eligibility for certification by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. The program is affiliated with the Statewide Campus System of Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. The curriculum is defined by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and directed by the Program Advisory Committee of MSU-COM.
The program is also affiliated with the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center for Health Professions, which coordinates for the other two area hospitals medical education activities. This affiliation allows access to subspecialty out rotations, visiting speakers, mock boards and other experiences. Upon completion of the program’s requirements, the resident will receive certificates from the Hospital and the Statewide Campus System and will be eligible for the certifying examination of the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.
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