For those just out of medical school interested in training with one of the nation’s premier cardiothoracic surgery residency programs, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine offers a six-year integrated program. The school also has a two-year cardiothoracic surgery fellowship for those who have completed an accredited general surgery residency.
The six-year CT residency program includes:
This curriculum provides residents with a focused background and hands-on experience in cardiothoracic surgery, including:
It allows for one resident per post-graduate year in each of the cardiac and thoracic tracks for a total complement of 12 residents.
Rotations and the associated educational requisites provide intense, in-depth exposure to those disciplines most closely related to cardiothoracic surgery.
Applications are accepted through the ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application Service) website.
Please visit the ERAS site to learn more about application requirements, fees, and other details.
Or contact:Bridget Purcell
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Suite C800
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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