Surgical Residency


Unified quality symposiumEducational Goals and Surgical Curriculum for Residents’ Rotations at:

  • East Carolina University (ECU)
  • The Brody School of Medicine (BSOM)
  • Vidant Medical Center (VMC)
  • Vidant Health Systems

All surgical resident rotations are conducted in the Vidant Health Systems, VMC and Operating Rooms, and ECU Clinics.

Vidant Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program Goals and Objectives

The education goal of Vidant Medical Center is to train residents to become board certified surgeons who will be clinically ready for practice, competitive for fellowships and prepared to serve as inter-professional team leaders, patient advocates, and compassionate physicians.  This goal is attained by means of a progressively graded curriculum of study and clinical experience under the guidance and supervision of the faculty.  Progression continues through succeeding stages of responsibility for patient care to culminating in complete management of patient care at the senior/chief level.

This will be accomplished by residents developing competencies in the 6 areas below.  Vidant Medical Center will define the specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes required and provide educational experiences as needed in order for our residents to demonstrate the competencies.

  • Patient Care
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-Based Practice

Program Goals and Objectives