Frequently Asked Questions

Is the program ACGME accredited?

Yes, the General Surgical Residency program (# 4403300191) received its initial accreditation in July of 2017 and continued accreditation in 2019.

Why apply to St Joseph’s?

The General Surgical Residency Program will prepare you to become an outstanding self-sufficient surgeon prepared to move directly into a fellowship or practice with confidence.  We have a team of experts and treat a wide diversity of patients within equally diverse cultures. Our program will challenge you to be your best, while providing a robust clinical, didactic and simulation educational program.

How frequent is overnight call?

8-10 nights per month, on average every 3 to 5 nights

What visas do you sponsor?

J1 and H1b