Q: What are the application requirements for the Danbury Hospital General Surgery Residency Program?
- A: Current Curriculum Vitae
- 3 Letters of recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Medical School Transcripts
- USMLE Scores
- ABSITE (American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination) Scores, if applicable
- ECFMG Certificate, if applicable
- Visa Status, if applicable
Q: Does the Danbury Hospital General Surgery Residency Program accept applications from foreign medical graduates?
Q: Does the Danbury Hospital General Surgery Residency Program sponsor visas?
- A: Yes, H1B visas are sponsored by Danbury Hospital
Q: Are there any other visas the Danbury Hospital General Surgery Residency Program will accept?
- A: Yes, the J1 visa through ECFMG
Q: Do you participate in ERAS and NRMP?
Q: Will you accept an applicant who has not participated in ERAS and NRMP?
Q: How is your program structured?
- A: There are three categorical positions in PGY1 and three preliminary positions in PGY1, three categorical positions in PGY2, three categorical positions in PGY3, three positions in the full-time research year which fall in between PGY 2 and PGY3. The research year will be spent at the University of Vermont. Three categorical positions in PGY4 and PGY 5. During PGY3 each resident will spend 3 months doing a clinical rotation at the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center in Vermont to gain experience in Trauma Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Burns.
Q: What are your score requirements for the USMLE and ABSITE?
- A: The Danbury Hospital General Surgery Residency Program does not have minimum requirements. However, surgery residency programs tend to receive applications from highly competitive candidates.
Q: Am I still eligible to apply to your program if I haven’t taken the ABSITE?
Q: Am I still eligible to apply to your program if I have only taken steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE?
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