Surgery

The surgery rotation at AKFMR takes place at Providence Alaska Medical Center. During the PGY-1 year, the resident is the intern on the trauma surgery service and has a one month rotation in which he/she works alongside a general surgeon (one-on-one) in the operating room, inpatient and outpatient care and is actively involved in patient care. Suture workshops and lectures during didactics as well as wound care clinic during the PGY-3 geriatric rotation supplement this rotation. Electives are available for residents desiring endoscopy or further surgical training.