Saint Joseph Hospital General Surgery Residency

Fast Facts


Program Features Surgical Experience
  • 5-year program, 5 residents/year
  • Considerable opportunities to work with the local medically underserved community
  • Diverse case-mix
  • Progressive autonomy through the resident-run Rainer Clinic
  • Unopposed surgical education (no fellowships centered at SJH
  • Partnership with Denver Health (Level I trauma center), Children's Hospital, and UC Health
  • Dedicated robotics curriculum
  • Quality Improvement and Research support
  • Global surgery opportunities
  • Acute Care/Trauma surgery
  • Elective General surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Transplant surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Breast surgery
  • Bariatric/MIS surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Critical care
  • Endoscopy


Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (Kaiser) provided at no cost to the resident, affordable dental and vision coverage
  • Free covered parking
  • Meal stipend when on-call, access to Doctors Dining Room for 2 hot meals a day and drinks/snacks
  • $3,500 education fund per categorical resident (may be used for loupes, board exams, study material)
  • DEA and state medical license reimbursement
  • Retirement savings benefits through SCL Health
  • FLS, FES, ACLS, and ATLS courses provided, completed early in training

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