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Dowling Hall
Second Floor
Phone: 419.383.3572
Fax: 419.383.3057

General Surgery Residency


How to Apply

Application Deadline Date: November 1, 2012

Positions for 2013-2014:

4 categorical                                       

4 preliminary                                      


Length of the Surgical Residency Training Program: 5 years of clinical training and 1 year of research

Our General Surgery Residency Program utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) at If you are interested in applying, please coordinate with the Dean's office at your medical school to submit your application materials via ERAS.

Interview Dates for 2013-2014     November 5, 2012
 November 16, 2012 
                                    December 3, 2012 
                                    December 14, 2012

Candidates qualifications for the General Surgery Residency Trainin2 program at the University of Toledo is based on the following criteria. When all the appropriate data is received, your application will be considered. Invitations to formally interview will be e-mailed via the ERAS program no later than December 1, 2012

Application Requirements for Graduates of U.S. Medical Schools:

•Common Application Form
•Curriculum Vitae
•Personal Statement
•Medical School transcript with current Surgery grades
•Dean's letter
•Three letters of recommendation
•USMLE Step 1, Step 2 and CS - (passed on the first attempt)
•Color Photo

Application Requirements for Graduates outside of U.S. and Canandian Medical Schools:

•J1 visa sponsored only
•Must have a current and valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Reception and Interview Day

Reception: (held the evening prior to the interviews)

•The reception is held at The Hotel at The University of Toledo located on the campus of The Unviersity of Toledo Health Science Campus
•The reception is held from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. the eveing before the interview
•This is an informal reception with casual attire
•Your spouse or significant other is also invited
•Please contact Mary Burda at 419-383-6462 if you are unable to attend

Interview Schedule:

The interview day begins at 7 a.m. and will end no later than 2 p.m. You will receive an iterinary the week before your interview by e-mail though the ERAS system and your interview schedule the evening of the cocktail reception.

Lodging Information:

Lodging is available at The Hotel at The University of Toledo which is located on The University of Toledo Health Science Campus. Their phone number is 419-381-6800. When making reservations please advise them that you are with the Department of Surgery and you will receive a reduced rate plus tax. If you are flying into the Toledo Express Airport, The Hotel at The University of Toledo has a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Please arrange for the shuttle to pick you up and return you to the airport when making your reservations.

Resident Selection

The University of Toledo College of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program selects from among eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness and anticipated ability to be successful in the general surgery academic program.

The policy of the general surgery residency program is to consider all candidates regardless of race, sex, creed , nationality or sexual orientation.

Ifyou would like additional information or have questions regarding the General Surgery Residency Program, please contact the Surgical Education Coordinator, Mary Burda at (419) 383-6462 or by email at

Thank you for your interest in the General Surgery Residency Program.



  For more information on our residency program, please contact Mary Burda, Education Coordinator, via e-mail at or telephone 419-383-6462.  





For more information please contact Mary Burda, Education Coordinator telephone 419-383-6462.


Department of Surgery
The University of Toledo 
3065 Arlington Ave. 
Mail Stop 1095 Toledo, OH  43614-5807


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