The Department's educational mission is underscored by its General Surgery Residency Program with 7 ACGME approved residency training programs or fellowships that include:
- General Surgery Residency
- Cardiothoracic Residency
- Cardiothoracic Fellowship
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency
- Vascular Residency
- Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship
The Department offers a translational research experience for those interested in a doctoral degree in the basic sciences, which is supported by surgical research mentors or for those postgraduates who would like postdoctoral fellowships in the translational research cores.
The Department hosts numerous educational symposia, conferences and seminars, which are organized and coordinated through the Office of Surgical Education. There are over 20 weekly conferences, clinics or seminars.