Interview Information Applicants invited to interview for the General Surgery Residency Program also are invited to attend an informal gathering at a local restaurant with residents currently in the program. These social events occur the evening prior to each interview date. Participation is optional. Applicants will be invited for interview mid October 2015. Generally, applicants can choose their interview date among the three offered. Applicants invited to interview can schedule their appointment by contacting Amy Mills, General Surgery Residency Coordinator, at (585) 275-2723. The residency program selects the best qualified candidates regardless of their age, sex, race, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap. The selection process focuses on information supplied in the application package: application form, personal statement, Dean's letter, scholastic accomplishments, letters of recommendation, USMLE scores and a personal interview. For questions or clarification, please contact Amy Mills, Residency Program Coordinator, at (585) 275-2723.