PGY-1 Schedule

The PGY-1 residents complete 1 month rotations in:


The residents also have one month rotations at our teaching affiliate MelroseWakefield Hospital in Melrose, MA.

They also complete 2 month rotations in:

  • Surgical intensive care
  • General surgery

PGY-1 residents spend one month on night float. When rotating at Tufts Medical Center, they typically spend two weekends a month on call.

PGY-2 Schedule

PGY-2 residents complete 9 months on general surgery services and 3 months in the SICU at Tufts Medical Center. This year is spent primarily covering surgical consults.

PGY-3 Schedule

PGY-3 residents complete the following rotations in:

  • Transplant surgery
  • Pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Night Float
  • Elective Rotation
  • Melrose-Wakefield Hospital

PGY-4 Schedule

PGY-4 residents complete rotations in:

  • General surgery/trauma
  • Thoracic surgery 
  • Endoscopy
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Elective rotation
  • Night Float (1 month)

PGY-5 Schedule

Our PGY-5 residents complete specialized rotations in surgical oncology, colorectal, endoscopy, and minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery.