General Surgery Residency
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Living in Philadelphia
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Resident Executive Council
"How To" Intern Training Videos (internal use only)
Surgery Housestaff - ALL
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Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Harrison Department of Research
Flyers/76ers Surgery Theatre
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General Surgery Housestaff
Schedule Change Procedures
Insure adequate patient care.
Full unequivocal compliance with all resident work rules – all SURGERY housestaff will comply regardless of clinical rotation or hospital.
Fair open equitable system to maximize changes for outside personal and academic conflicts and avoid any changes without one’s concurrence.
Systematic approach with clear rules and expectations – with the benefits of the work rules, also came a great decrease in flexibility.
MASTER ROTATION ASSIGNMENTS are posted on the
and kept current. Day to day schedules are posted on the
department web site
The email request should be sent to the administrative residents.
The email request is required to include:
Purpose of the change, specifics in detail of the change and solution to assure coverage.
Work rule compliance.
Concurrence of ALL stakeholders.
Requests without any of the above will automatically be denied.
Emergency requests should be sent directly to the administrative residents (i.e. personal and family health issues, interviews, etc.)