Penn Surgery

Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Program

Program Overview

Program Director

Benjamin Jackson

Ben Jackson, MD

The University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery’s Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Program is an integrated five year curriculum leading to certification in vascular surgery. The first three years include prerequisite clinical training in surgery including rotations in General Surgery, Simulation, Cardiac ICU, Trauma, and Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, as well as core Vascular Surgery rotations. The final two clinical years focus on clinical training in Vascular Surgery including senior and chief rotations on vascular and endovascular surgery. In addition to offering a vascular focused, and more comprehensive training for future vascular surgeons an effective educational framework, this integrated curriculum will a more direct track to becoming a vascular and endovascular surgeon.

The program is approved by the RRC in Vascular Surgery to accept one candidate each year following medical school graduation.

To contact the program:

Benjamin M. Jackson, M.D.

Program Director
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery, Surgery Education Office
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Maloney
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Attn: Damien DiStefano
Phone: 215-662-6157
Fax: 215-662-7983
E-mail: Damien.DiStefano@uphs.upenn.edu