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Residency Program

Policies and Procedures

The administrative structure within the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery is as follows: Dr. Najjia N. Mahmoud serves as the Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery and Chairman, Pennsylvania Hospital and Dr. Skandan Shanmugan is the Program Director of the Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency. In collaboration with the Colon and Rectal Surgery faculty Dr. Joshua I. S. Bleier, educational policies and guidelines are established for the colon and rectal residency program. Dr. Ronald Fairman reports on the activities of the vascular resident(s) to Dr. Jon B. Morris, Vice Chairman of Education and Dr. Jeffrey A. Drebin, Chairman of the Department of Surgery. Mark Malachesky, Director of Surgical Education Administration, manages the daily operations of the Division of Surgical Education (DSE) and Damien DiStefano, Fellowship Coordinator, has administrative responsibility for the colon and rectal surgery housestaff.

Colon and Rectal Policies and Procedures Manual

Department of Surgery Policies and Procedures


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