General Surgery Residency Program

General Surgery Residency Program

Our general surgery program is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our patient care and in how we support each other within our profession.

Welcome from the Program Director

Joon Shim, MD, MPH, FACS, Program Director

The Bassett general surgery residency program is dedicated to training the next generation of rural and community surgeons and leaders. Our graduating residents are defined by their excellence in surgical technique, compassion, clinical judgement, autonomy, competence and dedication to improving the lives of patients. Surgery education has been a cornerstone of Bassett’s mission for well over 70 years.

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Our Residency at a Glance

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Total Residents
(15 categorical + 2 preliminary)
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QE Board Pass Rate
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Operative Cases per Year
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Total Major Cases
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Program Highlights

Life as a Bassett Resident

Learn what a typical day as a general surgery resident at Bassett Medical Center is like:

Resident Benefits

See what your stipend will be each year, as well as our numerous other benefits:

Resident Housing

Check out our on-campus housing opportunities, available in 2 & 3 bedroom units:

What Current Residents Have to Say About Our Program

Learn more about our general surgery residency program from a few of our current residents, Colin Kennedy and Elizabeth Jacob:

Ready to Apply?

Visit our other pages to learn more about our residency program and everything you can expect to take away from your residency at Bassett Healthcare Network. If you have any questions, please contact us. If you're ready to apply to our program, visit our application page.