Residents in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are part of an academic program with diverse surgical training, strong research opportunities and mentors who are national leaders in their fields.
With residency programs in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology and Vascular Surgery, residents in every specialty have access to world-class training. What makes each of these programs truly special is the community and camaraderie.
Get to know the residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs, why they chose Washington University School of Medicine for their surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.
Connor Callahan, MD
Callahan is a General Surgery lab resident and St. Louis native. Callahan studied physiological sciences at Marquette University and earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin before coming home to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Among his fellow residents, Callahan is known for being a reliable team player.
The Washington University General Surgery Residency is a five-year program, providing residents an amazing depth and breadth of clinical experience, the flexibility and personalization to create customized training, and a welcoming family of faculty and trainees.
Ema Zubovic, MD
Zubovic is a PGY-4 Plastic Surgery resident originally from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Zubovic studied architectural studies and Italian at Middlebury College, then earned her medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her fellow residents know that Zubovic is always available to go get coffee or ice cream at one of the many great shops around St. Louis.
The Washington University Plastic Surgery Residency is a six-year integrated program, including 4 ½ years of training in breast, craniofacial, pediatrics, head/neck trauma, hand, microsurgery, cosmetic and peripheral nerve surgery. The program provides cutting-edge head-to-toe surgical training that prepares residents and fellows to be leaders in the specialties of plastic and reconstructive surgery.