Meet the Residents: Tiffany Brocke, MD, and Connor McCormick, MD

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.

Tiffany Brocke, MD

Brocke is a PGY-1 General Surgery resident. She studied biochemistry and Latin at University of Michigan, then earned her medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before coming to Washington University for residency. Brocke reads and knits in her free time, and enjoys the state parks, museums and Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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.

Connor McCormick, MD

McCormick is a PGY-1 Urology resident. He is originally from East Glacier Park, Montana, and studied molecular biology and biotechnology at University of Idaho. McCormick then earned his medical degree from University of Washington prior to joining the Urology residency at Washington University School of Medicine.

The Washington University Urology Residency is a five-year program, including an intern year of rotations through the core program in General Surgery and four years of urology training. The program seeks to train outstanding physicians for careers in urology through the expertise of its fellowship-trained faculty, high clinical volume and diversity of cases, and a spirit of inquiry in research.