Introduction to Robotic Surgery Training at WISE

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General surgery residents at the Washington University Institute for Surgical Education get hands-on experience with the latest innovations in surgical technology during an introduction to robotic surgery training course.

Ask the Research Director: Research During Residency with Ryan C. Fields, MD

Residency applicants need to know the fit of a program’s research education to their interests and needs. Ryan C. Fields, MD, the Director of Resident Research for the General Surgery Residency Program at Washington University, explains why WashU is an ideal location for research in surgery.

Ask The Residents: Advice to Applicants

General Surgery residents give their “best advice” to current or future applications to hospital residencies. Their insight and recommendations reflect their trials, successes, and learning experiences within the application process. They also emphasize how applying to programs like the General Surgery Residency is a major decision that cultivates professional and personal growth as a physician.

Ask The Residents: Advice from Attendings

he expertise and advice provided by our attending physicians and surgeons are integral to the development of our residents. We asked those in the General Surgery Residency about the best advice they received from attendings during their time at Washington University.

Meet the Residents: Julie Clanahan and Britta Han, WISE Fellows

Get to know residents Julie Clanahan and Britta Han in the General Surgery residency program, why they chose Washington University School of Medicine for their surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.

Ask the Program Directors: Paul Wise, MD

Paul Wise, MD, Professor of Colorectal Surgery, answers frequently asked questions about the Department of Surgery’s General Surgery Residency program.

Ask the Residents: Laura Lee, Urology

Get to know resident Laura Lee in the Urology residency programs, why she chose Washington University School of Medicine for her surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon.

WISE Without Walls

Remote and in-person training opportunities at the WISE Center create innovations in the world of surgical education.

Ask the Residents: What Are Your Goals for this Year?

Residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs answer frequently asked questions about Washington University School of Medicine, living in St. Louis and life as a resident.

Women in Urology

Research shows that the role of women in urology is growing rapidly, but there is still work to be done to ensure equity and access to opportunities. Erica Traxel, MD, Director of the Urologic Surgery Residency Program, and women in the residency program share their experiences at the School of Medicine.

Ask the Residents: What Are Your Research Interests?

Residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs answer frequently asked questions about Washington University School of Medicine, living in St. Louis and life as a resident.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Q&A Sessions

Interested in learning about the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis? Have questions for faculty or current residents? Learn more and sign up for an informational session.

WISE Reopening

The WISE Center reopens for surgical skills labs July 27. Learn more about WISE’s offerings and the measures being taken to provide trainees the best in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery skills training.

It Takes a Village: Treating Adolescent Obesity through True Collaboration

Shaina Eckhouse, MD, works in collaboration with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the Healthy Start Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and fellow surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to treat adolescent patients with bariatric surgery.

John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship 2020

Peggy Pearle, MD, PhD, visits the School of Medicine from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for the Division of Urology’s annual John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship.

Virtual Marathon

Keith Brandt’s 50th marathon was unconventional, but unites the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in celebration.

Campus Catch-Up

The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.

Riding Together

Residents and fellows in the Department of Surgery are taking care of each other in order to take care of patients.