General Surgery Resident Life

Resident Benefits

In addition to the standard benefits provided by the hospital, Sinai general surgery residents receive the following:


  • A $350 annual educational allowance
  • Free certification classes
  • Subsidized on-call meals
  • A one-time $400 technology stipend
  • Loupes
  • Free parking
  • Free membership to the American College of Surgeons
  • Travel and lodging expenses for conferences 
  • Statistical support for publications
  • A board review course (PGY-5)
  • Admittance to the American College of Surgeons annual meeting (PGY-5)

Resident Wellness

Residents are scheduled one half-day off per quarter to take care of any personal appointments.


Faculty members host dinners semi-annually


The department of surgery organizes a fantasy football league annually and celebrates resident appreciation week in February.


The residency program organizes bi-annual retreats in which the residents and administration participate in team building/social activities. Examples of prior retreats include:


  • Escape Rooms
  • Pirate Ship Cruise
  • BBQs
  • Game Nights
  • Orioles Games
  • Goat Yoga
  • Zipline/Ropes Course
  • Paintball