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