The program is in compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements and prepares the resident for certification by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The program fosters the resident's scientific education, personal and professional development.
The Fellowship Program is one year in duration and includes clinical rotations at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Women & Infants Hospital, and other clinical settings. The rotation covers all aspects of the practice of colon and rectal surgery including; inpatient care, in office evaluation and management of colon and rectal surgery patients, pre- and post-operative care, consultative and emergency care, endoscopy, and surgical management. Within the first year of residency, the program provides exposure to the full spectrum of the practice of colon and rectal surgery.
Applications to the Fellowship Program in Colon and Rectal Surgery will be processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applicants will go through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for the matching process.