Chronology of the Residency Program

 Service  Length Institution 
 R-1
 General Surgery  20 weeks  Virginia Mason
 Thoracic Surgery  4 weeks  Virginia Mason
 Vascular Surgery  4 weeks  Virginia Mason
 Plastic Surgery  4 weeks  Virginia Mason
 Cardiac Surgery  0-4 weeks  Virginia Mason
 Emergency  4 weeks  Harborview Medical Center
 Burns*   4 weeks  Harborview Medical Center
 Night Float  4-8 weeks  Virginia Mason
 R-2 
 General Surgery  2 months  Virginia Mason
 Vascular Surgery  2 months  Virginia Mason
 Transplant  1 month  Virginia Mason
 GI Endoscopy  1 month  Virginia Mason
 Surgical ICU  2 months  Harborview Medical Center
 Night float  2 months  Virginia Mason
 Head and Neck  2 months  Virginia Mason
 R-3    
 General Surgery  2-3 months  Virginia Mason
 Rural Surgery  2-3 months  Skagit Valley Hospital
 Trauma  2-3 months  Harborview Medical Center
 Pediatrics  2-3 months  Seattle Children's
 Thoracic Surgery  2-3 months  Virginia Mason
 R-4  
 General Surgery  4-6 months  Virginia Mason
 Thoracic Surgery  2-4 months  Virginia Mason
 Vascular Surgery  1-2 months  Virginia Mason
 Trauma  2-3 months  Harborview Medical Center
R-5
General Surgery  12 months  Virginia Mason
Vascular Surgery  1 month  Virginia Mason