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Rural Surgery Program

To assist you in your search for general surgery training programs in the United States that have a special focus (or track) related to rural surgery, the American College of Surgeons’ Rural Surgery Advisory Council has compiled a list of ten programs across the United States that meet these criteria. A detailed description of each program, along with contact information for the program director or coordinator, may be found by opening up the link below to the specific program you are interested in.

University of Minnesota, Duluth

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

New York
Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown

North Carolina
East Carolina University, Greenville
Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville

North Dakota
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

South Dakota
University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City
University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville
University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga

University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Gundersen Lutheran Health System, LaCrosse
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health