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Education

The Duke Division of Surgical Oncology participates in the training and education of surgeons through programs offered by the Duke Department of Surgery.

Residency Programs

A general surgery residency program is offered through the Department of Surgery. See additional residency programs offered by the department.

Fellowship Programs

Our surgical oncology fellowship programs are dedicated to training future leaders in surgical oncology.

See all Department of Surgery fellowship programs.

Continuing Medical Education

The Duke Department of Surgery offers ongoing continuing medical education (CME) courses for members of Duke Medicine.

The Duke Center for Surgical Innovation

The Duke Center for Surgical Innovation is dedicated to advancing education through research, collaboration, and state-of-the-art technology. The center provides hands-on training in innovative techniques in the field of minimally invasive surgery (MIS).

Surgical Education and Activities Lab

Duke Surgery opened the Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL) in 2005 to train residents, fellows, medical students, and faculty on simulation equipment in a risk-free environment to advance medical education and improve patient safety.

Doctor of Medicine Program

In the Doctor of Medicine Program, the surgery core course is given during the second year and consists of an eight-week clinical clerkship. Surgery provides six rotations annually with approximately 17 students per rotation—training 102 medical students annually.

The primary goal of this course is the presentation of concepts and principles that characterize the disciplines of surgery.