University of Nebraska Medical Center

Prospective residents

The University of Nebraska Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program is located in Omaha, Nebraska.

The post-graduate surgical education program at UNMC is an ACGME-accredited residency program. Six categorical positions and one preliminary position are available for the first year of training in general surgery.

We welcome foreign medical graduates to apply. For more information, please read through our international graduate criteria.

Applicants must submit all necessary materials via the Electronic Residency Application System no later than September 27. Applications received after that date will not be accepted. Please do not fax, e-mail, or mail application materials unless specifically requested to do so. Any materials received outside of ERAS will not be considered. 

  • All applications must be submitted through ERAS
  • 3 letters of recommendation, 2 from general surgeons
  • Graduation from medical school within the last 5 years
  • Activity in clinical medicine within the past 5 years
  • Clinical experience in the United States
  • USMLE Step 1 & 2 scores of PASS or no less than 230
  • Pass the clinical skills examination on the first attempt
Interview Process
Interview dates will be scheduled between the months of October and December. Upon acceptance of your application, you will be contacted by the program coordinator to schedule an interview. The final applications will be evaluated by the general surgery staff and ranked and submitted to the National Resident Matching Program.