PGY-1 Boot Camp

Starting in July, the SIU Surgical Skills Center conducts the "Intern Boot Camp” for all PG1 surgery residents to orient, assess and develop new and basic surgical skills at the onset of their residencies. This program is approximately 12 weeks long with skills sessions averaging 2 hours 2 times a week. All 20 of the ACS/APDS National Surgical Skills Curriculum Modules are taught during this course.