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General Surgery Residency, Farmington Hills

The Surgery Residency at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills is constantly evolving and improving its curriculum. The goal of our five-year ACGME program is to train general surgeons who can enter private practice anywhere, either in a metropolitan or rural area; complete a surgical subspecialty fellowship; or pursue an academic surgical career. Our residency has a long history of graduating successful surgeons and our graduates have obtained competitive fellowships.

Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills alumni have become leaders in our profession locally and across the country. Beaumont, Farmington Hills has received ACGME initial accreditation and has ACGME compliant curriculum, assessment tools, metrics, APDS Level 1 Skills Lab. 

Our program is affiliated with the Statewide Campus System with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM). The affiliation with MSUCOM allows for an intensive academic exposure throughout the five years of residency. A PGY-1 boot camp in skills training is required as part of our orientation skills lab curriculum.

Our program follows the ACS SCORE curriculum. We have an integrated skills lab training and robotic training on-site as well as team and advanced simulation lab training at the Beaumont Royal Oak Campus. Our program will follow SAGES and Southern Illinois University simulation curriculum.

Contact the Coordinator for specific questions or arrange to spend some time at the hospital.

Program at a glance

  • 330-bed hospital with Level II Trauma status
  • Major teaching facility with 12 residency and 5 fellowship programs, including Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 3 residents per year chosen through NMS as a Beaumont, Farmington Hills, program
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to train Surgery Residents to provide compassionate, extraordinary care to a diverse population. The Surgery Residency Program at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience that prepares physicians to meet the demands of a contemporary surgical practice in urban and suburban community hospitals. In alignment with our Institutional mission, Residents learn to provide patient-and family-centered care, contributing to the health and well-being of patients throughout the community. We attempt to retain our graduates to continue to serve our community. To accomplish our mission, we have developed a strong clinical curriculum that prioritizes education over service, and an educational structure that values residents as a group and as individuals with separate learning needs and ambitions.

The combined Beaumont Health Spectrum Health system has adopted an overall Mission to “Improve health, instill humanity, and inspire hope”, which we feel is consistent with our stated GME Mission Statement.


  • To prepare physicians for the practice of surgery by teaching the skills, knowledge and humanistic qualities that constitute the foundations of surgical practice.
  • To provide an inclusive and supportive environment where physicians grow as learners, teachers, mentors and leaders.
  • To provide progressive responsibility for and experience to enable effective management of clinical problems.
  • To responsibly diagnose, treat, manage and provide education to patients related to problems of high prevalence in the communities we serve, including: diabetes, opioid abuse, and psychiatric disorders.
  • To prepare graduates who are capable of autonomously practicing surgery, providing patient-and family-centered care.
  • To promote lifelong learning of new skills and knowledge by teaching how to assess and interpret medical evidence in the literature, and apply it to a single patient or population during their careers.
  • To develop physicians who monitor their own physical and mental well-being.

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