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Responsibilities

The Colorectal Surgery Resident has the following responsibilities:

  • Supervision of inpatient care regarding evaluation and diagnosis, treatment plan (including preoperative preparation and postoperative management as appropriate), discharge planning, and daily work rounds.
  • Appropriate participation in surgical and endoscopic activities of the Division, with progressive responsibility.
  • Interview and examination of new outpatients and inpatient consultations with development of a plan for diagnosis and management under supervision.
  • Coordination of and participation in weekly teaching rounds.
  • Attendance at departmental and interdepartmental conferences, including Morbidity and Mortality (weekly), Cancer Management Conference (weekly), GI Surgery conference (weekly), GI Multidisciplinary Conference (monthly), and GI Surgery Conference (weekly).
  • Selection and presentation of journal articles and topic reviews for the weekly Colorectal Surgery Fellows Conference. (Every other week is journal club alternating with a Powerpoint teaching conference according to the schedule provided at the beginning of the program.)
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Gerald Isenberg, MD
Program Director,
Colorectal Surgery
Fellowship Program

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Sherry Weitz
Program Coordinator

Division of
Colorectal Surgery

1015 Walnut Street
Curtis Building, Suite 620
Philadelphia, PA  19107

(215) 955-6879

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