The Department of Surgery is committed to educating the next generation of surgeons to become skilled, wise, and compassionate practitioners. Our faculty, including many nationally and internationally recognized pioneers in their fields, train the medical students, surgical residents, and fellows who go on to be our national and international leaders. See below for information about our residency and fellowship programs, CME courses. 

Medical Student Orientation

Essential information about your surgery rotation experience.

Postgraduate Surgical Education

Information about postgraduate residency and fellowship programs in breast, cardiothoracic, general, pediatric, transplant, and vascular surgery.

Continuing Medical Education

Department of Surgery faculty offer CME courses throughout the year. View our upcoming events and register here.

Cardiovascular Webinars


See why growing numbers of national medical associations are using this online repository of medical information, including COACH, which is transforming the way doctors learn and access medical information. 

Columbia HeartSource

Columbia HeartSource, a service organization established by physician leadership at NYP/Columbia, works to establish cardiovascular centers of excellence and to help affiliate hospitals (in both the U.S. and abroad) to improve the quality of their cardiovascular surgery services.

Global Surgery

The Columbia Office of Global Surgery (COGS) connects Columbia health professionals to areas of global surgical need and facilitates  the exchange of knowledge and technical skills.

Grand Rounds Speakers Bureau

Department of Surgery faculty are available to speak at Grand Rounds, conferences, and presentations about cardiac surgery, advances in organ transplantation, the latest in breast cancer management, and more.


Books, journal articles, and other publications by Department of Surgery faculty.

Media Learning Center

The Media Learning Center features videos, animations of procedures, and other resources created by Department of Surgery experts. Initially developed for patients, these resources contain highly specific, up-to-date information that is valuable for clinicians who wish to learn from top experts about the latest treatment options.