General Surgery
Residency Program

(NRMP #1903440C0 – Categorical Program
& #1903440P0 – Preliminary Program)


Residency Application
and Information

 Programs receive applications sent electronically only.
 VIA the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).





Comfortable on-call quarters and resident lounges are provided at each hospital.


  •  A full-time medical librarian covers each hospital library to assist residents.
  •  Library services include literature searches, article orders, photocopying, research consultations, and books orders.
  •  Free photocopying of articles and interlibrary loan services are available.
  •  Electronic resources include ClinicalKey, AccessMedicine, Cochrane Library, and R2 Digital Library, plus many more easily accessible online journals and books.
  •  Each library has book collections of over 500 texts and print journal collections to supplement electronic resources.
  •  Medical books for personal use can be ordered through the library at a discounted price.


Three hours per week or more are spent in conferences.

• 500 conferences are given annually at each hospital.

• Many conferences are multidisciplinary.

• Medical school faculty frequently serve as guest speakers.


Other Educational Programs

• Medical student clerkships and electives

• Emergency Medicine Fellowship

• Pharmacy Residency

• Training site for Auburn University pharmacy students

• Residency in health care administration

• A variety of allied health students from local educational institutions rotate regularly to Brookwood Baptist Health for clinical experience.


Visa Information

Brookwood Baptist Health will consider only J-1 Visa applications sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Generally, BBH will not sponsor H-1B Visa applications.



You should have completed USMLE Step II prior to beginning the residency program. If not successfully completed prior to the beginning of the residency program, then Step II (including the Clinical Skills Examination) must be successfully completed before completion of the first six months of residency training. Residents must register to take USMLE Step III prior to completion of the first year of residency training. Step III must be successfully completed before the resident will be renewed to continue beyond the second year of training. Individual residency programs may invoke more stringent requirements.

Application Address And Program Offices Surgery


Stan Breaux
Program Coordinator
Residency Program in Surgery


Brookwood Baptist Health, Inc.
833 Princeton Ave., S.W.
Birmingham, AL 35211​


205.971.3191 or 1.866.302.3098
[email protected]

Additional Benefits:

• Discounted and free meals

• Free snacks & soft drinks

• Lab coat • ATLS Course


• Book/ Technology Funds

• Educational conferences PGY 2-5 (with approval)

Surgery Membership & Benefit:

ACS, Score and Surgical
Loupes for categorical residents

In the belief that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, the Brookwood Baptist Health does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex or religion. No applicant or employee is excluded from participation, denied benefits or subjected to discrimination solely by reason of his/her disability