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Resident Profile

Current Residents

Our residents are graduates of the following medical schools:

  • University of Arizona
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Nebraska
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Loma Linda University
  • State University of New York Upstate

Performance on American Board of Surgery Examinations

During the past five years 93 percent of our residents who sat for the Qualifying and Certifying Examinations of the American Board of Surgery have passed. The percent rate for passing these examinations on the first attempt was 93 percent for the Qualifying Examination (QE) and 100 percent for the Certifying Examination (CE). These pass rates are well above the national averages as reported by the American Board of Surgery.

Postgraduate Training

All past residents seeking postgraduate training have been successful in obtaining fellowships. Graduates over the last 10 years (2007 through 2017), have entered postgraduate programs in the following subspecialties: hepato-pancreato-bilary surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, colorectal surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, transplant surgery, trauma, critical care, vascular surgery, and burn surgery. Fellowship programs include the following institutions: Barnes Jewish Hospital-Washington University, Southern Illinois University, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Greenville Hospital System, Maryland Shock & Trauma, Mayo Clinic, Henry Ford Clinic, University of Tennessee, Baylor University, Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, University of South Carolina, University of Texas - Houston, Washington University in St. Louis, Emory, and Einstein College of Medicine - Montefiore.

Practice Patterns

The majority of our residents have entered the practice of general surgery, with most settling in the Midwest, although there are graduates from our program in nearly all regions of the country. Approximately 20 percent have a combined general surgery/subspecialty practice, and less than10 percent are in academic surgery. 

Last modified: Aug 17, 2017
Contact Us

General Surgery
KU School of Medicine-Wichita

Via Christi-St. Francis
929 N. St. Francis, Room #3082
Wichita, KS 67214

Dawn Fountain, C-TAGME
Phone: 316-268-5990
dfountain@kumc.edu

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