The Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) offers residents a quality research and academic enrichment experience building on a long tradition which has been translated into new knowledge and procedures that benefit all. Research conducted at BWH has been recognized by many honors including the Nobel Prize.
Building on generations of success, the Department of Surgery initiated a structured surgical research program for trainees in 2010 founded on several important principles:
Director of Resident Research, Keith Ozaki, MD, whose activities include introduction of the program at medical student interview days and intern orientation, construction of the research core curriculum education, periodic program evaluations, and evaluations of individual trainee progress and mentors.
BWH Surgical Resident Research Council membership includes Program Director, Director of Resident Research, one resident in their research experience, PI of all BWH Surgical NIH Training Grants, Center for Surgery and Public Health Administration Designee, Surgical Educator, VA Surgical Researcher, Children's Hospital Boston representative and Department of Surgery Research Administrative Director.
For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.