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Observership Policy:

  1. Due to the Covid -19 pandemic we will temporarily, we will temporarily not be allowing observers to our program till cleared by Dr. McManus.
  2. Observership will be available in General internal medicine and critical care.
  3. The observer must have HR approval and clearance. They must fill out an Observership Application.
  4. Applicant must have taken and passed - Step one
  5. Applicant must have taken and passed - step 2 CK
  6. Applicant must have passed - step 2 CS
  7. Applicants must submit a copy of their medical school Transcript and send his/her CV
  8. Applicants must submit a copy of their valid ECFME Certificate.
  9. Applicants must submit a Letter of reference from someone they worked with.
  10. Appropriate candidates:
    1. A medical student is interested in our Program.
    2. A practicing physician from another country who wishes to gain American experience.
    3. A graduate of an international medical school who wishes to gain US experience who is in the process of applying to our program.
  11. There will be an application fee of $300 dollars.
  12. Any request for observership must be approved by the program director.
  13. Observers are not licensed, are not covered by malpractice insurance, and may not provide any clinical care, or medical advice. Observers may not see or interact with patients individually. Observers may not examine patients, write in the EMR, or provide medical care.
  14. The following activities are permissible for observership:
    1. Participate in all teaching rounds and lectures or any other didactic activities.
    2. Participate in case conferences
    3. View all video tapes of conferences
    4. Participate in any Sim center activities.
  15. Multiple rotations are permitted for a maximum of 8 weeks.
  16. Observers would be limited to 1 observer per hospital for the present time.
  17. Applicant will present proof of required vaccination.
  18. Applicant is required to have legal status - appropriate visa/GC/Citizenship

One of the most important steps in becoming a doctor is residency. The residency programs at St. Mary’s Medical Center provide a dynamic learning environment that emphasizes the fundamentals of patient care by developing both medical and interpersonal skills.

St. Mary’s Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program provide a supportive and collaborative environment. The program is designed to build confidence, independence, and professionalism ensuring patients will receive the highest in quality care.

This residency program provides hands-on learning consisting of practical doctoring skills such as ordering and interpreting tests, making diagnoses, performing surgeries, etc. Additionally, the program director help coach and build decision-making techniques, leadership skills, and burnout prevention.

St. Mary's Medical Center five-year residency program prepare each resident to pass the Boards and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), sponsored by the Kansas City University Graduate Medical Education Consortium.

Our program does not offer VISA sponsorship at this time. This page is designed to assist you with basic information about our programs. If you are in need of additional information, please contact our Resident Coordinator below:

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