Department of Surgery
To provide health service and education to all
A leading academic institution responsive to the changing health needs of man
Educate/train competent, compassionate and ethical health professionals.
Provide affordable, effective and relevant community and hospital care.
Develop and pursue quality research responsive to national health needs and issues.
Create and sustain an environment conducive to empowerment, dynamic learning and committed service.
Promote opportunities for creative practice utilizing appropriate technology relevant to emerging health needs.
Uphold the total values of man in all our endeavors.
The Department of Surgery is one of the major departments of the UERM Medical Center. All members of the consultant staff are Fellows, Diplomates, or both, of their respective specialty societies.
All consultants are either Fellows or Diplomates, or both, of their respective specialty societies. They may or may not be connected with the College of Medicine but enjoy hospital privileges. While an employee-employer relationship exists between the consultants and the College of Medicine, the same is NOT TRUE in the University Hospital.
1. The residents are subject to the provisions contained in their respective Residency Training programs/curricula.
It is the duty of the Chief Resident to assist a visiting consultant. Other duties and responsibilities, rights and privileges of the Chief Resident are contained in the Residency Training program.