Resident Resources

Resident Forums

House Staff Committee - Key Faculty members and peer-selected representatives from each resident year meet on Thursdays to discuss rotation schedules, duty hour regulations and other important issues.

Semi-Annual Review Meetings - Each resident meets with the Program Director semi-annually. There are also resident meetings annually with the Chairman

Library Access

The residents have full access to the online collection of journals and reference materials offered by the library from anywhere on campus or from their homes.

The NYU Health Sciences Library provides access to an extensive collection of over 14,000 periodicals and 43,000 books that are almost exclusively digital. The library facility is accessible 24/7 and provides access to computer workstations, scanners, group study rooms, a quiet reading room, and plenty of casual seating.

Policies and Procedures

The institution provides residents with tutorials on fatigue, resident stress, support for psychological counseling, cultural sensitivity training and procedures for handling complaints and grievances. The Department of Surgery has a time off and leave of absence policy which includes maternity leave. All policies are reviewed during orientation and are available online via Bright Space, web-portal (


In addition to the book stipend that the residents receive from the institution, the Department purchases SESAP for all senior residents.