General Surgery Residency Program


To train fully competent general surgeons to serve soldiers and their families within the United States Army and on the battlefield through high quality clinical and educational experiences.


To train competent general surgeons, capable of the full scope of battlefield surgery and who are prepared to lead surgical teams.

Program Overview

The General Surgery Residency at Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) seeks motivated medical students to join our exceptional team! Our mission is to train and produce general surgeons competent to serve our Nation's defense in both war and peace. To that end, we aim to graduate surgeons of character who are technically facile, emotionally intelligent, and leaders in combat medicine. If you are looking for a challenging program that values personal growth, teamwork, and excellence, look no further! Our residency program is dedicated to providing a comprehensive training program that encompasses the entire breadth of core general surgery and the general surgery subspecialties, including cardiothoracic, abdominal transplant, oncology, and vascular endocrine, colorectal, trauma, and pediatric surgery. Our program offers diverse clinical settings for training that include Womack Army Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center, and University of North Carolina Hospitals. 

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  • General Information
  • Program Curriculum
  • Prospective Applicants

Contact Us


Program Support Specialist



8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Email the Program Coordinator.


6th Floor
2817 Rock Merritt Avenue
Fort Liberty, NC 28310

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