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Surgical Education Committee

The SEC regularly reviews and assesses the rotational and didactic curriculum of the General Surgery residency. This includes a yearly review of every rotation, regular reviews of each aspect of the didactic curriculum, including Skills Lab, by level.

The SEC meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm and is chaired by Rita Mukhtar, M.D., Associate Program Director for Curriculum. 

Education Office Staff Lead: Alexi Callen (


Resident Representation

In addition to the regular SEC members listed below, resident representation at each level is determined by class selection prior to the start of the academic year.  Residents at each level listed below are expected to attend (or notify a back-up to attend in their place). Each class's representative is encouraged to solicit feedback or questions from their class prior to the meeting to address during the committee meeting. Resident participation is not limited to the participants listed below; all are welcome to attend!

PGY Level

Resident Representatives for 2022-23 AY


Hillary Braun & Marisa Schwab


Alex Gupta & Patricia Conroy


Audrey Brown & Caroline Melhado


Juan Reyna & Alan Zambeli-Ljepovic


Kara Faktor & Sophia Hernandez


Lucia Calthorpe & Mackenzie Boss

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