Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs

U.S. Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs

A complete list of accredited U.S. thoracic surgery residency programs can be found on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education website. Follow the steps below to link to current information.

1. Visit ACGME’s public website at

2. Select List of Programs by Specialty.

3. Select Run Report.

4. Click view programs.

Click here to view a map of ACGME-accredited traditional, integrated (I6) and congenital programs.

2017 Integrated Thoracic Surgery Match Schedule
September 15, 2016: Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET
November 30, 2016: Applicant Early Registration Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET
January 15, 2017: Ranking Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET
February 22, 2017: Rank Order List/Application Registration Deadline at 9:00 p.m. ET
March 17, 2017: Match Data at 12:00 p.m. ET

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2017 Traditional Thoracic Surgery Match Schedule for 2018 Appointment Year
February 1, 2017: Match Opens
March 22, 2017: Ranking Opens
April 19, 2017: Quota Change Deadline
May 3, 2017: Rank Order List Deadline
May 17, 2017: Match Day

The 2017 Match for the 2018 appointment year has been combined with Vascular Surgery.

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TSDA Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Match Schedule
2017 Match for 2018 Appointment Year

June 26, 2017: Match opens
July 31, 2017: Candidate application, signed and dated agreement, registration fee, and
letters of recommendation due
August 7-31, 2017: Program Directors schedule interviews
August 7-October 6, 2017: Applicant interviews
October 31, 2017: Applicant withdrawal deadline
October 31, 2017: Rank lists due from applicants and program directors
November 20, 2017: Match Day
July 1 – September 1, 2018: Approximate start of congenital cardiac surgery fellowship training programs

TSDA Resident, Faculty, and Program Evaluation Forms

TSDA evaluation forms are provided as a resource for cardiothoracic surgery program directors, program coordinators, faculty, and residents. Evaluation forms can be used to meet Residency Review Committee (RRC) guidelines for evaluating residents, faculty, and the program as a whole. Programs are responsible for maintaining and filing all relevant documents and evaluations; TSDA does not maintain individual program files.

Resident Evaluation
Printable Version
Interactive Version

Faculty Evaluation
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Program Evaluation
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