SCORE Curriculum Outline

General Surgery

The SCORE® Curriculum Outline for General Surgery is a list of topics to be covered in a five-year general surgery residency training program. Originally published in 2008, the outline is updated annually.

The 2018-2019 curriculum outline is now available in spreadsheet and booklet form, covering all six ACGME competencies:

Pediatric Surgery
Vascular Surgery


SCORE is a nonprofit consortium of U.S. surgical organizations, including the ABS, with the mission of improving the education of trainees in general surgery and its related specialties. For more information about SCORE, see our About SCORE page or visit www.surgicalcore.org.