As Associate Program Directors for the General Surgery residency program, Drs Kaul, Pandya, and Risucci assist in virtually all aspects of management of the surgical residency program. As Associate Program Directors, Drs Kaul and Pandya regularly mentor and advocate for residents; assist the Program Director in curriculum design; develop educational programs and clinical research; and direct weekly educational meetings and conferences, organize the Basic Science Conference, and Teaching Rounds. Dr Risucci, a professional educator with a PhD in Applied Psychological Research and Evaluation, assists in curriculum design & innovation, assessment, evaluation, faculty development & research. Dr. Risucci also co-directs the Surgical Skills Lab; conducts educational research; teaches Ethics & Evidence-Based Medicine; and assists faculty & residents in design, analysis and reporting of clinical research. Dr. Risucci was President of the Association for Surgical Education in 2006 - 2007, serves on its Board of Directors, and consults to the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and the American College of Surgeons, Division of Education.