Curriculum Overview/Rotations

Overall Goals

Our philosophy is to provide residents with an educational and training experience that encompasses all aspects of plastic surgery and patient- and family-centered care. Our goals and mission are:

  • To provide a foundation in the basic principles of plastic surgery through an organized curriculum
  • To provide well rounded clinical experiences that expose the trainee to all aspects of plastic surgery
  • To foster confidence and expertise necessary for independent practice in both the academic and community settings
  • To provide a balance of education, service, self teaching/administration and continuity of care
  • To provide the tools and skills necessary to become lifelong learners
  • To provide the skill set necessary to critically appraise scientific literature and incorporate into practice
  • To provide opportunities and experiences in clinical and basic science research

Here is a sample rotation schedule.