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Curriculum

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

Rotation Schedule

PGY 1

  • Trauma, Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma, Gen Surg HH, Colorectal, GS Nightfloat, Burn, Vascular SMH, Plastic Surgery SMH, Plastic Surgery RGH, Anesthesia

PGY 2

  • Vascular Surgery HH, Breast Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery RGH, Plastic Surgery SMH, Transplant, Gen Surg HH(x2), Burn, SICU, Trauma

PGY 3

  • Vascular Surgery SMH, Vascular Surgery HH, Dermatology, OMFS, Plastic Surgery SMH(x2), Plastic Surgery RGH(x2), Gen Surg HH, Burn, Gen Surg HH, ENT

PGY 4

  • Breast Micro SMH(x3), Craniofacial Cosmetic SMH(x3), Plastic Surgery RGH(x3), Hand SMH/RGH(x3)

PGY 5

  • Research Elective / PS Nightfloat(x3), Breast Micro SMH(x3), Chief Craniofacial Cosmetic SMH(x3), Plastic Surgery RGH(x3)

PGY 6

  • Plastic Chief RGH(x3), Chief SMH Plastic Surg(x3), Office Based Surgery(x2), Oculoplastics, Hand Chief (x3)