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We are pleased to announce that we have been granted initial accreditation for our integrated training pathway and have entered the NRMP Main Residency Match for 2018.

NRMP main residency match

We will begin recruiting for a 1st year integrated resident (PGY1) for our six-year Integrated Plastic Surgery residency program through the NRMP in the Fall of 2017. The NRMP program code is 1377362C0. The matched applicant will begin training late June, 2018 after mandatory GME and Program orientations.

San Francisco match

We will also begin recruiting for a 1st year independent resident (PGY6) for our three-year Independent Plastic Surgery residency program through the San Francisco Matching Program in the Fall of 2017. The SF Match Program ID Number is 3737. The matched applicant will begin training in mid-July 2019 after mandatory GME and Program orientations.

Interviews

Interviews for the Integrated residency will begin Winter 2017 and continue through early February 2018. Interviews for the Independent residency will take place around February or March of 2018. Our interview days give candidates the opportunity to attend a program orientation and individual interviews with faculty as well as interact with our current residents. Final selections for interview will be made by the Plastic Surgery prior to the relevant matching program deadlines.

Application requirements

Integrated pathway

Candidates would complete six years in the training program in Plastic Surgery, to include thirty-six months of experiences specific to general surgery as well as thirty-six months of concentrated plastic surgery education with 1 year of chief resident responsibility. Upon graduation, candidates would be eligible to sit for their boards with the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS).

Your application must include:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1 transcript
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • ECFMG certification, if applicable

Independent pathway

Successful candidates must have completed training in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Thoracic Surgery, or Urology as outlined in the pre-requisite training requirements by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Plastic Surgery, by their first day of training. Candidates would complete three years in the training program in Plastic Surgery and upon graduation be eligible to sit for their boards by ABPS.

Your application must include:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1 and 2 transcript
  • In-service exam scores
  • Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • ECFMG certification, if applicable
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