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Integrated Residency Program

The Integrated Residency Program in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center consists of six years of plastic surgery education and one mandatory year of research.  Qualified candidates must have an MD or DO degree from an institution accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Graduates of schools of medicine from countries other than the United States or
Canada must present evidence of final certification by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

All application materials must be received through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  Applications will be accepted between September 1st and November 1st.  Invitations to interview will be sent out the first week in December.  Interviews will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis once the invitations are distributed.

Interviews will be held on January 9 and 10, 2015 with a reception held the night of January 9, 2015.

Helpful Links:

ERAS
USMLE
ECFMG

Independent Residency Program

The Independent Residency Program in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center consists of three years of plastic surgery education.  Qualified candidates must have successfully completed one of the following prerequisite curricula:

  1. an ACGME-accredited surgery, neurological surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, or urology residency; or,
  2. an educational program in oral and maxillofacial surgery approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) is an alternate pathway for prerequisite education prior to a plastic surgery residency. This pathway is available only to those individuals holding the DMD/MD or DDS/MD degree. This education also must include a minimum of 24 months of progressive responsibility on surgical rotations under the direction of the general surgery program director after receipt of the MD degree. Rotations in general surgery during medical school, prior to receiving the MD degree, will not be considered as fulfilling any part of the 24-month minimum requirement.

All application materials must be recieved through the SF Match by January 1st.  Invitations to interview will be sent out the last week in January.  Interviews will be held on March 6 and 7, 2015.  A reception will be held the night of March 6, 2015.

Helpful Links:

SF Match

If you have any questions, please contact the Residency Program Coordinator:

Michelle A. Gigliotti
GME Academic Manager
Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
3550 Terrace Street
Scaife Hall, Suite 664
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-8082
Fax: 412-383-8986
gigliottim@upmc.edu