Program Schedule

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The training program in Plastic Surgery is a six-year integrated program with two residents in each year of training. It utilizes four primary medical centers:

  • University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC)
  • Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (CMH)
  • Eastern Kansas VA Hospital in Leavenworth (surgery service)
  • Kansas City VA

There is one clinical Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery service at KU Medical Center. The Burn Center is an integral part of the Department of Plastic Surgery. The care of each patient at University of Kansas Medical Center is under the direction of a specific faculty member.

Residents rotate in the following manner:

Year 1

KU Plastic Surgery (3 months)
KU Burn Surgery (2 months)
Neurosurgery (1 month)
Anesthesiology (1 month)
Dermatology (1 month)
Breast Oncology (1 month)
General Surgery / Trauma (1 month)
Transplant Surgery (1 month)
Emergency Medicine (1 month)

Year 2

KU Plastic Surgery (6 months)
KU Burn Surgery (2 months)
Surgical Oncology (1 month)
Vascular Surgery (1 month)
SICU (1 month)
Pediatric Surgery (1 month)

Year 3

KU Plastic Surgery (6 months)
Plastic Surgery Research (2 months)
Orthopedics (2 months)
ENT/Head and Neck Surgery (2 months)

Year 4

Plastic Surgery, KUMC (6 months)
Plastic Surgery, KCVA (3 months)
Plastic Surgery, CMH (3 months)

Year 5

Plastic Surgery, KUMC (6 months)
Plastic Surgery, CMH (3 months)
Plastic Surgery, KCVA  (3 months)

Year 6

Plastic Surgery, KUMC (9 months)
Plastic Surgery, Community Elective (3 months)

Last modified: Nov 13, 2017
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