Program Schedule

doctors with chartThe 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 (1 month)
KU Transplant Surgery (1 month)
KU IV (Vascular) (1 month)
KU V (SICU/Trauma) (1 month)
KU II (Breast Surgery and Oncology) (1 month)
Emergency Room (1 month)
Dermatology (1 month)
Night Float (1 month)
Anesthesia (1 month)
Eastern Kansas VA General Surgery (2 months)
Neurosurgery 1 month

Year 2

KU Plastics (1 month)
KU VI (Burn) (2 months)
KU Pediatric Surgery (1 month)
KU IV (SICU/Trauma) (1 month)
Night Float (1 month)
Eastern Kansas VA General Surgery (2 months)
KU CTS (2 months)
KU Surgical Oncology (2 months) 

Year 3

KU Plastic Surgery (4 months)
Plastic Surgery Research (2 months)
Eastern Kansas VA General Surgery (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: Mar 26, 2014
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