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The Integrated Model

The Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Pittsburgh is an ACGME accredited pathway into Plastic Surgery in which a medical student matches directly from medical school into a seven-year Plastic Surgery Training Program, all seven years of training are provided under the direction of the Plastic Surgery Program Director. Of these seven years, 36 months will be concentrated plastic surgery education and 12 months will be dedicated laboratory research time.

Prerequisite Education: The applicant to the Integrated Model must have received 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).

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R-1 Plastic Surg Ped Surg Ortho Trauma PUH Burn Surg Burn Surg Anesthes PUH Vasc Surg Neuro Surg Trans- plant Surg Critical Care Trauma Surg Onc Research
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R-2 Reconstructive Surgery Magee Breast/ Melanoma Surgical Critical Care Trauma Derm General Surgery St. Margarets Thoracic Ped Plastics
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R-3 Breast Surgery Moh's Surgery Reconstructive Surgery Verteran's Administration Hospital Reconstructive Surgery
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R-5 Oculoplastic Surg Oral Maxillofacial Surg OTO-Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery Hand Surgery West Penn Hospital General Plastic Surgery
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R-6 Breast Surgery Allegheny General Hospital General Plastic Surgery Children’s Hospital Mercy Hospital
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R-7 Aesthetic Surgery Chief Resident’s Cosmetic Clinic Administrative Chief Resident/Reconstructive Surgery Elective Community and Office Based Plastic Surgery

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