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The UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Integrated Residency Program

The UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is transitioning from a three-year independent residency program to a six-year integrated program, with an approved complement of three residents per year.

The integrated program isprimarily be based out of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and will feature rotations to the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Harbor-UCLA, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica; Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, the LAC-USC Burn Center, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Interested fourth-year medical students are encouraged to enroll in the UCLA Plastic Surgery MSIV Sub-Internship.



At A Glance:

Length of Training: 6 years

Number of Positions Available: 3 per year

Applications: are made through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  We require that applicants register with the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and submit their curriculum vitae, USMLE, 3 letters of reference, dean's letter, and medical school transcript.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

Interview Dates: December 14, 2016 & January 11, 2017

Match Date: March 17, 2017

  UCLA Plastic Surgery Residents in front of the RRUCLA Medical Center

Contact Information:

Program Director: George H. Rudkin, MD, FACS

Mailing Address:

UCLA Plastic Surgery
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Program Coordinator: Megan Fuller

Phone: (310) 825-5582
Fax: (310) 825-0723
Email: mfuller@mednet.ucla.edu


Program Goals:

The primary goal of the Integrated UCLA Plastic Surgery Residency Program is to immerse residents in an intensive clinical and didactic training environment that will expose them to the core principles of general surgery and all facets of the broad spectrum of plastic surgery. Residents are expected to master the requisite training necessary to pass the American Society of Plastic Surgery Board Certifying Exams and begin practicing independently. Continue reading>>

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