Plastic and Reconstructive Fellowship Didactics

    Weekly (on Thursdays)

    1. Board review - chapters from Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery
    2. Board review questions/CSAT


    1. Journal Club with plastics service and attending participation
    2. Core Quest
    3. Webinars
      1. Examples: Practice management, Lasers, Aesthetics
    4. Osler Board Review topics to be chosen by chief resident
    5. Stryker Plastic Surgery Hyerguide on-line program
    6. Synthes resident educational on-line program


    1. Combined Journal Club with general surgery and/or orthopedics including attending physicians
    2. City wide plastic surgery conference with guest lecturers including attending physicians
    3. Cadaver labs
      1. Example: flaps, aesthetics, wound closure


    1. Give M&M lectures at South Pointe Hospital
    2. House staff noon conference
    3. Teach skills labs to medical students and residents on wound care and wound closure

    Additional Didactics

    1. Microvascular course (required)
    2. ATLS (required)
    3. ACLS (required)
    4. BLS (required)
    5. Laser Physics and Safety Course (required)
    6. ACOS conference attendance (required)
    7. National wound healing and hyperbaric oxygen course
    8. Synthes craniofacial plating course
    9. Synthes upper extremity plating course
    10. Ethicon or Lifecell abdominal wall reconstruction course
    11. Ethicon or Lifecell breast reconstruction course
    12. Medical/Surgical mission chief year with program director

    Out Rotation

    1. Per out rotation didactic schedule

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