ACGME-I-accredited residency programs in plastic surgery prepare residents in the surgical resection, repair, replacement, and reconstruction of defects of form and function of the integument and underlying anatomic systems. ACGME-I-accredited programs provide educational opportunities for residents to develop competence in aesthetic or cosmetic surgery, design and transfer of flaps, tissue transplantation, replantation of structures, excisional surgery, management of complex wounds, and use of alloplastic materials.
In addition, ACGME-I-accredited programs in plastic surgery provide educational opportunities for residents to develop competence in:
The Review Committee-International and ACGME-I staff members provide documents and resources on this web page to assist ACGME-I-accredited programs and those applying for accreditation of residency programs in plastic surgery.
After the sponsoring institution account has been activated in the Accreditation Data System (ADS), foundational program applications may be initiated by the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) on the “Sponsored Programs” page. If a specialty is not available for selection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.