Thank you for your interest in the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at UNMC, a fully accredited ACGME, 3 year independent model residency program. One position per academic year is available for match. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply.
Please do not fax, e-mail, or mail application materials unless specifically requested to do so. Unless specifically requested by the program, any materials received outside of San Francisco Match will not be considered. Applicants must submit all completed materials via SF Match no later than December 31st. Applications received after that date will not be accepted.
- All applications must be submitted via SF Match
- 3 letters of recommendation: 1 Program Director or Division Chief, plus 2 additional professional letters of reference
- Successful completion of ACGME accredited general surgery residency program* – 5 years
- Clinical experience in the United States - required
- Letter of confirmation of prerequisite training provided by American Board of Plastic Surgery - required
- USMLE Step 1 & 2 scores of no less than 220 on first attempt
- USMLE Step 3 - required (prior to match)
- ECFMG Certificate required for all International Medical Graduates
With regard to single accreditation, osteopathic candidates must complete PGY 3-5 of their training in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency.
All applications are reviewed by the program director and selections for interview are made by early January. If your application is chosen for interview, you will be contacted by the program coordinator via email to schedule your interview. Interview dates are scheduled in early/mid March. All interviews are conducted via Zoom and scheduled for a half-day session (AM/PM). Interview date availability fills on a first come first serve basis. Interviewed applicants will be evaluated by the Plastic Surgery Program faculty, ranked and submitted to the SF Match by the required submission date. Start date for residency is July 1st of the match year.
*Candidate who successfully match to the program will be expected to pass their general surgery boards (oral & written) by the completion of their first year.
Applicants must register with SF Match to participate in the Match process.
Important Dates for Match 2025
December 31, 2023 - Applications Deadline for all Match 2025 Candidates
Interview Dates - March 13 & 20, 2024*
*Candidates selected for interview will be notified early January 2024 via email. Interview dates are planned for half-day sessions (morning & afternoon) each day and will be conducted virtually**. Sessions filled on a first come first serve basis. A virtual social event the evening before is also planned to allow invited candidates an opportunity to meet our current residents and staff.
**Please note - The decision for interview format is determined by the guidelines set forth by ACAPS and UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Leadership.