Residency Application Process
The residency training program in plastic surgery is designed to give residents a diverse experience in plastic surgery and its subspecialty areas. Two positions per year are filled in a 6-year integrated program approved by the ACGME which involves matching through the NRMP into a program during your senior year of medical school. All applicants must submit their applications through the ERAS program.
Your Application should include the ERAS application, personal statement, medical school transcripts, a minimum of 3-letters of recommendation, Dean’s letter and copies of your USMLE scores. All foreign graduates should submit a copy of your ECFMG certificate.
SIU School of Medicine accepts J-1 Visa’s only. In order for you to be considered for interview, all of the required information must be submitted by the designated deadline. Applicants chosen for an interview will be notified by e-mail.