Institute for Plastic Surgery 
Phone: 217-545-6314
Fax: 217-545-2588
E-mail: plastics@siumed.edu 
Make an Appointment

Residency Application Process

plastic surgery residentsThe 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.

Contact Information

Jean Weitekamp
Residency Coordinator SIU School of Medicine
Instutute for Plastic Surgery
747 North Rutledge – 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 19653 Springfield, IL 62794-9653
(217) 545-6112 – Phone
(217) 545-2588 - Fax
E-mail jweitekamp@siumed.edu