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Plastic Surgery

Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by hp6527, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. hp6527

    hp6527 Junior Member
    7+ Year Member

    May 19, 2001
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    How competitive is fellowship of plastic surgery (assumed that you are going to finish a residency of general surgery)? Just curious.
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  3. arthur v

    arthur v Member
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    Oct 29, 2001
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    The Plastic Surgery Residency Matching Program (SFMatch) lists a success rate of 66%, but this includes everyone applying with 3, 4, and 5 years of general surgery training. I remember a breakdown a few years ago (I can't locate it now, I'm afraid) that gave the match rates for each year past PGY3 of GS training, and the match rate for those completing a GS residency was >75%.

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