Program Details

Rotations

Plastic Surgery 3 months
General Surgery 7 months
Burn Surgery 1 month
VA Orthopaedic Surgery 1 month
Plastic Surgery 4 months
General Surgery 7 months
Burn Surgery 1 month
Plastic Surgery 6 months
General Surgery 4 months
OMFS 1 month
Plastic Surgery 10 months
Elective 1 month
Dermatology 1 month
Plastic Surgery* 10 months
Elective 1 month
Oto-HNS 1 month

*Includes 1 month cosmetic surgery in private practice.

Plastic Surgery* 11 months

*Includes 2 months cosmetic surgery in private practice.
*Includes 2 months at Kaiser Permanente

Conference Schedule

Weekly

  • Grand Rounds (1 hour)
  • Resident Education Session (1 hour)
  • Hand Conference (1 hour)

Monthly

  • Journal Club
  • CMF educational conference
  • Surgical skills laboratory including access to microscopes and suture material (open 24/7)

Sporadic

  • City-wide CMF conference
  • Cadaver lab

On call schedule

On your core plastic surgery rotation you will be taking home call. As a PGY 1-3 you will be taking first call but are always assigned a senior (PGY 4-6) who is taking call with you.

As a PGY 4-6 you are either teamed up with a more junior resident or take call alone. Weekends are either a Friday call or a Saturday/Sunday call.

Resident benefits

Pay scale for the 2020-2021 academic year

PGY-1            $58,600
PGY-2            $61,400
PGY-3            $64,300
PGY-4            $67,500
PGY-5            $71,100 
PGY-6            $74,900
PGY-7            $77,700
PGY-8            $79,700 

  • Medical, dental, life and disability insurance
  • OHSU provides a stipend that helps cover insurance
  • Meals
    • OHSU provides approximately $200 per month available to residents to purchase meals during OHSU rotations. Residents are given meal cards to cover their expenses on rotations at Legacy Emanuel Hospital and the VA Medical Center.