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Job Title: PGY4 - Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident
Date Available: July 1, 2019
Location: University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
Description: Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

The UNM Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency Program has an opening at the PGY4 level effective July 1, 2019. This is a three-year position (PGY4, PGY5, PGY6) which when successfully completed will result in the individual being eligible to apply for board certification in Plastic Surgery. The integrated program is primarily based out of the UNM Hospital and will include rotations to the Albuquerque VA Medical Center and Sandoval County Regional Medical Center in Rio Rancho, NM. Applicants must eligible to apply for valid New Mexico medical license by July 1, 2019.

ACGME Requirements: Transfers into an integrated Plastic Surgery residency program are only permitted as follows:

Beginning PGY-4: Only residents who have completed at least three progressive years in another ACGME-accredited integrated plastic surgery residency program; or who have successfully completed a full residency in General Surgery, Urology, Thoracic, Vascular, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics or Neurosurgery are eligible. Only applicants in, or graduates of, an ACGME approved US residency will be considered.

Please note: the UNM Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency Program is unable to sponsor visas for international applicants, including individuals from Canada. Non-US citizens who possess a valid US Permanent Resident Card, or who are holders of a J-1 visa holders are acceptable. Qualified applicants should submit the following materials with their contact information via email to: gborah@salud.unm.edu. ONLY complete applications will be considered.

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Personal Statement
  3. USMLE Parts I, II, III scores
  4. ABSITE/In-Service Exam scores and reports for all years completed
  5. Three current Letters of Recommendation
  6. Letter of Recommendation from Program Director attesting to previous experiences.
  7. Medical School Diploma and Transcript

UNM employs individuals without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities. Please be advised that ALL individuals will be required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation, medical examination, and drug screening prior to employment at UNM. The receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests, and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the United States are also required.

Contact: Gregory Borah, MD, DMD, FACS
Residency Program Director
gborah@salud.unm.edu
Office: 505-272-4264

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