|2020 Winter Retreat Travel Scholarship
Application Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019
The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS) is excited to offer ten (10) competitive scholarships to attend the ACAPS 2020 Winter Retreat. The theme of our retreat is "Global Health Education" and we are seeking to bring applicants early in their plastic surgical training who have a strong interest in education and its impact on global health. Applicants should be medical students or residents in their first four years (PGY 1-4) of an integrated program or the first two years (PGY 1-2) of an independent program.
|International Visiting Professor/Trainee Application Now Open!
Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 31, 2019
The ACAPS Global Health Committee is in its second year of sponsoring a scholarship opportunity for an educational exchange at an international site. This program will support travel-related expenses for a U.S faculty member and plastic surgery resident or fellow to visit an international training program. The overarching goal of this short trip is to disseminate and implement aspects of the US graduate medical education paradigm.
|2019-2020 Integrated Plastic Surgery Interview Update
At the spring ACAPS business meeting, it was decided that all integrated plastic surgery programs will coordinate when they announce interview dates and distribute interview invitations. The purpose of this is to improve the efficiency of scheduling for applicants and programs. Advanced planning is intendedto help applicants better plan for travel and to minimize cancellation and rescheduling of interviews. Please read below for more information about the changes in process this year.
ACAPS @ ASPS
NOTE: The ACAPS meetings below are only available to those who register for Plastic Surgery The Meeting. To register for PSTM 2019, please visit: www.plasticsurgery.org. Registering for the above ACAPS meetings DOES NOT register you for PSTM 2019.
ACAPS Panel @ ASPS
Resident Aesthetic Education
SAVE THE DATE
The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS) is composed of the program directors / chairpersons and associates of American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved plastic surgery residency programs in the United States. Its goal is to provide leadership and support for educational programs for plastic surgery residents. The curriculum for resident educational programs in the US has been derived from the efforts of members of this association.
|Plastic Surgery Fellowship and Training Opportunities Directory
ASPS has developed a free listing service to simplify the listing and search for all types of fellowship and training opportunities within the specialty. The goal of this initiative is to provide plastic surgeons and plastic-surgeons-in-training with a searchable database of plastic surgery fellowships, observerships and internships/externship available in the United States and throughout the world.
|Corequest & Inservice Exams|
|The Plastic Surgery Match|
|RADAR Resource for Residents
Residents who log into RADAR will now have an area created specifically for their educational needs as a plastic surgery resident.
A Joint Initiative of The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Read about the Plastic Surgery Milestone Project in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.