The McMichael University Plastic Surgery Residency Program

The McMichael University Plastic Surgery Residency Program is based on fullfilling the requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty certification.

It consists of 1 foundation year  of Surgical Techniques and 3 years
specialization in Plastic Surgery. Our program was ranked 1st for
post-graduate Plastic Surgery programs by Maclean’s Magazine in 2010 and 2011.

The program is physically located near the teaching hospitals which include the St.Michael’s Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital. They will attend daily rounds supervised by senior staff. The acadamic portion of the program will consist of tutorials, required reading and 2 hour examinations of the topics. All residents are encouraged to participate in clinical research projects in the Toronto  medical research ecosystem  near the program and teaching hospitals.

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Admissions for Plastic Surgery Residency Program

The Department of Surgery’s Plastic Surgery Residency Program admission deadline is September 21st. The admission requirements are an undergraduate degree, preferably in biology or pre-medical program with a GPA of at least 3.5. This is 4 year program, with the 1st two years concentrating on the plastic surgery biology and techniques, and the next 2 years placing students into pre-clinical rotation residency.

Students will learn to perform various types of specialized plastic surgery, including facial reconstruction, breast implant augmentation, breast lifts and reduction, filler injection, body contouring, etc.

We currently have a 20% graduation rate and a 100% employment rate. The McMichael University’s Plastic Surgery Residency Program was ranked #1 program of its kind  in Canada by Maclean’s magazine in 2010 and 2011.

Funding from OSAP and scholarships may be available. Admissions consideration will run from January 14th to May 2nd through applications on the CaRMS website.  Applications will be evaluated
on a first-come first serve basis. Good luck students!

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McMicheal School's Plastic Surgery Residency Program