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Plastic Surgery – Professional Education

Plastic Surgery – Professional Education

Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are committed to establishing and maintaining high-quality Graduate Medical Education training programs.

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Our institution provides the diverse patient population, dedicated faculty, excellent clinical and basic science departments, and nationally recognized research programs required to create an environment optimal for learning and for the development of future leaders in the art and science of medicine.

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Residencies and Fellowships

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Plastic Surgery Residency

The Residency Training Program in Plastic Surgery is a six-year integrated program that has two residents per year. Dr. Donald Mackay is the chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Timothy Johnson is the residency program director, while Dr. Thomas Samson serves as the assistant program director. Qualified medical student applicants should apply for a residency position through the National Residency Matching Program. Questions about the residency program can be directed to Mrs. Tasha Cochran, Plastic Surgery Residency Coordinator.

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Surgery Clerkships

The Department of Surgery offers both third-year clerkships as well as fourth-year electives and acting internships. Elective information can be found at the bottom of this page.

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