Medical College of Wisconsin Microsurgery Fellowship
Goals and Objectives
- To be able to evaluate and provide multiple reconstructive options for complex surgical defects of the head and neck, trunk or extremities
- Understand the technologic, pharmacologic, and physiologic principles and postoperative monitoring of free flaps
- Understand how to recognize, trouble shoot, and treat microsurgical complications, such as flap thrombosis
- Explain the preoperative workup necessary to perform microsurgical procedures and recognize anatomic problems that would limit or alter the patient's ability to undergo a microsurgical procedure
- Master the basic microsurgical techniques, including microneural repair and microsurgical anastomosis with opportunity to sharpen microsurgery skills in plastic surgery laboratory
- Attendance is required at preoperative indications conference, tumor board, plastic surgery grand rounds, and our monthly journal club
- Fellow will complete at least one scholarly research project during the fellowship year
- Fellow will give one grand rounds lecture on any topic within the realm of reconstructive microsurgery
How to Apply
All applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae, medical school transcripts, letter of recommendations (including current program director), and personal statement.
Applicants must be a board-eligible graduate of an ACGME-accredited plastic surgery residency or foreign equivalent. International applicants are required to be certified by the ECFMG. Applicants must qualify for licensure in Wisconsin.