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Evaluate the Guide of knowledge, printed yearly, for detailed Training Needs from the Board.  See below for a listing of individuals needs.



  • Residents entering cosmetic surgery training must complete 5 progressive many years of clinical general surgery residency training, sufficient to be eligible for a certification through the American Board of Surgery (ABS), unless of course three years of general surgery are finished in exactly the same program because the cosmetic surgery residency training. 
  • Make reference to working out portion of the Guide of knowledge for other subspecialty training recognized
  • The combined or coordinated programs happen to be eliminated.  No new residents may enter a combined/coordinated program after This summer 1, 2015.



  • The Board requires no less than three years of Cosmetic Surgery Training, and also the final year should be at the amount of senior responsibility.
  • Effective This summer 1, 2014, all three years of the Independent Program should be finished in exactly the same institution. 
  • Cosmetic Surgery Training should be acquired either in the U.S. or Canada. 
  • The Board recognizes individuals programs within the U.S. authorized by the Residency Review Committee for Cosmetic Surgery (RRC-PS) and accredited through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and individuals programs authorized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
  • See detailed Training Requirements 
  • See also Residents who complete cosmetic surgery learning Canada.


    • www.ama-assn.org
      Ama (AMA)
    • www.acaplasticsurgeons.org
      American Council of educational Cosmetic Surgeons (ACAPS)
    • www.acgme.org
      The Residency Review Committee (RRC) for Cosmetic Surgery
    • www.sfmatch.org
      Cosmetic Surgery Matching Program (PSMP)
    • www.nrmp.org
      National Residency Match Program (NRMP)
    • www.aamc.org/services/eras
      Association of yankee Medical Colleges Electronic Residency Application Service
    • www.ecfmg.org
      Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) 

    Resourse: https://abplasticsurgery.org/residents/training-needs/

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