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Application Process


The Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is approved for four positions each academic year.


Qualified applicants must be eligible to graduate from medical school and must have passed Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) board exams before enrolling in the Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency at Mayo Clinic.

Applicants to the Plastic Surgery Residency must have received an M.D. or D.O. degree from an institution accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or American Osteopathic Association. Graduates of medical schools from countries other than the U.S. or Canada must present evidence of final certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

The Plastic Surgery Residency participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

How to apply

You must apply through the Plastic Surgery Common Application (PSCA) and adhere to those deadlines.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the PSCA website.
  2. All appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates must register through the NRMP website.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education