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The Independent Plastic Surgery training Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is an ACGME accredited independent program that has one trainee in each year of the three years. The program is designed to broadly educate trainees in the art and science of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and to development highly competent, inquisitive and responsible Plastic Surgeons. The training curriculum has been constructed to provide the skills to be successful in any type of practice that you decide to pursue.

Independent format eligibility - after successful completion of one of an ACGME-accredited Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, or Urology residency.

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Sara Nordman
Education Administrator

Department of Surgery
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242