Residency

General Surgery

The UCLA Department of Surgery is dedicated to training the surgical leaders of the future. We target the top 10% of academically-minded applicants and bring our residents through a structured educational program that maximizes their opportunities for post-residency training and all career models in surgery.
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Plastic Surgery

The UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is pleased to announce that the ACGME has approved its application to transition from a three-year independent residency program to a six-year integrated program, with an approved complement of three residents per year, beginning in July 2013.
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Thoracic Surgery

Graduates of our program have met great success in academic and community practice settings. The superb training at UCLA has allowed our trainees to perform both routine and complex cases safely, which has furthered our reputation as a premier traditional training program.
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Vascular Surgery

The primary goal of the UCLA Vascular Surgery Residency Program is to prepare the trainee to function as a specialist in vascular disease management, including the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of vascular disease; treatment  encompasses medical, open, and endovascular surgery. A competent resident must have a dedication to self-study and lifelong learning. The residency experience is designed to promote a fundamental understanding of vascular disease that encourages professional growth as a practitioner of vascular medicine, vascular surgery, and endovascular therapy.
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