Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship

Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship

The Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, BWH, is a unique 1-year fellowship designed to train plastic surgeons in advanced, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to complex traumatic injuries including microsurgery.

Fellows will gain proficiency and independence with complex local tissue flaps, free tissue transfer, delayed reconstruction and flap refinements. Fellows will be exposed to a variety of clinical areas that affect trauma patients including craniofacial surgery, lower extremity reconstruction microsurgery and abdominal wall reconstruction. Participation in clinical research will comprise roughly the first half of the fellowship, with a goal of pursuing an academic career.

In addition to operative exposure within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at BWH, fellows will have apprenticeships with 3-4 key faculty.


Candidates must complete an ACGME credited plastic surgery residency and be board-eligible or certified in plastic surgery. Verification that the selected applicant is legally authorized to work in United States will be required upon hire.

How To Apply:

Applications for August 2020 should include:

  • CV
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Current and former program director's recommendations
  • In-service exam scores
  • Other letters of reference
  • Personal statement

Zoom interviews will be offered in June 2020. Materials and inquiries may be sent to Christian E. Sampson, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Plastic Surgery, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115 or [email protected]

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    May 29, 2020

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    Boston, Massachusetts

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