Education and Training
Residents develop their microsurgical skills during this week-long course featuring rat artery/vein models
During this week-long course, residents focus on basic anatomy, flap anatomy, and other surgical approaches and techniques
To develop their aesthetic skills, UMass PRS residents also take human figure drawing courses at the Worcester Art Museum.
International Travel Program
Senior residents travel to Ecuador for additional experience in the surgical treatment of patients with cleft lip and palate and other congenital deformities. The UMass Division of Plastic Surgery has been traveling to Ecuador since 1991, with week-long trips planned to Salinas and Latacunga. One week trips are made twice per year approximately six months apart.