Residents will receive $500 per year discretionary spending on plastic surgery educational items only- camera, books, loupes, etc.
The Division will provide financial support for conferences at which residents have an oral presentation, including travel, lodging for two nights, and food (limit $50/day). The Division will lend 50% financial support to a resident attending a conference with a poster presentation.
The Division will cover a maximum of two supported conferences per year, per resident.
Additional conferences can be attended using vacation time and personal funds.
The Division will cover tuition for the annual Duke Flap Course in addition to the above. Residents are encouraged to attend this course early in their second year.
All Plastic Surgery residents will receive ASPS membership, including a subscription to the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.