Stanford University Medical Center is a teaching hospital, and the Stanford University School of Medicine is committed to the education and training of tomorrow's doctors and biomedical scientists. Our educational programs in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery impart outstanding clinical skills as well as deep commitment to academic and research pursuits. Our curriculum fosters the development of leadership abilities in clinical practice while encouraging teaching and research in basic, clinical, and social medicine.

Educational opportunities provided and supported by the Division include:

• A seven-year residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• One-year fellowships or clinical instructorships in Craniofacial Surgery, Microsurgery, Hand Surgery, and Oral Medicine and Surgery
• Clerkships for medical school students
• A Grand Rounds conference series and special lecture series, for the benefit of students, residents, faculty, and physicians in the community.
• An annual review course for recent Residents and new faculty entering the field.
• Support for undergraduate and graduate courses taught by faculty in the Department of Surgery, including an undergraduate course in International Health Opportunities.
• Occasional lectures and presentations offered by our faculty for doctors and others in the regional community interested in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Sabine Girod, Associate Professor, instructs Plastic Surgery Residents in a Head and Neck Anatomy Lab.