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Research Opportunities

The Department of Plastic Surgery is seeking qualified medical students and fellows interested in experiencing clinical research within our department over the course of a year.  All aspects of plastic surgery are being investigated including outcomes in breast reconstruction, migraine headaches, hand surgery, noninvasive assessment of facial aging, wound healing, pediatric craniofacial surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, facial reanimation and aesthetic surgery.

Those interested should send their CV to Shai Rozen, M.D., Director of Research Plastic Surgery via

1 Year Research Opportunity

There will be 3 – 5 funded research positions per year in the UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery.

Application Process and Timeline

  • Application and instructions can be found here.
  • Applications will close December 1 for positions that start the following July/August.
  • Applications and a CV should be submitted by to Debby Noble.
  • Interviews with faculty via phone, skype or in person (if local) will be scheduled for January – February.
  • Positions will be offered by March 1.
  • Those applicants accepted to the positions will begin the research year in July/August.