This year, ACAPS is strongly encouraging all programs to use the Plastic Surgery Common Application (PSCA) for integrated residency applications. The PSCA is a FREE, plastic surgery-specific application crafted to both improve the residency application process and to decrease financial barriers to students. Although some plastic surgery programs still accept ERAS, Vanderbilt is only using the PSCA.  You may use this link to access the PSCA:

Upon accessing the application, you will be instructed to create a secure account and will be able to request letters of recommendation, transcripts, and MSPE (Dean's Letters) directly through the application portal. As in years prior the match will remain with National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).
Please direct any questions about the application to