On June 29, 2012, Dr. Keith Jeffords attended the Inaurguration of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgfh. The weekend started with the Residents' Research Day at the University Club. The inauguaral ceremony took place at the Cathedral of Learning with a formal reception following at Carnegie Music Hall. There were over 100 former plastic surgery residents in attendance of the 320 alumni. The weekend's activities concluded with the black tie dinner at the Fox Chapel Golf Club and graduation of the 2012 residents.
Pitt Plastic Surgery has been a division of the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Surgery since the early 1940s. The residency program selected its first resident in 1948. It is the largest Plastic Surgery residency program in the United States and one of the most prestigious.
(L-R) Dr. Brian Heil, Dr. Oz Acarturk, Dr. Christine DiEduardo, Dr. William Futrell (former Chairman), Dr. Keith Jeffords, and Dr. Sandeep Kathju
(L-R). Dr. Sandeep Kathju, Dr. Keith Jeffords, Dr. Oz Acarturk, Dr. Ernest Manders (former Program Director), and Dr. Kenneth Shestak (former Acting Chairman).