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Rotation Schedule

The academic year consists of 13 blocks which are each four weeks in length. During the PGY-5 year, residents will spend time on services such as trauma, hand/UE, joints, general orthopedics and some possible electives.

Block PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 PGY-4 PGY-5
1 ICU Ortho General Pediatrics Level 1 Trauma Chief
2 Internal Medicine Ortho General Pediatrics Level 1 Trauma Chief
3 Emergency Medicine Ortho General Pediatrics Level 1 Trauma Chief
4 Plastic Surgery Adult Reconstructive Pediatrics
Level 1 Trauma
Chief
5 General/Vascular Surgery
Adult Reconstructive Spine/Neuro
Sports Medicine Chief
6 General/Vascular Surgery Sports Medicine Spine/Neuro Sports Medicine Chief
7 Orthopedic Surgery: Trauma Sports Medicine Spine/Neuro Adult Reconstructive Chief
8 Orthopedic Surgery: Joints Hand/UE Oncology Adult Reconstructive Chief
9 Orthopedic Surgery: Joints Hand/UE Oncology Adult Reconstructive Chief
10 Orthopedic Surgery: Hand/UE Local Trauma Pediatric Trauma Hand/UE Chief
11 Orthopedic Surgery: General Local Trauma Foot/Ankle Hand/UE Chief
12 Orthopedic Surgery: General Local Trauma Foot/Ankle Elective/Research Chief
13 MSK Radiology/Anesthesia Local Trauma Foot/Ankle Elective Chief
Courses ATLS AO Basic Course Arthrex Arthroscopy Course AOAO Annual Meeting  

 

Didactic Components

The clinical experience will be supplemented by a structured didactic program comprised of:

  • Orthopedic Fracture Conference
  • Orthopedic Book Review
  • OITE Review
  • Morning Report
  • MSK Conference
  • Anatomy Lab
  • Tumor Board
  • Journal Club
  • Grand Rounds
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • OMM Lectures and Workshops