Medical Student Rotations

PGY-1

2 Adult Reconstruction
1 Spine
1 Ortho Night Float
1 Sports Medicine
1 Ortho trauma
1 Plastics
1 Vascular surgery
1 Internal Medicine
1 ICU
1 MSK Radiology
1 Trauma Surgery

First-year didactic responsibilities will induce lectures while on Orthopedic service and introduction to research and medical critique. Clinical skills that you'll conquer as a PGY-1 include casting, joint injections, Orthopedic radiology and basics of Orthopedic Surgery.

PGY-2

4 Sports Medicine
3 General Orthopedic
2 Adult Reconstruction
2 Spine
1 Ortho Trauma

In PGY-2, residents will complete pre and postoperative care from ER and Orthopedic clinic patients, master x-ray techniques and participate in surgical cases. Didactics during second year include weekly lectures, Journal Club and monthly Morbidity and Mortality review.

PGY-3

4 Peds Ortho
3 Sports Medicine
2 General Ortho
1 Spine
1 Adult Reconstruction
1 Ortho Trauma

Third-year residents will begin operative care of surgical cases and continue to participate in Orthopedic clinic, developing panel of clinic patients and to work on ER and other outpatient cases. Third-year residents also continue with didactics.

PGY-4

3 Hand
3 Foot
3 Electives
1 Oncology
1 General Ortho
1 Research

In fourth year, you'll continue operative care, case management and didactics, while providing supervisory help to first-year residents, students and interns.

PGY-5

5 General Ortho
2 Sports Medicine
2 Adult Reconstruction
1 Ortho Trauma
1 Spine
1 Research

During PGY-5, all previous Orthopedic resident responsibilities will remain and you will develop more personal administrative skills during your final year. The last 6 months of the program will be spent at the primary Orthopedic training center.