Program Overview

Year 1

PGY-I residents spend one-month rotations on general trauma surgery, vascular surgery, orthopaedic medicine consult, plastic surgery, radiology, surgical intensive care unit, orthopaedic bioskills, orthopaedic hand & upper extremity, general orthopaedics at the VA medical center, pediatric orthopaedics, and two months of the adult orthopaedic/trauma surgery


Year 2

PGY-II residents spend 10 weeks each on the orthopaedic trauma service, pediatric orthopaedic service, hand and upper extremity service, sports medicine service and adult reconstruction service.


Year 3

PGY-III residents spend 10 weeks each on the oncology service, foot and ankle service, spine service, and 20 weeks (2 separate 10 week rotations) at the VA medical center.


Year 4

PGY-IV residents spend 10 weeks each on the orthopaedic trauma service, pediatric orthopaedic service, hand and upper extremity service, and an elective rotation at a local private hospital of their choice.


Year 5

PGY-V residents spend 10 weeks each on the orthopaedic trauma service, the pediatric orthopaedic service, the VA medical center, sports medicine service, and an elective rotation at a local private hospital of their choice.