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 oncology, 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.