To provide the opportunity for the student to become familiar with basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system, techniques of observation and physical exam, and treatment modalities by a family practitioner and techniques employed by the specialist.
During this elective, three weeks will be spent on the adult service and one week on the children's service.
The student will attend resident conferences and also daily learning experiences specifically designed for him/her.
He/she will be expected to scrub in surgery at least once daily and also work up one patient daily.
The student will gain experience in the evaluation of office orthopaedic problems in the outpatient clinic and private orthopaedic offices.
Subspecialty expertise is also available in hand, spine, rehabilitation and sports medicine and oncology.
Night Call/Special Requirements:
Night call is required every third night in the emergency room with the resident on call.
Scott D. Weiner, M.D., Chairman/Residency Director and Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, NEOMED