Our curriculum is structured in accordance with the Residency Review Committee requirements.
Residents participate in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopaedic problems, with progressive responsibility through the five years of training.
|Ortho Intern Skills||Ortho Trauma||Spine||Hand||Admin Chief|
|Gen. Surgery- Trauma||Night Float||Spine||Hand||Admin Chief|
|Radiology||Joint||Sports||Foot & Ankle||Ortho Trauma|
|Plastic Surgery||Ortho Trauma||Research||Foot & Ankle||Ortho Trauma|
|Ortho||Night Float||Oncology||General Ortho||Ortho Trauma|
|Vascular Surgery||Spine||Oncology||General Ortho||Choice|
|Ortho||Night Float||Foot & Ankle
|Ortho||Ortho Trauma||Pediatric||Shoulder||Pediatric Ortho|
|Pediatric Ortho||Pediatric Ortho||Choice||Research||General Ortho|
In the first year of training, residents rotate through many of the surgical disciplines. The first month is a dedicated skills month facilitated at Summa's Simulation Center by chief residents and faculty.
There are three months of night float and three months on the trauma service which includes covering all trauma and call responsibilities during the day and surgical experience with the orthopaedic trauma team. The rest of the months are on-service learning orthopaedics.
There is a two-month dedicated research rotation split between PGY-III and IV in which residents have the opportunity to gain research experience in both basic science and/or clinical research projects. We have dedicated Research Director and Committee to help guide and support you throughout the process from project design to grant acquisition and regulatory requirements.
A one-month elective period is offered in which the resident can spend time at other institutions for in-depth study in areas of special interest for fellowship.
Administrative duties include preparation of the monthly call schedule and assignment of surgical cases. Academic responsibilities include arranging the clinical conference schedule and presenting Grand Rounds.