Residency Program

Ortho residents skills lab

The department offers a five-year integrated clinical program for postgraduate trainees, in which interns and residents participate simultaneously in inpatient and outpatient care, surgery, and sciences related to the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Trainees enter this program directly from medical school through the National Residency Matching Program. 

During the first year, trainees gain experience not only in clinical orthopedics but also in surgical specialties, intensive care, radiology, and surgical skills.

During years two through five, residents gain experience in the diagnosis and management of adult and pediatric orthopedic disorders, including joint reconstruction; trauma, including multisystem trauma; surgery of the spine, including disk surgery, spinal trauma and deformities; hand and foot surgeries; athletic injuries and orthopedic rehabilitation; orthopedic oncology, including metastatic disease; and amputations as well as postamputation care and nonoperative outpatient diagnosis and care, including all orthopedic anatomic areas.

Please visit our residency program website for more detailed information.

For more information on how to obtain an orthopedic residency, please visit the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website.