Our curriculum will help you fully develop your clinical care abilities, research expertise, professionalism, leadership skills and knowledge about the full spectrum of conditions and injuries you will encounter as a specialist in orthopaedics.
We have the data to show that our curriculum can carefully and thoroughly prepare you for the Orthopaedic in Training Exam (OITE) and Board exams. We’re proud to report that our residency program scored in the 91st percentile for the 2022 OITE.
The OITE is an exam administered by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Residents must take it to asses their grasp of established principles, procedures and treatment modalities. Therefore, it’s critical that you perform well on it. Rest assured, our training will instill the knowledge you need.
Learn about the skills you will develop as you progress through our program:
In your first two years of our residency, you’ll develop skills that create a solid foundation for your academic or clinical career in orthopaedics.
As a first- and second-year resident, you can expect that our expert faculty will teach you to:
During these years, you will gain early experience both in the emergency room and in the operating room. In your second year, we’ll introduce you to orthopaedic research by helping you develop a research project.
In your third and fourth years of our program, we’ll help you focus on working toward becoming an independent practitioner.
You can expect to:
By the end of your fourth year, you will have been exposed to every orthopaedic subspecialty. Also by then, we’ll have ensured that you’ve established important relationships with the faculty in order to secure a rich fellowship or rewarding practitioner position.
You will be exposed to every facet of orthopaedics by the time you reach your fifth year. This will be a year full of heavy surgical experience, and it’s the year you will spend:
Find out more about the wide variety of rotations you’ll undertake and the supplementary meetings and conferences you’ll participate in as an orthopaedics resident: