Learn to provide care for orthopaedic trauma patients and gain familiarity with life-saving measures, critical care, surgery and rehabilitation.
Our adult reconstruction and trauma rotation will develop your ability to treat all musculoskeletal fractures, traumatic injuries and related complications.
You will gain experience in settings including:
As part of a resident team — with the guidance of your supervising attending physician — you’ll gain experience performing:
You’ll learn to treat injuries ranging from simple fractures to the most severe cases of multiple trauma.
In addition to orthopaedic trauma care, our rotation covers adult lower extremity reconstruction, including primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction.
Our expert faculty members will help you deepen your knowledge of:
You’ll develop the skills you need to formulate treatment plans for straightforward musculoskeletal conditions of the lower extremities and complex arthritic problems.
You’ll take on responsibilities as you progress through the rotation and build experience. You can expect to perform preoperative consultations and participate in surgical procedures. You’ll also deepen your knowledge of postoperative patient management.
Second-year residents: 10-12 weeks
Fifth-year residents: 10-12 weeks
You may see patients with conditions including: