ORS 800 Introduction to Orthopaedics, 4 credits

The goal of this 4-week rotation is to advance the student’s ability to evaluate and treat musculoskeletal conditions. This course will build on the preclinical education on musculoskeletal anatomy and pathophysiology from the first-year anatomy and second-year musculoskeletal modules. Students will be active in patient care in the office and operating rooms. Students on this rotation will participate in a range of didactic, hands on cadaveric and simulation sessions to increase their knowledge base and technical skills.

Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4

Modules: H-K (Spring) Blocks: Blocks 3A to 4A (Spring)

Number of students:  6 (Spring)

Course Director: Thomas R. Duquin, MD

Course Coordinator: Tammy Smith, C-TAGME