Electives

ORTHO 730 - Adult Orthopaedic Surgery Elective or Acting Internship

 

Credits: 5 credits

 

Program Directors:

  • Edward J. Fox, M.D.

 

When Offered:

All Rotations

 

Length Of Course:

1 Month

 

Description:

The elective is offered to provide students an in-depth experience in orthopaedics. During the one-month rotation, students spend two weeks on each of two primary orthopaedic services, including adult reconstruction, foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity, pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, spine, or trauma. Students may choose which two services in which to participate, and are encouraged to participate in all aspects of patient care including the outpatient clinic, operating room, and in-patient services. Student responsibility is that of a junior house officer with appropriate supervision and it is expected that students will round with his/her team and attend daily orthopaedic teaching conferences with the house staff.