The Orthopaedics Physician Assistant Residency provides a comprehensive and collaborative learning experience for its residents while also providing excellent, whole person care to its patients. As a resident in our program, you’ll enjoy a highly supportive learning environment where your academic and professional growth are a top priority.

Quick Facts

PAs selected each year
Month program, with one month of orientation
Core disciplines with 16 attendings and 25 residents

Why Choose Us

  • A foundation for your future: In preparation for your transition into an orthopaedic surgery career, we provide a well-balanced, comprehensive foundation in multiple orthopaedic disciplines.
  • Train in various settings: You’ll get hands-on experience with surgeons and clinicians and have access to the full range of required clinical experiences at nearby facilities — primarily at our Medical Center and clinics.
  • Nurturing your education: Our program offers a wealth of educational and clinical resources. Clinical faculty in each specialty dedicate themselves to the education of our residents.
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Profile image of Thomas Donaldson, MD
“Our residents experience the benefits of faculty mentorship, including early operative exposure and a balanced didactic and hands-on curriculum. Our faculty prepares you for excellence in patient care, service to others, leadership, and lifelong learning.”

What our leadership is saying

Michael S. Baldwin, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ

Director, Orthopaedic PA Residency Program

Our program is fast paced, exciting and challenging — you can expect to be challenged in the same training scenarios as orthopaedic surgeons. Upon completion of the residency, you will be well prepared for any orthopaedic experience thereafter.

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