Our program offers a balanced didactic and hands-on curriculum. You develop confidence, self-reliance, and adaptability and graduate capable of providing orthopaedic care in any clinical setting.

As a resident, you will complete core manual skills labs such as suturing, casting/splinting, tissue compartment pressures, musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology reading, MRI interpretation, and fracture/dislocation reduction.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Six core disciplines: total joint arthroplasty, spine, sports, hand and upper extremity, pediatrics, and trauma
  • Six to eight week rotations with extra core rotations based on your career goals and interests
  • Multiple clinical training sites, including our Faculty Medical Group facilities, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Hospital
  • A certificate of added qualification (CAQ) may be attained based on your specialty experience
  • Regularly scheduled lectures, including grand rounds, conferences, journal club, case presentations, and rotation-specific lectures

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