Orthopaedic Surgery

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M95/8991  Orthopaedic Surgery Externship

Flexible scheduling is available for this externship.

Students rotate on Orthopaedic Services in four-week blocks. During their rotations students are assigned to two different services for two weeks each. Some sub-specialties that students may rotate on include sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, musculoskeletal oncology, adult reconstructive surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, shoulder and elbow, and spine.

Schedule of Elective Intervals
Weeks 1-4: June 20, 2016 -July 17, 2016
5-8: July 18, 2016 – August 14, 2016
9-12: August 15, 2016 – September 11, 2016
13-16: September 12, 2016 – October 9, 2016
17-20: October 10, 2016 – November 6, 2016
21-24: November 7, 2016 – December 4, 2016
25-28: December 5, 2016 – January 15, 2017
29-32: January 16, 2017 – February 12, 2017
33-36: February 13, 2017 – March 12, 2017
37-40: March 13, 2017 – April 9, 2017
41-44: April 10, 2017 – May 7, 2017

Student Time Distribution
Inpatient 48%; Outpatient 47%; Conferences/ Lectures 5%; Subspecialty Care 100%

Major Teaching Responsibility
Faculty attendings and resident mentors

Patients Seen/Weekly
Varies

On Call / Weekend Responsibility
Varies — generally one weekend call and two weekday calls during the rotation.