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University of Vermont Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Vermont Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Suzanne E Ames, MD

Number of Residents:

15

Number of Staff:

23

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Melissa K Gara

Address:

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Stafford Hall 4th Floor
95 Carrigan Dr

City:

Burlington

State/Province:

Vermont

Zip/Postal code

05405-0084

Phone:

(802) 656-2250

Fax:

(802) 656-4247

Email:

melissa.kretmar@uvm.edu

Website:

http://www.uvm.edu/~ortho/

Program Highlights

  • Didactic teaching program
    • Basic science and resident teaching 3x per week
    • Weekly Grand Rounds
    • Weekly radiology conference
    • Weekly specialty journal clubs
    • Monthly journal club
    • Visiting professor lectures
  • All residents attend at least one national conference
    • PGY-2: Orthopaedic Trauma Association Trauma Course
    • PGY-3: St. Justine Pediatric Orthopaedic Course in Montreal and Boston Pathology Course
    • PGY-4: University of Florida Orthopaedic Pathology Course
    • PGY-5: Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting, and Maine Orthopaedic Review Course
  • 4 months dedicated research time
  • Rotations
    • Trauma
    • Sports
    • Spine
    • Pediatrics
    • Laboratory (basic science/clinical research)
    • Emergency department
    • Reconstruction
    • Hand
    • Foot

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: General surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, surgical intensive care, emergency department, orthopaedics
  • PGY-2: Trauma, emergency room, joint reconstruction, hand
  • PGY-3: Research, sports medicine, spine, hand
  • PGY-4: Hand, microvascular surgery, trauma, spine, pediatric orthopaedics
  • PGY-5: Sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint reconstruction, trauma, spine

Program Hospitals

  • Fletcher Allen Health Care - Burlington, VT



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