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Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Eric A Williams, MD

Number of Residents:

10

Number of Staff:

12

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Stella M Pietrzak

Address:

Albert Einstein Medical Center
Willowcrest 4
5501 Old York Rd

City:

Philadelphia

State/Province:

Pennsylvania

Zip/Postal code

19141-3098

Phone:

(215) 456-6051

Fax:

(215) 324-2426

Email:

pietrzas@einstein.edu

Website:

http://einstein.edu

Program Highlights

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Residents ranked nationally in the 98th percentile on their 2011 Orthopedic In-Training Examination; residents have ranked nationally over 90% in 7 of the last 11 years
  • Mentorship program allows one-on-one training
  • Wide-ranging experience in outpatient clinics, inpatient (including private office practice), operating room, emergency department
  • Faculty expertise in:
    • Rheumatology
    • Reconstructive surgery for arthritis
    • Foot and ankle surgery
    • Hand surgery
    • Pediatric orthopedic surgery
    • Spinal surgery
    • Biomechanics
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Arthroscopy and sports medicine
    • Shoulder and elbow surgery
    • Joint replacement
    • Orthopedic trauma
    • Geriatrics
    • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Conferences:
    • Daily fracture conference
    • Daily resident didactic reading conference (4x per week)
    • Weekly teaching faculty didactic conference
    • Weekly bioskills
    • Weekly anatomy lecture
    • Monthly journal club
    • Weekly Grand Rounds
  • Research
    • Two projects of publication quality required
    • Dedicated research rotations in PGY-2 and PGY-4

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: General surgery, trauma, plastic surgery/burn, anesthesia, ICU, neurosurgery, pediatrics, orthopaedic surgery
  • PGY-2: Bone, hand, neuromuscular, spine, research, night float
  • PGY-3: Spine, joint, bone, sports, hand, neuromuscular, night float
  • PGY-4: Pediatric, trauma, research, sports, joints, night float
  • PGY-5: Joints, neuromuscular, hand, spine, sports, elective

Program Hospitals

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center - Philadelphia, PA
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Philadelphia) - Philadelphia, PA
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center - Philadelphia, PA
  • Montgomery Hospital - Norristown, PA
  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children (Tenet Health System) - Philadelphia, PA



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