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Boston University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Boston University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Paul Tornetta, III, MD

Number of Residents:

25

Number of Staff:

46

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Lynnette St. Louis

Address:

Boston University Medical Center
Dowling 2 North
850 Harrison Ave

City:

Boston

State/Province:

Massachusetts

Zip/Postal code

02118

Phone:

(617) 638-8934

Fax:

(617) 414-4003

Email:

ptornetta@pol.net

Website:

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/orthopaedics

Program Highlights

  • One 6-year research position offered per year
    • Dedicated year of basic science research between PGY-2 and PGY-3
    • Complete 2 manuscripts for publication and present research at conferences
  • 10 hours per week dedicated to didactic conferences
    • Grand Rounds
    • Anatomy
    • Sports medicine
    • Adult reconstruction
    • Basic science
    • Pathology
    • Lecture series by Dr. Robert E. Leach
    • Foot and ankle
    • Hand
    • Trauma
    • Spine
    • Pediatrics
    • Daily board rounds
    • Monthly journal club
    • Monthly hands-on bioskills lab

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, trauma, critical care, radiology, emergency medicine, anesthesia, vascular surgery
  • PGY-2: Fracture, foot/ankle, pediatrics, hand, orthopaedic oncology
  • PGY-3: Pediatrics, sports medicine, fracture, reconstruction
  • PGY-4: Pediatrics, VA, general, sports, hand, spine
  • PGY-5: Lahey Clinic, fracture, pediatrics, hand, reconstruction, sports

Program Hospitals

  • Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Springfield) - Springfield, MA
  • Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Boston) - Boston, MA
  • Lahey Clinic - Burlington, MA



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