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Brown University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Brown University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Christopher DiGiovanni, MD

Number of Residents:

36 (6 per year)

Number of Staff:

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

6

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Suzanne Swanson

Address:

Rhode Island Hospital
Department of Orthopaedics
593 Eddy St

City:

Providence

State/Province:

Rhode Island

Zip/Postal code

02903

Phone:

(401) 444-4030

Fax:

(401) 444-6182

Email:

sswanson@lifespan.org

Website:

http://biomed.brown.edu/Medicine_Departments/ORTHOPAEDICS/

Program Highlights

  • 5-year program followed by 1 year as Junior Attending
  • Research fully integrated into program, culminating in publishable paper
    • 2-month rotation PGY-4
    • 2-month rotation PGY-5
    • 6-month rotation PGY-6
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    • Only Level 1 trauma center in Rhode Island
    • Only children's hospital in Rhode Island
  • Comprehensive program covering:
    • Adult orthopaedics
    • Children's orthopaedics
    • Skeletal trauma
    • Sports medicine
    • Spine injuries and deformities
    • Hand and microvascular surgery
    • Orthopaedic oncology

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Surgical internship-orthopaedics, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, radiology, pediatric, plastic surgery, trauma intensive care, emergenc medicine, general surgery
  • PGY-2: Hand and microvascular surgery, trauma, adult care, VA, pediatric
  • PGY-3: Trauma, adult, sports medicine, shoulder, spine, pediatric ambulatory
  • PGY-4: Foot & ankle, hand, pediatric, sports medicine, research, shoulder
  • PGY-5: Chief Resident, VA, trauma, spine, research, adult reconstruction, tumor
  • PGY-6: Junior Attending, 6 months research

Program Hospitals

  • Rhode Island Hospital-Lifespan - Providence, RI
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Providence) - Providence, RI
  • Miriam Hospital-Lifespan - Providence, RI



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