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Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Steven L Frick, MD

Number of Residents:

15

Number of Staff:

35

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Sherry Weeks

Address:

Carolinas Medical Center
PO Box 32861 Suite 300
1025 Morehead Medical Dr

City:

Charlotte

State/Province:

North Carolina

Zip/Postal code

28232

Phone:

Fax:

(704) 334-2177

Email:

sherill.weeks@carolinashealthcare.org

Website:

http://www.carolinasmedicalcenter.org

Program Highlights

  • One-on-one instruction
  • Clinic assignments based on current rotation
  • Extensive operating room experience
  • Two research projects required, one each in PGY-3 and PGY-5
  • Educational experience
    • Twice-weekly core curriculum
    • Weekly trauma conference, Grand Rounds, journal club
    • Weekly anatomy/surgical skills
    • Monthly M&M conference
  • One instructional meeting per year
    • PGY-1: Orthotics and Prosthetics Course in Chicago (often also attend Southeastern Fracture Consortium meeting)
    • PGY-2: Orthopaedic Trauma Association Residents Fracture Course
    • PGY-3: Pediatric Review Course, Montreal
    • PGY-4: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
    • PGY-5: Residents' Board Review Course

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Orthopaedics, trauma surgery, intensive care, emergency medicine, plastic surgery, internal medicine, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery
  • PGY-2: Pediatric orthopaedics, trauma, spine, sports, foot/ankle
  • PGY-3: Adult reconstruction, trauma, tumor, hand, pediatrics
  • PGY-4: Pediatrics, hand, sports, foot/ankle, spine, adult reconstruction
  • PGY-5: Chief Resident, trauma, adult reconstruction, tumor, sports

Program Hospitals

  • Carolinas Medical Center - Charlotte, NC
  • Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy - Charlotte, NC



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