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Dalhousie University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Dalhousie University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Dr. William Oxner

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

19

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

Program Contact Information

Name:

Lesli Smith

Address:

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Halifax Infirmary, Room 4881
1796 Summer Street

City:

Halifax

State/Province:

Nova Scotia

Zip/Postal code

B3H 3A7

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

lesli.smith@dal.ca

Website:

http://orthopaedic.medicine.dal.ca/

Program Highlights

  • Academics
    • Half-day weekly dedicated to academics
    • Two-year curriculum rotation
  • Research
    • Two rotations totalling 5 months in PGY-1 and PGY-2
    • Lab staffed with 2 MD/PhDs to coordinate research
    • Research topics cover GAIT Belt, RSA studies, outcomes studies, access to care research, bio-medical research, trauma research, sports medicine research, basic science research

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Orthopaedics, pediatric orthopaedics, research, neurosurgery, emergency, anesthesia, rheumatology, geriatrics
  • PGY-2: Vascular surgery, research, plastic surgery, surgical intensive care, orthopaedics
  • PGY-3, PGY-4, PGY-5: Rotate through trauma, pediatric, spine, upper extremity, foot and ankle, arthroplasty, tumor, general orthopaedics, sports

Program Hospitals

  • New Halifax Infirmary
  • IWK Grace Health Center for Women and Children



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