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Howard University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Howard University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Terry L Thompson, MD

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

20

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Terry L Thompson, MD

Address:

Howard University Hospital
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2041 Georgia Ave NW

City:

Washington

State/Province:

District of Columbia

Zip/Postal code

20060

Phone:

(202) 865-1182

Fax:

(202) 865-4904

Email:

tthompson@howard.edu

Website:

http://www.huhos.org/

Program Highlights

  • Rotations through six fully accredited affiliated hospitals
  • Rotations through the attendings' offices, providing:
    • Total patient care from preoperative planning to postoperative care to rehabilitation
    • Nonsurgical aspects of orthopedic care
  • Core Curriculum & Conferences
    • Didatic lectures – Monday and Friday weekly
    • Anatomy – Wednesday weekly in Spring
    • Grand Rounds – Wednesday weekly
    • Journal Club - Wednesday (monthly)
    • Hand Journal Club – Thursday (monthly)
    • Research Conference- Wednesday (monthly)

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Trauma, general surgery, orthopaedics, internal medicine, emergency medicine, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, surgical ICU
  • PGY-2 through PGY-5: 3-month block rotations through the affiliated hospitals:
    • PGY-2: Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Howard University Hospital, Research, Providence Hospital
    • PGY-3: Providence Hospital, Children’s National Medical Center – Pediatrics, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Howard University Hospital
    • PGY-4: Washington Hospital Center – Musculoskeletal Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University – Spine, Children’s National Medical Center – Pediatrics, Howard University Hospital
    • PGY-5: Howard University Hospital (6 months), Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Providence Hospital

Program Hospitals

  • Howard University Hospital - Washington, DC
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine - Richmond, VA
  • Washington Hospital Center - Washington, DC
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Washington DC) - Washington, DC
  • Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC
  • Providence Hospital - Washington, DC



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