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University of British Columbia Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of British Columbia Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Henry M. Broekhuyse, MD

Number of Residents:

28

Number of Staff:

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

Program Contact Information

Name:

Elizabeth Denton

Address:

UBC Department of Orthopaedics
3114 - 910 West 10th Avenue

City:

Vancouver

State/Province:

British Columbia

Zip/Postal code

V5Z 4E3

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

elizabeth.denton@vch.ca

Website:

http://www.orthosurgery.ubc.ca/

Program Highlights

  • Preceptor-based training model
  • Divisions
    • Arthroscopic, reconstructive surgery and joint preservation
    • Comprehensive orthopaedics
    • Distal extremities
    • Lower limb reconstruction and oncology
    • Paediatric orthopaedics
    • Spine
    • Trauma
  • Academic
    • Weekly half-day lecture and seminar sessions
    • Daily teaching rounds
    • Weekly subspecialty rounds
    • Weekly training sessions
    • Journal club
    • Summer anatomy/dissection sessions
  • Two research project required, with presentation at end of PGY-3 and PGY-5

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1 and PGY-2: General surgery, trauma surgery, CTU, CCU, emergency, plastics, vascular, ICU, spine, paediatric orthopaedics
  • PGY-3 through PGY-5: General orthopaedics, orthopaedic trauma, reconstructive orthopedics, paediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic oncology, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, athletic injuries, upper extremity orthopaedics, elective

Program Hospitals

  • Vancouver Hospital
  • Royal Columbian Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • St Paul's Hospital
  • Eagle Ridge Hospital
  • Burnaby General Hospital
  • Children's & Womens Health Centre of British Columbia
  • Prince George Regional Hospital
  • Victoria General Hospital
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital



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