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University of California San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of California San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Thomas Vail, MD

Number of Residents:

30

Number of Staff:

39

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Nicola Sequeira, MPA

Address:

UCSF Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery MU320W
500 Parnassus Ave

City:

San Francisco

State/Province:

California

Zip/Postal code

94143-0728

Phone:

(415) 476-6043

Fax:

(415) 476-1304

Email:

sequeiran@orthosurg.ucsf.edu

Website:

http://orthosurg.ucsf.edu/education/residency-program

Program Highlights

  • Special tracks
    • One resident per year follows an academic track including a further year of full-time clinical or laboratory research
    • One resident per year follows a Global Health Scholars track including formal didactics on public health
  • Month-long overseas global health rotation during the fourth year of training
  • UCSF Orthopaedics ranks among top 10 in NIH grant funding for research

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Program Curriculum

  • R1: Orthopaedic trauma, pediatric orthopaedics, musculoskeletal radiology, plastics and hand surgery, neurosurgery, trauma and general surgery, vascular surgery, surgical ICU, anesthesia, rehabilitation
  • R2: Spine, hand, orthopaedic trauma, foot and ankle, arthroplasty, sports and shoulder surgery
  • R3: Musculoskeletal oncology, spine, pediatrics, arthroplasty & general orthopaedic surgery, trauma
  • R4: Elective orthopaedic surgery, pediatric orthopaedic surgery, trauma, sports and shoulder surgery
  • R5: Arthroplasty and general orthopaedic surgery, general orthopaedic surgery, arthroplasty, trauma, foot and ankle surgery, sports and shoulder surgery

Program Hospitals

  • University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine - San Francisco, CA
  • Children's Hospital-Oakland - Oakland, CA
  • UCSF and Mount Zion Medical Centers - San Francisco, CA
  • California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Sacramento) - Sacramento, CA
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (San Francisco) - San Francisco, CA



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