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University of Colorado Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Colorado Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Michael R Dayton, MD

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

33

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Robin Irwin, BA

Address:

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
MS B202 Rm 4612
12631 E 17th Ave

City:

Aurora

State/Province:

Colorado

Zip/Postal code

80045

Phone:

(303) 724-2961

Fax:

(303) 724-2978

Email:

robin.irwin@ucdenver.edu

Website:

http://www.medschool.ucdenver.edu/ortho

Program Highlights

  • Four PGY I openings per year
  • Integrated 5-year training program in inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and operative orthopaedic procedures
  • Training in several Denver metropolitan hospitals

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY I: Rotating surgical internship; surgery, surgical subspecialties, and medicine
  • PGY II: Basic operative and diagnostic skills, particularly in trauma and adult orthopaedics
  • PGY III: Refine surgical skills while focusing on the upper extremities, oncology, and adult reconstruction
  • PGY IV: Pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, and spine surgery
  • PGY V: Chief resident year emphasizing leadership, organization of services, teaching, advanced surgical techniques, trauma, and adult reconstruction

Program Hospitals

  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine - Aurora, CO
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Denver) - Denver, CO
  • University of Colorado Hospital - Aurora, CO
  • Denver Health Medical Center - Denver, CO
  • Children's Hospital - Denver, CO



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