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University of Michigan Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Michigan Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Paul Dougherty, MD

Number of Residents:

6 per year

Number of Staff:

35

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5 years

Start Dates:

July 1

Program Contact Information

Name:

Kelly Fearer

Address:

University of Michigan Hospitals
2912 Taubman Center SPC 5328
1500 E Medical Center Dr

City:

Ann Arbor

State/Province:

Michigan

Zip/Postal code

48109

Phone:

Tel: 734-232-6343

Fax:

Fax: 734-647-3125

Email:

E-mail: kfearer@umich.edu

Website:

http://www.med.umich.edu/ortho/edu/res.htm

Program Highlights

  • Didactic program
    • Daily subspecialty conferences
    • Weekly Grand Rounds
    • Monthly anatomy lab
    • Daily triage conference
    • Monthly journal club
    • 8 special conferences each year
  • Educational benefits
    • Education stipend for book and/or equipment purchases
    • Laptop provided PGY-2 through PGY-5
    • Yearly conference
    • Subscriptions provided to several journals
  • PGY-3 through PGY-5 provide coverage for University sports team events

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Ortho joint, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, radiology, trauma burn, pediatric surgery, anesthesiology, rheumatology, ortho trauma, surgical oncology
  • PGY-2: Sports medicine, VA, spine, adult reconstruction, pediatric orthopaedics, ortho trauma
  • PGY-3: Foot and ankle, pediatric, trauma, sports, trauma, hand
  • PGY-4: Tumor, sports, pediatric, spine, anatomy and research, adult reconstruction
  • PGY-5: Hand, adult reconstruction, sports, VA, pediatric, trauma

Program Hospitals

  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Ann Arbor) - Ann Arbor, MI
  • St Joseph Mercy Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI



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