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University of Minnesota Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Minnesota Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Ann E Van Heest, MD

Number of Residents:

40

Number of Staff:

35

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Betsy Wehrwein

Address:

University of Minnesota Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery R200
2450 Riverside Ave

City:

Minneapolis

State/Province:

Michigan

Zip/Postal code

55454

Phone:

(612) 273-8043

Fax:

(612) 273-8099

Email:

wehrw005@umn.edu

Website:

http://www.ortho.umn.edu

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive general orthopaedics training in 6-month rotations during PGY-2 and PGY-3
  • Clinical Scientist Program - selected resident(s) participate in 2-year research program between PGY-1 and PGY-2
  • Weekly Grand Rounds and core curriculum lectures
  • Research project
    • PGY-2: Research methodology training and area of interest determined
    • PGY-3: Project identified and plan presented
    • PGY-4: 1/2-day per week for data collection and analysis
    • PGY-5: Project completed, manuscript submitted, presentation of project
    • $1,000 prize for best resident research project

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Anesthesia, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, plastics, pediatrics, SICU, TACS, vascular surgery
  • PGY-2/PGY-3: General orthopaedics, focusing on adult reconstruction, pediatrics, trauma
  • PGY-4: Foot, hand, spine, sports, tumor, fracture, reconstruction
  • PGY-5: Chief resident rotations, plus pediatric trauma, spine, sports

Program Hospitals

  • University of Minnesota Medical School - Minneapolis, MN
  • TRIA Orthopaedic Center - Bloomington, MN
  • Regions Hospital - St Paul, MN
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Minneapolis) - Minneapolis, MN
  • Gillette Children's Hospital - St Paul, MN
  • Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center-Division of Fairview - Minneapolis, MN



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