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University of Mississippi Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Mississippi Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Robert A McGuire, Jr, MD

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

21

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Susan W Alexander

Address:

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2500 N State St

City:

Jackson

State/Province:

Mississippi

Zip/Postal code

39216-4505

Phone:

(601) 984-5153

Fax:

(601) 984-5151

Email:

salexander@umc.edu

Website:

http://orthopedics.umc.edu

Program Highlights

  • Two residency options:
    • 5-year traditional program
    • 7-year Pathway-Research program available to one resident per year, starting with 2 years of dedicated research, followed by traditional 5-year program
  • Basic science education includes pathology, anatomy, biomechanics, microbiology, biomaterials, bone physiology, biochemistry

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Orthopedics, emergency medicine, general medicine, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, trauma, vascular surgery, and surgical intensive care
  • PGY-2: Sports, hand, adult reconstruction, trauma
  • PGY-3: Trauma, sports, foot and ankle, pediatrics, adult reconstruction
  • PGY-4: Trauma, elective, research, sports, foot and ankle, spine
  • PGY-5: Adult reconstruction, pediatrics, sports, hand

Program Hospitals

  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine - Jackson, MS
  • University Hospitals and Health System - Jackson, MS
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Jackson) - Jackson, MS



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