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University of Rochester Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Rochester Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

John T Gorczyca, MD

Number of Residents:

35

Number of Staff:

36

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Address:

University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedics Box 665
601 Elmwood Ave

City:

Rochester

State/Province:

New York

Zip/Postal code

14642

Phone:

(585) 275-5168

Fax:

(585) 756-4721

Email:

Website:

http://www.urmc.edu/ortho/education/

Program Highlights

  • Program covers every subspecialty area of orthopaedics plus general practice settings
  • Unique orthopaedic-plastic surgery division
  • Geriatric fracture program
  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Experiences include outpatient, inpatient, and private office settings
  • Comprehensive conference schedule:
    • Weekly trauma conference
    • Weekly indications conference
    • Weekly specialty conference
    • Weekly quality assurance conference
    • Weekly basic science and pathology lectures
    • Daily X-ray review
  • Mentor selected during PGY-2 to provide one-on-one guidance throughout the residency

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Vascular surgery, trauma, neurosurgery, general surgery, burn, cardiac surgery, intensive care, anesthesiology, radiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedics
  • PGY-2: Emergency department, trauma, hand/upper extremity, spine, sports, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-3: Adult reconstruction, foot/ankle, research, pediatrics, hand/upper extremity, sports, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-4: Research, spine, trauma, hand/upper extremity, general orthopaedics, adult reconstruction
  • PGY-5: Adult reconstruction, hand/upper extremity, sports, pediatrics, trauma, senior administrative duties

Program Hospitals

  • Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester - Rochester, NY
  • Highland Hospital of Rochester - Rochester, NY



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