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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

William M Tew, MD

Number of Residents:

15

Number of Staff:

13

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Donna W Gibson, BS

Address:

University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga
Hospital Box 260
975 E Third St

City:

Chattanooga

State/Province:

Tennessee

Zip/Postal code

37403

Phone:

(423) 778-9008

Fax:

(423) 778-9009

Email:

donna.gibson@erlanger.org

Website:

http://www.utcomchatt.org/subpage.php?pageId=522

Program Highlights

  • Didactic and basic science program
    • Five hours of conferences per week
    • Monthly journal club
    • Course in basic trauma, musculoskeletal pathology, prosthetics and orthotics, basics in arthroplasty, orthopaedic board review course
    • Chief residents attend AAOS Annual Meeting.
    • Institutional Core Curriculum for all residents
    • Surgical Skills and Simulation Lab
    • Cadaver anatomy sessions

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, pediatrics, plastic/burn surgery, rheumatology, surgical critical care, trauma/ICU, vascular surgery
  • PGY-2: Foot and ankle, hand, orthopaedic trauma, sports, general orthopaedics, pediatric, research
  • PGY-3: Arthroplasty, trauma, pediatric, spine, sports, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-4: Foot and ankle, hand, trauma, pediatric, research, spine
  • PGY-5: Arthroplasty, chief, elective surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgery, sports, general orthopaedics

Program Hospitals

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga - Chattanooga, TN
  • Memorial Hospital - Chattanooga, TN
  • Parkridge Medical Center - Chattanooga, TN
  • T C Thompson Children's Hospital Medical Center - Chattanooga, TN
  • Erlanger Medical Center - Chattanooga, TN



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