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University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Kelly D Carmichael, MD, MS

Number of Residents:

25

Number of Staff:

13

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June, July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Kathy Robbins

Address:

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Orthopaedic Surgery Program
301 University Blvd

City:

Galveston

State/Province:

Texas

Zip/Postal code

77555-0165

Phone:

(409) 747-5727

Fax:

(409) 747-5715

Email:

ksrobbin@utmb.edu

Website:

http://www.utmb.edu/ortho

Program Highlights

  • One rotation per year in trauma service at Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Didactics
    • Weekly fracture conference
    • Weekly teaching conference
    • Monthly pathology conference
    • Weekly planning conferences
    • Monthly M&M conference
    • Monthly journal club
    • Monthly research conference
    • Quarterly motor skills and arthroscopy wet lab training
    • Subspecialty teaching sessions
  • National educational conference attendance
    • PGY-2: Basic fracture course
    • PGY-3: Prosthetics and orthotics course or advanced resident’s basic fracture course
    • PGY-4: Dr. William Enneking’s orthopaedic pathology course in Florida.
    • PGY-5: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting
  • Two research projects required with manuscripts submitted to journals

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: 3 months orthopaedics, 6 months surgical, 3 months non-surgical
  • PGY-2: Knee, sports, trauma, foot, spine, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-3: Hip, trauma, hand, pediatrics, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-4: Knee, sports, trauma, foot, spine, general orthopaedics
  • PGY-5: Hip, trauma, hand, pediatrics, general orthopaedics

Program Hospitals

  • University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals - Galveston, TX
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital - Houston, TX
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Galveston Burns Institute) - Galveston, TX
  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital - Houston, TX
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston) - Houston, TX
  • Mainland Medical Center - Texas City, TX
  • University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX
  • Christus St John Hospital - Nassau Bay, TX



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