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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

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Program Information

Residency Program:

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Wilhelm A Zuelzer, MD, MS

Number of Residents:

25

Number of Staff:

24

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Amber T Cox

Address:

VCU Health System
PO Box 980153
1200 E Broad St

City:

Richmond

State/Province:

Virginia

Zip/Postal code

23298-0153

Phone:

(804) 827-1204

Fax:

(804) 827-1728

Email:

acox@mcvh-vcu.edu

Website:

http://www.vcu.edu/orthopaedics

Program Highlights

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Training in every orthopaedic subspecialty
  • Basic science and clinical research project required at end of PGY-3 and PGY-4 years
  • Conferences
    • Weekly basic science
    • Weekly teaching conference
    • Monthly Grand Rounds
    • Monthly journal club
    • Monthly complications conference
    • Subspecialty conferences and journal clubs based on rotation

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Orthopaedics, neurosurgery, STICU, burn/plastics, general, pediatric surgery, vascular, radiology, rheumatology, oncology
  • PGY-2: Research, VA, night float, knee, hand, foot/ankle
  • PGY-3: Pediatric, tumor, shoulder/elbow, sports medicine, hand, foot/ankle, research
  • PGY-4: Night float, spine, pediatric, tumor, hand, foot/ankle, total joint
  • PGY-5: Pediatric, spine, tumor, admin, VA

Program Hospitals

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System - Richmond, VA
  • Children's Hospital - Richmond, VA
  • Bon Secours St Mary's Hospital - Richmond, VA
  • Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (Richmond) - Richmond, VA
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals - Richmond, VA


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