Rotation Schedule

PGY-1 rotations are each one month long, while the PGY-2 through PGY-5 rotations are each four months long (except where noted).

The PGY-1 year includes rotations in:

  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Adult Reconstruction (Total Joint Replacement) Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Neurosurgery/Spine Surgery
  • General Surgery Trauma
  • Surgical Intensive Care
  • Radiology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine

One of the most exciting rotations of the intern year is the full month-long “Orthopedic Boot Camp” rotation. During this rotation, PGY-1 residents are immersed in learning the basics of orthopedic surgery; they complete the newly required intern skills modules, and spend time in a combination of didactic lectures and hands-on learning in cadaveric and clinical skills labs. This rotation has the sole goal of providing the PGY-1 class with the knowledge and skills required to hit the ground running in their PGY-2 year rotations.

The PGY-2 year includes rotations in:

  • Adult Reconstruction Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Hand Surgery

The PGY-3 year includes rotations in:

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine/Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery

The PGY-4 year includes rotations in:

  • Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Two-month Elective Rotation
  • Two-month Hand Surgery rotation

The PGY-5 year includes rotations in:

  • Sports Medicine/Shoulder Surgery
  • Adult Reconstruction Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery