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Program Highlights

The Mount Carmel Orthopedics Residency Program offers an excellent residency experience. The highlights of the program include:

Educational Experience

  • Fully functional Arthroscopic skills lab including Knee, Shoulder and Ankle.
  • New Sawbones Laboratory with complete representation of entire body Sawbones models, fractures and different current fixation implants for hands-on experience.
  • Early operative experience
  • Exceptional academic curriculum and conference schedule (see Table 1)
  • All rotations take place in Columbus; residents are never required to leave their families and homes for rotations out of the city
  • Dedicated time for the study of Orthopedic Basic Science and Anatomy
  • Optional research elective
  • Optional three month elective at Mount Carmel East Hospital in orthopedic subspecialty of choice as Chief Resident
  • Well-rounded exposure to orthopedic subspecialty areas, including staff members with fellowship training in the following areas:
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Orthopedic Traumatology
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Facilities and Support Staff

  • New state-of-the-art on-campus ambulatory surgery center
  • New multimillion dollar health science library with three full-time librarians
  • Newly remodeled office space to accommodate all orthopedic residents
  • Dedicated orthopedic inpatient unit, with subspecialty orthopedic nurses and cast technician
  • Supportive Medical Education Department
  • Formal instruction in statistical design and analysis, and access to biostatistician for assistance with manuscript preparation
  • Private resident fitness area, with commercial-grade fitness equipment.
    • Renovated and updated with new equipment in 2013
  • Remodeled resident physician lounge area

Orthopedic Conferences

  • The resident will select one national conference per year to attend
  • In additional to the above, the PGY-3 residents attend a Musculoskeletal Oncology Conference, and PGY-5 residents attend a Board Review Course
  • Research presentations at local, regional, or national orthopedic meetings will also be financially supported by the Department of Medical Education

2013-2014 Conference Schedule

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
7:00am
X-ray Conf. CLE Lecture Hall
6:45am
Anatomy (every week July - Dec.)
7:00am
Faculty Development Series (1st Tues. of each odd month) CLE lecture hall
7:00am
(1st Wed.) Reading Conf., MSB 2D
8:00am
(1st Wed.) Multiple Disciplinary Trauma, MSB 2D
9:00am
Hand Conf. (Popp/Wurapa/Bickel) MSB 2D
10:00am
Basic Science MSB 2D
11:00am - 12:00pm
Resident Forum MSB 3B (1st Wed. of month) mandatory resident representation
12:45pm
Ortho. clinic
6:30am
Sub-specialty Conf. Sports Med./Knee (Gaines/Fischer/Williard/Steensen)
6:30am
Research mtg. MSB 3B (Aug., Nov., Feb., May)
7:00am
Trauma Conf. MSB 2D
7:00am
X-ray Conf. CLE Lecture Hall
6:45am
Anatomy (every week July - Dec.)
7:00am
Intra Mural Grand Rounds MSB 2D
8:00am
Reading Conf. MSB 2D
9:00am
Basic Science MSB 2D
10:00am
(2nd week) Imaging (Matt Wagner, MD every other month)
12:45pm
Ortho. clinic
6:30pm
Journal Club (2nd & 4th Wed.) extramural
6:30am
Sub-specialty Conf. Spine (Snook/Hannallah)
6:45am
Programs Director's breakfast
7:00am
X-ray Conf. CLE Lecture Hall
6:45am
Anatomy (every week July - Dec.)
7:00am
GMEC mtg CLE 112 boardroom
7:00am
Chief resident operative x-ray conf.., MSB 2D
8:00am
Reading Conf., MSB 2D
9:00am
Basic Science MSB 2D
11:45am
CRESS (mandatory)
12:45pm
Ortho. clinic
6:30am
Subspecialty Conf./TJA (Politi/Chambers)
8:00am
City Wide Grand Rounds (Nationwide CH)
7:00am
X-ray Conf. CLE Lecture Hall
6:45am
Anatomy/Basic Science (every week July - Dec.)
6:30am
Reading conf., MSB 2D
7:30am
Ortho. Dept. mtg MSB 3B (Jan., March, April, June, July, Sept., Oct., Dec.) or Faculty mtg. MSB 2D (Feb., May, Aug. Nov.)
9:00am
Basic Science MSB 2D
10:00am
Clinical Pathologic Conf. (Fankhauser) MSB 2D
12:45pm
Ortho. clinic
6:30pm
Journal Club extramural
6:30am
Subspecialty Conf. Foot/Ankle (Feibel/Gorsline)
6:45am - 7:45am
Ortho. Skills Lab
7:00am
X-ray Conf. CLE Lecture Hall
6:45am
Anatomy (every week July - Dec.)
7:00am
Mortality & Morbidity/Practive Based Improvement Conf., MSB 2D
8:00am
Reading Conf., MSB 2D
9:00am
Basic Science MSB 2D
12:45pm
Ortho. clinic

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