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Electives - Orthopedics
ACE - Adult Orthopaedics
Elective Number: 2107 (Lottery)
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Winston Gwathmey
Duration: 4 weeks
Available: All Rotations
A pager is required for this rotation but is not supplied by the department
Report to: TBD, varies per assigned team - call 243-0265 to determine
Time to Report: TBD, varies per assigned team - call 243-0265 to determine
Place to Report: TBD, varies per assigned team - call 243-0265 to determine
Typical day: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Attendance: A student may not take time off during an ACE.
Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Suggested preparatory reading: Orthopedic Surgery: The Essentials
Number of students per rotation: 6
Course Description: The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is divided into seven orthopaedic services in order to provide appropriate subspecialty-oriented patient care and educational experience. Students will be assigned to one or more of the following services during the rotation.
In addition to the sub-specialty interests, all services participate in the surgical and non-surgical care of orthopaedic trauma patients and general orthopaedic care. Students are expected to:
Visiting Students - apply through VSAS. All visiting student applications MUST include: CV, Letter of Recommendation and Step 1 scores.