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Department of Orthopedic Surgery



Educational Conferences

  • Intern-Year Residents - Resident Fundamentals Course (OTA)
  • Second-Year Residents - Resident Basic Fracture Course (AO)
  • Third-Year Residents - Arthroscopy Course (AAOS or AANA) and Ilizarov Course (S&N)
  • Fourth-Year Residents - SAIF Course (S&N) and elective course of their choice at resident’s expense
  • Fifth-Year Residents - AAOS Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Review Course, and an elective business course of their choice


  • Hand Case Conference, Monday morning, weekly
  • Total Joint Case Conference, Tuesday morning, weekly
  • Resident Didactics (Basic Science and Subspecialty), Wednesday morning, weekly
  • OITE review series, yearly
  • Anatomy lecture series, yearly
  • Spine Case Conference, Thursday morning, weekly
  • Grand Rounds, Friday morning, twice a month
  • Orthopedic Journal Club, fourth Monday of the month, 6:30 a.m.
  • Morbidity and Modality, once per quarter

Mandatory Seminars/Conferences

  • Barnhart Lectureship
  • St. Luke’s Annual Symposium
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children Conference
  • Edward T. Smith Conference
  • MD Anderson Cancer Institute Pathology Conference
  • Additional conferences as determined by the department