In the US and Canada, medical school graduates wishing to specialise in orthopaedics undergo a five year residency training course in orthopaedic surgery.
Orthopedic Residency Guide provides students with step by step advice to help them with successful enrolment in an orthopaedic residency program. Beginning with an introduction to orthopaedics and an overview of medical school, the following chapters guide applicants through the application process, interviews and preparation, rotations and electives, the ranking process and actual residency programs. The importance of research before and during residency and USMLE preparation are also covered.
Written by internationally recognised experts from the USA, this practical book includes illustrations and tables to enhance understanding.
Step by step guide to orthopaedic residency for medical students
Covers complete process from application and interviews, to rotations and ranking
In depth coverage of importance if research and USMLE preparation
Internationally recognised US authors
Sean E Mazloom MD Resident, Department of Orthopedics, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Javad Parvizi MD FRCS Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Vice Chairman of Research, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA
Introduction The History of Orthopedics First and Second Year of Medical School Keys to Success in the Third Year of Medical School Away Rotations and Electives The Application Process Interviews and Preparations Orthopedic Programs and the Ranking Process What If You Do Not Match? Research: Before and During Residency Women and Minority Students Interested in Orthopedic Surgery Success during Orthopedic Surgery Residency Orthopedic Fellowship Application Process Orthopedic Residency in Canada Military Candidates and the Secrets to a Successful Match in Orthopedic Surgery Residency and Fellowship