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Eligibility and Curriculum for the UPMC Hamot Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Eligibility

UPMC Hamot selects three Orthopaedic Surgery Residents per year on the basis of academic performance, recommendations, and interviews.

Applicants must be graduates of a:

  • U.S. or Canadian LCME medical school.
  • U.S. college of osteopathic medicine accredited by the AOA.
  • Medical school outside Canada or the U.S. provided the candidate has received a currently valid certificate from the ECFMG or has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction.
  • Medical school outside the U.S. provided that the candidate has completed a fifth pathway program provided by an LCME accredited medical school.

UPMC Medical Education Resident or Fellow Recruitment, Eligibility, Selection, and Transfer Policy (PDF)
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Curriculum: Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Listed below is the curriculum for the UPMC Hamot Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program:

Year One

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Basic Surgical Skills Month
  • TNICU/ID
  • Internal Medicine

Year Three
(Junior Residents)

  • Basic Science
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Hand/Upper Extremity
  • Pediatrics
  • Foot & Ankle/General
  • Trauma/Sports

Year Two
(Junior Residents)

  • Trauma
  • ED
  • Spine
  • Basic Science
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Hand/Upper Extremity

Year Four
(Senior Residents)

  • Pediatrics
  • Spine
  • Trauma/Sports
  • Foot & Ankle/General
  • Elective
  • Basic Science

Year Five
(Senior Residents)

  • Hand/Upper Extremity
  • Trauma/Sports
  • Foot & Ankle/Adult Reconstruction

View a sample Orthopaedic Surgery Conference schedule.


Salary and Contract Documents for Orthopaedic Surgery Residents

View the UPMC ME Salary and Contract Documents.

Contact Us

For more information regarding the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at UPMC Hamot, please contact Michalle Schodt, GME Senior Department Manager, at 814-877-6253 or schodtm@upmc.edu