Duration: 4 weeks
Distribution of student's time:
40% inpatient care
50% outpatient care
Average number of patients seen each week: 10-15
On-call responsibility: Every 3 days
Enrollment/Period: 2 maximum, upon availability
Clerkship Objective: Increase student knowledge of orthopedic diagnosis and treatment.
- Quality of care given
- Participation and performance in conferences
- Level of knowledge
- Ability to participate in patient care clinics and in operating room
Method to be used in student evaluation: Observation of performance by faculty
There will be four-week-long rotations in different sections of the Orthopedic Department, including Arthritis Surgery, Hand Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine and Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma Surgery. Courses are appropriate for those considering careers in Orthopedic or other surgery specialties.