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ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

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Under the direction of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, our PGY-1 residents complete a year of general surgery, in selected subspecialties, medical subspecialties and orthopaedic surgery. In addition to the four main affiliated hospitals, one month during the first year is spent at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

The remaining residents are spread among various orthopaedic services at UConn, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

PGY-1

Orthopaedic Boot Camp/Patient Safety UConn Health 5 weeks
Orthopaedic Consults UConn Health 5 weeks
General Orthopaedic Surgery UConn Health and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 10 weeks
Arthroplasty UConn Health 5 weeks
Orthopaedic Trauma Hartford Hospital 5 weeks
General Pediatric Surgery Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 4 weeks
Plastic Surgery Hartford Hospital 8 weeks
General Surgery The Hospital of Central Connecticut 4 weeks

PGY-2

Orthopaedic Trauma Hartford Hospital 10 weeks
Hand and Upper Extremity UConn Health and Hartford Hospital 10 weeks
Foot and Ankle UConn Health 10 weeks
Arthroplasty Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 10 weeks
Research UConn Health 10 weeks

PGY-3

General Orthopaedics – Sports Medicine UConn Health and Hartford Hospital 12 weeks
Orthopaedic Trauma  Hartford Hospital 12 weeks
General Orthopaedics – Sports Medicine/Arthroplasty Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 12 weeks
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 12 weeks

PGY-4

Spine UConn Health 10 weeks
Tumor and Adult Reconstruction UConn Health and Hartford Hospital 10 weeks
Foot and Ankle Surgery UConn Health  10 weeks
Orthopaedic Trauma and Hand Surgery Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 10 weeks
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 10 weeks

PGY-5

Orthopaedic Hand and Administrative Chief Resident UConn Health 10 weeks
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine UConn Health 10 weeks
Orthopaedic Arthroscopy UConn Health 10 weeks
Orthopaedic Trauma, Administrative Chief Resident Hartford Hospital 10 weeks
Adult Reconstruction/Spine Hartford Hospital 10 weeks