Curriculum & Responsibilities


  1. Mentorship Model
  2. Attend all clinics with attending you are on service with
  3. Attend all surgical cases with attending you are on service with
  4. Perioperative rounding and patient care
  5. NO formal call responsibilities     *Exception: Cover resident call beginning the night before OITE through the end of the exam
  6. Organize papers for and attend monthly adult reconstruction journal club
  7. Present one Grand Rounds lecture to residency on reconstruction topic of your choosing
  8. Participate in resident education in clinical and OR setting
  9. Limited research requirement

Case Volume

  1. Primary TKA (200)
  2. Revision TKA (100)
  3. Primary THA (200)
  4. Revision THA (100)
  5. Knee Arthroscopy (50)
  6. Hip Arthroscopy (25)
  7. Tumor Cases (25)

Specific Training Opportunities:

  1. Primary total knee arthroplasty with patient specific implant selection
  2. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  3. Robotic TKA/UKA
  4. Primary total hip arthroplasty utilizing Direct Anterior, Modified Hardinge, Watson Jones and Posterior approaches
  5. Hip Resurfacing
  6. Complex primary and revision arthroplasty of hip and knee
  7. Hip and Knee arthroscopy
  8. Exposure to tumor cases
  9. Opportunity to pursue fracture cases
  10. Opportunity to pursue shoulder arthroplasty


  1. One completed manuscript required for graduation
  2. Resident and medical student support available
  3. Clinical research support available from university

Additional Resources:

  1. Funding for national meetings (AAHKS, AAOS)
  2. Funding for additional training courses
  3. Funding for books
  4. On site parking provided
  5. Food available in both hospitals