McMaster University

McMaster University

Residency

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Division educates learners in surgery at all levels, ranging from medical students, residents and clinical fellows. Our Division hosts one of the largest surgical education training programs within the Department of Surgery.

Through careful selection of trainees, their dedication to the program and the fostering of relationships between trainees, students and the faculty, our residency program has maintained its reputation of excellence throughout the years.

Goals and Objectives

VISION

To achieve excellence in evidence based clinical care, education and research.

MISSION

Our purpose is to empower the surgeons of tomorrow with the capacity for exemplary evidence based clinical care, critical thinking, creativity, professionalism and a zeal for lifelong learning.

GOALS

  1. Establish MacOrtho as a top tier program within the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
  2. Establish MacOrtho as leaders in Evidence Based Clinical Care.
  3. Establish Pride, Purpose and Motivation in MacOrtho.
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Rotations

Please click on each box below for a list of rotations specific to each post graduate year:

PGY1
  • Orthopaedic Surgery — 8 blocks
  • Emergency Department — 2 blocks
  • Internal Medicine — 2 blocks
  • Trauma Surgery - 1 block
PGY2
  • Intensive Care — 2 blocks
  • Selective — 2 blocks
    • Neurosurgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery — 9 blocks
  • Research (must be pre-approved)
PGY3
  • Elective/Community Orthopaedics — 2 blocks
  • Paediatric ¬†Orthopaedics — 3 blocks
  • Arthroplasty - 3 blocks
  • Orthopaedic Trauma - 2 blocks
  • Sports - 3 blocks
PGY4
  • Orthopaedic Oncology — 3 blocks
  • Community/Elective Orthopaedics — 2 blocks
  • Spine - 3 blocks
  • General Orthopaedics - 2 blocks
  • Foot and Ankle - 3 blocks
PGY5
  • Trauma — 3 blocks
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics — 3 blocks
  • Upper Extremity — 3 blocks
  • Athroplasty - 3 blocks
  • Study - 1 block
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