The Medical student will become an active member of the Orthopaedic Service, treating benign and malignant bone and soft-tissue tumors. Pathophysiology, diagnostic techniques, and surgical principles will be emphasized in an orthopedic environment. The student will be an integral part of the orthopedic unit, participating in all inpatient, outpatient, and surgical activities, as well as six hours of didactic and Socratic conferences weekly. They will be required to learn the elements of musculoskeletal examination, interpret imaging studies, and present their evaluations to supervisory team members. Additionally, a short formal presentation is required.
Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations
Students per Module
Maximum of one