Orthopaedic Surgery Pathway

Curriculum through Class of 2019 only. For students graduating Class of 2020 and beyond, please see new curriculum link.

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weeks/
credits

Required/Electives

Course

Site

4/4

Required

Subinternship in Medicine (MEDI8504Sxxx)

Home

4/4

Required

Neurology Course (NEUL8012Sxxx)

Home

2/4 Required Transition to Clinician - OMED8014S410 - Intersession II QL

4/4

Required

Orthopaedic Surgery #1

Home/Away*

 

Elective, Strongly Recommended

Orthopaedic Surgery #2 - Rotation on an additional orthopaedic service to expose the student to the workings of another department and a broader perspective of the discipline.

Home/Away*

 

Elective, Strongly Recommended

General Surgery

Home/Away

 

Elective, Strongly Recommended

Rheumatology/PM&R/- Rotation on a rheumatology service to increase fund of knowledge of biochemistry, immunology and pharmacology as they relate to the musculoskeletal system; or PM&R service, to develop a concept of the rehabilitative phase of patient care.

Home/Away

 

Elective, Recommended

Radiology/Infectious Diseases - Rotation on one of two closely related non-surgical specialty services to gain an understanding of the interdisciplinary interactions.

Home/Away

 

Elective, Free

 

Home/Away

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Elective, Free

 

Home/Away

 

Elective, Free

 

Home/Away

 

Vacation

   
34/36 36 credit weeks must be completed through Class of 2018

36/38

38 credit weeks must be completed beginning with the Class of 2019.

*Away must be approved by the Pathway Director

"Away" - An "Away" site is defined as any site other than DUCOM affiliated facilities.
A student is permitted to select a maximum of 12 weeks at "Away" sites.
Students must meet Pathway and COM criteria.
12/22/2017