Ascension Macomb-Oakland

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Orthopedic Surgery Residency Curriculum

PGY-1

  • 6 months Orthopedic Surgery
  • 1 month Radiology
  • 1 month Plastic Surgery
  • 1 month Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • 1 month Vascular Surgery
  • 1 month Emergency Medicine
  • 1 month Internal Medicine
  • ATLS training (paid by hospital)

PGY-3
  • Adult Reconstruction- Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • Sports - Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • Hand - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
  • Pediatrics - DMC Children's Hospital
  • Elective*
  • Industry sponsored subspecialty courses 


PGY-5
  • Trauma - St. John Hospital & Medical Center
  • Adult Reconstruction - Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • Sports - Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • AOAO and AAOS National Conferences


PGY-2

  • Pediatric Orthopedics - DMC - Children's Hospital of Michigan
  • Spine - Providence Southfield and Providence Park
  • Adult Reconstruction - Providence Southfield and Providence Park
  • Trauma - St. John Hospital & Medical Center
  • Resident Arthroplasty Course sponsored by Depuy Synthes
  • AO Basic Trauma Course
  • Cadaveric Courses sponsored by Michigan State University



PGY-4
  • Foot and Ankle - Beaumont Hospital 
  • Sports - Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • Trauma - St. John Hospital & Medical Center
  • Adult Reconstruction - Providence Southfield & Providence Park
  • Elective*
  • AO Advanced Trauma Course



*Elective months are used for Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Oncology, Research, or additional subspecialty training.

-There are no out-of-state rotations. Everything is located within the Greater Detroit Region.


Research 


  • Each resident is required to be involved in scholarly activity with subsequent publication or presentation.


Courses and Conferences


See the Education page

Resident Benefits


  • Yearly stipend to cover the cost of textbooks, computer, and other non-required courses and conferences.
  • Yearly food stipend for all Ascension Hospitals.
  • Personalized lead apron, leaded glasses, and loupes covered by the hospital.
  • Competitive salary, paid time off, and other benefits.

ACMGE Accreditation


We have received initial ACGME accreditation.