Orthopedic Residency and Fellowship: A Guide to Success
Orthopedic surgery remains one of the most competitive subspecialties in medicine. This how- to guide describes how medical students can achieve their goal of being accepted into an orthopedic residency program and how to thrive once there.
What will you learn from Orthopedic Residency and Fellowship: A Guide to Success?
- How medical students can achieve their goal of being accepted into an orthopedic residency program
- How to succeed during and after your residency
- Tips and pearls to maximize your experience
- Budgeting your time
- Peer interaction
- Job placement
- How to read a contract
- How to decide between academic or private practice
- Asset protection
- Making the right financial decision
Orthopedic Residency and Fellowship: A Guide to Success by Drs. Laith M. Jazrawi, Kenneth A. Egol and Joseph D. Zuckerman is the only book on the market that solely focuses on getting into an orthopedic residency or fellowship training program, excelling once you are there, and maximizing and obtaining the right practice opportunity for you. Providing easy-to-read chapters and quick reference materials, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the field of musculoskeletal care.
About the Editors
Chapter 1: Evaluation of the Applicant
Chapter 2: Medical School: The Early Years
Chapter 3: Medical School: Clinical Clerkships and Elective
Chapter 4: The Application Process
Chapter 5: Letters of Recommendation
Chapter 6: Resident Selection Interviews
Chapter 7: Choosing a Residency Program: The Match
Chapter 8: International Medical Graduates
Chapter 9: What to Do if You Don't Match
Chapter 10: Internship
Chapter 11: Residency Survival Skills: Keys to Success
Chapter 12: Program and Institutional Requirements
Chapter 13: Women in Orthopedic Surgery
Chapter 14: The Orthopaedic In-Training Exam
Chapter 15: Research During Your Residency
Chapter 16: Finances During Your Residency
Chapter 17: Fellowships: Getting a Position and Succeeding
Chapter 18: Job Search: What to Look for in a Potential Position
Chapter 19: Reviewing Physician Employment Contracts
Chapter 20: The Boards
Appendix A: Accredited US Orthopedic Surgery Residency Programs
Appendix B: Sample Personal Statements
Appendix C: Sample Curriculum Vitae
Appendix D: Sample Operative Reports for Common Orthopedic Procedures
Appendix E: Sample Postoperative Checks for Orthopedic Patients
Appendix F: Online Educational Aids
Appendix G: ACGME Core Competencies
Appendix H: Accredited US Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship Programs
Appendix I: ABOS: Rules and Procedures for Residency Education Part I and Part II Examinations
About the Editors
Laith M. Jazrawi, MD is an associate professor of orthopedics at the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center and Chief of the Sports Medicine Division. He also serves as Director of the Surgical Skills Lab and Sports & Shoulder/Elbow Research Laboratory.
Kenneth A. Egol, MD is a professor of orthopedic surgery at NYU School of Medicine, Chief of the Trauma Division at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, and Vice Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Residency Program that currently trains 62 residents.
Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD is the Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of orthopedic surgery at the NYU School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He served as Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases from 1990-1997 and the combined NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Program from 1997-2006.