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Curriculum Overview

The Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at the Maimonides Medical Center provides education in pediatric and adult orthopedics, including the recognized subspecialties: adult reconstruction, spine, foot and ankle, hand and microsurgery, oncology, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, and spine, as well as, trauma and fracture management. The program includes education in collaboration with four other institutions:

Lutheran Medical Center
Founded in 1883, Lutheran Medical Center, is a 476-bed academic teaching hospital with an award-winning orthopedic program, and one of the busiest emergency departments and Level I Trauma Centers in Brooklyn. Residents spend four months at Lutheran during the PGY3 and PGY-4 year rotating on the orthopedic trauma service. For more information please refer to

Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) is a teaching hospital affiliated with University of Connecticut School of Medicine that has its roots in the care of children with chronic handicapping conditions. In 1913, the first hospital built on the grounds was for the treatment of orthopedic conditions. Currently, it is the only free-standing children's hospital in Connecticut. Residents spend three months at CCMC during the PGY-3 year. For more information please refer to

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center- University of Maryland

R Adams Cowley is considered the father of trauma care and gave the world the concept of the Golden Hour. The Shock Trauma Center is the nation's first and only integrated Trauma Hospital. Shock Trauma stand as a cornerstone of Maryland's EMS Trauma System. Residents spend one month at this institution during the PGY-1 year for Trauma Surgery. For more information please refer to





































Below is a schematic outline of the curriculum during the PGY-1 through PGY-5 years.