Education

Letter From the Orthopaedics Residency Director

The Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers a five-year residency training program that satisfies the eligibility requirements of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. At present, 24 full-time Emory faculty participate in the educational program, in addition to numerous community physicians.

Fellowship Programs

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine offers fellowship programs in eight orthopaedic areas. Please click on the fellowship program below to learn more.

Medical Student

Emory's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers four-week clinical externships throughout the academic year. All applicants should provide proof of passing the USMLE Step I exam and have completed at least one Orthopaedic rotation at their home institution. Applications are requested a minimum of two months prior to the desired month of the rotation. Rotations are filled on a first come, first serve basis with eight being the maximum number of rotators for each four-week period. Please click here to learn more about our clerkships.

Conferences

The academic year is comprised of various site-specific and department-wide conferences. Some are year round, while others occur during only a portion of the year. With few exceptions, this is considered protected time for the residents, free of clinical responsibility.

Clinical Experience

The Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers a five-year residency training program that satisfies the eligibility requirements of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. At present, 24 full-time Emory faculty participate in the educational program, in addition to numerous community physicians.