Resident Support, Research Team, & Course Attendance
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellows at Regions Hospital currently work alongside four PGY-2 Residents and one Chief Resident from the The University of Minnesota Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. The G2 Residents take all in-house primary call on a rotating basis. The PGY-2 residents rotate every 3 months. The Chief Resident is primarily assigned to the Arthroplasty and Sports Services. The Chief Resident rotates every 6 weeks. Fellows are expected to participate in the education of the PGY-2 Residents through Didactic Lectures as well as in the Clinic and Operating Room.
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The Orthopaedic Department at Regions Hospital has a dedicated team to support the research projects and interests of the faculty and fellows. Our research staff has a wide range of skills and experience from database development and grant seeking to multi-center trials. They provide support and guidance through all phases of a study such as navigating through IRB approvals, protocol and budget development, coordinating patient enrollment and data collection, along with manuscript preparation and submission to journals.
Regional Courses and Conferences
Hennepin County Medical Center Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar
University of Minnesota/Regions Hospital Geriatric Orthopaedic Trauma Summit (Odd Years)
University of Minnesota/Regions Hospital Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Summit (Even Years)
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
All regional conferences are attended in addition to 2 fully funded national conferences to include the OTA or AAOS and 1 Advanced or Specialty AO Course which are covered by the Department. Additional National courses and conferences may be attended if the Fellow secures their own funding and utilizes their PTO.
Courses and Conferences Attended by Prior Fellows
AAOS Annual Meeting
OTA Annual Meeting
OTA Fellows Course
AO Fellows Cadaver Dissection Course
AO Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management Course
AO Solutions for Fracture Fixation Problems
AO Advanced Principals and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management