PCOM is one of the most competitive osteopathic orthopedic residencies in the country. Residents are able to work with nationally renowned surgeons and attend a multitude of educational opportunities throughout the year. At the conclusion of training, residents have typically logged more than 1,200 cases.
PGY 2-5 residents rotate at 11 hospitals (8 Pennsylvania, 1 New Jersey, 1 Massachusetts, 1 Maryland) on 2-4 month long blocks. Residents learn from over 50 orthopedic surgeons, with the majority being fellowship trained. There is exposure to all sub-specialties with opportunities to work alongside some of the best surgeons in the country, whom publish frequently in leading journals and speak at national conferences.
2015-2016 Resident Rotation Schedule
The hospitals listed below are the current sites for rotations. Click on the picture to access the hospital's website.
Mercy Suburban Hospital
2701 Dekalb Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
Often shared with 1 MSH podiatry resident
Rotations: general, sports, joints, hand
Weekly resident-run clinic: The resident is expected to see all Mercy Suburban clinic patients, come up with a diagnosis, and formulate a treatment plan. All surgeries booked through the clinic will have a strong bias to being performed by the supervised resident (at the attendings' discretion).
New England Baptist Hospital (Orthopedic Hospital)
125 Parker Hill Avene
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
Shared with 1 Navy resident, 3 Tufts residents, and multiple joints/spine/sports/hand fellows
Housing Provided: The Landmark
Rotations: joints, spine, sports, hand (optional)