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  • There are numerous research opportunities for the orthopedic residents at PCOM

  • We have the opportunity to work with many fellowship-trained attending surgeons who are actively involved in academic research and publish regularly in highly respected peer reviewed journals

  • Several of our residents have recently been published in JAAOS, JBJS, CORR, JOT, JOA, Orthopedics, and Spine

  • One of our resident's research won the 2018 John Charnley Hip Society award which was honored at the annual AAOS meeting in 2017

  • We also are encouraged to present posters and give podium presentations throughout the country

  • Our residents have had podium presentations in England, France and Italy

  • We have a resident research curriculum which provides residents with structured objectives to guide their research endeavors with the goal of publishing multiple research projects in peer-reviewed journals by graduation of residency.

  • Please email for more information.



Useful Research Links/Documents. 

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PCOM Orthopedic Residency Research Curriculum


AAOS Research Roadmap


CORR: How to Choose a Research Project as a Resident


Research Pearls: Part 1: Clinical Versus Statistical Significance


Research Pearls: Part 2: Predictive Modeling


Research Pearls: Part 3: Pearls and Pitfalls of Meta-analyses & Systematic Reviews

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