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  1. Getting into OrthopaedicsSPS Jan 23, 2009 George Ozoude Resident Physician UIC Dept of Orthopaedics

  2. Ortho!! • About Ortho • M1 and M2 years • M3 year • M4 year

  3. What is it? • Clinical and surgical management of musculoskeletal pathology • Prevention • Meds (pain, abx) • Splinting/Casting • Therapy • Surgical intervention

  4. Why ortho? • Outcomes • Healthy patients • Cool tools • Happy colleagues

  5. The road… • 4 yrs med school • + 5-6 yrs residency training • + 1-2 yrs fellowship training (optional) • = Dayum! is it worth it?

  6. General Orthopedics • General fracture management • Primary arthroplasty • Diagnostic knee arthroscopy

  7. Subspecialties • Pediatric • Hand • Shoulder and Elbow • Adult Reconstruction (aka joints) • Sports (my fav :) • Tumor • Trauma (aka suicide) • Foot and Ankle • Spine (aka the black sheep)

  8. Peds • Club foot • DDH • SCFE • Intoeing

  9. Hand • Carpal tunnel • Trigger finger • Soft tissue contractures

  10. Sports • ACL • Torn Meniscus • Tendonosis • Bursitis

  11. Joints • Hip arthritis • Knee arthritis • Arthoplasty Revisions

  12. Tumor • Osteosarcoma • Chondrosarcoma • Ewing Sarcoma • McBLT with K and P

  13. Trauma • Distal radius • Pilon (pronounced PEE-lon) • Femoral neck • Pelvic/Acetabular

  14. Shoulder and Elbow • RTC • Glenoid labral tears • Shoulder arthoplasty • Biceps tendon ruptures (see Mo for details)

  15. Foot and Ankle • F and A trauma • F and A fusions

  16. Spine • Lumbar and Cervical degeneration • Spine trauma • Scoliosis • HNP

  17. Show me the money • Resident/Fellow 40-70K • 2008 AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey • Starting avg 312K • Overall avg 450K • Private practice >> academia • Malpractice

  18. Work • What you make it… • 2 or more clinics/hospitals • OR 2 times a week, clinic 2 times a week • Only 5 true surgical emergencies • Septic joint • Any open fracture • Compartment syndrome • Cauda equina syndrome • Unstable femoral neck fx

  19. Work • Them…avg 61 hours a week • Me…85 hrs or more • 

  20. Life • What you make it… • Family • Relationships • Friends

  21. Getting in • Hard worker • Teachable • Easy to get along

  22. Getting in • 2005 NRMP Match Outcomes • # of Positions in Main Match 610 • Number of Applicants 704 155 • Applicants per position 1.15 0.25 • Mean USMLE Step 1 Score 230 214 • Mean Contiguous Ranks 10.9 4.3 • Percent AOA 32 7 • Percent with publications 62 71 • Percent with research projects 93 87

  23. Getting in (yes we can!) • Minorities • 2005 AAOS Census • Ethnicity • AA – 1.5% • Hisp/Lat – 1.6% • Asian – 4.2% • Other – 2.2% • Gender • Females - 3.0%

  24. MS1/MS2 • Study, Study, Study…and fun too • M1 and M2 grades…no • STEP I…yes

  25. MS1/MS2 • Summertime: REsearch vs RElax • Something in between: • Shadow • Rotate • Work

  26. MS3 • Clerkship grades…yes • Surgery rotation • STEP 2 if needed

  27. MS4 • Ortho rotations • Location • 2-3 aways • Punctual • Helpful • Happy • Bosses

  28. MS4 • Application • Apply wide ($$$) • LORs • Deans letter

  29. MS4 • Interviews • Interview wide (more $$$) • Resident socials • Weird tasks

  30. MS4 • Rank list • Order? • Match :))) • Party like no tomorrow…

  31. Scramble  • Back-ups • Prelim • Research • Marry well

  32. Research • When? • Publications vs Poster presentation • Clincal trials vs Case studies • Gonz (UIC Chairman) • OSH

  33. Residency Programs • Names • Training • Research • Size

  34. UIC Ortho • Training • Clinical settings • Research on the rise • IBJI • WNBA Chicago Sky, UIC athletics

  35. Thank You ??? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???