Opportunities for Fellows

Published On 08/29/2013

Pediatric Orthopaedics fellows will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics including clinical, hospital-based, surgical, teaching and research opportunities. 

Clinical Opportunities

  • See patients with pediatric orthopaedic staff as assigned
  • Work-up new patients: obtaining history and physical examination data, ordering appropriate x-rays, and discussing management with the attending staff physician
  • Perform all procedures as directed
  • Complete preoperative history and physical examination and ensure appropriate preoperative x-rays are available

Hospital Opportunities

  • Make daily rounds on all in-patients
  • Make postoperative check on all patients before discharge
  • See all consults on inpatients and evaluate condition, collect lab data, order appropriate x-rays, scans, and relevant consults
  • Discuss patient with attending staff physician

Surgical Opportunities

  • Serve as first assistant to staff, primary surgeon as directed
  • Oversee postoperative orders and brief operative notes
  • Dictate all operative notes as directed

Teaching Opportunities

  • Pediatric Conference: Weekly attendance is mandatory
  • Core Curriculum Conference: attend as duties allow and fellow desires
  • Journal Club: Attendance is mandatory as assigned; otherwise, strongly encouraged
  • Assist residents in surgery when requested and available

Research Opportunities

Sample Case Logs