Rotation Schedule


The rotation schedule for the orthopaedic surgery residency program at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University provides a broad and in-depth exposure to all orthopaedic specialties. Our schedule is designed to deliver a well-rounded training experience.

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Rotation Schedule

Residents rotate through most orthopaedic subspecialties as both a junior and senior resident. The schedule allows for increasing responsibility based on individual advancement during the training period.

PGY-1 Year

  • 3 months of general surgical training*
  • 1 month surgical skills training
  • 1 month MSK radiology
  • 1 month PM&R
  • 3 months orthopaedic trauma
  • 3 months hand

*General surgical training consists of one-month rotations in various departments and subspecialties including the intensive care unit, vascular surgery, general surgery at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, general trauma surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery and acute care surgery.

 

Residents practicing skills

PGY-2 Year

  • 3 months of pediatric orthopaedics
  • 3 months of joint replacement and oncology
  • 6 months of orthopaedic trauma and night float

PGY-3 Year

  • 3 months of research
  • 3 months of general orthopaedics at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
  • 3 months of shoulder and sports medicine
  • 3 months of foot and ankle

   

 

residents practicing skills

PGY-4 Year

  • 3 months of spine
  • 3 months of hand and upper extremity
  • 3 months of pediatric orthopedics
  • 3 months of orthopaedic trauma

PGY-5 Year

  • 3 months of general orthopaedics at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
  • 3 months of shoulder
  • 3 months of sports medicine
  • 3 months of joint replacement and oncology

 

residents in surgery

 


Questions About Our Rotation Schedule?

To speak with a representative from our orthopaedic residency program, please contact our program coordinator:

Shannon Williford

swillifo@augusta.edu

706-721-1633