The program receives its primary direction from Residency Program Chairman, Rahul Vaidya, M.D., and Residency Program Director, Paul Dougherty, M.D. Both are part of the Orthopaedic Research and Education committee that comprises the primary faculty leadership, including Dr. Jeff Flynn (Providence Hospital/Research), Dr. Todd Frush (Providence Hospital), Dr. Stephen Lemos (Detroit Surgery Hospital), Dr. Bryan Little (Detroit Receiving Hospital), Dr. Bryant Oliphant (Detroit Receiving Hospital), Dr. David Markel (Providence Hospital) and Dr. Walid Yassir (Children's Hospital of Michigan).
We have only one mission - quality education of Orthopaedic residents.
|TOPIC and FREQUENCY|
|Orthopaedic Academic Conferences: Weekly (Revolving two-year curriculum)|
|Week one - Visiting Lecturer|
|Week two - 3 curriculum lectures, 2 resident case presentations|
|Week three - 4 curriculum lectures|
|Week four - 3 curriculum lectures, 2 resident case presentations|
|Journal Clubs: General and Sports Medicine (both monthly)|
|Morbidity & Mortality: Monthly|
|Visiting Professor: Monthly|
|Trauma Sawbones Surgical Skill Lab: Weekly|