Each postgraduate year (PGY) subsequent is composed of three or four-month rotations that fulfills the residency requirements of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. All Trauma rotations occur at Elmhurst Hospital Center unless otherwise noted.
(PGY-1) residents complete rotations in the Department of Surgery gaining experiences in all several areas including multi-system trauma, plastic surgery and burn care, intensive care and vascular surgery. Residents also receive structured education in emergency medicine, anesthesiology, musculoskeletal imaging and three months of Orthopaedics.
(PGY-2) residents complete rotations in: pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic oncology, spine, and trauma.
(PGY-3) residents complete rotations in: adult reconstruction, sports injuries, foot and ankle, upper extremity.
(PGY-4) residents complete rotations in: spinal cord injury, sports injury, upper extremity, and trauma (The trauma rotation occurs at Westchester Medical Center).
(PGY-5) residents complete rotations in: pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic oncology, adult reconstruction, sports injury, spinal cord injury, and trauma.