Orthopedics Elective

Department: Orthopedics
Title of Course: Clinical Orthopedics
Course Director: Stephen Bell, M.D.
Description of Course Introduction to clinical orthopedics will involve the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders affecting both adults and children. Time will be spent in an office setting, clinic setting as well as the emergency department. Ward rounds with Orthopedic Residents and Orthopedic Physician Assistant will occur daily. The student will be expected to join the patient care aspect as appropriate. The student will spend ample time in the operating room as the Orthopedic staff physicians have a wide variety of cases posted every day. There will be ample exposure to splinting, casting and bracing as a part of the rotation. Trauma call will occur one night per week or more if the student desires.
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time
Number of Students: 1 - 2
Location: Sinai Orthopedic Faculty Practice
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: All year
Additional Comments: Prerequisites include a medical school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, a USMLE Step 1 score of 210 or better or a COMLEX score of 510, be a 3rd and 4th year students and have completed a Surgery Basic Clerkship.
Contact:  Medical Education Office

Phone: 410-601-7639
Medical_Education@lifebridgehealth.org