Orthopedic Surgery Elective

Department: Orthopedic Surgery
Title of Course: Clinical Orthopedics
Course Director: John Ingari, MD
Description and Goals 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 and the emergency department.  Ward rounds with Orthopedic Residents and Orthopedic Physician Assistants 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. Rotations will include: Pediatric Orthopedics, Joint Reconstruction, Hand and General Orthopedics (lasting one week each). There will be ample exposure to splinting, casting and bracing as part of the rotation.  Trauma call will occur one night per week.         

Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time
Number of Students: 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: Medical school students must be in their third or fourth year.  They must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, have passed their USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 exam on the first attempt, and have completed a Surgery Basic Clerkship. 
Contact: Medical Education Office

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Phone: 410-601-7639