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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

The mission of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine is to advance the field of musculoskeletal medicine, science, and surgery through the education of medical students, residents, other physicians, and the public in general; a process which utilizes basic science and clinical research, as well as excellent patient care.

In July 2009, we received ACGME accreditation for a Wayne State University single-sponsor residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery. The new program includes a PGY-1 transitional year and 4 slots per year.

Participating sites for the program include: Oakwood Heritage Hospital (Taylor), Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center (Dearborn), St. John Hospital and Medical Center (Detroit), John D. Dingell VA Medical Center (Detroit), and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital/University of Michigan Medical School (Ann Arbor).

Oakwood Heritage Hospital serves as the primary participating site. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery also has research facilities on the Wayne State campus in Detroit including at VA Medical Center, Lande Building, and in conjunction with the Biomedical Engineering Department at Wayne State.

For more information regarding the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program please call (313) 375-7218.