R2: Orthopedics

(1 Rotation)


Second year residents spend 3 full days per week for 4 weeks in orthopedics outpatient clinics at Madigan Army Hospital in Tacoma.  The clinics include:

  • General orthopedics
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Hand clinic
  • Spine clinic
  • Sports medicine
  • Cast clinic

This is a very popular rotation with lots of hands on experience.  Residents have the opportunity to see several patients with acute orthopedic trauma and do several joint and soft tissue injections.