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    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

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    Overall Program Goals and Objectives

    The overall goal of the orthopaedic training program is to identify, educate and equip physicians to treat with compassion, wisdom and expertise the musculoskeletal needs of others through direct care, research, education and leadership.

    Patient Care

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health programs and the promotion of health.

    Objectives

    Demonstratecompetenceinthepre-admissioncare,hospitalcare,operativecareand follow up care (including rehabilitation) of patients.

    Demonstratecompetenceintheirabilitytogatheressentialandaccurateinformation about their patients

    Demonstratecompetenceintheirabilitytomakeiformeddecisionsaboutdiagnostic and therapeutic interventions based on patient information and preferences,up-to-dateorthopaedicscientificevidence,andclinicaljudgment.

    Demonstratecompetenceintheirabilitytodevelopandcarryoutpatientmanagement plans

    Demonstratecompetenceintheirabilitytoprovidehealthcareservicesaimedatpreventing health problems or maintaining health.

    Demonstratecompetenceinthediagnosisandmanagementofadultandpediatric orthopaedic disorders

    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

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    Medical Knowledge

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must gain medical knowledge of established and evolving biomedical,clinical,epidemiologicalandsocial-behavioralsciences,aswellastheapplication of this knowledge to patient care.

    Objectives

    Demonstrateexpertiseintheknowledgeofthoseareasappropriateforanorthopaedic surgeon

    Demonstrateinvestigatoryandanalyticalthinkingapproachtoclinicalsituations

    Practice-based Learning and Improvement

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must demonstrate the ability to investigate and evaluate his/her care of orthopaedic patients, to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and to continuouslyimprovepatientcarebasedonconstantself-evaluationandlife-longlearning.

    Objectives

    Identifystrengths,deficiencies,andlimitsinonesknowledgeandexpertise

    Setlearningandimprovementgoals

    Identifyandperformappropriatelearningactivities

    Systematicallyanalyzepracticeusingqualityimprovementmethods,andimplement changes with the goal of practice improvement

    Locate,appraise,andassimilateevidencefromscientificstudiesrelatedtotheirpatientshealthproblems.

    Useinformationtechnologytooptimizelearning

    Participateintheeducationofpatients,families,students,residentsandotherhealth professionals

    Applyknowledgeofstudydesignsandstatisticalmethodstotheappraisalofclinical studies and other information on diagnostic and therapeutic effectiveness

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    Interpersonal and Communication Skills

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and other health professionals.

    Objectives

    Communicateeffectivelywithpatients,families,andthepublic,asappropriate,across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds

    Communicateeffectivelywithphysicians,otherhealthprofessionals,andhealthrelated agencies

    Actasaconsultativeroletootherphysiciansandhealthprofessionals

    Maintaincomprehensive,timely,andlegiblemedicalrecords

    Useeffectivelisteningskillsandelicitandprovideinformationusingeffectivenonverbal, explanatory, questioning, and writing skills, if applicable.

    Professionalism

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles

    Objectives

    Demonstraterespect,integrityandcompassionforothers

    Demonstrateresponsivenesstopatientneedsthatsupersedesselfinterest

    Demonstrateaccountabilitytopatients,societyandtheprofession

    Demonstrateacommitmenttoethicalprinciplespertainingtoprovisionorwithholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informed consent, and business practices.

    Demonstratesensitivityandresponsivenesstoadiversepatientpopulation,including but not limited to diversity in culture, age, gender, disabilities and sexual orientation

    Demonstratecommitmenttoethicalprinciplespertainingtoprovisionorwithholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informed consent and business practice

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    Systems-based Practice

    Goals

    The orthopaedic resident must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care, as well as the ability to call effectively on other resources in the system to provide optimal health care.

    Objectives

    Workeffectivelyinvarioushealthcaredeliverysettingsandsystemsrelevanttoorthopaedics

    Coordinatepatientcarewithinthehealthcaresystemrelevanttotheirorthopaedics

    Practicecost-effectivehealthcareandresourcesallocationthatdoesnotcompromise quality of care.

    Advocateforqualitypatientcareandoptimalpatientcaresystems

    Workininterprofessionalteamstoenhancepatientsafetyandimprovepatientcare quality

    Participateinidentifyingsystemerrorsandimplementingpotentialsystemsolutions

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    How to Apply

    TheOrthopaedicSurgeryResidencyProgramatCooperUniversityHospitalparticipatesintheElectronicResidencyApplicationService(ERAS).InformationregardingtheERASapplication process and timeline is available on the websites listed below.

    Association of American Medical Colleges

    https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras

    ERASapplicationsmustcontainofthefollowinginformationinorderforyourapplication

    to be considered:

    Commonapplicationform

    Photo

    Curriculumvitae

    Medicalschooltranscript

    Threeoriginallettersofrecommendation,oneofwhichmustbefromyourcurrent or most recent training director

    Personalstatementdescribingyourtraininggoalsandfuturecareerplans

    ECFMGcertification(IMGonly)

    USLMEreports(1,2and3).

    The program director and two additional faculty members will review applicant files. Invitationforinterviewwillbebasedupontheirrecommendations.

    Program Eligibility

    EligibilityfortheOrthopaedicSurgeryResidencyProgramrequiresaminimumofthreeyearsofACGMEmedicaltrainingininternalmedicineoremergencymedicine.IndividualsacceptedforapositioninthefellowshipprogrammustbeU.S.citizen,classifiedasaresidentalien,orholdaJ-1visa.

    Contact InformationDirector:

    David A. Fuller, M.D.Associate Director:

    Mark A. Pollard, M.D.Contact:

    JessicaPeralta,CoordinatorPhone:

    8563423206Fax:

    8569688288E-mail:

    [email protected]:

    cooperhealth.edu/residencies/ orthopaedics/orthopaedics-

    residency-programAddress:

    CooperUniversityHospitalDivisionofOrthopaedicSurgeryThreeCooperPlaza,Suite408

    Camden,NJ08103

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    The Cooper Campus and Surrounding Area

    Itisextraordinarytohavesuchahighconcentrationofleadershipatoneinstitution but,then,Cooperisanextraordinaryhospital.

    CooperUniversityHospitalisthecenterofagrowinghealthsciencecampusthatincludesthemainhospital,CooperMedicalSchoolofRowanUniversity,MDAndersonCancerCenteratCooper,theinternationallyacclaimedCoriellInstituteforResearch,ThreeCooperPlazamedicalofficesandtheRonaldMcDonaldHouse.

    AdjacenttotheCooperPlaza/LanningSquareneighborhood,Cooperhasalonghistoryofoutreachandserviceeffortstoitslocalcommunity.Someoftheseinitiativesinclude health and wellness programs for the neighborhood, development of three neighborhood parks and playground, and outreach to programs into local schools.

    TheHospitals312,000-square-foot,10-storyRobertsPavilionhousesstate-of-the-artpatientcarefacilities,including120privatepatientrooms,a30-bedmedical/surgicalintensivecareunit,12technologicallyadvancedoperatingroomsuiteswithhybridimagingcapabilities,anadvancedlaboratoryautomationfacilityanda14,000-square-footEmergencyDepartment.TheEmergencyDepartmentfeatures25beds,dedicatedisolationsuitesandautonomousCTscanningtechnology.TwonewfloorsintheRobertsPavilion,eachwith30privatepatientrooms,openedinAugust2014.ThetwofloorsaredesignedtoservespecificpatientpopulationswithPavilion8servingagrowingadvanced-caresurgerypatientpopulationandPavilion9servingtheCooperHeartInstituteforhospitalizedheartpatients.ThePavilionfeaturesanexpansivelobbyand concourse, a restaurant and coffee shop, health resource center, business center, gift shop and chapel.

    ThePavilionalsohousesthe25,000-square-footDr.EdwardD.VinerIntensiveCareUnit.Adesignshowcaseforpatientandfamily-centeredcare,theunitfeatures30private patient rooms equipped with the latest in advanced technology, and allowing 360-degreepatientaccess.Fivepatientroomsarecapableofnegativepressureisolation,andfiveroomshavechamberedisolationalcoves.Inaddition,anenlargedr