Orthopedic Residency & Fellowship: A Guide to Success / Edition 1

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Orthopedic surgery remains one of the most competitive subspecialties in medicine. This “how- to” guide describes how medical students can achieve their goal of being accepted into an orthopedic residency program and how to thrive once there.

What will you learn from Orthopedic Residency and Fellowship: A Guide to Success?
• How medical students can achieve their goal of being accepted into an orthopedic residency program
• How to succeed during and after your residency
• Tips and pearls to maximize your experience
• Budgeting your time
• Peer interaction
• Job placement
• How to read a contract
• How to decide between academic or private practice
• Asset protection
• Making the right financial decision

Orthopedic Residency and Fellowship: A Guide to Success by Drs. Laith M. Jazrawi, Kenneth A. Egol and Joseph D. Zuckerman is the only book on the market that solely focuses on getting into an orthopedic residency or fellowship training program, excelling once you are there, and maximizing and obtaining the right practice opportunity for you. Providing easy-to-read chapters and quick reference materials, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the field of musculoskeletal care.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556429309
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,239,803
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Laith M. Jazrawi, MD is an associate professor of orthopedics at the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center and Chief of the Sports Medicine Division. He also serves as Director of the Surgical Skills Lab and Sports & Shoulder/Elbow Research Laboratory.   

Kenneth A. Egol, MD
 is a professor of orthopedic surgery at NYU School of Medicine, Chief of the Trauma Division at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, and Vice Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Residency Program that currently trains 62 residents.   

Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD
 is the Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of orthopedic surgery at the NYU School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He served as Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases from 1990-1997 and the combined NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Program from 1997-2006.
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Table of Contents


About the Editors
Contributing Authors

Section I
Chapter 1: Evaluation of the Applicant
Kenneth A. Egol, MD
Chapter 2: Medical School: The Early Years
Lava Y. Patel, BA and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 3: Medical School: Clinical Clerkships and Electives
Lava Y. Patel, BA and Eric J. Strauss, MD
Chapter 4: The Application Process
Crispin C. Ong, MD and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 5: Letters of Recommendation
Laith M. Jazrawi, MD
Chapter 6: Resident Selection Interviews
Kenneth A. Egol, MD
Chapter 7: Choosing a Residency Program: The Match
Daniel M. Lerman, MD and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 8: International Medical Graduates
Lava Y. Patel, BA and Carl Paulino, MD
Chapter 9: What to Do if You Don’t Match
Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD

Section II
Chapter 10: Internship
Kirk A. Campbell, MD and Eric J. Strauss, MD
Chapter 11: Residency Survival Skills: Keys to Success
Eric J. Strauss, MD and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 12: Program and Institutional Requirements
Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD
Chapter 13: Women in Orthopedic Surgery
Suezie Kim, MD and Catherine Laible, MD
Chapter 14: The Orthopaedic In-Training Exam
Eric J. Strauss, MD and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 15: Research During Your Residency
Eric J. Strauss, MD and David E. Ruchelsman, MD
Chapter 16: Finances During Your Residency
Lawrence B. Keller, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, RHU, LUTCF

Section III
Chapter 17: Fellowships: Getting a Position and Succeeding
Laith M. Jazrawi, MD; Lava Y. Patel, BA; Craig J. Della Valle, MD;
Kenneth A. Egol, MD; Steve K. Lee, MD; Brett Young, MD;
and Afshin Eli Razi, MD
Chapter 18: Job Search: What to Look for in a Potential Position
Laith M. Jazrawi, MD
Chapter 19: Reviewing Physician Employment Contracts
Andrew E. Blustein, Esq
Chapter 20: The Boards
Kenneth A. Egol, MD; Laith M. Jazrawi, MD;
and Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD

Appendix A: Accredited US Orthopedic Surgery Residency Programs
Appendix B: Sample Personal Statements
Appendix C: Sample Curriculum Vitae
Appendix D: Sample Operative Reports for Common Orthopedic Procedures
Appendix E: Sample Postoperative Checks for Orthopedic Patients
Appendix F: Online Educational Aids
Appendix G: ACGME Core Competencies
Appendix H: Accredited US Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship Programs
Appendix I: ABOS: Rules and Procedures for Residency Education
Part I and Part II Examinations

Financial Disclosures

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