Mission and Aims

Mission Statement

The programs mission is to provide our residents with a comprehensive orthopedic surgery education with an emphasis on the delivery of excellent patient care, academic achievement and the discovery of new knowledge in musculoskeletal medicine.

Program Aims

  • Train future physicians to be lifelong learners, committed to self-reflection, self-assessment, and improvement
  • Deliver a core curriculum allowing residents to gain knowledge that reflects understanding in the art of inquiry and science of discovery
  • Develop clinical reasoning and judgement skills necessary to approach complex as well as common problems that present to the generalist
  • Develop the necessary skills and knowledge used in the areas of teaching, quality and safety, and scholarship
  • Provide clinical experiences allowing residents to learn and practice delivering team-based care that reflects respect for patient values and preferences
  • Provide opportunities and flexibility supporting individualized career plans
  • Foster a learning environment that promotes progressive responsibility and graduated autonomy
  • Maintain a culture of wellness in which resident support, camaraderie, and mentorship