The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers several elective courses for third- and- fourth-year medical students as well as a five-year residency program and three one-year fellowships for physicians interested in subspecialty training. Students and trainees at all levels work alongside the department’s accomplished faculty physicians to gain the clinical and academic exposure needed to advance to the next level of career training.
Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group
OrthoSIG is an Indiana University School of Medicine and IUPUI-affiliated student organization dedicated to serving the needs of students interested in orthopaedic research opportunities and more.
For medical students interested in gaining experience in orthopaedic surgery, IU School of Medicine offers a third-year student clerkship and three orthopaedic clinical electives for third- and fourth-year medical students looking to gain experience in this area of medicine.
Indiana University School of Medicine’s Orthopaedic Surgery Residency training is a competitive five-year program that provides opportunities to experience extensive clinical practice and surgical advancement in adult and pediatric orthopaedics.
Three one-year fellowship opportunities are available: hip and knee reconstructive surgery; orthopaedic trauma; and pediatric orthopaedics and scoliosis. Each program is individually-tailored, allowing for optimal training and professional development.