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Book Fund

All residents receive a departmental annual stipend of $500.00 for the purchase of orthopaedic texts and journals.

Courses & Conferences

Each resident receives a $1,000 a year travel allowance from the Jefferson Orthopaedic Resident Education Fund. Residents also receive reimbursement for registration and travel expenses for conferences which they are presenting original research.

Phones

PGY 2's all receive iPhones for communication.

Ancillary Staff

There are four nurse practioners and three cast room technicians on the floors that work very closely with the orthopaedic residents. The NP's help residents manage patients on the floors by updating labs, disposition and working with dedicated orthopaedic Case Mangers and Social Workers. The cast room technicians help take down dressings in the morning, apply braces/splints/CPM's/casts/Halo's during the day and are always available to help residents reduce fractures and dislocations in the Emergecy Room. All attendings have a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practioner that they primarily work with. The residents work closely with these PA's and NP's to help facilitate patient care.

Vacation

Residents receive four (4) weeks of vacation per year. In addition, the residents receive one additional week for presentations at national meetings. Interns receive two (2) weeks of vacation their first year.

Journals/Texts

Residents have full subscriptions to JBJS, JAAOS, Am Journal of Sports Medicine. The Jefferson Library has access to all Orthopaedic Journals Online and selected Orthopaedic Textbooks.

All Residents receive iPads to access these journals and store selected articles.

Fellowships

Allison BorowskiEdward Curry, MD
Medical School:
Georgetown
Interest: Spine
Roman IsaacRoman Isaac, MD
Medical School:
NY Medical College
Interest: Shoulder & Elbow
Loukas KoyanasLoukas Koyonas, MD
Medical School:
Rush Medical College
Interest: Sports Medicine
Adam MillerAdam Miller, MD
Medical School:
Northwestern University
Interest: Foot & Ankle
Meredith OstermanMeredith Osterman, MD
Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College
Interest: Hand & Upper Extremity
Michael RivlinMichael Rivlin, MD
Medical School:
Albert Einstein, Bronx, NY
Interest: Hand & Upper Extremity
Brian WintersBrian Winters, MD
Medical School:
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson
Interest: Foot & Ankle, Trauma
Todd J. Albert

Todd J. Albert, MD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Letter from
James J. Purtill, MD

Residency Program Director

Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Student Coordinator
1025 Walnut Street
Suite 516
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-1500

We participate in the National Residency Match Program and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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