Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Additional Information

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.


PGY 2's all receive iPhones for communication.

Ancillary Staff

There are four nurse practitioners 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 Emergency Room. All attendings have a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner that they primarily work with. The residents work closely with these PA's and NP's to help facilitate patient care.


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.


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.


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