Intro/General Orthopedics 10
Pediatric Clinic: Fractures & Congenital (Clinic Weds) *8
Upper Extremity and Hand Clinic (Clinic Mon, OR Tues) 8
Trauma Clinic (Clinic Thursday, OR Weds and Friday) 8
Total Joint: Clinic (Clinic Mon/Weds, OR Monday/Tuesday 8
Sports Medicine (Clinic Tues/Fri, OR Thursday) *8
Elective Rotation 8
Spine Clinic (Clinic Fridays, OR Tuesday) 2
  52 Weeks
*Note sports medicine and pediatrics are combined in same rotation Pediatrics has very few elective OR cases; therefore, they fall into all subspecialties.  
**PA Fellows are still rotating on general orthopaedics while on their subspecialty rotation.  


Physician Assistant Fellows are required to attend the following weekly conferences:

Monday 7-8:30AM Pre-Op and Post-Op Conference/hand weekly with Dr. Caputo, Joint education Dr French and Dr. Drinhaus
Tuesday 7-8:30AM Radiology Lecture (Twice a month) Dr. Byron Thomson Do Sports Med/Powers (Once a month) Total Joints/French (Once a month)
Wednesday 7-8:30AM Text Review/ Pediatrics lecture- Dr. Schlechter or Trauma lecture – Dr. Robinson
Friday 7-8:30AM Sports Lecture – Dr. Faerber, Spine Lecture Alternating Spine Attendings, combined Trauma and Ortho lecture (2nd Friday of the month)



Grand rounds/Department Meetings are held once a month on a Monday evening. An Orthopaedic Surgeon guest speaker traditionally gives an Orthopaedic based lecture. Review of M&M cases Attendance for these Monday night meetings is mandatory. This is for your benefit and knowledge.

In addition to the conferences described above, the hospital offers a wide variety of educational conferences and lectures throughout the month and Fellows are encouraged to attend those of interest to them as their schedules permit.

The program also provides weekly exams through OrthoBullets PASS program. The program also sends you to the Annual Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery (PAOS) conference all expenses paid by the program. This conference is considered education/working and you are paid for your time. The PAOS conference provides you with approximately 25 CME category I units to be logged towards your NCCPA recertification.