USF Health Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
Florida Orthopaedic Institute surgeons, in combination with USF Health and Tampa General Hospital, use the combined strengths of each partner to advance academic orthopedics through the USF Health Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs. This combination assures patients the finest orthopaedic treatment and brings substantial benefits to the community, patients, residents, and medical students alike.
The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine provides outstanding post-graduate education in the setting of broad spectrum, state-of-the-art clinical services. The goal of the program is to prepare orthopaedic leaders of the future as clinicians, surgeons, and creative investigators. This approach puts trainees on the cutting edge of orthopaedic advancement, and benefits patients and the profession, now and for years to come.
The USF Health Orthopaedic Residency Programs offers exceptional training opportunities at a variety of superb institutions, including world-renowned Moffitt Cancer Center, AdventHealth Tampa, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. These facilities are co-located within walking distance of the main campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Other participating institutions include Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, AdventHealth Carrollwood and Wesley Chapel, and Tampa General Hospital where residents spend the majority of their time and where the academic offices are located.
Residents are provided educational opportunities through lectures, small group discussions and exercises, hands-on sawbones labs, cadaveric training, surgical skills labs, and mobile learning labs for hands-on experience and to explore the latest orthopaedic technologies. They also receive hands-on training at FORE (Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education.)