Application Information

UT Southwestern Medical Center's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). UT Southwestern uses ERAS exclusively for all candidates applying for residency positions, including the application, medical school transcripts, dean's and faculty letters, photos, and personal statements. No exceptions will be made to this application process.

Interested applicants are required to submit the required documentation as specified by the ERAS Program Director. For more information, please consult the ERAS website.

The following information is required of all applicants:

  • Application Deadline – October 24, 2014
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical School transcript
  • Dean's letter
  • USMLE Part I scores (Part II scores may also be included)

Residency Program Stipends

2014 - 2015

PGY Year

Annual

PGY-1

$55,945

PGY-2

$57,793

PGY-3

$60,146

PGY-4

$62,549

PGY-5

$64,306

PGY-6

$66,042

PGY-7

$68,342

PGY-8 $70,597

Payment of stipends are divided into 26 pay periods and are distributed every other Tuesday.

Orthopaedic Surgery Conference Schedule

Conference

Frequency

Topic

Trauma Sign-Out

Daily
Mon–Fri

Acute ortho trauma cases reviewed

Resident Teaching Conference

Weekly
1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesdays

Selected orthopaedic topics

Case Presentations/Discussions

Weekly
1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesdays

Selected orthopaedic topics

Mortality and Morbidity

Monthly
4th Wednesdays

Clinical case presentations

Faculty Teaching Conferences

Weekly
Thursdays

CORE orthopaedic topics

Practical Anatomy Sessions

Monthly
Varied

Regional surgical approaches

Sawbones

Monthly
Varied

 

Journal Club

Monthly
Varied

JBJS review

Pediatric Orthopaedic Curriculum

Weekly
Mon

Indications Conference & Case Review

Grand Rounds

Quarterly

Primarily clinical topics

Children's Medical Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center have additional conferences to be attended while on these rotations.