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 17, 2017
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical School transcript
  • Dean's letter
  • USMLE Part I scores (Part II scores completed prior to starting residency)

Residency Program Stipends

2017–2018

PGY Year

Annual

PGY-1

$58,199

PGY-2

$60,122

PGY-3

$62,570

PGY-4

$65,070

PGY-5

$66,896

PGY-6

$68,703

PGY-7

$71,096

PGY-8 $73,442

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
Wednesdays

Selected orthopaedic topics

Case Presentations/Discussions

Weekly
Wednesdays

Selected orthopaedic topics

Quality Assurance and Safety Conference

Bi-Monthly
Saturdays

Clinical case presentations

Faculty Teaching Conferences

Weekly
Tuesdays - Trauma / Joint Reconstruction
Thursdays - Hand / Sports / Spine
Fridays - Foot

CORE orthopaedic topics

Practical Anatomy Sessions

Monthly
Varied

Regional surgical approaches

Sawbones & Instrumentation

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