Application Information

UT Southwestern Medical Center 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 31, 2012
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical School transcript
  • Dean's letter
  • USMLE Part I scores (Part II scores may also be included)

Residency Program Stipends

2011 - 2012

PGY Year

Bi-Weekly

Annual

PGY-1

$1,940.73

$50,459.00

PGY-2

$2004.88

$52,127.00

PGY-3

$2,086.46

$54,248.00

PGY-4

$2,169.81

$56,415.00

PGY-5

$2,230.77

$58,000.00

Program Statistics

 

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Applications Received

420

468

437

533

533

530

563

594

Applicants Interviewed

74

60

61

71

72

82

56

68

Positions Available

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

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 and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital have additional conferences to be attended while on these rotations.