About the Program

The orthopedic surgery program at Genesys Regional Medical center is currently an AOA accredited program under the AOAO and has also attained Initial Accreditation status with ACGME.  The orthopedic residency program is sixty (60) months in duration.  The primary teaching institution is Genesys Regional Medical Center (GRMC) with 48 months spent on campus.  There will be 12 months of assigned out rotations to enhance exposure in various orthopedic subspecialties.


First Year
Required Texts:
  • Rockwood and Green’s Fractures in Adults and Children
  • Surgical Exposures in Orthopedics; Stanley Hoppenfeld

Required Courses:

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • ATLS
Second Year
Required Texts:
  • Campbell’s Operative Orthopedics
  • Lovell & Winter’s Pediatric Orthopedics

Required Course:

  • Nationally Recognized Basic Fracture Course
Third Year
Required Texts:
  • Green’s Operative Hand Surgery
  • A major text in shoulder surgery, i.e., Rockwood or Innonotti or equivalent
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Fourth Year
Required Course:
  • AOAO National spring or fall meeting

Fifth Year
Required Couse:
  • Board review is optional based on resident needs

Out Rotations During Residency Include:
  • New Orleans Children’s Hospital – 3 month rotation
  • Hand Surgery Exposure – Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C., in Detroit, MI – 2 months
  • Trauma Service – St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI – 1 month
  • Foot & Ankle – Dr. Paul Fortin, Troy Beaumont Hospital – 1 month
  • Spine – Dr. Samer Saqqa, Grosse Pointe Beaumont – 1 month
  • Electives – 3 months