On behalf of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, we would like to thank you for your interest in our program.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is deeply committed to educating professional, ethical and competent clinicians and scientists and creating a diverse environment that fosters excellence and rewarding opportunities for our residents.
-Michael Dayton, M.D.
Diverse Training for Orthopaedic Competency
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an integrated, full-service department offering extensive experience in inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and operative orthopaedic education. The orthopaedic surgery residency program is approved for six residents at the PGY-1 level. In this 60-month program, 54 months are completed in orthopaedic surgery while six months during the first year are completed in surgery, musculoskeletal radiology, rheumatology, and PM&R. The residency training occurs across several Denver metropolitan hospitals including UCH, DHMC, VAMC, and CHC. These hospitals represent a diverse patient population in terms of pathology and socioeconomic background.