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Resident Education is the guiding principle in the Department of Orthopedics at Einstein Medical Center. The dynamics of the educational goals and objectives for the residency program are directed towards the development of an exceptional physician.Our Orthopedic Residency Program is a five-year categorical program and fully meets the training requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Einstein Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of Jefferson Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University. Senior medical students from medical schools throughout Philadelphia and across the United States complete elective rotations in Einstein’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Resident Class 2015-16Benjamin Clippinger MD, PGY 2 – Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NYMichael Narvaez MD, PGY 2 – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DCDillon Arango MD, PGY 23– Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FLMark Ayzenberg MD, PGY 3 – The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PARoss Budacki MD, PGY 4 – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DCGrigory Gershkovich MD, PGY 4 – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DCDaniel Seidman MD, PGY 5 – Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAChristopher Williamson Jr MD, PGY 5 – Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Board-Certified and Fellowship trained Orthopedic surgeons anchor the teaching program, bringing residents their expertise in such diverse areas as:, foot and ankle surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, spinal surgery, biomechanics, neuromuscular disorders, orthopaedic oncology, arthroscopy and sports medicine, hand, shoulder and elbow surgery, joint replacement and reconstruction, orthopedic trauma, and orthopedic rehabilitation. Research is an integral component of orthopedic resident education at Einstein Medical Center. The Department of Orthopedic Surgery Bioengineering Laboratory is fully equipped and located on the Einstein campus for basic science projects. The Department employs a full-time research scientist to oversee basic science and clinical research projects. Graduates of our program have been accepted for subspecialty Fellowship training at prestigious institutions throughout the country. Following is a brief overview of recent fellowship positions accepted by Einstein Medical Center’s Orthopaedic Surgery resident graduates.
Hand:Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Phiadelphia PA; University of Pittsburgh, PA;Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TNJoint Reconstruction:New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA; Hospital for Special Surgery, NY, NY; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UTPediatrics:Washington University, Shriners/Childrens Hospital, St. Louis MO; San Diego Scoliosis and Pediatrics, CATrauma:AO Travelling, Hospital of the University of Barcelona, SpainShoulder/Elbow:Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PASpine:Washington University, St. Louis MO; University of California-San Francisco, CA; New York Hospital/Hospital for Joint Disease, NY, NYSports Medicine:Taos Orthopaedic Institute, Taos, NM; Steadman-Hawkins Clinics of the Carolinas, SC; Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore MD; Atlanta Sports Medicine/Cartilage Reconstruction, GAFoot & Ankle:Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic and Reconstructive Research, Univ of Texas-Houston
This year's winner of the Best Radiologic Technologist Training Program, Albert Einstein Medical Center
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia has just received ACGME accreditation for a new Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program.
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology has developed a partnership agreement with Philadelphia University
Congratulations to senior students LeighAnn Sulzbach and Sarah Sliwinski for winning Third Place in the annual Philadelphia Society of Radiologic Technologists’ 2012 Student Day TechnoBowl competition
With fierce determination and tremendous aptitude, the team of psychiatry residents from Einstein Medical Center was crowned national champions of Mind Games, a Jeopardy-style game held at the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) annual meeting.