A Schedule of Events with all required conferences and meetings is published monthly and distributed to the entire department. Weekly conferences are a key strong point of the educational experience at OU and attendance is mandatory for all residents. Conferences are consolidated mainly on Mondays and Fridays to limit interference with clinical duties and to maximize the learning experience.
Basic Conference Schedule:
|Trauma Rounds Conference (All Residents)
Sub-Specialty Case Conference
|M&M, Sub-Specialty Didactic Lecture
Grand Rounds, JBJS Journal Club,
Sub-Specialty Didactic Lecture, Basic Science
Intern Mentor program for PGY-1 Residents
|JULY - AUGUST
||Orthopedic Surgery "Boot Camp"
Consisting of anatomy dissection including surgical approaches, physical diagnosis conferences, basic casting technique, and basic science lectures
|AUGUST - OCTOBER
||Orthopedic In-Training Exam Preparation
Didactic & Exam Question Session
| NOVEMBER - JUNE
|| Normal Conference Schedule