The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Greenville Health System (GHS) is designed to promote and facilitate the achievement of a life-long commitment to excellence in orthopaedic surgery.
The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program offers a fully accredited five-year training program. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The PGY-1 year is a broad based rotating clinical experience with three rotations in orthopaedic surgery.
- The acquisition of new information
- Development of technical expertise
- Improved delivery of quality health care
- Appropriate use of finite resources
- Pediatric surgery
- Plastic surgery
- Trauma/Vascular surgery
- Rehabilitative medicine
- Emergency medicine
Second Through Fifth Year Residency Features
- Evaluation and care of orthopaedic patients in the Level I Trauma Center
- Outpatient surgical facility
- Ambulatory clinics
- Inpatient orthopaedic floor
- Operating rooms
- Rehabilitation unit
- Private offices of the faculty
- Increasing levels of responsibility and independence are allowed as the resident progresses through the program
- Prepare residents to meet the challenges of life-long learning in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery.
- Prepare residents to provide compassionate, effective and economical care for orthopaedic conditions.
- Prepare residents for the pursuit of a career in either general orthopaedics or sub-specialty practice following a fellowship experience.
GHS maintains affiliations with the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. GHS serves as a satellite clinical campus for the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
The orthopaedic residency program also maintains an affiliation agreement with the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Greenville Hospital. Many medical students from a variety of medical schools rotate through our hospital for selective rotations.