Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Residents / Orthopaedics Residency Program / Program Highlights Program Highlights Residents are exposed to every subspecialty area of orthopaedics, with a large volume of patients and multiple treating faculty specialists in each area. Residents experience the general practice setting of common orthopaedic problems in a community based hospital. Residents are exposed to a high-volume outpatient orthopaedic surgery center. Clinical material from over 190,000 outpatient visits and 12,000 surgical procedures annually. Outstanding didactic program with daily lectures that are teleconferenced for viewing live from all clinical locations. Musculoskeletal Research Center with high-powered research faculty to provide an avenue for exploration of questions arising from clinical orthopaedic care. We have unique orthopaedic-plastic training, with two surgeons trained in both plastic and orthopaedic surgery. The Geriatric Fracture Center at Highland Hospital is renowned for innovation and excellence in treating bone fractures in elderly patients. Work at ACS Level 1 Trauma Center at Strong Memorial Hospital. Work at our state of the art Golisano Children's Hospital providing pediatric orthopaedic services in the region. Special Elective opportunities available during chief year. Research rotations during third and fourth year of training. Weekly hands-on skills training at the DeHaven Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory. Month-long intern skills training program ("boot camp"). iPad and books/library provided for new residents.