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Fostering the future of great orthopedic medicine.

The University of Arizona Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides comprehensive, integrated orthopedic programs for patients, students and residents. The foundation of these programs is excellent clinical services that give rise to intellectual integrity in research and education. Learn more about our educational offerings — for residents as well as other students and the general community — through the links below.

UArizona Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program

Established in 1968, our residency welcomes four new physicians each year to one of the most challenging and well-rounded orthopedic surgery training programs in the country. Select fourth-year courses within the program are also open to other medical students, including students visiting from other LCME-accredited schools and D.O. residents seeking an extern rotation.

Residency Program     Opportunities for Other Students

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Spring 2023: New Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) Residency

This 12-month ATC residency will offer certified athletic trainers the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of clinical treatment and orthopedic surgery. Residents will work directly with faculty physicians, assisting in patient care and surgical procedures and engaging in related research to be shared through conferences and publication.

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