PROGRAM PROFILE

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University of Ottawa - Orthopedic Surgery - Ottawa

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Karl-Andre Lalonde

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Program Administrator

Sylvia Behrens

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HIGHLIGHTS

The Orthopaedic Surgery Training Program in Ottawa is a very strong clinical program with an emphasis on solid clinical and surgical training and a collegial atmosphere between the residents and staff physicians. There is a Mentorship program where residents act as a support system, provide guidance to junior residents on the challenges of surgical residency. Residents selected to the Ottawa Orthopaedic Surgery program must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, empathy and integrity.


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GENERAL INFORMATION

The Orthopedic Residency Training Program is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


The program offers unparalleled orthopedic training in a cohesive and supportive environment. Research opportunities are supported and promoted by the Division. Residents are funded for a variety of courses and conferences throughout their residency. Transition to Discipline residents undergo an intensive orientation in July and are sponsored for the ATLS course. Foundations residents are sponsored for Basic AO course and the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research course held in October. Core residents are sponsored for the Orthopedic Basic Science course in October of each year.


Residents have the opportunity to pursue Masters and PhD degrees with the Clinical Investigator Program.


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