Orthopaedic Surgery

LOCATION: Ruby Memorial Hospital of the WVU Hospitals, Inc., Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Barry McDonough, M.D.
DURATION: 4 weeks minimum
OFFERED: July through January
STATUS: Elective


The elective provides exposure to all aspects of orthopaedics with the student functioning as an intern. This rotation is intended for students considering a career in orthopaedics.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Patient care on inpatient and outpatient basis is undertaken. The student is included in rounds, surgery, clinics, and will take call with the residents. Assigned reading articles daily.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Contact Ms. Cindy Thompson two weeks prior to rotation start date. cthompson@hsc.wvu.edu / (304) 293 - 1168