Orthopedic Surgery Residency
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Long Island School of Medicine offers a five-year Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited residency program with three residents in each year of training. The overall goal of our Orthopedic Surgery Residency is for residents to obtain the necessary knowledge and experience to successfully complete the certifying exams of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and to enter the practice of orthopedic surgery as well-trained, highly competent orthopedic surgeons who exemplify the highest ideals of our profession.
Residents train alongside our expert faculty and staff, who are committed to creating and sustaining an optimal educational environment for acquiring knowledge and developing and honing technical skills in all aspects of orthopedic surgery. The excellence of our training program reflects the dedication of our faculty, who are committed to educating future leaders in the field and are recognized clinicians and scientists. The program prepares residents for successful careers in both academic and clinical orthopedic surgery.
The residency program is overseen by Mark G. Grossman, MD, program director, and Meredith A. Lazar-Antman, MD, associate program director. Julissa Ballesteros is the coordinator of the Orthopedic Surgery Residency.
How to Apply
Medical students can apply to our Orthopedic Surgery Residency through the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS), which is overseen by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Please include the following items with your application:
- a CV
- a personal statement
- a dean’s letter
- a medical school transcript
- at least three letters of recommendation
- U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 score (and Step 2, if available)
The deadline to receive completed applications is November 1 of each year. Completed applications are evaluated by the department chair, program director, associate program director, and their appointed committee, which consists of orthopedic faculty members from NYU Long Island School of Medicine.
Qualified individuals will be invited to interview with our program in January or February. Each candidate is ranked, and the names are submitted to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), also known as The Match. The NRMP program code is 1455260C0. Upon completion of The Match in March, the residency program and applicants are notified of the results.
If you have questions about the Orthopedic Surgery Residency, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 516-663-4798.
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