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Orthopedic Surgery Elective

This course provides an experience for medical students in orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Students will participate in the ambulatory and surgical treatment of common orthopedic problems. Students will assist in surgery, the management of closed fractures and recognize and describe common fracture patterns seen in the community setting. Students could participate in orthopedic trauma call at a level dependent upon their interest. The length of this elective is two or four weeks.


Applications should be submitted through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) at For general questions about VSAS at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, please call Irene Franklin at 214-865-3675 or email at


For more information regarding the program, please contact:

Amy Smith

Medical Education Coordinator



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