Connecticut Children’s orthopedic specialists are educational and health care leaders across the state. As faculty members at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children’s physicians and surgeons are dedicated to providing pediatric orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship training in collaboration with the university.
The University of Connecticut Orthopedic Surgery Residency, which includes a rotation at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, is renowned for its outstanding pediatric training and care for children with scoliosis, hip dysplasia, neuromuscular diseases, limb anomalies, clubfeet, and trauma. State-of-the-art resources, such as Connecticut Children’s Center for Motion Analysis, serve as national models. The program trains up to four residents each year.
In the University of Connecticut Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship Program, one pediatric orthopedic fellow is trained each year at Connecticut Children’s. This program is open to candidates who have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency. It offers advanced training in the complexities of pediatric orthopedic disease.