The educational program and overall training experience is designed to follow the tenets of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The program, via the Institution (the John A. Burns School of Medicine & Hawaii Residency Programs, Inc.) provides the full scope of operative, clinical, didactic and research opportunities required to produce orthopaedic surgeons capable of practicing competently and independent of supervision after five years of training. The vast majority of Program graduates have gone on to subspecialty fellowships.
The ACGME Competencies
The Program provides opportunities for training in all of the ACGME competencies. All learning experiences are designed to encompass all of the competencies.
- Patient Care
- Medical Knowledge
- Practice-Based Learning & Improvement
- Interpersonal and Communications Skills
- Systems-Based Practice
Overall Program Goals, objectives, implementation strategies and evaluation mechanisms are in the 2016-2017 Curriculum Guide [PDF 813 KB]. Competency-Based goals and objectives are included for all rotations at all resident training levels. Resident-only content has been removed.
Curriculum Guide Table of Contents