SURG661JM.01 (Reno)
Orthopedic Surgery

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Short Name: SURG661JM.01 Orthopedic Surg
  • Course Number: SURG661JM.01
  • Location: Reno
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 2 Weeks
  • Preceptor: Department Faculty

Please contact the department to verify elective availability.


  • history, physical examination, radiographic and other studies;
  • they will learn the general approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal ailments and injuries both with non-surgical and surgical methods and understand the scientific basis behind the treatments.

Description of Rotation

They will also be exposed to care of the orthopedic patient both in surgery and postoperatively in the hospital. The student will evaluate patients in an outpatient setting, the emergency room and the hospital. They will be active participants in the operative repair of orthopedic disorders.


Principles of Surgery. McGraw Hill

Evaluation Method

Written evaluation by faculty preceptor and the student will give one short presentation on a topic of their interest.


  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives

Special Notes

Please contact the department to verify elective availability