UVA Orthopaedic Surgery Education

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia prides itself on contributing to the advancement of Orthopaedics through our educational programs.  Our goals include providing quality graduate Orthopaedic education through a structured innovative teaching and evaluation process as well as training and nurturing the next generation of Orthopaedic physicians who will utilize medical care decision making techniques based on outcomes-based evidence when considering diagnostic and therapeutic options of care.  We also recognize the many phases of lifelong learning and  strive to serve as a foundation for continuing education for practicing Orthopaedic Surgeons in addition to other healthcare providers who take care of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Rashard Dacus

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Get to know Dr.Dacus, an associate professor from the department of orthopedic surgery, as he describes how residents and fellows receive real world training while working with real patients and UVA’s own tissue lab.

Brian Werner

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Dr. Werner describes the orthopedic residency program, the sports medicine fellowship, and the medical student rotation in the UVA Orthopedic Surgery Department.

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