Orthopaedic Surgery


Residency Application Requirements
• All applications must come through ERAS
• USMLE Step 1: No cut-off, must pass on first attempt
• A minimum of 3 letters of recommendation is required
• Deadline for all ERAS applications is October 1, 2017


Salary and Benefits

Spectrum Health provides a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package for our residents, staff and their families. Please visit our Salary and Benefits page to learn more.

Interview Day

Interviews will be held Friday, January 12 and Saturday, January 13, 2018.  You will have an opportunity to meet all of the residents in small groups as well as interview with several faculty from all four hospitals. Lunch will be provided. An informal reception will be held on Thursday and Friday night prior to your interview day. On Saturday evening, there will be another informal gathering at one of the resident’s homes. Spouses or significant others are welcome to all social events. These events are optional.

If you are chosen for an interview, you will be contacted no later than November 17th via email or Interview Broker.

For more information contact Becky Hoebeke, Program Coordinator:
Email: becky.hoebeke@spectrumhealth.org

Visiting Learners

We welcome and highly recommend any medical students interested in the Spectrum Health Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program to participate in a fourth year orthopaedic rotation. Applicants should have a Step 1 score of 240 or above and have passed on the first attempt.

Rotation Description:
This rotation is a 4-week block within the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. Medical students are expected to shadow the Orthopaedic Residents on the various rotations, take a variety of call, and round daily on patients.

Medical Students will rotate at the following hospitals:
• 2-weeks at Butterworth Hospital (Level 1 Trauma)
• 1-week at St. Mary’s Hospital
• 1-week at Blodgett Hospital

The student will be asked to participate in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and be expected to accomplish the following goals:

• Become familiar with orthopaedic terminology
• Evaluate both emergent and chronic orthopaedic conditions
• Communicate a diagnosis and treatment plan
• Be a valuable team member in stabilization of the patients, including pre/post-operative care

All visiting rotations are organized through the Medical Education Scheduling office. Please visit the Spectrum Health Visiting Learners page for more information and to begin the application process.

Ready to Apply?

All applications are accepted through ERAS. Please see the For Applicants section of your preferred program for additional details.

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