Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

We provide multiple educational opportunities for Penn and Visiting Medical Students.

Perelman School of Medicine medical student rotations are available January - June annually.

Away rotations, for US-based medical students not affiliated with the Perelman School of Medicine who are interested in an orthopaedic residency, may apply as a visiting student with the UPenn Department of Orthopaedic Surgery via the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) Registrar's Office. A limited number of rotations are available per year (July - November) in the following orthopaedic sub-specialties:

  • Pediatrics (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
  • Joints (Penn Presbyterian Medical Center)
  • Sports Medicine (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)
  • Hand Surgery (Penn Presbyterian Medical Center)
  • Orthopaedic Oncology (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)
  • Spine (Penn Presbyterian Medical Center)
  • Foot & Ankle (Pennsylvania Hospital)
  • General Orthopaedics (Pennsylvania Hospital)
  • Trauma (Penn Presbyterian Medical Center)

For more information, please contact the PSOM Registrar

International medical students, please visit the PSOM Center for Global Health.

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