Medical students are encouraged to do an externship in order to get a first-hand experience of our program. This a three-week elective designed for the student interested in Orthopaedics or a similar surgical specialty. The student will be assigned to a resident-faculty team for three weeks at UCLA or one of our affiliated hospitals in one of the following subspecialties:
The course objectives are to expose the student to the treatment and diagnosis of orthopaedic problems through didactics and in the in-and-out-patient and emergency room settings.
Department Course Name
400 Elective Sub-Internship
Santa Monica – UCLA
Santa Monica Campus
Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC)
Downtown Los Angeles Campus