All residents are required to complete at least one Research project during their residency with direct mentorship by a faculty member. They are required to write a study protocol or grant proposal, give one presentation at a state, national or regional scientific meeting, and have one publishable abstract. Residents are encouraged to participate in in additional research projects.
Residents are required to give a Grand Rounds presentation during their fifth year of residency.
The resident research experience ranges from Basic Science studies including biomechanical and cadaver studies, retrospective reviews and prospective randomized controlled trials.