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.

Residents Paper Presentation Conferences

Recently, residents have presented at the following conferences:

  • South Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Southern Orthopedic Surgery
  • Eastern Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

Resident Published Peer Reviewed Journals

  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Journal of Orthopedic Trauma
  • Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedics