Visiting MS4 Rotation


Join the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics for a 4 week rotation in Orthopaedic Surgery. This rotation is available to visiting 4th year medical students interested in orthopaedics. A rotation in orthopaedics is an opportunity to explore a subspecialty and get to know the facility. Many medical students gain priceless insight and learn why the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics is such a unique place for residency.


While rotating here you will have 4 weeks of direct patient care and have responsibilities based on ability. Rotation preferences will be taken into consideration. There will be attendance at Grand Rounds, Core Curriculum, and Sub-Specialty Conferences. The 4 week rotation is split into two sessions, with two weeks on each of the following subspecialties:

  1. Sports and Trauma
  2. Foot and Ankle and Spine
  3. Hand and Pediatrics
  4. Tumor and Joints

Application Process

All applications are accepted through VSAS.

Positions are offered on a rolling admission basis. Preference will be given based on academic achievements and date of submitted application.

Additional information about rotation is located in the Course Catalog: ORTHO 7440: Clerkship in Orthopedic Surgery

Course Director: Stephen K. Aoki, M.D.
Course Coordinator: Nikki Cooper

Assistance Programs

The Visiting Clerkship Program provides support for 4th year medical students planning a visiting clerkship at the University of Utah in academic year 2017-18. Students must be in good standing at their institution, have been accepted for a visiting clerkship rotation at the University of Utah, and identify as underrepresented in medicine. Applications are accepted on a rotating basis.

For additional information please email

The Residency Travel Stipend Program provides travel support for 4th year medical students who identify as underrepresented in medicine and who have been offered a residency interview at the University of Utah.  Applications are accepted on a rotating basis.

For additional information please email

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How To Apply

All resident applications are processed through ERAS.APPLY AT ERAS

Contact Us

Elise Collins

Residency Coordinator

Phone: 801-587-5448
Fax: 801-587-5411

Resident Schedules

Check out the conference and rotation schedules during residency.


Resident Schedules