Shriners Children’s Northern California Hosts the Annual PediOrtho WEST Resident Education Course for Orthopedic Surgery Residents
This dynamic course is led by pediatric orthopedic surgeons from California’s leading children’s hospitals. Residents receive training in a variety of pediatric orthopedic surgical techniques through case-based learning and hands-on skills labs.
The target audience is PGY2 and PGY3 residents, but residents at all levels can benefit from the course.
Enrollment is limited to 30 residents to allow a faculty to resident ratio of nearly 1:2. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Thanks to FAP Ortho’s generous support, the course, food and lodging is offered at no cost to participants.
Please visit our Events page to see currently scheduled educational opportunities.
The course is led by pediatric orthopedic surgeons from:
- Shriners Children’s Northern California
- University of California, Davis
- UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco and Oakland
- Stanford University
- Valley Children’s Hospital
- Children’s Hospital LA
- Rady Children’s Hospital
- Cedars Sinai Medical Center
PediOrtho WEST has attracted orthopedic surgery residents from the following programs since 2018:
|Community Memorial Health System, Ventura, CA
|University of California, Davis
|Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Portland, OR
|University of California, Los Angeles
|LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
|University of California, San Diego
|Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
|University of California, San Francisco
|Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Las Cruces, NM
|University of Arizona, Tucson
|Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR
|University of Hawaii, Honolulu
|Shriners Children’s Portland
|University of Washington, Seattle
|San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program
|Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, CA
|Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
|Valley Orthopedic, Modesto, CA
Jon R. Davids, M.D.
- Assistant Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Shriners Children's Northern California
- Professor of Orthopedics, University of California, Davis
Vedant A. Kulkarni, M.D.
- Director of Orthopedic Education, Shriners Children's Northern California
- Program Director, Shriners-UC Davis Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship
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