Detroit Medical Center Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Rahul Vaidya, MD
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4201 Saint Antoine St Detroit, MI 48201-2153
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This fellowship is based out of 3 ACS Verified Trauma Centers in Detroit which are part of the Detroit Medical Center : 1) Detroit Receiving Hospital the first ever verified Level One Trauma Center by the ACS. 2) Sinai Grace Hospital (Level 2) and Childrens Hospital of Michigan (Level 1 Childrens Facility). Affiliate hospitals include McLaren Oakland Hospital (Level 2) , Saint Marys Livonia (Level 2) and Hurley Hospital Flint ( Level 1) . There are 4 active OTA faculty and 7 affiliated faculty. There are over 3000 cases done annually by the faculty so there is a wide variety of cases. Detroit Receiving has 80,000 ER visits, 1800 trauma admissions, and 190 pts ISS > 15, Sinai Grace has 140,000 ER Visits 3000 Trauma Admissions, and 300 pts ISS >15.
The hospitals are covered for call by residents and the fellow does staff call once they are comfortable. Always Backed up by one of the Trauma Faculty. There are opportunities for the fellow to do biomechanical research, clinical research, or be involved with prospective studies and a grant to cover their research costs. The fellow is expected to complete at least one research study to publication . The fellow will take part in all OTA and AONA fellow activities .