Orthopedic Residency Facilities

Orlando Health is a 1,780 bed system consisting of 8 hospitals:

  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
  • Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
  • UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health

Orthopedic Residents spend the majority of their time at ORMC and Arnold Palmer Hospital. They also rotate through:
  • Community Physicians at other local hospitals
  • All of the call responsibilities are at the ORMC campus

Hospital facts:

  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    • 808-bed tertiary medical center
    • Central Florida's only Level One Trauma Center serving 18 counties.
    • The Orlando Health Air Care Team transports critically ill patients within a 100-mile radius.
    • 72,000 annual ER visits in 2007.
    • Electronic patient tracking, computerized ordering, and PACS radiology system
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
    • 204-bed dedicated pediatric hospital
    • The only Level One Pediatric Trauma Center in Central Florida
  • Bert Martin's Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center was dedicated in 2007
    • Electronic patient tracking, computerized ordering system, and PACS radiology system
    • 700 pediatric trauma admissions
  • Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
    • Opened in 2006
    • 285-bed, 11-story hospital, dedicated completely to the care of women and neonates
    • 30 Labor and Delivery rooms, host to over 10,000 births per year, among the most deliveries in the entire country.
  • UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health
    • State-of-the-art Charles Lewis Pavilion
    • 220,000- square-foot structure, completed in 2003
    • 60 private inpatient beds
    • 10-story comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer center, containing all ambulatory and ancillary services required for cancer care from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and follow up

Benefits
Orlando Health offers its residents a comprehensive benefits package. The following is a summary of the various house staff benefits offered at Orlando Health/ORMC. Salary rates for residents are reassessed every year. To date, each annual evaluation has resulted in a salary increase.

Educational Funding/Books

  • Annual Florida Keys Musculoskeletal Oncology Meeting for designated residents
  • Additional funding is provided for regional and national conferences when a resident presents original research.
  • PGY1 residents attend an AO Basic Fracture Course
  • Program may assist residents in obtaining funds to attend conferences according to the following schedule: PGY2/3 – 1 per yr, PGY4/5 – 2 per year
  • Subscription to Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and JAAOS

Society Memberships
  • Membership into Florida Orthopedic Society
  • Resident membership in American Academy Orthopedic Society

Vacation
  • 3 weeks of unscheduled vacation
  • In addition to one week during either Christmas or New Years

Parking
  • Free secure covered parking just steps away from the hospital main entrance

Free Meals
  • Free meals are provided while in house 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Retirement Account
  • Employer-sponsored retirement savings accounts available

Health Care Coverage
  • Healthchoice PPO
  • Multiple Dental Coverage Options
  • Vision Program
  • Life Insurance Options Basic Life
  • Supplemental Life - available for purchase
  • Spouse and Dependent Life Insurance - available for purchase
  • Healthcare Flex Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flex Spending Account
  • Disability/Short term - available for purchase
  • Long -Term Disability - after one year of employment