• 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
  • Orthopaedic 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 systems
    • 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


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. For 2011, salaries are:

PGY 1 $47,140
PGY 2 $48,754
PGY 3 $50,628
PGY 4 $52,510
PGY 5 $54,277
  • 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 Orthopaedic Society
    • Resident membership in American Academy Orthopaedic 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