Jersey City Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

MHMC Orthopedic Surgery Residency

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Education Conferences

Monday Indications Conference


On Monday evenings, Dr. Liporace moderates a case conference with a group of residents, reviewing preoperative cases and their surgical indications.

Wednesday Education Conference


On Wednesday mornings, the residents hold a fracture conference to review teaching cases and appropriate radiology studies. The conferences is  moderated by a senior resident and an attending faculty member.  The remainder of the education conference consists of resident-directed learning from presentations based on orthopedic textbooks, review books, review articles, scientific articles as well as OITE practice questions. 

Thursday Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds


This weekly conference consists of a faculty attending lecture and resident case and topic presentation. This conference is attended by JCMC orthopedic attendings, residents, PAs, PT/OT staff as well as members of various other departments. 


Primary Sources:

Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 12th Ed.

Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults, 7th ed.

Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Children, 7th ed.

Browner's Skeletal Trauma, 4th ed.

Koval's Handbook of Fractures, 4th ed.

Other Sources:

Stannard's Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma, 1st Ed.

Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 6th Ed.

Delee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 3rd Ed.

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1st Ed.

Hoppenfeld's Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics, 4th Ed.

Insall and Scott's Surgery of the Knee, 5th Ed.

Lovell and Winters’ Pediatric Orthopaedics, 6th Ed.

Review Books

Miller's Review of Orthopaedics, 7th Ed.

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 11

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, 1st Ed.


Journal of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

Journal of Arthroplasty

The American Journal of Sports Medicine

OITE Questions


Select questions from corresponding topics are taken in round-robin format

An ABOS review is also provided by Orthobullets, which provides daily questions and topics to review


Prior years OITE questions are reviewed in round-robin format

Useful Links

Recommended Reading


Hoppenfeld's Examination of the Spine and Extremities

Netter's Concise Atlas of Orthopaedics

Koval's Handbook of Fractures

Orthopaedic Secrets

Tolerance's: An Orthopaedic Reference Manual

The Orthopaedic Intern Pocket Survival Guide


Stannard's Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma

Browner's Skeletal Trauma

Hoppenfeld's Surgical Exposures

Miller's Review

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update


Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults

Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Children

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery

Delee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics

Green's Operative Hand Surgery

Insall and Scott's Surgery of the Knee

Lovell and Winters’ Pediatric Orthopaedics

Rockwood and Matsens’ The Shoulder, 4th Ed.

Morrey’s The Elbow and It’s Disorders, 4th Ed.


Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery

Rothman and Simeone, The Spine, 6th Ed.

Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 8th Ed.


Miller's Board Review Course