The Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation covers musculoskeletal and rehabilitative needs of all servicemembers and military dependents at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Its ancillary services of Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and the Brace Shop are under the auspices of the Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Service.
The Chief of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation oversees all the ancillary services listed above as well as the Orthopedic Inpatient Service, the Cast Room, and the Outpatient Orthopedic Clinics in Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Microsurgery, Pediatrics, Spine, Sports Medicine, and Trauma. Each of the subspecialty clinics is headed by a fellowship trained, board eligible/certified, attending orthopedic surgeon.
The Program Director of the Orthopedic Surgery Residency is responsible for the overall administration of the training program. He/she is appointed by the Army Surgeon General. These responsibilities include such things as the development and implementation of the academic schedule, resident rotations, resident selection, and evaluation of resident progress.