Orthopaedics makes a comeback at USF

By Jennie McKee

University reopens orthopaedic training program after 17 years

For nearly two decades, the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Medicine lacked one crucial component: orthopaedics. The void was created in 1990 when, as the result of a political dispute, 13 of the 17 orthopaedic surgery faculty members left USF and formed the Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI), which established its own resident training program.

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