The residency is composed of two sites: Westchester Medical Center and Stamford Hospital. The residents spend 16 weeks rotating at Stamford Hospital during PGY 2 through 5.
Westchester Medical Center is approximately 25 miles from New York City which is easily accessible by train or car. Being a resident in New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center orthopaedic surgery residency program allows you to choose how to spend your time outside of work. Because of the geographical location of the hospitals, you can choose to party in NYC one night and spend a quiet evening in the countryside the next night. The area is great for cycling, hiking, fishing, and camping.
White Plains is less than 5 miles away from Westchester Medical Center and 13 miles from Stamford Hospital and provides a vibrant social scene for residents. Many residents live in this city which offers a wide selection of restaurants, clubs, bars, fitness clubs, and shops including a mall. From White Plains, one can arrive at Grand Central Station in New York City in approximately 35 minutes via the Metro North Railroad.
Stamford is annually hailed as one of the safest cities in the United States. It is a great place to raise a family with numerous parks and recreation sites. The downtown area continues to grow with many restaurants, clubs, bars, and shops including a mall. New York City is a 45 minute train ride away via the Metro North Railroad.
The department of orthopaedics is allotted two 2-bedroom apartments in the on-campus housing complex at WMC. There is an on-campus 2-bedroom apartment at Stamford Hospital provided to the residents.