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The Division of Orthotics and Prosthetics offers two residency programs, one in Orthotics and one in Prosthetics. Each is twelve months in duration and typically begins in July and ends the following year. The Orthotic and Prosthetic residency program is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the School of Health Related Professions.There are four phases of the residency: Clinical Observation & Technical Assistance Phase, Clinical Assistance Phase, Direct Supervision Phase, and Indirect Supervision Phase.
The program is accredited by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE). The program prepares the resident to take the American Board of Certification Examinations. The resident is a full-time UMMC employee, receives a salary, and a benefits package. The resident is responsible for all NCOPE resident registration fees. The resident’s experiences will include:
Rick Psonak MS, CPO, FAAOP University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Orthotics & Prosthetics 777 Lakeland Drive Jackson, MS 39216 (601) 815-4844 Rpsonak@umc.edu
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005