John Peter Smith is the hospital for the patients of Tarrant County, including Fort Worth and Arlington. JPS is a level 1 Trauma Center and also has an outpatient clinic with over 10,000 Orthopedic patient visits per year. Residents also rotate at several private hospitals in the area. JPS graduated its first class of orthopedic residents in 1974 and trains 4 orthopedic residents per year.


Fourth year medical students may apply online for elective clinical clerkships. Details regarding electives offered can be found here, and the application is available here.