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IBJI Post-Graduate Physician Assistant Orthopedic Residency Program

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute’s Physician Assistant (PA) program is sponsored by Rosalind Franklin University’s PA program. The residency takes place at Lutheran General Hospital and is directed by Dr. Matthew Jimenez and Dr. Patrick Knott. This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 50 hours of clinical Category I (Preapproved) CME credit by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Lecture-Learner Programs and for Commercial Support of Lecture-Learner Programs.

About the Program & Faculty

Learn about the purpose, affiliations, curriculum, objectives, and program details. Meet the faculty who will be guiding your learning and residency.
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Apply to the Program

See the entry requirements and selection criteria for the PA program. Applications are accepted year-round. Visit this page to complete the application.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How to apply, what references you need, and what’s the point of completing a residency in orthopedics… Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the PA program at IBJI.
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About Lutheran General

Learn more about the highly respected teaching hospital affiliated with the IBJI PA program. Lutheran General is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in the area.
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