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With 17 years experience with the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Review Committee (RRC), spending seven years as a voting member and two as the Chair, Dr. DeRosa is intimately familiar with the "specific program requirements" of both the RRC and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  He is extremely knowledgeable as to the most common "citations" from that ACGME.  Dr. DeRosa can assist programs and individuals with the Accreditation process, from preparing the Program Information Form (PIF) through the actual Site Visit.

After spending 18 years  with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with five years as the Director and thirteen years as the Executive Director, Dr. DeRosa is an expert in the regulatory and certification activities of the Board.  He can provide assistance with the application and credentialing process for primary certification, recertification, as well as the Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

Dr. DeRosa  is also conversant on the structure and function of Orthopaedic Departments in both State and Private Universities and Hospitals.  If you or your organization is contemplating starting a new educational program, he can assist you with the application to the ACGME as well as information regarding the necessary requirements.  If you or your organization has an upcoming Site Visit, Dr. DeRosa will help you pinpoint deficient areas in addition to highlighting proficient ones.

Dr. DeRosa is available to individuals who have had difficulties in obtaining or maintaining certification or recertification.

Lastly, Dr. DeRosa is available for advice and counsel to Boards of Directors of Medical Organizations in regards to issues of structure and governance.