San Francisco General Hospital is the training facility for orthopaedic trauma for the University of California, San Francisco. The orthopaedic surgical residency program at UCSF/SFGH is considered to be one of the premier residencies in the country. The combined UCSF/SFGH orthopaedic surgery faculty is dedicated to advancing the field through local, regional, national, and international educational efforts. Graduates of the UCSF orthopaedic surgery residency program include alumni who range from worldwide leaders in orthopaedic trauma to Bay Area orthopaedic surgeons. The UCSF/SFGH trauma center carries forth its mission as a leader in orthopaedic trauma through its work in patient care, education, and research.