What to Expect
The fellow has continuous time in the operating room and clinic. There are weekly didactic lectures that follow a rigorous curriculum. The fellow also interacts with the residents in a teaching capacity. Our fellow spends 2 weeks with Musculoskeletal Radiology for expertise in imaging interpretation and hands on ultra-sound.
The fellow will rotate with 5 Faculty all fellowship trained. We have a Level 1 hospital and community hospital to gain experience in multiple settings. This allows complex multiple ligament reconstruction in the knee, that are seen with significant trauma. We also believe strongly in complete care of our patients, and the fellow will work closely with our physical therapists and athletic trainers to maximize recovery. We do have quite a bit of exposure to shoulder reconstruction with some knee arthroplasty as well. The fellow also participates in several away courses for specialized educational lab experience.
The fellow spends 2 months with each sports attending providing a diverse educational opportunity. There is also time spent with our specialized musculoskeletal radiologists, in research, and exposure to primary care sports, PT and teams including collegiate and high school.
Wednesday is the major lecture education day. Each Wednesday there is a resident sports education lecture, Grand Rounds, resident education lectures and the fellows didactic sports article review sessions. Friday mornings are hands on training for the residents. Whenever there are sports training events, the fellow is expected to assist with instruction for arthroscopy labs and other training.
Types of training
Surgical, clinical, research, literature review and hands on athletic coverage.
Our fellows complete 350-500 cases per year. Most are knee and shoulder with some elbow.
Weekly sessions, monthly journal club for Orthopaedics, monthly M & M, quality sports, journal club, monthly arthroscopy labs.
Completed an ACGME accredited (or pending accreditation) orthopaedic residency.
One year of intense work (no call) to further your sports medicine and arthroscopic education