Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has one (1) available fellowship position for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship program to start on August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.

The UCSF Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship is designed to provide the fellow with a comprehensive and well-rounded training in all aspecs of pediatric orthopaedics. Our mission is to train fellows to be clinically and technically competent and well-prepared for providing outstanding care to all pediatric patients. This fellowship is based on an adult-learning model and offers an in-depth experience in all subspecialty areas of pediatric orthopaedic surgery with a spectrum of complexity, including pediatric trauma, spinal deformity, pediatric sports, hip and limb deformity.

Primary training sites include UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland which is a level 1 pediatric trauma center, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco. Both sites being major referral centers for Central and Northern California.

In the second half of the training period, fellows have the option to pursue a 4 week overseas elective in Global Orthopaedics. If interested, they can also pursue a clinical elective at the UC Davis/Northern California Shriner’s Hospital for Children for additional experience in the Motion Analysis Laboratory and pediatric hand surgery. In addition to exceptional clinical training, fellows are given access to UCSF’s rich research infrastructure, teach our medical students and residents, and participate in UCSF’s extensive global health initiatives

Prerequisites:

Prior to the start of fellowship, successful completion of an orthoapedic surgery residency is required, as is a California State Medical License.

How To Apply:

The Pediatrics Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship program is accredited by POSNA and participates in the San Francisco Match (SF Match). Interested applicants must register to San Francisco Match.

For any additional questions about our fellowship program and the full requirements for application, please contact our fellowship coordinator Brad Stark at [email protected].

Deadline of all applications is on September 30, 2020. Interviews dates are November 13, 2020, December 11, 2020 and January 29, 2021. All 2020-2021 interviews will be held virtually.

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