Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship

Jackson Lee, MD
Geoffrey Marecek, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Program Directors

Duration: One year
Stipend: $65,000 plus benefits
Location: Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC

Description

Instruction at the LAC+USC offers orthopaedic trauma fellows advanced training in the management of orthopaedic trauma, particularly in the treatment of patients with multiple injuries, and pelvic and acetabular trauma. The fellow works with faculty and residents in busy clinics and operating rooms, gaining expertise in orthopaedic trauma fundementals, including nonoperative management, AO principles, medullary nailing and complex articular fractures.

At Keck Hospital, the fellow will gain experience in a tertiary referral setting with exposure to the treatment of nonunions, malunions, osteomyelitis and the practice of limb lengthening/deformity correction. Fellows are expected to engage in clinical and/or basic science research and will be responsible for a thesis at the end of the fellowship.

Applying for the Trauma Fellowship

The fellowship is open to board-eligible orthopaedic or general surgeons. A valid California medical license is required. We fill this fellowship via the San Francisco Matching Program (SF Match). The application deadline is Nov. 1, each year.

Contact

For more information, contact:

Christine Curry
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: (323) 409-7347
christine.curry@med.usc.edu