U of Colorado ACGME Sports Medicine Fellowship

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3 years 11 months ago #36482 by scopecity
CU Sports Medicine at the University of Colorado has recently expanded our Sports Medicine Fellowship Program from two to three fellows, and is pleased to offer an additional Sports Medicine fellowship position for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an ACGME-accredited position. Our mission is to train academically interested future leaders in sports medicine and shoulder surgery.

The fellowship experience is 52 weeks in duration, beginning August 1, 2019, and includes:

• Clinical activity: Fellows will be exposed to a variety of sports medicine and shoulder conditions, from simple to complex, emphasizing surgical and rehabilitation approaches. In addition to bread and butter sports medicine, fellows will gain unique clinical and surgical experience with joint preservation and cartilage restoration; hip arthroscopy and preservation; complex shoulder arthroscopy, reconstruction, and arthroplasty; pediatric sports medicine; and complex knee ligament reconstruction, including revision ACL reconstruction and multiligament knee surgery.
• Research: Fellows will have dedicated research time with opportunities in evidence based clinical medicine and basic science research. Fellows will be expected to produce at least one publishable manuscript, and will gain experience in grant writing techniques.
• Team physician experience: Fellows will serve as co-team physicians for the University of Colorado and the University of Denver varsity teams, local high school football teams, and gain experience with the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets professional teams.
• Academic curriculum: The sports medicine curriculum is based on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) curriculum for sports medicine fellows and includes weekly lectures, journal club, anatomy review with cadaver dissections, and opportunities to use our bioskills laboratory.
• Benefits: The stipend is commensurate with a University of Colorado Medical School PGY-6 salary. The fellow is provided malpractice insurance, medical insurance (for self and dependents), and 22 days of vacation. He or she is also sponsored at two continuing education/academic courses and can take the AOSSM fellowship or CAQ exam.

Requirements
• Applicants must have completed an accredited residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery
• Applicants must be licensed to practice in the State of Colorado and have a current DEA license
• Fellows in our program must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Fellows to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

Other Information:
• Attending Staff: Eric McCarty MD, Michelle Wolcott MD, Jonathan Bravman MD, Rachel Frank MD, Adam Seidl MD, Jay Albright MD, Stephanie Mayer MD, and Omer Mei-Dan MD
• Duration: 1 year (August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020)

How to Apply:
• This position has only recently become available, and thus will be filled outside of the SF-Match process for the 2019-2020 year only. Interested candidates should send a brief Cover Letter, CV, USMLE Step 1/2/3 scores, and 3 letters of recommendation to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• The University of Colorado Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

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