Rutgers JCMC Orthopaedic Trauma and Complex Reconstruction Fellowship 2023-2024

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5 months 5 days ago - 5 months 5 days ago #39288 by JCMCOrtho
RWJBarnabas Health-Jersey City Medical Center/St. Barnabas Medical Center in collaboration with Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications for one Orthopaedic Trauma and Complex Reconstruction Fellow for the academic year 2023-2024. This newly OTA accredited fellowship, directed by Dr. Frank Liporace and Dr. Richard Yoon, presents a unique opportunity to work with renowned faculty in the field of trauma and reconstruction surgery.

The goals of this Orthopaedic Trauma and Adult Reconstruction Fellowship will be to provide a training program that will allow the Fellow the skill and clinical expertise for diagnosis and appropriate treatment of complex Orthopaedic Trauma and Reconstructive patients, prepare the Fellow for a career in academic medicine, and provide exposure to clinical and/or basic science research opportunities that will allow the Fellow to contribute to the advancement of the field of Orthopaedic Traumatology.

The Fellow will be given the opportunity to become proficient with managing the acute issues and definitive treatment of multi-trauma patients, severe peri-articular and soft tissue injuries. Furthermore, the Fellow will become experienced with pelvic and acetabular surgery and in the treatment of complications of Orthopaedic Trauma patients (e.g. non-unions, mal-unions, limb lengthening discrepancies, post-traumatic degenerative disease requiring fusion or arthroplasty, etc.) Our fellowship training is conducted at a Level 2 acute care hospital that is the main trauma center within a densely populated area.

Jersey City Medical Center has a total of 316 staffed beds, receives 960 emergency room trauma visits a year with 496 trauma admissions, and performs 1442 orthopaedic trauma cases per year.

The Fellow will also gain training experience at Saint Barnabas Medical Center with Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Trauma Attendings. This is an acute care hospital with 597 beds.

We will be interviewing candidates for the position who are US citizens and have completed a 5 year orthopaedic residency who would like to pursue a career in Orthopaedic Traumatology.

Please send your fellowship application including yearly OITE scores, USMLE Board Scores, 3 written letters of recommendation, personal statement, photo, and medical school transcripts to our fellowship coordinator Maria Rivera (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Fellowship Director: Frank A Liporace, MD
Assistant Fellowship Director: Richard S. Yoon, MD
Compensation: PGY-6 equivalent
Fellowship Positions: 1
Fellowship Coordinator: Maria Rivera (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Dates: August 1, 2023 to July 31, 2024
Last edit: 5 months 5 days ago by JCMCOrtho.

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