San Francisco Sports Medicine Clinical Fellowship

3 years 11 months ago - 3 years 11 months ago #35582 by jchen
This position has been filled. Thank you to all who applied.

We have a recent unexpected vacancy for our second fellowship position this year and are accepting another fellow to start immediately. Please see description below.

The San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship is accepting applications for a Clinical & Research Fellow in Sports Medicine, Advanced Knee and Shoulder surgery from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Interested applicants should submit inquiries and CVs to Dr. James Chen, Fellowship Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Fellowship Description:
James L. Chen, MD
Edward C. Shin, MD
Patrick J. McGahan, MD
Neil P. Pathare, MD
Thomas Sampson, MD

San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship
450 Sutter Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone 415-900-3000
Fax: 415-900-3001

One fellow each year participates as an assistant in clinic and surgery. The fellow will also participate in research in knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, foot & ankle surgery. The focus of research will be outcomes of new surgical techniques, anatomic studies, and clinical outcomes. The Fellow will participate in journal clubs, teaching conferences, anatomy labs, and industry sponsored workshops. They are expected to prepare publication-quality research.

The fellow will work with Dr. James Chen, Dr. Patrick McGahan, and Dr. Neil Pathare who focus on knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery. In the knee, focus is on primary and multiple revision cruciate ligament reconstruction, complex multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction, and meniscus transplantation. The fellow will participate in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and focus on rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, and ligamentous reconstruction. The open surgery focus is on complicated reconstructions and revision arthroplasty of the shoulder and knee. The elbow focus is on open and arthroscopic procedures.

The fellow will gain experience in Hip pathology with Dr. Edward Shin and Dr. Thomas Sampson, one of the pioneers of Hip Arthroscopy. The hip the focus is on arthroscopic treatment of femoral acetabular impingement.

This position is ideal for an unmatched US Medical School graduate or surgical resident interested in Orthopaedic Surgery. At the end of the year the fellow will have obtained surgical and diagnostic skills to ready them for Orthopaedic Residency.

The fellow receives an annual stipend, two weeks of vacation, and sponsorship at two continuing education/academic courses. Malpractice insurance as a surgical assistant will be provided. Graduation from a US Medical School is required. However, a California Medical License or PTAL is not required for the fellow.
Last edit: 3 years 11 months ago by jchen. Reason: position filled

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