Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one Geriatric Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship position for 2019-2020 academic year, beginning on August 1, 2019.


The fellowship is a 12 month unique training experience in the operative and clinical management of geriatric orthopaedic trauma patients. The program will emphasize multidisciplinary aspects of geriatric orthopaedic patient care including operative and nonoperative trauma care, arthritis and post-traumatic reconstruction, bone health, palliative care considerations. The fellow will work with six fulltime orthopaedic faculty as well as orthopaedic residents and staff as an integral part of the orthopaedic service.

Successful completion of the fellowship includes the execution of two publishable manuscripts relevant to geriatric orthopaedics and trauma care. To accomplish these goals, the fellow will have access to the University of Minnesota Medical Library and the Regions Hospital Trauma Research Center. We also have a dedicated Clinical Research Team based at Regions Hospital who is available to help with the administration and operation of all research.

Qualified candidates are current PGY4 orthopaedic residents in an accredited US orthopaedic residency program and available to obtain a Minnesota medical license by July 2019.

Interested applicants should send a CV, personal statement and three letters of recommendation (one must be from the residency program director) to Lisa Schroder, Academic Program Director, Geriatric and Orthopaedic Trauma, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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