Shands Hopsital

Affiliated with University of Florida — Gainesvile, FL

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Kalia K. Sadasivan

Last updated: November 17, 2015


The University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is currently recruiting a full-time Adjunct Clinical Post-Doctoral Associate for our non-ACGME accredited Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship. Applicants must have completed a certified Orthopaedic residency training program and be eligible to apply and approved for a TRN licensure in Florida. Foreign applicants must be eligible to apply for a J1 Clinical VISA.

The goal of the University of Florida, Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship is to make substantial advancements in the clinical skills and judgment of the fellow during the one year clinical experience. The fellow develops expertise in the management of trauma and fracture patients. Surgical Skills and decision-making will be developed in methods of treatment ranging from external and internal fixation to minimally invasive surgery. There will be exposure to all aspects of the comprehensive approach to pre- and post-operative care and to rehabilitation. Acute management of complex articular and periarticular fractures is covered. Posttraumatic management of nonunions, malunions, limb length discrepancies and osteomyelitis is also addressed. We expect significant growth in the skills for management of polytraumatized patients and periarticular fractures. The fellow will have the opportunity throughout the fellowship to advance their skills and judgment in revision fracture surgery and management of periprosthetic fractures. An exceptional educational component of this fellowship program is that there will be a special emphasis on patient centered care and the fellow will participate in division specific quality projects.

How to apply

traumafellowship@ortho.ufl.edu

Qualified applicants, please email your CV, 2 letters of reference, USMLE scores, medical school transcripts and ECFMG certificate (applicable to IMGs) to traumafellowship@ortho.ufl.edu

About the hospital

  • Trauma faculty: 3

Fellowship procedures

Location


Gainesvile, FL 32607

Shands Hopsital Gainesvile, FL
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