The Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Research Foundation orthopaedic-sports medicine fellowship provides a well-rounded approach to post-residency training. Fellows will gain experience through one-on-one operative training along side fellowship trained sports surgeons. The operative experience is balanced with comparable numbers of knees and shoulders and also includes hip, ankle, elbow and wrist arthroscopy. The faculty includes 3 fellowship trained orthopaedic sports medicine and 1 fellowship trained upper extremity surgeons. The fellows will also benefit from exposure to outpatient arthroscopy, laboratory based operative training, clinical research, perspectives on injury prevention, and team physician experience at various levels (Los Angeles Galaxy [MLS], Chivas USA [MLS], US Soccer MenísNational Team, Pepperdine University, Amgen Tour of California [professional staged cycling]).
Fellowship Directors: Bert R. Mandelbaum, M.D., Thomas P. Knapp, M.D.
Number of fellows: 3
Stipend: $55,000 per year
Length of Program: August 1, 2013 Ė July 31, 2014 (52 weeks) plus 4-days of training prior to the start of the fellowship.
Malpractice Insurance: Provided
Health Benefits: Provided for fellow and family
Vacation: Two weeks
Supported Educational Meetings: Two meetings. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting and one other sports medicine meeting with approval from the Fellowship Director.
On-call: 1-2 weekends per month of general orthopaedic call
Requirements: 1) Successful completion of an ACGME approved orthopaedic residency program
Application Process: 1) Deadline for applications: December 1, 2011 2) Interviews: TBD 3) All applicants must have an e-mail address. 4) Santa Monica Orthopaedic will participate in the 2012 ortho-sports medicine match.Through the match website, please submit an application, CV, 4 letters of reference, photocopy of medical school transcript and boards score report(s).
For applications or further information, contact:
Diane Watanabe Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group 2020 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 400 Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 829-2663 ext. 1280 firstname.lastname@example.org