UBC Foot and Ankle Adult Reconstruction Fellowship

Vacancy: Canadian Foot & Ankle Fellowship Position in Vancouver BC

Duration: August 1, 2020-July 31, 2021

Stipend: $60,000/annum, plus benefits

Location: St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC Director: Dr Andrea Veljkovic (docveljkovic@yahoo.com)

Preceptors: Dr Murray Penner, Dr Kevin Wing, Dr. Alastair Younger

The UBC Department of Orthopaedics has a new opening for a 12 month comprehensive Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Adult Reconstruction fellowship for a Canadian starting August 1st, 2020.

Training is preceptor-based, under the supervision of 4 fellowship-trained orthopaedic foot & ankle surgeons (Dr. M. Penner, Dr. A. Veljkovic, Dr. K. Wing, and Dr. A. Younger). The fellowship is located at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver, BC. This site serves as the tertiary care centre for all complex adult foot and ankle problems for the province of British Columbia (pop. 4.5 million). This fellowship provides extensive exposure (up to 1000 cases/yr) to all aspects of adult foot & ankle surgery (Ankle Replacement, basic & complex fusions and osteotomies, forefoot reconstruction, diabetic foot problems, sports medicine, acute fractures, and post-traumatic, flatfoot, congenital, and neurological deformities). Fellows are also expected to participate in the Foot & Ankle Screening & Triage (FAST) Clinic, the Foot & Ankle Consultation Clinic, the preceptors’ private offices, and in the F&A Research Office. This program is a major contributor to the ongoing multi-center Canadian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society ankle arthritis outcome study. One major research presentation and publication is expected. Participation in resident and medical student teaching, and in weekly foot & ankle rounds is required.

This is a fully funded, full-time position. Applicants must have successfully completed an approved residency in Orthopedic Surgery and be eligible for an full college license in British Columbia and have minimum standard of academic-IELTs, if testing is required by the college.

Please fill out an application for Post Graduate Training at:

http://orthopaedics.med.ubc.ca/education/fellowship-opportunities/foot-ankle-adult- reconstruction/

The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2018. We will continue to review applications after this deadline.
An observership or an elective is highly recommended.