University of Western Ontario Shoulder Fellowship

western_logoThe UWO Shoulder Fellowship will provide the surgeon with an intensive one-year clinical and research experience designed to focus on all aspects of shoulder pathology. The candidate will benefit from the combined practices of two major clinical teaching units currently training both residents and fellows, and from exposure to a wide range of shoulder problems and their surgical solutions.

COORDINATORS
Darren Drosdowech, MD, FRCSC
Robert Litchfield, MD, FRCSC

PARTICIPATING SURGEONS
George Athwal, MD, FRCSC
Ken Faber, MD, FRCSC
Kevin Willits, MD, FRCSC

LOCATIONS
Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic (FKSMC) and University Hospital at the London Health Sciences Centre,
The Hand and Upper Limb Clinic (HULC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care

SALARY
$ 50,000/yr

DURATION
One year

POSITIONS
One

ROTATIONS
6 month clinical at the HULC
6 month clinical at FKSMC

PARTICIPATING LABORATORY FACILITIES
HULC Biomechanics Lab at the Lawson Research Institute
Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab at FKSMC
Clinical Outcomes Lab at HULC and FKSMC
Cell & Molecular Biology Lab at the Lawson Research Institute

FELLOWSHIP DESCRIPTION
Candidates will spend six months at each site assisting in the care of patients in the clinic, operating room and inpatient ward.

Protected research time will be allocated with a project of publishable quality expected at the completion of the fellowship. Decisions regarding research topic will be made at the beginning of the year using the resources of the participating labs.

Fellows will be expected to participate in a variety of related academic activities, such as medical student/resident teaching and preparation of rounds/conferences.

CONTACTS:
Tara Goebel:  tara.goebel@sjhc.london.on.ca / ph (519) 646-6047
Anna Hales ahales@uwo.ca / ph 519-661-2011 (ext 87504)