McMaster University Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship

Fellowship Descriptions:

Application process will ONLY be accepted 20 months prior to the start of requesting fellowship (November 1st). Application deadline is 18 months prior (January 1st).

Please contact Abbey Payne at paynea1@mcmaster.ca for information and procedure of applications. Please do not contact individual supervisors directly.

Interviews (if granted) will be conducted in February at the 16 month mark and all candidates will be notified by mid-March.

Interviewing will take place in person (preferred)and or arrangements can be made to video conference interview.

Applications are restricted to graduates of approved Royal College certified residency programs at this time.

As McMaster University has a strict policy of no self funding, we are only able to accept fellows that will come with funding. Although the policy states it is program specific Orthopaedics does not accept self funding

http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/postgrad/admissions.html

http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/postgrad/documents/selffundedandunfunded_2_.pdf.

 

The MacSports group at McMaster University includes fellowship trained surgeons who treat the full range of sports related injuries. Subspecialty care in hip, knee, shoulder and upper extremity injuries is a focus of the group, providing the full range of modern care available to the athlete. The fellowship is preceptor based and the applicant will choose an area of focus. Areas include knee, hip, upper extremity, shoulder and general arthroscopy. The fellow can participate in the McMaster University Varsity level athletic team physician program through the year.

The fellow will attend 2 OR sessions per week and 1-2 clinics per week with dedicated research time weekly as well with the expectation that a publication ready manuscript is completed. The fellow will assist with ward duties and surgical aftercare of inpatients. The fellow will participate in on call duties, weekly teaching sessions and be responsible for a Grand Rounds presentation.

Applications are restricted to graduates of approved Royal College certified residency programs at this time.

As McMaster University has a strict policy of no self funding, we are only able to accept fellows that will come with funding. Although the policy states it is program specific Orthopaedics does not accept self funding

http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/postgrad/admissions.html
http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/postgrad/documents/selffundedandunfunded_2_.pdf.