The Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship Program at the Massachusetts General & Brigham and Women's Hospitals is offering a one-year Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship with emphasis on the management of adult musculoskeletal trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction. The Fellow will work with the Orthopaedic residents and staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospitals as an integral part of the trauma services. Clinical responsibilities will include the following: acute trauma; all aspects of reconstructive trauma care; pelvic and acetabular trauma including pelvic and acetabular osteotomies; small wire techniques for trauma reconstruction; and spine trauma. The Fellow will also take call and participate in the educational program of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service extended to medical students, residents, and attending staff. The fellows are expected to present a clinical or basic research project at the annual Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Research Day.

The Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship acknowledges Orthopaedic Medical Grants Association, Center for Orthopaedic Trauma Advancement and AO Trauma North America for their support of our fellowship program.


Candidates from the United States and Canada must have successfully completed an accredited Orthopaedic residency; be board-eligible, per ABOS; and, able to obtain medical licensure in Massachusetts. Candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted full Massachusetts medical license. Please note that all applicants must successfully complete Steps 1, 2 and 3 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination prior to the start of their fellowship year.


Download the Harvard Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Introductory Manual.

How to Apply

The Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship participates in the trauma fellowship match program.

For more information and an application, please go to Orthopaedic Trauma Association's website: http://ota.org/education/fellowship-match-resources/.


Contact Us

Matthew Whalen

Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship Program

55 Fruit StreetYawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 3C Boston, MA 02114

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