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The Sports Medicine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital provides an invaluable experience and a deep and broad exposure to the field of orthopaedic sports medicine and related conditions. Three fellows are selected for the Harvard/MGH Sports Medicine Fellowship Program each year. Each fellow gains experience in the management of athletic knee injuries including arthroscopy, arthroscopic surgery, internal derangement, and instabilities. Fellows will also become proficient in the management of shoulder problems including repair of recurrent shoulder dislocations, torn rotator cuff, and arthroscopic surgery. Fellows develop surgical and patient management skills by working closely with: Drs. Luke Oh (Interim Director), Peter Asnis, Eric Berkson, Arthur Boland, Lars Richardson, Mark Price, George Theodore, Jon J.P. Warner and Bertram Zarins.
Orthopaedic surgeons who have completed an accredited residency program are eligible for the MGH Sports Medicine Fellowship, and three fellows are chosen each year. The purpose of the Fellowship is to train orthopaedic surgeons in the specialized skills of sports medicine, including clinical, surgical, and research skills. Each fellow is required to complete at least one research project during his/her fellowship.
The teaching program is combined with MGH Shoulder and Arthroscopy Service and includes a rotation in Foot and Ankle Surgery. The fellowship is accredited by ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) and approved by AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America).
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Fellows are required to complete a research project in an area of interest that is agreed upon by the medical staff. These areas may include basic science research or clinical research.
Applications are accepted via the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Fellowship Match. No other application materials are necessary beyond those required by the Match.
Visit the AOSSM website to view more information about the Match.
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