Mark D. Lazarus, MD, Fellowship Director
Matthew L. Ramsey, MD, Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Service
Joseph A. Abboud, MD
Luke S. Austin, MD
Charles L. Getz, MD
Surena Namdari, MD, MSc
Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1025 Walnut St., Room 516 College
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1500Fax: (215) 503-0530E-mail: susan.randolph@jefferson.edu
Duration: 1 year (August 1 to July 31)
Number of Fellows: 4 fellows per year
Stipend: $63,500/year plus benefits
Location: The Rothman Institute at Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Methodist Hospital Division

Fellowship Description:

This fellowship offers an extensive experience in the surgical and nonsurgical management of disorders of the shoulder and elbow under the supervision of nine full-time faculty members whose practice is limited to the shoulder and elbow. The Shoulder and Elbow Service manages in excess of 25,000 outpatient visits per year and performs 3,000 surgical cases per year. This extensive clinical volume guarantees exposure to a wide variety of traumatic, degenerative, and athletic injuries. The fellowship experience includes training in the most advanced arthroscopic and open reconstructive surgeries of the shoulder and elbow. Research is an integral part of the fellowship experience. The clinical research program includes the active participation of the staff, fellows, and residents associated with the Shoulder and Elbow Service. The Fellow is expected to participate in clinical research projects and the preparation of scientific publications. Candidates must be eligible for employment in the US and be eligible for a medical license prior to training. Interviews will be conducted between Labor Day and mid-December. Positions will be offered in late December according to the ASES match process. Questions or application requests can be directed to Susan M. Randolph at the address above. 

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2019-2020 Fellowship Match

Important dates for the 2019-2020 Match Cycle

Application Start Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 (application will not be posted until this date)
Application Deadline Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    -  This is the Target Date for applicants to complete the requirements for application distribution.
    -  This is NOT a deadline. Some programs accept applications at any time; others may set a deadline.
    -  It is the applicant's responsibility to contact training programs for individual deadline dates.

Interviews:
January 2, 2018 - March 20, 2018
Rank List Deadline: March 21, 2018
    -  ALL rank lists must be submitted by 12:00 PM (noon) PST.
    -  After the deadline rank lists choices will be locked and no changes can be made.
Release of All Results:
March 28, 2018


The ASES participates in the SF Match.  Please find a link to the Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match through SF Match below:

SF Match – Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match

2019-2020 Interview Schedule (as of 10/30/17)

Information for the 2019-2020 Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match

  • The application for this year's match cycle is centralized with SF Match.  You can register with the SF Match and complete your application through their website.
  • All rank list information is to be submitted to SF Match, not the ASES office.

All fellowship programs require a completed application via the Sentral Applicastion Service (CAS) with SF Match, a CV, a photo, and three (3) letters of recommendation.  There may be additional items required by each program.  These required items vary by location.  Please work with the programs directly to ensure you have submitted all the required documents for that program.

Attention Applicants:  In order to participate with the Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match process, you will have to register through the SF Match. 

Registration
There is a $50 non-refundable applicant registration fee that covers registration and matching.  This is paid directly to the SF Match.  Once registered, applicants can manage their account by logging in to their account profile. To register, click on “Register” and follow the steps. The registration fee can be paid with a Visa or a MasterCard.

If you do not take this step, you will not be included in the match process.  Simply sending your application materials to a program does not make you eligible to be part of the match.

There are also fees associated with the number of programs in which you will be applying.  Please see the SF Match website for details.

Questions?
Please contact the SF Match directly with any questions you may have about the Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match.  You can email your questions to help@sfmatch.org or call them at (415) 447-0350.

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