Frances Cuomo, MD, Fellowship Director
Courtney Matlach, Fellowship Coordinator

Montefiore Medical Center
1250 Waters Place, Tower 1, 11th Floor
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (347) 577-4410Fax: (347) 577-4596E-mail: cmatlach@montefiore.orgWebsite: http://www.montefiore.org/orthopaedics
Duration: 1 year (August 1 to July 31)
Number of Fellows: 1
Stipend: PGY6 equivalent (~$71,000)
Location: Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship Description:

The Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship program at Montefiore Medical Center offers an extensive and comprehensive clinical experience in the operative and nonoperative management of shoulder and elbow disorders. The fellowship is a one year clinical program with a significant research component. The Fellow is provided with the opportunity to work closely with the attending surgeons on the Shoulder and Elbow Service. Exposure to patients presenting with a wide variety of pathology, including conditions of traumatic, degenerative, and athletic etiology is offered.  Opportunity to participate in the orthopaedic management of college athletic teams adds to the experience.

The Fellow will evaluate patients pre- and post-operatively and will participate actively in the operative cases. Advanced methods of both arthroscopic and open surgery are performed with the most current techniques. There are over 400 shoulder and elbow procedures performed annually. In addition to the clinical education during attending office hours and weekly conferences, the Fellow participates in the formal didactic lectures provided and takes an active role in resident education.

The Fellow is required to complete two research projects. The projects can be either clinical or basic science in nature and must be completed and in publishable form by the end of the fellowship year.  To that end, the Fellow participates in our Multidisciplinary Shoulder Research Group along with a research coordinator, rheumatologists, physical therapists, pain management physicians, as well as our shoulder surgeons.

Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017, through the San Francisco match @ www.SFmatch.org.

This program is part of the ASES Fellow selection process.
Interviews will be conducted on February 28, 2018.
This fellowship participates in the SF match program.
Positions will be offered beginning at the end of March, 2018 according to the SF Match process.

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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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