Andrew Green, MD, Fellowship Director
Brett D. Owens, MD
E. Scott Paxton, MD
Audrey Bell, Fellowship Coordinator
Providence, RI 02905
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School
Fellowship Program in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Dates: August 1 – July 31
Compensation: R6 salary level and full benefits
Goals of the Program: The goals and objectives of the Brown Shoulder and Elbow Service are to educate the fellows in all areas of shoulder and elbow surgery. This will be achieved through didactic sessions, literature review, oral presentations, patient examination and surgical treatment. In addition, access to cadavers and the arthroscopy laboratory will further enhance the residents’ and fellows’ understanding and technical skills during their respective rotations. The fellow will also have the opportunity to perform clinical and basic science research through the RIH Orthopaedic Foundation Research Laboratories.
Description: The Rhode Island Shoulder and Elbow Service at Brown University offers an advanced clinical and surgical experience which includes over 500 cases per year with a broad experience in arthroscopic, trauma, open and revision shoulder and elbow surgery. A level-one trauma center with an active orthopaedic trauma service, the Rhode Island Hospital offers a unique opportunity to manage a high volume of shoulder and elbow fractures. The Shoulder and Elbow service is also a tertiary referral center for total shoulder and elbow replacement for southern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital are the major teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Fellows are expected to participate in weekly didactic and indications conferences and play an active role in teaching residents and medical students. The orthopaedic residency program has six residents per year, and there is one resident rotating on the Shoulder and Elbow Service.
There is an active research lab (Rhode Island Hospital Orthopaedic Foundation) and outstanding opportunity for both clinical and basic science (molecular biology and biomechanics) research projects. The fellow is expected to complete at least one basic science and one clinical research project each year. The fellow is also encouraged to assist in the preparation of manuscripts, book chapters, and journal articles.
Conveniently located between Boston and New York City, Providence is a vibrant coastal city located on Narragansett Bay with great restaurants and cultural activities. Rhode Island is also home to Newport and some of the most beautiful beaches in New England.
This program is part of the ASES Fellowship match.
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:
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.
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.
Please contact the SF Match directly with any questions you may have about the Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Match. You can email your questions to email@example.com or call them at (415) 447-0350.
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