UT Health San Antonio Rockwood Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship

UT Health San Antonio Rockwood Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship 7703 Floyd Curl Drive
Department of Orthopaedics, MC 7774 San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Attention: Lashun Matthews, APC
Phone: (210) 567 – 5109 Fax: (210) 567 – 4916
E-mail: matthewsl@uthscsa.edu, hillt@uthscsa.edu Duration: 1 year (August 1 through July 31) Number of Fellows: 1-2 fellows per year
Stipend: Salary plus benefits
Location: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Fellowship Description:
How long program has been in existence: 40 years
Number of individuals who have completed the training program since its inception: 40
Prerequisite Training: Successful Completion of an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program

Selection Criteria:
– Application/Personal Statement
– Interview Appraisal Scores
– Letters of recommendations
– Participation in research, publications and presentations
– USMLE Scores or Equivalent

Goals and Objectives for Training:
This fellowship is a one-year experience on the Shoulder and Elbow Service, during which the Fellow(s) will develop a rational approach to the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders. The Fellow(s) participate in the teaching of medical students and residents, and have ample opportunity to be involved in clinical and basic research projects. The Fellow(s) will assist in surgery on patients referred to Dr. Dutta, Dr. Morrey, Dr. Jacobs, and Dr. Whitney, as well as patients of Dr. Hartzler, TSAOG Orthopaedics. The fellowship focuses on clinical and surgical education in the arenas of shoulder arthroplasty, shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder trauma, humerus trauma, elbow trauma, elbow arthroplasty, and elbow arthroscopy.

This program is part of the ASES Fellow selection process. Interviews will be conducted between January 2 and February 28.

Objectives: Focus on clinical and surgical education in the arenas of shoulder arthroplasty, shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder trauma, humerus trauma, elbow trauma, elbow arthroplasty, and elbow arthroscopy.

Program Certification/Recognition: Recognized by American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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