Skip Navigation

COVID-19 Update

We are experiencing extremely high call volume related to COVID-19 vaccine interest. Please understand that our phone lines must be clear for urgent medical care needs. We are unable to accept phone calls to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations at this time. When this changes, we will update this web site. Please know that our vaccine supply is extremely small. Read all COVID-19 Vaccine Information.

Patient Care Options | Visitor Guidelines | Coronavirus Information | Self-Checker | Get Email Alerts


Shoulder Clinical Observership and Research Fellowship

Duration: 12 months (August 1 to August 1)
Location: The Johns Hopkins University and affiliated facilities
Specialties: Shoulder, sports medicine, shoulder arthroplasty
Language: English

  • Duration is long term (more than three months)
  • Accreditation not offered
  • Attendance certificate awarded by the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • No financial support provided
  • Housing not provided, and low-cost housing is not available
  • No exams required
  • No special licenses required
  • Johns Hopkins will assist in obtaining visa



Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University
10753 Falls Road
Suite 215
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-2850
Fax: 410-583-2855

Goals and Characteristics

This is a one-year research position that involves observation and clinical research. The applicant would spend the year observing clinic, surgery and conferences. Every researcher is expected to write several papers for publication. Some research projects can involve basic science, including dissections and cell biology.

This fellowship exposes you to a wide variety of shoulder conditions and shoulder procedures — open and arthroscopic. A wide variety of shoulder problems, including rotator cuff disease, arthroplasty, SLAP lesions and other soft tissue problems are encountered.

There is a weekly didactic conference on shoulder conditions, including a journal club and review of commonly used textbooks.

A second year in the laboratory is available for qualified applicants.

back to top button