Duration: 12 months (August 1 to August 1)
Location: The Johns Hopkins University and affiliated facilities
Specialties: Shoulder, sports medicine, shoulder arthroplasty
- 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
Lutherville, MD 21093
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.