The Total Joint Fellowship program at Wake Forest School of Medicine prepares fellows for a career as a clinical or academic surgeon. In this program, fellows will have a balance of clinical and surgical time, as well as protected research time.

Program Goals

The fellowship is designed to provide a complete experience in total joint problems. At the completion of the fellowship, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate patients and develop treatment plans
  • Determine when surgery is indicated
  • Complete at least one research project resulting in a publishable paper.

Program Benefits Highlights

As a fellow of Wake Forest you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-call resources (rooms, meals, etc.)
Learn more about the all standard benefits available to Wake Forest Fellows. Program-specific benefits, if available, can be found on the program application page.