The curriculum consists of general and specialty-centric orthopedics education and clinical experience designed for entry-level graduates or experienced APPs looking to specialize. Throughout the 12-month program, the fellow rotates with the orthopedic department's subspecialty teams each is between 2 and 8 weeks including:
- Adult reconstruction
- Sports medicine
- Level I orthopedic trauma
- Hand and upper extremities
- Foot and ankle
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Pain management
- One subspecialty elective of choice
- Interprofessional rotations
- Fracture liaison service
- Musculoskeletal radiology
During each rotation, the fellow is exposed to all aspects of orthopedic care and gains first-hand experience in outpatient clinics, first assisting in the operating room, inpatient rounding and management, and orthopedic consults.
Hands-on Clinical Opportunities
Once a week, the fellow has their own independent clinic, with various appointments including post-op, hospital follow-ups, injections, return and new patients.
The fellow will also have the opportunity to be proctored performing the following procedures:
- Hardware removal
- Joint arthrocentesis
- Open and closed reduction
- Spint and cast placement
- Wound care management (including suturing, stapling and wound vacs)
How to Apply
Interested in the CAP Orthopedics Fellowship Track? Learn more about the application process, requirements and how to apply.