The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation is dedicated to training the next generation of orthopedic surgeons along every step of the process. This position supports the learning and academic mission of the medical school and allows for hands on exposure to orthopedic surgery and residency education.

Learner will act as an orthopedic teammate for ER and inpatient consultations during the week / weekend and be an orthopedic liaison to the on call orthopedic team (residents, fellows and faculty).

Learner will have access to attend all orthopedic conferences, journal clubs and cadaver labs. 

Why Train at Wake Forest?

At the School of Medicine, resident education is at the heart of our academic patient care mission. We’re proud of our residency program and of the surgeons we train. Our diverse educational program has fellowship-trained faculty in each of the orthopaedic subspecialty areas, and our educational experience ranges from management of routine fractures to complex tertiary orthopaedic surgery referrals.

Where Are They Now?

  • Michelle Scott, MD (2022): matched into UC Davis Orthopedic Residency
  • Shannon Kaupp, MD (2023): matched into LSU Orthopaedic Residency

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email the following items and questions to: Karen Darvill using the subject line: Transitional Fellow Application.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. 2 Letters of Recommendation.

Applications are accepted each year through April 15th.