Your Fellowship Journey
Fellows will be responsible for patient clinical evaluation, care planning, and all phases of operative care. All cases will be tracked in the fellow’s case log where they are expected to participate in a minimum of 500 cases through the duration of the program with a mix of 15-20% complex revision or infection. Case types include primary and revision lower-extremity total joint arthroplasty and other complicated repairs of the lower-extremity (infections, fractures, etc.). Fellows will have experience with anterior/posterior approach hip reconstruction, robotics, navigation, and many other modern techniques.
Research and Education
Fellows are expected to complete at least one research project that is publishable in a respectfully indexed peer-reviewed journal. The work is also to be presented at a regional or national orthopedic conference as well as at the Forte Orthopedic Research Institute annual symposium. The fellow will work alongside the institute’s staff to submit projects to the IRB, perform data analysis, and manuscript preparation.
The fellow will attend and present at all grand rounds sessions. The fellow will rotate with each faculty member throughout the academic year.
Salary and Benefits
The fellowship salary is set at the current PGY 6 market rate for central Indiana. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance.
Financial support is provided for fellow research presentations at clinical symposiums.