Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Education

Arthroplasty Fellowship

Duration: 1 year

Dates: August 1st through July 31st

Stipend: $6,1971.00 plus benefits

Currently accepting applications for the 2015/2016 academic year. Deadline for applications: November 1, 2013.

UCSF Fellowship in Arthroplasty

Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
Erik Hansen, MD (Fellowship Director)
Thomas P. Vail, MD

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
500 Parnassus Ave- MU320W
San Francisco, Ca-94143-0728
(415) 502-5183; Fax: (415)476-1304

Location: UCSF Medical Center (Parnassus)


Fellowship Goals:

The UCSF Arthroplasty Fellowship is designed to provide fellows with a comprehensive and rigorous training in the evaluation and operative management of lower extremity arthroplasty problems.Our mission is to train surgeons to be compassionate and capable care providers, with the knowledge and skills to care for patients presenting along a broad spectrum of pathology.Unique aspects of this fellowship include significant exposure to complex primary and revision arthroplasty cases, a strong educational program with teaching and research conferences 3 days per week, and exposure to new technologies including minimally invasive approaches, surgical navigation, alternative bearing surfaces, and investigational studies involving new devices and clinical trials.The faculty of the UCSF Arthroplasty Service perform over 1000 operative procedures per year, encompassing a balance of simple and complex primary and revision cases.

Extensive research opportunities exist in the fellowship, and all fellows are required to prepare one manuscript based upon original research for publication.Opportunities exist for clinical research through the UCSF Arthroplasty Database and the UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery Health Outcomes Center, a multi-disciplinary research center that includes orthopaedic surgeons, epidemiologists, and other health services researchers. Basic science facilities are also available, including bioengineering, biomechanics, and molecular biology laboratories.

Research components:

Extensive research opportunities exist in the fellowship, and all fellows are required to prepare one manuscript based upon original research for publication.
Opportunities exist for clinical research through the UCSF Arthroplasty
Database and the UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery Health Outcomes Center, a
multi-disciplinary research center that includes orthopaedic surgeons,
epidemiologists, and other health services researchers. Basic science
facilities are also available, including bioengineering, biomechanics, and
molecular biology laboratories. Specific research responsibilities include:

To work with the UCSF Orthopaedic Outcomes Institute Research Coordinator to improve the quality and consistency of data collection related to the UCSF Arthroplasty Quality Assurance Database.

To participate in one or more basic science, clinical, or health policy research projects using data from the UCSF Arthroplasty Quality Assurance Database.

To assist residents and medical students in designing and carrying out research projects.

Didactic components

Wednesday: UCSF Grand Rounds- Grand Rounds is held weekly September
through June and covers general orthopaedic topics.  Grand Rounds are organized by the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Other conferences:

City-wide Grand Rounds: Occurs quarterly, and is attended by bay area
orthopaedic surgeons. The topics are of interest to the general orthopaedic surgeon.


To Apply

Currently accepting applications for the 2015/2016 academic year. Deadline for applications: November 1, 2013.

We will be interviewing Fellowship candidates on January 14th, 2015.

Please submit your application materials through SFMatch (https://www.sfmatch.org/)

If you have any questions, please contact Nicola Sequeira at
sequeiran@orthosurg.ucsf.edu or 415-476-6043.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
500 Parnassus Ave- MU320W
San Francisco, Ca 94143-0728
(415) 502-5183; Fax: (415) 476-1304