Andrew Glassman, MD
- Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics
Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Frank J. Kloenne Professor of Orthopaedics
Division of Adult Reconstructive Surgery
The Ohio State University Department of Orthopaedics and the Adult Reconstructive Surgery fellowship program gratefully acknowledge the support of OMeGA Medical Grants Association. Our Adult Reconstructive Surgery fellowship program is proud to be a recipient of an OMeGA fellowship grant for the 2023 - 2024 academic year.
Funding received from OMeGA makes additional educational opportunities for the fellow possible. With the support of OMeGA Medical Grants, our program is able to better meet the overall goals for training in adult reconstructive surgery.
OMeGA Medical Grants Association (OMeGA) is the only third-party administrator of fellowship grants to orthopaedic programs in all nine subspecialties. Their non-biased, nonconflicted review process ensures the most meritorious and innovative programs receive funding. Since 2009, OMeGA has supported quality orthopaedic programs by awarding over 1,500 grants totaling more than $40 million.
The Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program is a one-year training program which is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education. It is currently accredited to accept one fellow each year. The fellowship program consists primarily of rotations with the core orthopaedic adult reconstruction faculty.
The fellow will be involved in all phases of care for the patient, including pre-op, surgical care, postop follow-up, and long term surveillance care. The fellow will be closely monitored and will always work within his or her limitations. Fellows will be evaluated quarterly on their progress on all fellowship milestones. As the fellow progresses in the attainment of fellowship milestones, he or she will also progress in responsibility for patient care.
The fellow will receive training in the indications, risks and limitations of commonly performed joint procedures. The treatment indications, risks, and limitations are in-line with national treatment indications and teachings. Our division faculty members serve on several national panels and committees, allowing our fellows exposure to up-to-date teachings. Both didactic (assigned readings and journal clubs) and “hands-on” approach are utilized during individual case reviews and discussions.
Basic science education is included in the fellow’s program. There will be assigned readings, journal club, and informal discussion. The fellow will also have the opportunity to participate in formal medical student lectures if desired. Opportunities to participate in basic science research are also available. Cadaveric laboratories are also available for the fellow during their training
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Applications for fellowship are accepted through the SF Match. Applications are reviewed by the selection committee and are selected on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills and personal qualities.
Application deadline: October 16, 2023