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    Fellowship Programs

Fellowship programs provide post-residency subspecialty training to prepare surgeons for a career in academic orthopaedics, in private practice with an academic emphasis and in private practice with an area of special interest. Fellowships offer a balance of intensive clinical experience, research and teaching opportunities.

Fellowship compensation and benefits

Fellows in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are appointed as visiting postgraduates with the University of California. Compensation is equivalent to a PGY-6.

California licensure

All fellowships require licensure in the State of California. If you have questions about California requirements, please contact the Medical Board of California directly at (916) 263-2344.

This program ONLY accepts graduates of US and Canadian residency programs. (No applications will be considered from applicants who have not completed at least three years of formal US or Canadian Residency training)