Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

Open Access

Travis Menge

Spectrum Health Medical Group, Department of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Hip Arthroscopy Section, Michigan State University School of Medicine, United States

  • Research   
    Factors Used by Program Directors in the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Match
    Author(s): Travis Menge*, Ashley Nord, Kendall Hamilton, Monica LaPointe and Peter J.L. Jebson

    Background: Obtaining an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship position is becoming more difficult, as the number of residents seeking post-graduate training continues to increase. Objective: To identify factors that orthopedic surgery sports medicine fellowship program directors deem valuable in selecting applicants. Methods: A web-based questionnaire was sent to all ACGME accredited sports medicine fellowship program directors in the United States in 2016. The questionnaire was designed to identify the most important criteria in selecting applicants for an interview, and ranking candidates to match into their program. Results: Thirty-five of ninety-one program directors responded. The criteria for offering an applicant an interview were quality of recommendation letter, technical compet.. Read More»

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