University of Virginia Hand Fellowship
David B. Drake, M.D., Director
Angelo R. Dacus, M.D., Associate Director
This one-year fellowship in hand surgery provides a balanced teaching, research and clinical experience. Board eligibility in plastic, orthopedic, or general surgery is required. An excellent microsurgery laboratory is available for training and research projects. Responsibilities include patient evaluation, treatment plan development, acute and reconstructive surgery, and postoperative care. A wide spectrum of clinical problems are treated and include congenital anomalies, rheumatoid arthritis, sports injuries, acute trauma, post-trauma reconstruction, and microsurgery. Original research is encouraged and supported. Full-time research staff members will assist the fellow in the research projects. The fellow instructs medical students and residents and is responsible for hand conferences. All activities are conducted at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center.
Applicants must submit:
You must register with:
National Resident Matching
Applications and letters should be submitted to:
Freda McClung, Program Coordinator
Application deadline is November 15, 2013. The successful applicant will begin the fellowship August 1, 2015.
Interviews will be held in Charlottesville in January 17, 2014 and February 21, 2014.
A pre-interview reception will be held the night before the interview.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Freda McClung at firstname.lastname@example.org.