University Of Calgary
  ORTHOPAEDIC FELLOWSHIPS

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Calgary offers a variety of fellowship training experiences to licensed orthopaedic surgeons who desire specialized training. Current orthopaedic fellowship programs include:

 Arthroscopy Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for January 2009
Core Orthopaedics Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for July 2008
Foot & Ankle Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications forJuly 2008
Hand & Wrist Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for July 2009
Joint Reconstruction Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for July 2011
Paediatric Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for January 2010
Paediatric Spine Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for January 2010
Spine Fellowship Program (combined program with neurosurgery)  - Accepting applications for July 2010
Sport Medicine Fellowship Program (primary care)
 - Accepting applications for 2008
Surgical Education Research Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for OPEN
Trauma Fellowship Program
 - Accepting applications for January 2010

 

Additional Links for Fellowship Information

National Resident Matching Program
Canadian Orthopaedic Association

 


Fellowship Application Procedure for International Medical Graduates (IMG)

Background

1. Candidates must be eligible for placement on a Register with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), (Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) to arrange upon receipt of documentation).

2. Immigration requirements must be met.

3. Candidates must pay the University of Calgary tuition fee as established by the Board of Governors.

4. The candidate will be listed in the Category of Fellow as defined by CAPER which is as follows: "A post-MD trainee who is registered with the Postgraduate Medical Education Office of a University Faculty of Medicine and who, regardless of the source of funding, is pursuing training which will NOT be evaluated by supervising faculty for the purpose of Canadian licensure, or certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, la Corporation professionelle des medecins du Quebec, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada".

5. The candidate will not be required to pay a Faculty educational fee. Only IMG's officially enrolled in a Royal College or CFPC program (ie Saudi Arabians) will pay a Faculty Fee in addition to the University's tuition fee.

Specifics


1.The residency education program director will be responsible for:
a) assuring the quality and supervision of the educational program b) maintaining records on the trainee c) all communication with the office of PGME about the trainee d) keeping their residency education committee fully informed about the individuals appointed to these programs and their impact on the educational activities of the department e) assisting the candidate in obtaining self-funded health care coverage through Alberta Health and providing documentation to the Office of PGME) assisting the candidate in obtaining medicolegal coverage through CMPA ad providing documentation to the Office of PGME g) requesting a $1.00 contract for the trainee using the usual PGME application form.

2. Application for contract requests must be co-signed by the Department Head and supported by the VP Medicine of the involved teaching hospital(s).

3. Candidates will be responsible for arranging their own financial support.

4. Candidates are not eligible to receive any type of financial support (direct or indirect including but not limited to funding for travel to attend meetings, self assessment exams, computer fees etc) from the Office of PGME.
 


Fellowship Application Procedure for Canadian Medical Graduates

Background

1. Candidates must be eligible for placement on a Register with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), (Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) to arrange upon receipt of documentation).

2. Candidates must pay the University of Calgary tuition fee as established by the Board of Governors.

3. The candidate will be listed in the Category of Fellow as defined by CAPER which is as follows: "A post-MD trainee who is registered with the Postgraduate Medical Education Office of a University Faculty of Medicine and who, regardless of the source of funding, is pursuing training which will NOT be evaluated by supervising faculty for the purpose of Canadian licensure, or certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, la Corporation professionelle des medecins du Quebec, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada".

4. The candidate will not be required to pay a Faculty educational fee.

Specifics

1. The residency education program director will be responsible for: a) assuring the quality and supervision of the educational program b) maintaining records on the trainee c) all communication with the office of PGME about the trainee d) keeping their residency education committee fully informed about the individuals appointed to these programs and their impact on the educational activities of the department e) assisting the candidate in obtaining self-funded health care coverage through Alberta Health and providing documentation to the Office of PGME f) assisting the candidate in obtaining medicolegal coverage through CMPA ad providing documentation to the Office of PGME g) requesting a $1.00 contract for the trainee using the usual PGME application form

2. Application for contract requests must be co-signed by the Department Head and supported by the VP Medicine of the involved teaching hospital(s).

3. Candidates will be responsible for arranging their own financial support.

4. Candidates are not eligible to receive any type of financial support (direct or indirect including but not limited to funding for travel to attend meetings, self assessment exams, computer fees etc) from the Office of PGME.


 

 

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