Current State of Fellowship Hiring: Is a Universal Match Necessary? Is It Possible?

Harner, Christopher D.; Ranawat, Anil S.; Niederle, Muriel; Roth, Alvin E.; Stern, Peter J.; Hurwitz, Shepard R.; Levine, William N.; DeRosa, G. Paul; Hu, Serena S.
June 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 6, p1375
Academic Journal
This article presents a study by the American Orthopedic Association on the status of fellowship employment and hiring in orthopedic surgery in the United States. The article discusses the results of a survey presented to graduating orthopedic residents in the United States who are planning on participating in postgraduate fellowship programs. The article discusses the matching of graduates to programs and fellowship programs dissolved by the National Resident Matching Program, which include sports medicine and spine surgery.


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