Fellowship Programs

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine offers fellowship programs in eight orthopaedic areas. Please click on the fellowship program below to learn more.

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship

Offers a specialized orthopaedic surgery experience featuring advanced training in all aspects of both uncomplicated and complex problems of the hip and knee.

Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship

The educational goals of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship are to expose the fellow to a diverse experience of musculoskeletal neoplasia clinically, operatively and in the laboratory. The goal is to create an academic orthopaedic oncologist.

Neurosurgery Spine Fellowship

Established in 1994, the neurosurgery spine fellowship focuses on spinal oncology, spinal radiosurgery, degenerative and rheumatologic spinal disease, trauma, infectious diseases of the spine, and revision spine surgery.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship

The educational goals of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship include teaching our fellows to diagnose and treat operative sports conditions.

Primary Care Sports Medicine (PCSM) Fellowship

The educational goals of the PM&R Sports Medicine Fellowship include teaching our fellows to diagnose and treat non-operative sports conditions

Spine Surgery Fellowship

We have fellowship trained orthopaedic spine faculty and neurosurgical faculty treating spine patients. There is a great mix of degenerative, trauma, and deformity surgeries as well as intermittent tumor and infection cases.

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Certified Athletic Trainer Residency

Emory Sports Medicine Center is one of only four athletic training residency programs in the country that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Emory Athletic Training Residency is a one-year position starting the fourth week of June and concluding the first week of July the following year. There is a $30,311 per year stipend for the position, which also includes medical and dental benefits, retirement matching, and professional dues and fees. The athletic training residency consists of clinical, OR responsibilities, and possible outreach opportunities. The ATC resident will rotate between three surgeons and a group of non-operative physicians on a monthly basis. Once state licensed, and certified as an Orthopaedic Technologist, the residents will complete a course in aseptic technique, learning how to work in a sterile environment. Through their experience working as a first assistant in the OR, they will learn operating room skills from sterile techniques to assisting the physician with patient positioning, positioning of the arthroscopic camera, tissue retraction, suturing, and sizing/preparation of previously harvested grafts. Other responsibilities will include conducting and presenting research, working closely with staff radiologists to understand and interpret imaging studies, and attendance at journal clubs and grand rounds. There are also opportunities to work with Emory Physical Therapy to understand step-by-step clinical rehabilitation, and a variety of PRN outreach opportunities working with local high school and collegiate athletics for additional compensation. Contact: Megan East, MA, ATC, OTC Residency Coordinator- megan.east@emoryhealthcare.org