Dalhousie University Medical School / QEII Health Sciences Center

Thank you for your interest in the fellowship program of Joint Preservation, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. The fellowship will be carried out at the QEII Health Sciences Centre with the following Orthopaedic Surgeons:

Dr. Ivan Wong, MD, FRCS(C), Dipl. Sports Med, Master Academic Medicine
Dr. Catherine Coady, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Mark Glazebrook, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Andrew Trenholm, MD, FRCS(C)

This Fellowship is a one-year experience with combined exposure to clinical sports medicine and arthroscopy, coupled with a research component. Fellows will be gain clinical experience in state-of-the-art minimal-invasive joint preservation and reconstruction techniques in the shoulder, hip, knee, and small joints. Fellows will be responsible for participating in active research, which will be tailored to the experience of each candidate. One day per week will be protected for these research activities. It is expected that the Fellow will participate in weekly conferences, including basic science lectures, Grand Rounds, Journal Club, and Sports Medicine Rounds.

The stipend awarded for this fellowship program is $58,000/year.

Applications need to be received by January of the year prior to the fellowship. Right now, the applications for the year of 2018/2019 are being accepted and therefore the deadline for applications is January 2017 for the fellowship starting July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.

A complete application includes: (1) a cover letter that states your reasons for applying and the benefits from your specific acceptance, (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) three references.

The fellowship application documents and any questions or concerns can be emailed to research@drivanwong.com. 

Electives are an available option while the applications are being processed. Electives are opportunities to come into the hospital and meet the Orthopaedic Surgeons and see what our clinic has to offer. Electives allow the applicants to become acquainted with their prospective supervisors and to demonstrate their advantageous qualities and knowledge. If you are interested or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you again for your enthusiasm and we truly value your desire to work with our team!

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