UAB School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The UAB Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, under the leadership of Dr. Steven Theiss, with its 28 full-time clinical faculty and 8 clinical adjunct faculty, provides comprehensive patient care in eight subspecialty areas.

These services are conducted at UAB Highlands Hospital, University Hospital and the adjacent Russell Ambulatory Center, Childrens’ Hospital and the Sports Medicine Center, the Veterans Affairs Hospital and the Cooper-Green Outpatient Clinics.

The five-year residency program offers 30 resident positions with six at each level. One-year fellowships are available in hand and upper extremity, foot and ankle, spine, traumatology and orthopaedic research. Research activities are conducted in each of the specialty areas. The residency program is fully accredited by the Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.

Orthopaedic surgery is dedicated to its mission to provide excellence in clinical care, research and education.

UAB School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Birmingham, AL, United States
Jan 09, 2018
Scholarship - General
Award Amount:  $25,000 Deadline:  Ongoing Brief Description: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Orthopedic Surgery is pleased to announce “UAB Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship”. Medical students interested in orthopedic surgery as a career, a yearlong comprehensive musculoskeletal experience are eligible to apply.  The goal of the fellowship is to provide students a broad exposure to orthopedics to help build a solid foundation prior to residency, to learn how to conduct clinical research and to build strategic relationships within the profession. Eligibility: This scholarship program is applicable for: Medical students interested in orthopedic surgery as a career, a year-long comprehensive musculoskeletal experience. The year is designed for medical students between their third and fourth year and is a blend of research (70%) and clinical (30%) experiences. Supporting Documents: Submit the following information as part of their package: Recommendations Curriculum Vitae Essay Submitting Details: After completing the application return your application to Brent A. Ponce, M.D. at bponce@uabmc.edu Award Description: The fellowship provides the stipend of up to $25,000.