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Foot and Ankle Fellowship

This one-year fellowship program offers exposure to a broad spectrum of orthopaedic foot and ankle disorders at a busy Level I academic trauma center. The curriculum provides a well-rounded experience of managing operative and non-operative care to orthopaedic foot and ankle patients. It is designed to cover all aspects of adult foot and ankle disorders, as well as those topics outlined in the AOFAS recommended foot and ankle curriculum. Fellows participate in the preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative management of surgical patients as well as using advanced pedorthic, orthotic, and prosthetic techniques for non-surgical patients. Opportunities to perform basic science and clinical research are provided.
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Orthopaedic Surgery Foot and Ankle Fellowship

Foot and Ankle Faculty


Brian Law, MD, FAAOS

Associate Professor

Specialty: Foot and Ankle


Jonathan C. Kraus, MD, FAAOS

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Foot & Ankle Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

About Our Fellowship

San Francisco Match Program

San Francisco Match Program

This fellowship program participates in the San Francisco Match Program. 
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  • Completion of an ACGME Accredited Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Must obtain or currently hold a State of Wisconsin Medical License
  • One year commitment (August 1 to July 31) 



Stipend of $68,540 (2018-2019)

MCW Terms, Conditions & Benefits of Employment

  • Insurance, Time Away from Work, Financial, Health and Wellness
  • Meals, Call Rooms, Working Environment and Laundry
  • Professional Liability Insurance - The MCW Professional Risk Management Department coordinates the professional liability self-insurance program and assures liability coverage with the Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund in excess of the primary annual limits of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 in the aggregate 

Department Benefits 

  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Time and funds for approved conference attendance 


Fellows are expected to attend regularly scheduled lectures, journal club, foot conferences, and anatomy dissection sessions as well as participate in relevant research projects in conjunction with the orthopaedic biomechanics laboratory and gait laboratory. As a clinical instructor, the fellow is also responsible for teaching medical students and residents, as well as lecturing at conferences and participating in journal clubs. By the end of the fellowship, completion of two papers of publishable quality is required.
How to Apply

How to Apply

  • Register with the San Francisco Match Program
  • Complete and submit application through the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • Interview dates to be determined 
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For More Information

For more information regarding our fellowship programs, please contact:

Bridget Wakefield
Clinical Program Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-3298
(414) 955-0061 (fax)