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Hand Surgery Fellowship

The Hand Surgery Fellowship prepares a Board-eligible orthopaedic or plastic surgeon for a career in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery. The fellowship is a one-year academically based program comprised of faculty from both the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

This fellowship is ACGME accredited.
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Hand Surgery Faculty

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Cameron M. Best, MD

Assistant Professor

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Jessica Hanley, MD

Assistant Professor

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Anthony J. LoGiudice, MD

Assistant Professor

Hand Surgery Faculty

Plastic Surgery

About Our Fellowship

NRMP Match Program

NRMP Match Program

This fellowship participates in the Combined Musculoskeletal-Hand Surgery Matching Program (CMMP) sponsored by the NRMP.
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Eligibility

Eligibility

  • Completed an ACGME Accredited Orthopaedic or Plastic Surgery Residency Program
  • Eligible for a Board Certification in Orthopaedic or Plastic Surgery
  • Must be eligible for or currently hold a State of Wisconsin Medical License
  • One year commitment (August 1 to July 31) 

2 fellowship positions are available each year. 

Benefits

Benefits

The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals offers its housestaff a comprehensive benefits package.
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Curriculum

Curriculum

The fellow will be exposed to a breadth of disorders of the hand, ranging from treatment of congenital and developmental anomalies to reconstructive surgery for traumatic and arthritic conditions. An emphasis on reconstructive microsurgery is stressed, including microneural and free-tissue transfers. The fellows will also have an opportunity to participate in the Department of Plastic Surgery’s yearly medical mission to Columbia, South America where they will perform congenital hand deformity surgeries.

While working in conjunction with residents and staff, the fellow will participate in weekly hand conferences related to clinical problems and basic science, as well as journal club. The fellow will be required to complete a research paper of publishable quality in basic and/or clinical research. 
How to Apply

How to Apply

Application Process: 

  1. Register with the NRMP's Combined Musculoskeletal-Hand Surgery Matching Program (CMMP)
  2. Complete the online Universal Hand Surgery Fellowship Application
  3. Provide a Personal Statement
  4. Provide Current CV
  5. Provide a copy of Medical School Diploma
  6. Provide a Current Photo
  7. Provide (3) Letters of Recommendation
  8. Provide a copy of your transcripts
  9. Provide a copy of your USMLE scores
  10. Provide a listing of your rotations during your residency program (include: name, place, and length of rotation for each) 

Submit all information to: 

Mary Gleason, PhD

Medical Education Coordinator

MCW - Tosa Health Center

Department of Plastic Surgery, Suite T2600

1155 N. Mayfair Rd., South Entry

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Application Deadline: December 31 

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For More Information

For information regarding the Hand Fellowship, please contact:

Mary Gleason

Medical Education Coordinator

MCW – Tosa Health Center
Department of Plastic Surgery, Suite T2600
1155 N. Mayfair Rd., South Entry
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-3851


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