Curriculum Statement

We will utilize our resources to provide the best surgical and education experience. The fellow will rotate for a total of twelve months (six two-month rotations) with Dr. Gross and Dr. Scott, for a total of 6 months with each faculty member. The fellow will be expected to work with another team if their attending is away for any extended period of time during the scheduled rotation.

We have one foot and ankle-specific educational morning conference and one foot and ankle indications conference weekly. A monthly journal club also helps to analyze current trends and topics in foot and ankle. We partner with industry to hold cadaver labs that teach several total ankle systems, hindfoot and Charcot reconstruction systems as well as minimally-invasive and arthroscopic techniques. The fellow will work with our research team to plan and execute a research project. As such, we hold regular research meetings with our research coordinator to discuss innovative ideas, data collection, and manuscript preparation. Our fellow will help educate residents and medical students in the operating room as well as didactically. The fellow will learn operative autonomy through a high-volume clinical practice. Most importantly, they will provide patients with empathetic care that will follow them throughout their careers.