Fellowship in Podiatric Sports Medicine-Barry University
The Fellowship Program in Podiatric Sports Medicine sponsored by Barry University offers the fellow in- depth training in the diagnosis and management of lower extremity sports related injuries. The program is under the direction of James M. Losito, DPM, in Miami and is approved by the CPME and AAPSM. The fellow participates in clinical, surgical and on the field care of recreational, high school, division I and II college and professional athletes. The program is designed to prepare the fellow for office – based Podiatric sports medicine and as a Podiatric team physician, capable of managing any lower extremity traumatic or overuse injury. The Fellowship has a strong academic and research component and the fellow is required to complete a manuscript suitable for publication. The program has a secondary emphasis on reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. The Fellow receives advanced training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgical techniques including the use of external fixation. The Fellow participates in over one hundred forefoot reconstructive surgical cases and serves as attending to the three-year podiatric surgical residency program at Mercy Hospital.
The fellow attends to athletes from Barry University, the University of Miami, the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association and a wide variety of international, amateur and recreational athletes. The fellow works extensively with the Athletic Trainers at the Barry University facility. The fellow receives extensive exposure to physical therapy modalities and rehabilitation techniques from staff certified athletic trainers. Staff podiatric and orthopedic physicians provide the fellow with hands-on training, including both conservative and surgical management of athletic injuries. Advanced reconstructive surgical procedures are performed at Mercy Hospital under the direction of our faculty.
Applicants must have completed a two or three-year COTH-approved podiatric residency program, have passed parts I and II of the national board examinations and be eligible for the Florida state podiatry examination. Fellows must be licensed in the state of Florida. The application consists of a curriculum vitae and letter of intent, not to exceed two double-spaced typewritten pages. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation and a $35.00 non-refundable fee.
The stipend is 40,000.00 / year. Uniforms and meals while at the Hospital are provided. Two weeks vacation and full medical benefits are also included. Admission to all Barry University CME programs, as well as a program of choice is provided.
Send application to:
James M. Losito, DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
11300 NE Second Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161
NOTE: Candidates will be asked to visit the program and will receive an interview.
SPORTS MEDICINE/ PODIATRY FELLOWSHIP-Palo Alto:
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation has a 12-month Fellowship. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CALIFORNIA LICENSE. Responsibilities include assisting in all types of foot and ankle surgery, (approximately 400 cases), treating patients in the sports clinic and outside rotations with other Sports Medicine specialists including Orthopedics and Family Medicine, event coverage and international travel/training. Must complete 2 papers/research projects. After proper completion, may be eligible for American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellowship Exam. Benefits include salary, medical, dental, malpractice, and some off-site educational support. Candidates must possess excellent inter-personal skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Minimum 36-month surgical residency training is a pre-requisite; private practice experience is helpful. On-site visit preferred. Most candidates arrive by 7AM Weds AM to observe surgery, then attend PM clinic, and then visit with other attending. Must have ID, current TB status & flu shot within 12 mos.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV and three letters of recommendation to:
Amol Saxena, DPM
Fellowship Director, Dept. of Sports Medicine, PAMF
Clark Bldg. 795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Recognized by the ACFAS
PODIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP - ORANGE COUNTY CA
13 Month Fellowship. Responsibilities include assisting in all types of foot and ankle surgery, (approx. 500 cases), office and outside rotations including Sports Medicine Orthopedics Family Medicine, Biomechanics and Physical Therapy. Benefits include salary, medical, dental, malpractice, and CME allowance. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CALIFORNIA LICENSE. Min. 24-month surgical residency training is a pre-requisite.
Letter of interest, and CV to:
Philip Radovic, DPM
665 Camino de los Mares Suite 304
San Clemente, Ca. 92673