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Fellowship in Podiatric Sports Medicine – Chicago, IL

Fellowship Director:  Michael Chin, DPM
Supporting Institution:

The Running Institute
111 N. Wabash Avenue
Suite 1919
Chicago, IL  60602

Fellow Expectations:

  • Clinic
    • Assisting Dr. Chin with patient encounters (including but not limited to taping, padding, bandaging/dressing application, suture removal, biomechanical exams, orthotic casting, shockwave therapy, casting/splinting, etc.) with goal of working towards independent patient evaluation and treatment
    • Participating in reading and evaluating medical imaging
    • Assisting with documentation of patient encounters
  • Surgery
    • Schedule surgical cases
    • Review surgery indications, goals, and procedures prior to each case
    • Prepare OR for Dr. Chin, ensuring all equipment and supplies are present
    • Complete all post-op documentation (including immediate post-op note, post-op orders/medications, and operative report)
  • Additional Objectives
    • Volunteering at +1 local sporting event
    • Attending the AAPSM annual meeting
    • Attending +1 podiatric conference
    • Participate in research (conference presentation, journal submission, or article publication.

Fellowship in Podiatric Sports Medicine – Seattle, Washington:

Virginia Mason Medical Center – Seattle, Washington

Fellowship Director:  Mark Reeves, DPM

Supporting Institution:

Virginia Mason Medical Center
1100 Nineth Avenue
Seattle, WA  98101

Fellow expectations:

Responsibilities include assisting in all types of foot and ankle procedures, treating patients in the office and outside rotations with other Sports Medicine specialists . After proper completion, may be eligible for American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellowship Exam. Candidates must possess excellent inter-personal skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.


Fellowship in Podiatric Sports Medicine-Barry University

An Overview

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.

Sports Medicine

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.

Application Requirements

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.

Benefits

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.

Letter of interest and CV to:
James M. Losito, DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
11300 NE Second Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161
Jlosito@mail.barry.edu
 

NOTE: Candidates will be asked to visit the program and will receive an interview.

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