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APP Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Surgery

Please contact Jayne Cooper PA-C, Clinical Coordinator of APP Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery

Application Date

Applications for the 2020-2021 Fellowship class will be accepted, starting on December 20, 2019.

Fellowship Application


The APP Fellowship Program in Orthopaedics is a 1 year post-graduate specialty training program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

The program is 75% clinical and 25% didactic and includes side-by-side education with the URMC Department of Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Physician Residency Program. The Fellowship Program includes a core program of orthopaedics with several rotations to enhance education in the specialties of spine, upper and lower extremity, adult reconstruction, pediatrics, sports, trauma, urgent care and metabolic bone/oncology.

APP Fellowship Benefits

APP Fellows are offered full time benefits including:

  • Competitive Fellowship salary
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Dental insurance coverage
  • Life insurance policy
  • Disability insurance coverage
  • 5 weeks vacation/year
  • 1 week CME time/year
  • $2,500 CME annually
  • DEA coverage

Application Requirements

Fellowship applicants should be new graduate or early-career Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants with a strong interest in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Applicants must be license-eligible in New York State.

A complete application includes a resume, cover letter, and (2) letters of recommendation from clinical preceptor/educator and program director.

The application deadline for the 2020-2021 fellowship year is February 3, 2020 and interviews will be conducted in January/early February 2020.


For more information please contact:
Jayne L. Cooper PA-C
Clinical Coordinator APP Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery

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