This ACGME accredited Fellowship offers a comprehensive experience in treating clinical hand and upper extremity conditions, as well as microsurgery. The Fellow will learn the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for management of acute trauma, post-traumatic reconstruction, rheumatoid and other arthritides, congenital deformities, and nerve injuries. The Fellowship includes small and large total joint replacement of the upper extremity. Microvascular surgery, including replantation and free-tissue transfer, is also stressed. The Fellow will be under the direct supervision of attending surgeons but at times will have autonomy in supervising residents and medical students.

Time is allotted for research and educational meetings. The Fellow is expected to participate in clinical and basic science research projects.

Applicants must be Board-eligible or qualified in Orthopaedic, Plastic, or General Surgery.
Application deadline for 2020 is January 15, 2019

For Further information call 973-972-9047 or email:

Monique A. Smith at monique.smith1@rutgers.edu or 973-972-3860.

To apply please click on the Universal Hand Fellowship application

Completed applications along with 3 LORs should be sent to:

Monique A. Smith
Program Support Coordinator
Rutgers University – Newark Campus
New Jersey Medical School
Department of Orthopedics
Phone: 973-972-3860
Fax: 973-972-9367
Email: monique.smith1@rutgers.edu