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Broadlawns Foot & Ankle Fellowship

 

Duration

  • August 1 - July 31

Stipend

  • $50,000

Benefits

  • Health insurance, retirement, malpractice insurance, 2 weeks vacation, CME, state licensure

Requirements

  • Residency training
  • Ability to get Iowa license

Goals

  • To provide the foot and ankle surgeon 12 months of advanced training in trauma, reconstruction, and total joint techniques.

Program Objectives

  • Be involved in clinical and basic research projects.
  • Research leading to potential publication of at least one manuscript.
  • Participate in hospital educational lecture series
  • Participate in clinical conferences, seminars, and journal clubs
  • Attend and lecture at Heartland Podiatry Conference
  • Attend the ACFAS conference
  • Take primary call 1 day per week and 2 weekends per month with staff coverage for trauma
  • Take secondary trauma call  when not on primary call
  • Assist orthopedic colleagues in surgery and clinic as scheduled
  • Maintain weekly office hours in clinic
  • Function as independent surgeon on less advanced procedures
  • Manage patients admitted to service
  • Participate in daily rounds
  • Document and maintain proper medical records
  • Be involved in student education

Application

Please submit a letter of interest, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Ben Olsen, DPM
Director: Foot and Ankle Trauma Fellowship
Broadlawns Medical Center
1801 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50314

 

515-282-3668
bolsen@broadlawns.org