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Thank you for your interest in Duke Orthopaedics surgical fellowship training programs. For program information and for application directions, please visit the specific program’s webpage:

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Application criteria

Fellow applicants are selected for an interview on the basis of preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, performance during residency training, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. In particular, we consider:

  • Educational accomplishments
  • Recommendations from residency training supervisors
  • Board scores
  • Medical school performance

Important intangibles that are fundamental to the selection process include:

  • Leadership
  • Work ethic
  • Communication skills
  • Enthusiasm

Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by email or phone approximately 30 days after the program’s application deadline.

Fellows are selected for appointment to our program on the basis of the personal interview and review of the above listed criteria.