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    • Department of Surgery

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    Expected duration

    • 6 months to 1 year

Fellowship details

High-volume cases

One to two orthopedic trauma operating rooms are managed each weekday by five fellowship trained trauma surgeons. The fellow can expect a high volume of complex trauma cases, as well as exposure to complex knee ligament reconstruction and foot and ankle reconstruction.

Senior management experience

Two fellowship spots are open each academic year with the expectation to to manage patients at a senior level. Experience calls approximately one day or night in five.

Academic activities

In addition to clinical duties, the fellow is also expected to participate in fracture rounds and other teaching activities aimed at residents and medical students.

Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: March 1

Candidates for this position must have completed an approved Orthopedic Residency Training Program.

How to apply

Applicants to any surgical fellowship program must submit the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Three reference letters
  • Copy of certificate of specialty completion
  • University of Manitoba Surgical Fellowship Questionnaire - please contact for a copy of the form.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must also submit:

  • Evidence of Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam
  • English Language requirement IELTS - International English Language Testing System

IMPORTANT: Applicants must ensure that reference letters are received within three weeks of the application submission. The department will not contact the referees for the purpose of requesting the letter.

Complete applications should be sent to:

Surgical Fellowship Programs
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba
3rd Floor SMD - 820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada

The Department of Surgery Fellowship Programs are not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). They are recognized and approved by the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Postgraduate Medical Education Executive Council.

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Surgical Fellowship Programs
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba
SMD 3rd Floor