The AFCH is a 60-bed freestanding children’s hospital. As a tertiary care center, referrals are drawn from southern, central and northeastern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northeastern Iowa. The hospital also cares for children with common medical illnesses in the community setting.
The fellow will participate in patient care in outpatient settings at the AFCH. Clinical responsibilities primarily focus on pediatric orthopedics, but will also include sports medicine, spine medicine, rheumatology and rehabilitation.
Additionally, the fellow will gain experience in fracture reduction in the emergency room and inpatient consultations regarding pediatric orthopedic issues.
The fellow will have the following teaching responsibilities:
- Presenting on pediatric orthopedic issues to the orthopedic residents quarterly
- Presenting one Grand Rounds to the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
- Participating in medical student education in the musculoskeletal module during the second year medical school curriculum
Other medical school and community educational opportunities are available and left to the discretion of the Fellowship Directors and the participating fellow.