Application Procedures

The Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of South Florida will provide one (1) ACGME-accredited orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship positions for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Sports Medicine Match is administered by the San Francisco Match program. All application materials will go through the San Francisco Match. For further information regarding the application process, please go to their website at
  • Copy of DEA license and current state licenses
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (if not transmitted via the San Francisco Match)
  • All fellows must have taken and passed USMLE Step 3
Applications should be received 19 months prior to the start of their fellowship and interviews conducted in January or February of the ensuing year.  A great deal of emphasis will be placed on the interviews.  Each applicant will be interviewed by the full time faculty. Applicants will then be ranked and then submitted to the SF Match match, which will be in compliance with the
recruitment and selection of the USF COM policies. 

Please submit your application to:

Ann Joyce, MS
Fellowship Coordinator



Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine - Fellowship
University of South Florida
13220 USF Laurel Drive
MDF 5th Floor, MDC 106
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 396-9639
FAX: (813) 396-9195)

Foreign medical school graduates:  As a general policy, only trainees who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application are considered for clinical ACGME accredited positions in our fellowship training program. However, in highly unusual situations, a J-1 visa holder with an outstanding prior record of research or other outstanding academic credentials may be considered. Please contact Ann Joyce, for additional information.  ALL DOCUMENTS IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFIED TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH.