Application Procedures

The Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of South Florida will provide one (1) ACGME-accredited MSK fellowship position for the 2012-2013 academic year. The deadline for application is December 1 2011. The MSK Fellowship Match is administered by the San Francisco Match program. For further information regarding the application process, please go to their website (

Most of the important information will be included in the San Francisco Match application. Please send the documents listed below to Ann Joyce if they are not transmitted through the San Francisco Match:

  • Copy of doctoral diploma (M.D. or D.O. degree)
  • Copy of DEA license and current state licenses
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Confirmation that the candidate is currently eligible for a Florida state medical license (typically provide your TRN license)
  • All fellows must have taken and passed USMLE Step 3

Applications should be received 19 months prior to the start of the fellowship year. Interviews are 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 NRMP match, which will be in compliance with the
recruitment and selection of the USF MCOM policies.

Ann Joyce, MS
Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine - Fellowship
University of South Florida
13220 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 396-9639
FAX: (813) 396-9195