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Applicant Resources

 

Thank you for your interest in the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship Match! Use the resources below to assist you in the Match process. More information is available through SF Match Residency and Fellowship Services (SF Match), the administrator of the Match.

 

The 2019 Fellowship Match for 2020-21 positions is closed. The 2020 Fellowship Match will open this fall.

 

Available Positions

2020-21 Fellowship Vacancies (contact the program directly to apply)
2019-20 Fellowship Vacancies (contact the program directly to apply)

 

Match Application Process

1. View the Program List to determine the programs that interest you.

2. Register and apply for the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Match on the SF Match website

3. Complete the centralized application, which includes the following components:

  • CAS Application Form (including a personal statement)

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • USMLE Step 1/COMLEX 1 or equivalent

  • "Letter of Good Standing" (i.e., Status Report Form) from your residency director

  • Three letters of reference

4. Select your Distribution List (the programs you want to receive your application).*

5. Review the Code of Conduct (page 1 for Programs; page 2 for Applicants)

6. Plan your interview trips using the online Interview Calendar.


* The SF Match registration fee is $100. Additional fees will be charged based on the number of programs selected for distribution of your application. Applications sent directly to fellowship programs will not be accepted.



Additional Resources

Guide to Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowships
AAOS Webinar: Tips for the Orthopaedic Fellowship Match


Research and Observational Positions Outside the Match

Strictly research and/or observational fellowships and clinical fellowships of less than six months in duration are outside of the match and may be arranged at any time directly with a fellowship program. The AOFAS is not involved in facilitating such fellowships.


Historical Information

Stats on Previous Matches – 2013 to 2019 (2014-15 positions to 2020-21 positions)
Listing of Past Fellows – 2008-2018