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UAMS Medical Center | Posted 9-06-2021

Little Rock (Education and Training)


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' (UAMS) Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship is a one-year program that boasts a core faculty with national prominence and a clinical practice that performs high volumes of primary and complex revision hip and knee arthroplasty. This non-ACGME fellowship is ideal for someone who is interested in complex revision arthroplasty, as 25-33% of the caseload includes surgical management of periprosthetic joint infections, failed and conversion arthroplasty, and other revision procedures.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience

  • Actively participate in large-scale total joint practice with a strong emphasis in learning both primary and revision surgical techniques, including the three major approaches to the hip – anterolateral, posterior, and direct anterior, as well as complex hip and knee revision surgery, and arthroplasty-related trauma, including peri-prosthetic fractures and infections.
  • Practice cost-conscious implant selection through exposure to a variety of implant manufacturers.
    Participate and interact with national and international knee surgeons during their visit.
  • Teach and supervise residents and medical students as well as actively participate in our weekly case-based adult reconstruction conference.
  • Work closely with the faculty in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and gain increased clinical and surgical responsibility, with the goal of operating independently and managing a complex surgical spine caseload by the end of the fellowship.
Qualifications: MD license required. Must have completed ACGME accredited orthopaedic residency prior to start of fellowship.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).