P.A. Blachut, MD
H.M. Broekhuyse, MD
P. Guy, MD
P.J. O’Brien, MD
K. Lefaivre, MD
Direct Application Enquiries to:
Dr. K. Lefaivre
c/o Ms. Sarah Hewitt
Room 3114, 910 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC CANADA V5Z 1M9
Phone: 604-875-4111 x 66276
Email contact: Sarah.Hewitt@vch.ca
We are now full for 2017 and are accepting applications for 2018
Duration: 1 year (July to June)
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Stipend: $68,341 Canadian/year
Location: Vancouver Acute
Goals and characteristics
This fellowship is designed to allow the Fellow to increase his/her knowledge in the field of orthopaedic trauma surgery. There is an emphasis on the assessment and management of multiply-injured patients, and major injuries resulting from blunt trauma. Vancouver Acute functions as a Level I trauma center. The fellowship concentrates on the treatment of injuries to the pelvis and extremities and their early and late complications.
Candidates for this position must have completed an approved orthopaedic residency training program. The Fellow is responsible for some medical student and resident teaching. This consists of fracture rounds and some lecture sessions. The Fellow is also expected to participate in Orthopaedic Grand Rounds approximately once every 2 months. The Fellow will be expected to participate in patient care at a senior level. This will include both ward and operating room responsibilities, as well as outpatient clinics. Call will be approximately one night in four.
A project suitable for publication must be completed by the end of the term.
This program is accredited by the Canadian Orthopaedic Association.