Vancouver Acute- Adult Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

H.M. Broekhuyse, MD
P. Guy, MD
K. Lefaivre, MD
D. Malish, MD
P.J. O’Brien, MD
J. Potter, MD

Direct Application Inquiries to:
Dr. K. Lefaivre
c/o Ms. Sarah Hewitt
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
Room 11299 – 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC CANADA V5Z 1M9
Phone: 604-875-4111 x 23043
Fax: 604-875-4677
Email contact:

We are accepting applications for 2022
Duration: 1 year (July to June)
Deadline: October 31, 2020
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.

Applicants are required to have completed an approved residency program.

If you are interested, please email a complete application (consisting of the below) to

  • Application
  • Current CV
  • 3 Reference Letters

If you have any questions, please advise.

(Word | PDF) Application for Post Graduate Training