Virginia Mason Sports Medicine offers a one-year advanced fellowship opportunity in foot and ankle surgery. Dually recognized by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, the fellowship provides one year of hands-on, direct patient care subspecialty education and training across a broad spectrum of foot and ankle pathology.
Under the leadership and supervision of Fellowship Director Eric Heit, DPM, FACFAS, the fellow performs a minimum of 300 surgical cases and participates in ongoing clinical care and scholarly research over the course of the fellowship year.
Fellow must have completed a CPME-accredited residency in foot and ankle surgery with eligibility for unrestricted Washington state licensure. Candidates must complete ACFAS Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Fellowship application, including:
We cannot consider applicants with J1 visa status.
The primary goal of the Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Fellowship is to give the fellow the clinical and surgical skills to excel in a podiatry career and serve as an ambassador for him/herself, the profession and Virginia Mason. Specifically, the fellowship curriculum aims to teach requisite cognitive and technical aspects of surgical podiatry, including:
To apply, see full details at ACFAS Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Fellowship Application page and submit the application with all required materials. Applications must be submitted by Aug. 30 of the year prior to the fellowship training.
If you have questions, please contact Mindy Vu.