Fellowship Opportunities

Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

The ACGME-accredited and POSNA-accredited Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery fellowship program at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital includes broad-based exposure to all aspects of pediatric orthopedics. During this 1-year fellowship, up to 3 fellows will spend time rotating through Texas Children’s Hospital. The faculty consists of 18 full-time pediatric orthopedists and 1 adjunct pediatric spine surgeon involved in all areas of pediatric musculoskeletal care. We offer Texas Children's Hospital Department of Surgery and Baylor College of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, journal club, preoperative indications and postoperative review conferences, and didactic core curriculum lectures. Texas Children's Department of Surgery Research Division supports fellow research projects. Completing at least one clinical research project leading to manuscript publication in a peer-reviewed orthopedics journal is required. Learn More

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship

The program includes 10 months of clinical pediatric orthopedic surgical subspecialty experience with designated time for research. The remaining two months of the program are elective months, one month for each elective. Each participating fellow will determine, upon availability, the surgical subspecialty for their final two months in the program. All training will be provided within the Texas Children’s Hospital system, both in the medical center and surrounding locations, through the direct delegation and supervision of department supervising physicians. Learn More

Texas Children’s / Baylor College of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellowship

One-year funded opportunity is targeted to medical students interested in pediatric musculoskeletal clinical research. Fellows can hone skills in research methodology and participate in ongoing clinical research projects in a subspecialty area or areas of interest. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org

SICOT meets SICOT (SMS) Observership

The Division of Orthopedics collaborates with the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT) to offer members of SICOT the opportunity to pursue a one or two-month long observership with our faculty at Texas Children’s Hospital. SMS Observers are afforded diverse exposure to all fields of pediatric orthopedic surgery. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org

Visiting International Scholar Program (VISP) 

Under the scholar program, the Division of Orthopedics invites 1-2 international fellows, doctors or healthcare providers per year to visit the hospital and shadow our orthopedic surgeons in month-long rotations. For more information, please email OrthoResearch@texaschildrens.org