Contact Us

Program Coordinator, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Michelle Jagessar
Phone: 305-689-0100
Email: MJagessar@miami.edu

Application Information

Eligibility:
All positions are filled through the SF Match Program. We do not offer out-of-match positions.

How to Apply:
Applications are accepted via the SF Match Program’s Central Application System.

Deadline:
Applications are accepted from August 1 until November 1. Interviews are conducted between January and March.

Call Schedule

There is no call schedule required.

Locations

Jackson Memorial Hospital

1611 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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The Lennar Foundation Medical Center

5555 Ponce De Leon Boulevard

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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UHealth Tower

1400 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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Program Requirements

Medical Licensing Examination:
All applicants must successfully complete United States Medical Licensing Examination Steps 1, 2 and 3 prior to the start of the program.

Postgraduate Training:
There is no postgraduate training required.

Visas

The J1-Visa: Alien Physician Program, sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, is the standard visa for residents/fellows who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

For specific program eligibility/qualifications or additional information, please contact:

Lourdes Boet
Hospital Services Supervisor
Physician Services Department

Jackson Health System
1611 N.W. 12th Ave. Suite ET-1004
Miami, FL 33136-1096
Phone: 305-355-1122
Fax: 305-355-1123
Email: LBoet@jhsmiami.org

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship

Mission & Vision

The goal of our Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship is to provide a well-rounded sports medicine education to our fellows by exposing them to all facets of sports medicine, regardless of future academic or private practice goals.

Mission & Vision

The goal of our Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship is to provide a well-rounded sports medicine education to our fellows by exposing them to all facets of sports medicine, regardless of future academic or private practice goals.

Program Director’s Welcome

The University of Miami/Jackson Health System Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program is an ACGME-accredited, one-year program located in the heart of Miami. Fellows anchor the sports medicine service at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute along with residents from the UM/Jackson Health System Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.

Program Director’s Welcome

The University of Miami/Jackson Health System Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program is an ACGME-accredited, one-year program located in the heart of Miami. Fellows anchor the sports medicine service at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute along with residents from the UM/Jackson Health System Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.

Program faculty comprise the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute, housed at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Coral Gables. This state-of-the-art facility opened in December 2016 and is located on the undergraduate campus of the University of Miami, adjacent to the University of Miami Hurricanes’ athletic facilities. Fellows are directly involved with the care of patients at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute practice locations and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Center at Jackson North Medical Center. As the official medical provider for University of Miami Athletics and the Miami Marlins, the fellow is directly involved in the care of these college and professional athletes.

-Michael G. Baraga, MD, FAOA

Fast Facts

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Number of Fellows per Year?

1

Duration of Fellowship?

1 year

Program Highlights

NCAA Division 1 & professional team coverage

Largest concussion management program in South Florida

Level I trauma center exposure (multiligament/complex knee injuries)

Clinical Experience

Year 1

Our one-year Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship provides a well-rounded sports medicine education so that fellows can choose from a variety of careers, including those in academic, hospital and private practice settings.

We achieve a well-rounded experience by providing the following educational/clinical/research opportunities: education of residents and students; a structured weekly didactic schedule including a weekly sports curriculum conference; weekly case presentations, case review and indications conference and weekly musculoskeletal radiology conference; basic science and clinical research opportunities with dedicated research time; biomechanical studies at the Max Biedermann Institute for Biomechanics; clinical outcomes research at the UM Sports Medicine Institute and motion analysis experiments at the Max Orovitz Laboratory, University of Miami Department of Kinesiology/Sport Sciences.

Through the comprehensive training our fellows receive, they are ensured exposure to:

  • High-volume outpatient clinical settings in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Level I trauma center
  • College and professional athletes through the UM Athletics and the Miami Marlins programs
  • Largest concussion management program in South Florida

Your Faculty

Michael G. Baraga, MD, FAOA
Associate Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
Director, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Team Physician, University of Miami Athletics and Miami Marlins

Lee D. Kaplan, MD
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Director, UHealth Sports Medicine Institute
Petra and Stephen Levin Endowed Chair, Sports Medicine
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Kinesiology and Orthopaedics,
Medical Director and Head Team Physician, University of Miami Athletics
Medical Director and Team Physician, Miami Marlins

Julianne Munoz, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
Team Physician, University of Miami Athletics and Miami Marlins

Alumni Placements Include:

Blessing Health System
Jackson North Medical Center
Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Alumni Placements Include:

Blessing Health System
Jackson North Medical Center
Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine