How to Join the Team
All applications must be submitted through the NRMP which is coordinated by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). Please visit the ASSH website to learn more. Eligible candidates must have a US citizenship, be board certified or board eligible, and have completed, or be currently training, in an ACGME accredited orthopaedic or plastic surgery residency.
Applications for fellowship can be submitted through the ASSH by completing the universal online application and submitting the following required documents:
Universal Hand Application
One page personal statement to include why you are interested in training at Orlando Health
Three letters of recommendation on official letterheads, one of which should be from the current residency chairman or program director
For questions regarding the application process or your specific application, please contact Julie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or 321-841-1745
Orlando Health Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship Dates to Remember (For fellowship year 2025)
November 15, 2023 APPLICATION DEADLINE
By December 15, 2023 INTERVIEW INVITATIONS RELEASED (via email)
February 2/ March 1, 2024 INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED*
May 2024 RANK ORDER SUBMISSION & MATCH DAY
* Interview format: We are happy to announce that we will be conducting in-person interviews for our 2 fellowship spots this cycle.
Important Dates for Applicants
ASSH Application Opens
Application opens up on the ASSH Fellowship website
Applications Due at Orlando Health
Applications will be reviewed by the hand faculty and invitations sent out for interview dates by Dec 15th.
NRMP Match Released
May (commonly 3rd Wednesday)
Match results are released by the NRMP. Congratulations!
February and March
Selected applicants will be invited for an interview along with a social event the evening before the interview.