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How to Join the Team

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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

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • 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

  • Recent photo

For questions regarding the application process or your specific application, please contact Julie Brown at 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. 

Application Process
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Important Dates for Applicants

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ASSH Application Opens

Early October

Application opens up on the ASSH Fellowship website

Applications Due at Orlando Health

November 15th

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!

Interview Dates

February and March

Selected applicants will be invited for an interview along with a social event the evening before the interview.

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