SIU Division of Orthopaedic Surgery 
Phone: 217-545-8000
Fax: 217-545-2536
E-Mail: orthopaedics@siumed.edu 
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Khaled Saleh, MD - Division of Orthopaedic Surgery chair

Observership Program

Observership Facts

Duration
6 months (January and July start)

Deadline
November 1st and May 1st

Stipend
None

Location
Memorial Medical Center; St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, IL

Mission of SIU School of Medicine
Our mission at the SIU School of Medicine, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery is to be a leader in education, research, and comprehensive patient care. We participate in the overall educational mission of the SIU School of Medicine by contributing orthopaedic medicine expertise to all levels of medical education. We inspire and train the experts of tomorrow, through residency and fellowship programs that draw the highest quality of students and physicians.

 Requirements

 Application Process


Please click here for the application

 Responsibilities

The SIU School of Medicine provides educational experiences for individuals who have completed their medical training but do not hold medical licensure. The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery allows for 2 individuals to hold the title of “observership” every 6 months (starting January 2012).

Examples of situations that would be considered appropriate for observership

Examples of situation that would not be considered appropriate for observership