Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Application Process & Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. All applications must be submitted through the San Francisco Match (SF Match)
  2. Completion of an ACGME or ACGME-I accredited Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  3. Board-Eligible or Board-Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  4. USMLE or COMLEX Scores (Step 1, 2, and 3)
  5. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Three (3) letters of recommendation other than the Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE)/formally the Dean’s letter, and
  7. A personal statement

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022

Apply Now: San Francisco Match Service,


What type of Visas do you offer?
SIU and its affiliated hospitals do not, as a matter of policy or practice, sponsor residents/fellows for H visas or benefits. Please review the Office of Graduate Medical Education's Resident Eligibility and Employment Authorization Policy. Learn more about Visas here.

What is a typical interview day?
We are conducting all the interviews in a virtual format, honoring social distancing guidelines related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We will be using Zoom to conduct all the interviews. The interview day will begin with an orientation by the program director highlighting the SIU Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction Fellowship program. You will then individually meet with faculty members, our current fellow, and the Program Director. 

When are your interview dates?
January 28, 2023
February 4, 2023

Contact us:

Kelly Cagle – Program Coordinator | 217-545-6155 
SIU School of Medicine | Division of Orthopedic Surgery | PO Box 19638 | Springfield, IL 62794-9638