Curriculum and Eligibility for UPMC Hamot's Hand Fellowship


Hand fellows rotate with each of UPMC Hamot's three hand surgeons on four month rotations during a one year fellowship.

Hand Fellowship Eligibility

UPMC Hamot will select two hand fellows per year on the basis of:

  • Academic performance
  • Interviews
  • Recommendations

The candidates must:

  1. Be a graduate of an orthopaedic, general surgery, or plastic surgery residency program in the United States.
  2. Have passed:
    • USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3
    • COMLEX Step 1, Step 2 CE, Step 2 PE, and Step 3
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