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Interventional Spine & Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Thank you for your interest in the OSS Health Interventional Spine & Sports Medicine Fellowship. Our mission is to provide comprehensive interventional spine, sports and musculoskeletal medicine education to academic or private practice inclined physicians who wish to bring clinical excellence to their careers.

Our twelve-month physiatric-based program has an optimal combination of academics within a private practice multi-specialty setting.  We have trained over 70 graduates over the last 20 years. This program is ideally suited for those of you who seek training in the following:

 

  • Basic and Advanced Interventional Spine Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Electrodiagnostics
  • Musculoskeletal Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Business skills, billing and coding
  • Practice Management/Building

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Requirements and Application Process

We train a total of six fellows annually.  Three (3) fellows begin their one-year training in July and three (3) begin their one-year training in January.  We are not yet accepting applications for July 2022 and January 2023.  Please check website for updates on those applications.

Requirements

Requirements for consideration for the OSS Health Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine Fellowships include the following.

  • Completion of an accredited North American Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency or other residency with a minimum of three months of electrodiagnostic experience.
  • Current Pennsylvania Allopathic/Osteopathic medical and DEA licensures. These need to be current prior to your fellowship start date.
  • Confirmation of successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and/or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) prior to program acceptance
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from your residency program director
  • NASS Fellowship Common Application
  • Cover letter

Application Forms

NASS Fellowship Common Application

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2020 until July 15, 2020.  Interviews will be scheduled after applications are complete and prior to the 2021 NASS ISMM match date.  The 2021 NASS ISMM match dates have not been announced yet.

Application Process

After the material is reviewed, we will contact selected residents for an interview.  During your visit, you will be asked to do a 20-minute presentation on a musculoskeletal topic of your choice.  To accommodate the high volume of qualified residents, our interviews usually last two days.  We do not anticipate offering positions to anyone who has not spent a minimum of two days touring the OSS Health facilities.

Once interview times are filled, we will be unable to invite additional applicants despite the strength of their application.  Therefore, we encourage you to expedite your materials.

Elective rotations are permitted from October 1 through April 30 pending Covid-19 restrictions.  We prefer not to have rotations while people are here in the interview process.

We are not offering ACGME accredited positions.  OSS Health has completed the NASS fellowship match.  You may contact our Fellowship Coordinator, Amanda Stambaugh, at astambaugh@osshealth.com or (717) 718-2000, extension 4705 with additional questions. 

 

Duration and Benefits

Duration: One year


Number of Positions: Five (5)

  • Three (3) July 1 through June 30
  • Two (2) January 1 through December 31

Benefits


  • Competitive annual salary and benefits
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Up to five (5) days paid CME
  • Health insurance coverage for fellow and dependents
  • Paid professional license and appropriate dues

Graduate Testimonials

“The OSS Health fellowship program offers cutting edge education in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. The one year training has had a significant impact on my career since I graduated.”
Mike Yuan, M.D.
“The OSS Health fellowship program offers cutting edge education in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. The one year training has had a significant impact on my career since I graduated.”
Justin Petrolla, M.D.
“The training I received with the staff at OSS Health was, to put it plainly, the best of my career at any level.”
Luke Rigolosi, M.D.
“With the training and preparation in my fellowship, I was able to start a pain management division in a large, established orthopedic practice. I understood exactly how I wanted the pain division to develop, and with my experience at OSS Health, was able to implement my practice’s parameters.”
Tejas Parikh, M.D.
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