Professional Resources for Orthopaedics
We offer many resources for referring physicians, other professionals in the medical field, and those in training for their medical careers.
For referring physicians
Refer a patient to the Division of Orthopaedics: To discuss a potential referral, schedule a comprehensive evaluation or seek a second opinion, please call or contact us online. Our orthopaedic specialists are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Orthopaedics Update: Our newsletter, Orthopaedics Update, spotlights new programs, surgical advances and cutting-edge research in the field of pediatric orthopaedics and sports medicine. Subscribe online.
Safety in surgery: Safety is the basis of everything we do and every decision we make regarding a child's care. Nowhere is safety more important than during surgery — when patients are often most vulnerable.
Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Fellowship: The Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Fellowship program is an interdisciplinary internship that develops well-rounded orthopaedic surgery subspecialists through applied surgical skills, academic training and research.
Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship: The Research Fellowship Program in the Division of Orthopaedics is a 1-year funded opportunity for orthopaedic surgeons who have experience in orthopaedic basic science research, genetics or developmental biology.
CHOP/SICOT Fellowship: The Division of Orthopaedics collaborates with the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT), to offer a six- to 12-month joint fellowship.
Other educational programs
Nicholson Visiting Professorship: The Jesse T. Nicholson Fund at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia sponsors research and teaching activities including an annual visiting professorship.
Benjamin Fox Orthopaedic Research Scholar Award: The Benjamin Fox Orthopaedic Research Scholar Award promotes clinical research by giving extraordinary U.S. medical students the opportunity to investigate pertinent topics in clinical orthopaedic research.
Orthopaedic Surgery International Visiting Scholar Program: International fellows, doctors or healthcare providers with equivalent training may visit our hospital and shadow our orthopaedic physicians.
Biomedical and clinical research: Our researchers combine biomedical research in the laboratory with clinical research at the bedside to uncover the mechanisms of disease, envision new treatments, and ultimately create novel therapies that combine surgical and biologic tools.