Hand & Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship

The department offers two ACGME-accredited fellowship positions in orthopedic hand surgery. The goal of the fellowship is to provide comprehensive training in all aspects of upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow) including evaluation, surgery, and rehabilitation. Specific skills include microsurgery, arthroscopy, splinting techniques, and general operating skills in the upper extremity.

Duration: This is a one-year, post-graduate experience from August 1 - July 31.

Application Deadline: December 31

For more information or to apply:

Our program is participating in the ASSH Hand Surgery Fellowship Application Platform to be released in October 2017. We are not accepting paper applications. For more information, please visit the ASSH website​

Residents in our program must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Resident to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

For more information, contact: JACLYN.WIDHALM@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU

University of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.



The Fellow will gain expertise in adult hand and upper extremity issues, and will be exposed to numerous cases. The fellow will also be involved in multiple ongoing clinical trials involving the newest surgery technologies.
The Fellow will be expected to be involved with a research project worthy of publication or presentation. Extensive resources and world-class facilities are available on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of the foremost research and surgical facilities in the country, located in the beautiful Denver Metro area.
The one-year fellowship will be spent at University of Colorado Hospital and the VA. The Fellow will interact with residents from the orthopedic program at the University.
The stipend is commensurate with a University of Colorado School of Medicine PGY-6 salary.

Please visit the Graduate Medical Education (GME) website for the full listing of resident/fellow benefits.

Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, or General Surgery.

Attending Staff

Program Coordinator

Frank Scott, MD
Frank Scott, MD
Associate Professor
Program Director
CU Orthopedics
Jaclyn Widhalm, Program Coordinator
Program Coordinator
Jaclyn Widhalm