Fellowship Details

Christine M. Kleinert Institute

Contact Person For Application: Christina Beckum
225 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste. 850
Louisville, KY  40202
United States
Fellowship Type: Primary Hand Programs
Fellowship Title: Christine M. Kleinert Institute
225 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste. 850
Louisville, KY  40202
United States
Geographic Region: Southeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: More than 10 years
Fellowship Director: Michelle D. Palazzo, M.D.
Additional Faculty:
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 30
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 22
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 0
Nerve Repairs: 375
Replants: 45
Head and Neck: 0
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 0
Upper Extremity: 0
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 0
Trunk: 0
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 15
Stipend (Annual): $56,000
Night and Weekend Call: Five times per month
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): 24 hour access to anatomy lab. Available access to basic research laboratories, vivarium and school of engineering.
Clinical Research Opportunities: Clinical Trials in composite tissue allotransplantation; device and pharmaceutical trials; chart reviews on 60,000 patient visits annually.
Prerequisite/requisite training required: American applicants must be at least PGY6 and completed residency in general,plastic or orthopedic surgery. International applicants must have a specialty degree in general, plastic or orthopedic surgery.
Application Deadline: August 01
Interview Period: November 1 to September 1
Additional Program Information: International applicants' application deadline is August 1. International interview period is November 1st through September 1st. This program participates in the Combines Musculoskeletal Specialty Match.
Website Link: http://www.cmki.org
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.