Musculoskeletal Fellowship

Musculoskeletal fellows

The clinical musculoskeletal fellowship program at UCSF encompasses all aspects of musculoskeletal subspecialty. The fellowship is of one year duration and three fellows are selected each year. There is a close relationship between the MSK section and referring orthopedists and rheumatologists. The fellowship includes rotations through the UCSF Parnassus campus and the UCSF Orthopedic Institute at Mission Bay, which has a large Sports Medicine Clinic. The fellowship includes a significant volume of joint MRIs, outpatient and inpatient musculoskeletal imaging, as well as spine, pediatric musculoskeletal imaging, rheumatology, and bone tumors. Additionally, a significant volume of musculoskeletal interventions are perfomed by the fellows, including joint arthrography, steroid injections, bone biopsies, and radiofrequency ablations of osteoid osteomas. Diagnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasound is also offered. Conferences include sports medicine, tumor board, rheumatology, journal club, morbidity and mortality, and metabolic. Opportunity for fellows to teach UCSF medical students and residents. Additional active, extramurally funded clinical research group in rheumatology, osteoporosis, orthopaedics, MR imaging. Additional research experience can be gained working with Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research (MQIR)

Musculoskeletal Fellowship Program Director

Professor
Prof of Clinical Radiology