Hand & Upper Extremity

2021-2022 Hand & Upper Extremity fellowship grant recipients

Grants were awarded to 11 Hand & Upper Extremity fellowship programs:

  • Carillion Medical Center, Roanoke, VA *
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC
  • University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
  • University of Maryland Medical System Foundation, Baltimore, MD *
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO

* Developing Program

Click here to view the entire list of 2021-2022 fellowship grant recipients.

2022-2023 fellowship grant cycle schedule

Application period opens: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Application period closes: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 5pm CST

Review period: November 2021-February 2022

Grant notifications: April 2022

Public announcement: June 2022

Funds distributed: August 2022

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Hand & Upper Extremity data at a glance

Grant recipient programs submit reports providing trending data. Aggregate data is shared only when there is a minimum of five recipients in a subspecialty in an academic year.

  • OMeGA grants supported 12 Hand & Upper Extremity fellows in 2020-2021
  • Grants were awarded to 60% of programs that applied
  • OMeGA-supported fellows reported 31 Hand & Upper Extremity clinical research projects in the first six months of the 2020-2021 academic year

Figure 1: Average number of Hand & Upper Extremity procedures performed per quarter for years of tracked data.

Figure 2: Top Hand & Upper Extremity procedures performed by CPT codes during the 2020-2021 first and second quarters.

"We greatly appreciate the commitment of OMeGA and the support it offers to advance training of the musculoskeletal surgical specialties such as hand surgery." OMeGA grant recipient program

Thank you to our 2021-2022 Hand & Upper Extremity fellowship donors

Funding for OMeGA grants is made possible through the generous support of orthopaedic GME from the following donors.



Thank you to our subspecialty society affiliates

Together, OMeGA and the orthopaedic subspecialty societies support quality graduate medical education and excellence in patient care.

American Association for Hand Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

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