MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship

Program Director:
John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS
Karen Evans, MD, FACS
Caitlin Zarick, DPM, AACFAS

Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2019-2020: Chris Kennedy, DPM
2017–2019: Elliot Walters, MD
2017–2018: Iram Naz, MBBS

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine
3800 Reservoir Rd. NW
1st Fl., Bles Bldg.
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: (202) 444-3059
Fax:
(202) 444-0300
Email: john.steinberg@medstar.net

Website:
medstarhealth.org

Number of Positions:
One one-year position

Program Start and End Dates:
August 1 to July 31

Application Deadline:
November 15

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Program Application

Stipend:
Salary commensurate with PGY level of the fellow; benefits provided

Position Location:
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Research Requirements:
It is expected that the fellow present research at a minimum of two national scientific meetings and author a minimum of two peer-reviewed publications upon completion of the program.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • This fellowship is open to qualified candidates who have successfully completed podiatric residency.
  • The fellowship is research-focused with more than 70 percent of time spent on research-related activities and publication efforts.
  • The curriculum focuses on medical and surgical limb salvage with the majority of time spent under the direction of Drs. Steinberg, Zarick, Attinger and Evans at the Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (GUH) Center for Wound Healing. The fellow has clinical, instructional and research responsibilities. S/he is actively involved with outpatient and inpatient care and in clinical research trials, which are ongoing at GUH.
  • Focus points: Surgical limb salvage and reconstruction; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; medical management of the complex wound patient; clinical investigation of new wound-healing technology; and retrospective and prospective survival/outcomes research

Post Graduate Fellows History:
2016–2017: Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM
2015–2016: Ersilia Anghel, MSIV, MD
2014–2015: Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM, FACFAS
2013–2014: Noah Oliver, DPM, FACFAS
2012–2013: Kelly Powers, DPM

Educational Opportunities

Upcoming