Professional Education and Research Institute Surgical Fellowship

Program Director:                             
Charles M. Zelen, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:                      
Nathan Young, DPM, AACFAS
Ivan Rubiano, DPM, AACFAS
Boyd Jensen, DPM, AACFAS

Post Graduate Fellows:
2017-2018: Jason Burkle, DPM and Tyler Wishau, DPM, AACFAS
2016-2017: Ivan Rubiano, DPM, AACFAS and Boyd Jensen, DPM, AACFAS
2015-2016: Jackson Crough, DPM, AACFAS and Eric Kuhlman, DPM, AACFAS
2014-2015: Adam Lang, DPM, AACFAS
2013-2014: Jordan Tacktill, DPM

Foot and Ankle Associated of Southwest Virginia
222 Walnut Ave
Roanoke, VA  24018
Phone:
(540) 797-2726
Fax:
(540) 769-6380
Email:
cmzelen@periedu.com  

Website:                                               
periedu.com

Number of Positions:
Two                          

Duration:                                              
One year

Program Start and End Dates:            
July 1 – July 18

Application Deadline:                         
September 1st

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

Stipend:                                               
$50,000; benefits provided

Position Locations:                             
Roanoke, VA and Salem, VA

Research Requirements:                   
At least one paper for submission and at least one poster for ACFAS and one for AOFAS are required.

Program Summary/Training Goals:  

  • Our goal is to provide the fellow with the highest quality of surgical training. We provide a mixture of forefoot, midfoot, sports medicine, rearfoot and ankle surgery.
  • In addition, charcot limb salvage and total ankle replacement is also taught.
  • We have a full functioning cadaver lab available to the fellow and ample opportunity for clinical research.
  • We strive to include the fellow in clinic so he/she can see the post-operative patients regularly.
  • We encourage participation in research as well, and expect the fellow to produce at least one paper and a poster for ACFAS and AOFAS.

Educational Opportunities

Upcoming