Advanced Clinical Experience (ACE)

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ADVANCED CLINICAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

One year Advanced Clinical Experiences in the areas of foot/ankle, hand/upper extremity, musculoskeletal oncology, pediatrics, shoulder/elbow, spine and traumatology surgery are offered through the affiliated University hospitals, which include the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) and other affiliated hospitals.

Clinical Description

Program and Hospital(s)FacultyClinical Description
Foot/ Ankle/ Amputation
(UWMC, HMC, VAMC)
Bruce Sangeorzan, M.D.Stephen K. Benirschke, M.D., Sigvard T. Hansen, Jr., M.D. and Michael E. Brage, M.D.

Traumatic and reconstructive adult foot and ankle problems with very experienced faculty.

Hand Fellowship (UWMC, HMC, SCH) Jerry I. Huang, M.D. — Christopher H. Allan, M.D., Jeffrey B. Friedrich, M.D., Douglas P. Hanel, M.D., Stephen Kennedy, M.D., Jason Ko, M.D. and Nicholas B.Vedder, M.D.

Congenital, sports injuries, trauma, microvascular and adult reconstructive hand and upper extremity surgery in an accredited hand fellowship.

Musculoskeletal Oncology (UWMC, SCH, SCCA) Ernest U. Conrad III, M.D. — Howard A. Chansky, M.D., Darin Davidson, M.D.

Adult and pediatric musculoskeletal tumors. A service based on modern multi-disciplinary protocols for a broad spectrum of pathology.

Pediatric Orthopedics
(SCH)
Vincent S. Mosca, M.D. — Ernest U. Conrad III, M.D., Michael J. Goldberg, M.D., Walter F. Krengel III, M.D., Antoinette W. Lindberg, M.D., Gregory A. Schmale, M.D., and Klane K. White, M.D.

Congenital and developmental spine, hip and foot deformities as well as sports medicine, trauma and general pediatric orthopaedics.

Shoulder/Elbow
(UWMC)
Winston J. Warme, M.D.— Frederick A. Matsen III, M.D., Albert O. Gee, M.D. and Jason E. Hsu, M.D.

Arthroscopic and open management of a broad spectrum of shoulder and elbow traumatic and degenerative conditions.

Spine (UWMC, HMC, SCH, VAMC) Carlo Bellabarba, MD,— Anthony M. Avellino, M.D., Richard J. Bransford, M.D., Randall M. Chesnut, M.D., Mark A. Harrast, M.D., Stanley A. Herring, M.D., Walter F. Krengel III, M.D., Christopher J. Standaert, M.D., Theodore A. Wagner, M.D., Stuart M. Weinstein, M.D., Klane K. White, M.D. and Fangyi Zhang, M.D.

Comprehensive experience in spine care including adult and pediatric patients with degenerative, deformity, neoplastic, traumatic and infectious disorders. Multispecialty experience includes latest advances in care including minimally invasive surgery and spinal nonfusion surgery.

Traumatology
 (HMC)
David P. Barei, M.D.,— Daphne M. Beingessner, M.D., Carlo Bellabarba, M.D., Stephen K. Benirschke, M.D., Robert P. Dunbar Jr., M.D., Tania Ferguson, M.D., Reza Firoozabadi, M.D., Sigvard T. Hansen Jr., M.D., M. Bradford Henley, M.D., Conor P. Kleweno, M.D., Sean E. Nork, M.D., Bruce J. Sangeorzan, M.D., Douglas G. Smith, M.D., Lisa A. Taitsman, M.D. and Bruce C. Twaddle, M.D.

Adult and pediatric trauma, emphasizing advanced and comprehensive treatment of the polytraumatized patient.

These programs are in-depth clinical experiences including basic and clinical research and teaching of medical students and residents.

Applications

UW Medical Center logo

The Advanced Clinical Experience (ACE) programs at the University of Washington Medical Center are  all contracted or making preparations to participate in a match program. Please see the information below providing specifics for each of our two programs.

Musculoskeletal Oncology:

We are contracted with the San Francisco Matching Program. You will need to register and complete the application with the SF Match in order apply to our program. The website is www.sfmatch.org
Contact: Sarah Pressl (sep720@u.washington.edu)

Shoulder and Elbow:

We are contracted with the ASES Matching Program.  You will need to register and complete the application in order to apply to our program.  The website is: www.ases-assn.org/?p=physic-fellowships
Contact: Fred Westerberg (fwesterb@u.washington.edu)


Harborview Medical Center logo

The Advanced Clinical Experience (ACE) programs at Harborview Medical Center are all contracted or making preparations to participate in a match program. Please see the information below providing specifics for each of our three programs.

Foot and Ankle:

We are contracted with the San Francisco Matching Program. You will need to register and complete the application with the SF Match in order apply to our program. The website is www.sfmatch.org.

Spine:

We are contracted with the San Francisco Matching Program. You will need to register and complete the application with the SF Match in order apply to our program. The website is www.sfmatch.org.

Trauma:

We are contracted with the San Francisco Matching Program. You will need to register and complete the application with the SF Match in order apply to our program. The website is www.sfmatch.org

Contact: Sarah Jordan (sjordan@u.washington.edu)


Seattle Children's logo

The Advanced Clinical Experience (ACE) Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital is contracted to participate in a match program.  Please see the information below providing specifics for our Program.

Pediatric Orthopedics:

We are contracted with the San Francisco Matching Program. You will need to register and complete the application with the SF Match in order apply to our program. The website is www.sfmatch.org.

Contact: My-Phuong Jawort (my-phuong.jawort@seattlechildrens.org)