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Medical education

Medical education

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, our medical teams share their expertise by participating in conferences at local levels, conducting offsite clinics to provide care to even more children in need, serving in health care industry leadership capacities, and training other medical professionals in our four core training disciplines.

Fellowship opportunity

Welcome to the Pediatric Fellowship at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland. Our program will offer you an excellent opportunity to learn from a team of 13 surgeons, covering the full breadth of pediatric orthopaedics. This fellowship will give you ample opportunity to operate, treat children in clinic, learn from the specialists, teach students, perform research and enjoy life in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Program highlights:

  • POSNA accredited fellowship.
  • 2 days Clinical, 2 days Operative, 1 day Research/Education.
  • Opportunity to tailor your fellowship to your career goals (we have a spinal deformity focused and a general pediatrics focused track). Both tracks include exposure to all pediatric orthopaedics, but can focus your time based off your interests.
  • Salary based on Oregon Health and Science University PGY-6 Pay Scale.
  • 4 weeks paid time off (includes vacation and holiday time).
  • No in house call – 1:4 weekend call with attending surgeon back up
  • Opportunity to attend two courses (generally IPOS and POSNA, although Baltimore deformity, AACPDM, AAOS and SRS will be considered).
  • Opportunity to attend outreach clinics in Anchorage, Alaska and Medford, Ore.
  • Access to multiple ongoing research projects. Current IRB system is quite efficient with retrospective IRBs generally being finished within a months’ time.

Program director:

Jeremy Bauer, M.D.

Meet our current staff

Additional information

Learn more about the Pediatric Fellowship at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland and for additional information, please contact Sakinah Smith via email or 503-221-3424.

Sharing our expertise in orthotics and prosthetics

Many of our hospitals with in-house orthotics and prosthetics capabilities work with their local colleges to provide educational opportunities, sharing their expertise with students and ensuring that even more children will receive the best possible care.

National industry leaders

Many of Shriners Hospitals for Children’s medical professionals serve in leadership positions for national organizations.

Our doctors are deeply involved in the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), American Burn Association (ABA), Arthrogryprosis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) Support, American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and other leading pediatric health care organizations. 

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland also hosts several medical educational opportunities throughout the year including the Beattie Lecture, Dillehunt Lectures and Primary Care Providers Conference.