OTA-SOMOS Military Traveling Fellowship 

2023-2024 OTA-SOMOS Military Traveling Fellowship

Applications Open: 15 May 2023
Application Deadline: 15 September 2023

Fellowships will be offered to current Active Duty military orthopaedic surgeons.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduated approved orthopaedic training in or before 2021
  • Must be qualified to practice orthopaedic surgery in the United States
  • Must be an active duty military orthopaedic surgeon
  • Must be a member of the OTA and/or SOMOS (resident, candidate, or active)

Fellowship applicants must be able to travel up to 3 weeks throughout 2024.  Fellows should be able to utilize No-Cost TAD/TDY pathways for this fellowship.  Arrangements for fellowship locations and dates will be coordinated with each individual fellow and the host sites they will be visiting.  Fellows will be given up to $5,000 to cover travel, housing and incidentals.  


  • Complete this application and e-mail it to [email protected] with “OTA-SOMOS Military Traveling Fellowship” as the subject header.
  • Attachments: A recent digital photo (optional); CV (format not specified)
  • A minimum of two sponsors must send letters of recommendation to the selection committee on your behalf.  One sponsor should be from a member of the OTA and the second letter should be from a member of SOMOS.

Letters of recommendation should be sent to:

Attn: Audrey Cameron
110 West Road, Suite 227
Towson, MD 21204

 Or sent via e-mail to [email protected].

For more information regarding this program, please contact:

Michelle M. Gosselin, MD
E-Mail: [email protected]

2023 OTA/SOMOS Traveling Fellows

LTC Jeannie Huh    Maj Sophia Traven

2020 OTA/SOMOS Traveling Fellows

Christopher Wild, MD
Tuesday Fisher, MD

2019 OTA/SOMOS Traveling Fellows

Douglas Adams, MD
Jaime Bellamy, MD
Sarah Pierrie, MD