OTA-SOMOS Military Traveling Fellowship 

2022-2023 OTA-SOMOS Military Traveling Fellowship

Applications Open: 15 June 2022
Application Deadline: 30 September 2022

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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduated approved orthopaedic training in or before 2020
  • 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 2023.  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 have travel and housing arrangements covered by each host institution or a grant, but the fellows may be responsible for additional expenses, i.e. meals, etc.


  • 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]

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