PA Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship

Our Orthopedic Physician Assistant Fellowship program is fourteen months long and encompasses the all of TOC's orthopedic services. Our program is designed for new and recent graduates that are looking for structured training and mentorship so the fellows can complete the program as highly-skilled, proficient, orthopedic practitioners ready to work in any orthopedic setting.

Hanif Muwakkil, B.A.
Program Coordinator
850-877-8174; ext. 5936

Fellowship Curriculum

Our 14-month PA Fellowship program includes training in the emergency room, operating room,  hospital rounds, individual specialty clinics, and sports sidelines.  Each Fellow will participate in a diversified training regimen of orthopedic specialty rotations to include:

  • Orthopedic Fundamentals
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hand Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Joint Revision and Arthroplasty

How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in TOC PA Fellowship Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship! We are excited about the opportunity to consider you for admission to our esteemed program.

Our application will launch in Adobe in order to assure an effortless application process. Upon completion you will need to provide an email address to receive a copy of your completed application. By clicking the link below, you may review our job description and prerequisites for consideration.

PA Job Description

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We are here to support you throughout the application process and beyond. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our admissions team. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you as a member of our incoming class!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the governing accreditation body for your PA Fellowship program?

  • While postgraduate physician assistant programs do not require accreditation, we are seeking accreditation through the Association of Postgraduate Physician Assistant Programs (APPAP).
  • Our fellowship APPA CME credits are part of the program and has been approved for 65 AAPA Category CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel, and are compliant with AAPA CME criteria.  Approval is valid from 8/1/2024 to 12/31/2033.

What are the application cycles for the PA Fellowship?

  • Fall Cohort:
    • Application window =  February 1 to April 1
    • Fellowship start date = First week in August.
  • Spring Cohort:
    • Application window = August 1 to October 1
    • Fellowship start date = First week in March.

Where is the TOC PA Fellowship located?

  • TOC is located in the beautiful city of Tallahassee, Florida. Home to both FSU and FAMU — just minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico and the rolling red hills of South Georgia.

What is the length of the PA Fellowship program?

  • The TOC PA Orthopedic Surgery fellowship is a 14-month training program focused on the intensive development of the Physician Assistant fellow. Utilizing a multi-faceted team approach, each Fellow will become immersed in the global experiences of orthopedics.

What are the benefits of choosing a PA Fellowship program?

  • Each Fellow will participate in a full continuum of patient care. Obtaining first-hand experience in outpatient clinical settings, emergency department evaluation and management of orthopedic injuries, first assisting in the operating room, performing inpatient rounds and management of post-operative patients, mastering injection techniques, and sports medicine athletic team coverage.


Program Office Address
3334 Capital Medical Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Phone Number
850-877-8174; ext. 5936