Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb

Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship is a highly sought after surgical fellowship program.

We offer three 12-month Hand and Upper Limb Surgery (including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and microsurgery) fellowships commencing in February and August, and one 12-month fellowship each year in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Including Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Reconstruction, and Trauma) commencing in August.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  1. 12 month full-time AOA accredited Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery (shoulder to hand) - August 2019 to August 2020.
  2. 12 month full-time AOA accredited Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - August 2019 to August 2020.
  3. 12 month RACS accredited Post Fellowship Education and Training (PFET) position in Hand Surgery (open to Australian and New Zealand FRACS applicants) - August 2019 to August 2020.
  4. 12 month full-time AOA accredited Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery (shoulder to hand) - February 2020 to February 2021.

Future positions (12 months) will commence at 12 month intervals from the above. We will accept advanced applications for any of those positions, however decisions regarding appointments are generally not made until 18 to 12 months prior to commencement.

Application details regarding the Post Fellowship Education and Training (PFET) Fellowship for Hand Surgery through the Australian Hand Surgery Society can be found by clicking here.

The 12-month fellowship program is based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and is affiliated with the Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Research Institute.

Directors of the Fellowship

The current Fellowhip Directors are Associate Professor Mark Ross, Dr Greg Couzens, Dr Mark Robinson and Dr Phillip Duke.  

The Fellowship Coordinator is Mr Glen Russell.

How to Apply

All enquiries for the fellowship program should be addressed to Mr Glen Russell, Fellowship Coordinator.  All applications must be submitted online.

We are currently accepting applications for August 2018 and February 2019 positions.

Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Fellowship program was initially established in 1982 as a joint fellowship with Princess Alexandra Hospital and The University of Queensland.

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The fellowship allows and encourages opportunities for both clinical and basic science research.

What are the requirements for applying to the fellowship program?