Recent Graduates


After completing their training at Nebraska, residents move on to the next stage of their training. Many opt to continue their education by choosing one of many fellowship opportunities around the country. For some, going directly into a practice opportunity is the right choice. Our most recent graduates and the fellowship or practice opportunities they chose are listed below:

2013 Graduates (left to right):

2013 GraduatesNolan May, M.D.: Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA

Jeremy Toomey, M.D.: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, Worcester, MA

Annie Knierim, M.D.: Reno Orthopaedic Clinic, Trauma Fellowship, Reno, NV

Eric Samuelson, M.D.: OrthoCarolina, Shoulder & Elbow/Sports Medicine Fellowship, Charlotte, NC

2012 Graduates (left to right):

2012 GraduatesRyan W. Hess, M.D.: Andrews Institute Sports Medicine Fellowship, Gulf Breeze, FL

Nicholas S. Aberle II, M.D.: Colorado University Sports Medicine Fellowship, Denver, CO

Brian A. Vernon, M.D.: Mayo Foundation Spine Surgery Fellowship, Rochester, MN

Lucas J. Burton, M.D.: University of Louisville Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Louisville, KY