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Burn Surgery Fellow

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College
Date Posted: September 25, 2014

The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College is currently seeking two Burn Surgery fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Burn, Critical Care, and Trauma Surgery team at Weill Cornell. For three decades, the nationally acclaimed William Randolph Hearst Burn Center has been setting the standard for excellence in burn care. With an average of more than 1,000 inpatients and 4,000 outpatients per year – about four times the average burn unit – the Burn Center is known not only for providing the highest level of medical care, but also as being one of the most compassionate centers in the world. The Burn Center team is comprised of more than 180 staff members from multiple disciplines, many of whom have decades of service to the Center. These include physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, nutritionists, psychiatrists, chaplains, aides and volunteers who are well-equipped to handle the physical and emotional challenges of caring for victims of burn injury, survivors and their loved ones. Since its founding in 1976, the Burn Center has had a close and unique relationship with the New York City Fire Department and works closely with the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, which has continuously supported the development of the program to educate the public on fire hazards and prevention. In addition the center has established an extensive community outreach program.

How To Apply

The Fellows will be responsible for the surgical critical care of all burn injured patients, supervising medical students and residents, education, and participation in clinical research protocols. Candidates should have completed a minimum of three years of general surgery residency. A New York State medical license is required upon acceptance of position. If applicable, only J-1 visas are considered. Salary and benefits are competitive. To apply or for more information, please contact Vanessa Acevedo at vaa2002@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5410 or Aleks Karnick at wcmcfellowships@gmail.com. You should submit a copy of your most recent CV, (at least) one letter of recommendation, and a personal statement with your application.

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Burn and Wound Fellow

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock
Date Posted: September 15, 2014

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center in Lubbock, Texas are accepting applications for a TMB approved one year burn fellowship to begin July 1, 2015. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is an internationally recognized burn and wound care program with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. With approximately 600 admissions and 1500 outpatient visits each year, this is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds. This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of acute and reconstructed burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required. Finally, the participant will have the opportunity to participate in both clinical and basic science research aimed at developing cutting edge techniques for managing burn patients, and will attend the annual American Burn Association meeting.

How To Apply

Applicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed an approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency, or have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency. TTUHSC accepts J1 visas ONLY. Interested applicants should send the following documents via email: Current CV, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores and 3 current LORs to Kristen Brake, Fellowship Coordinator at kristen.brake@ttuhsc.edu. We will tentatively be conducting interview(s) in December.

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Burn Fellowship (immediate availability)

Jacobi Medical Center
Date Posted: September 15, 2014

Due to the acquisition of a categorical position by one of our fellows, the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center, the burn referral center for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, seeks to immediately fill this opening. Responsibilities include managing burn ICU patients, assisting in the O.R., and staffing the burn clinics. Participation in the academic activities of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is strongly encouraged. This non-accredited position is suitable for a postgraduate trainee seeking a career in plastic and reconstructive surgery and/or general surgery.

How To Apply

Residents with no less than PGY I and PGY II years in an ACGME accredited surgery program are welcome to apply. Please send letter of inquiry and C.V. to: Ralph Wm. Liebling, MD, FACS Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Jacobi Medical Center Bronx, NY 10461 Tel: 718 918-7000 Fax: 718 918-5972 E-mail: ralph.liebling@nbhn.net

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PGY4 – General Surgery

UCSF
Date Posted: September 12, 2014

September 2014--The Department of Surgery at The University of California, San Francisco has an opening in the categorical general surgery training program at the PGY4 level, to start June 21st, 2015. All applicants must have successfully completed three years of general surgery residency training and be in good standing. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. Brief Personal Statement 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4. Dean's Letter 5. USMLE Parts I, II, III scores 6. ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed 7. Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation. Prior to any final decision to offer a position, a letter from the current Program Director will be required. 8. Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations 9. Current ACGME case log, including the “Defined Category” Operative Report

How To Apply

ONLY complete applications (all items noted above) will be considered. Qualified applicants should submit the following materials with their contact information via email to Rachelle.Bresnahan@ucsfmedctr.org University of California, San Francisco Surgery Education Office 513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S-321 San Francisco, CA 94143-0470 (415) 476-1239 tel (415) 502-1259 fax www.surgery.ucsf.edu Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for an interview with Faculty, Program Director, Associate Program Directors, Chair and Residents.

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ACS TTP (Transition To Practice) Associate

Wake Forest University Dept. of Surgery
Date Posted: September 11, 2014

This is a one year American College of Surgeons Transition To Practice (TTP) associate position. The TTP Program in General Surgery was developed by the American College of Surgeons as a program for surgeons who are leaving residency and entering into the practice of general surgery. The Wake Forest University TTP Program is a one year program offered to those who are finishing or have finished an ACGME accredited general surgery training program. We offer additional training in general surgery including emergency general surgery and trauma as well as aspects of minimally invasive surgery, oncologic surgery and endocrine surgery. Experiences in surgical critical care, obstetrics/gynecology, and surgical practice in underserved international settings are also offered. The aim of the program is to prepare graduates for the practice of general surgery whether it be in private practice, an academic medical center, or an international setting. The program is not designed to provide remediation but to provide an environment for the development and maturation of already excellent surgical skills.

How To Apply

All interested applicants should complete the application at the link below and email it to Jennifer Hinson at jhinson@wakehealth.edu http://www.wakehealth.edu/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=84700&libID=84733

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Preliminary PGY-2 Resident

Mount Carmel Health Columbus, Ohio
Date Posted: September 10, 2014

Preliminary PGY-2 Resident Mount Carmel Health General Surgery Residency Date Posted: September 10, 2014 The General Surgery Program at Mount Carmel Health Columbus, Ohio, has one PGY–2 Preliminary resident position available immediately. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 Preliminary resident year at an ACGME accredited General Surgery residency program. This position, if the residents meets all the program requirements, could potentially lead to a PGY 3 Categorical position on July 1, 2015.

How To Apply

Interested applicants with approval from their present program director along with Research residents are welcome to apply if they have successfully completed a PGY I General Surgery Year. Applicants should e-mail the following information: recent photo • updated CV • medical school diploma • personal statement • copies of all ABSITE scores • USMLE transcripts (at least Steps I and II) • the following should be sent directly from program(s) for all training: verification letter(s) documenting completion of good standing; 3 letters of recommendation, one from the program director; summative evals for six months and completed PGY year; block schedules showing all rotations and their duration; updated case logs. We will only consider complete applications. Only those candidates who are accepted for an interview will be notified. Please submit via email. We will not accept paper documents, visits, faxes, or phone calls. US citizens and permanent residents will be considered. We do not sponsor visas.

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Pancreas Cancer Research Fellow

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Date Posted: September 9, 2014

Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle seeks a Pancreas Cancer Research Fellow to join the Pancreatic Center of Excellence, an established center within the Digestive Disease Institute. The position is a one-year Pancreas Cancer Research Fellowship focusing on academic output/publication. The fellow will have dedicated time to help construct, maintain and use robust databases for study of pancreatic cancer, including quality of life and cost data, to apply outcomes data to provide a foundation for improving quality of patient care, and to focus on retrospective and prospective chart review studies, complementing ongoing clinical research. Applicants who have completed a 3-year Internal Medicine residency and seek post-graduate training to: a) actively engage in research on pancreatic cancer; b) present at national meetings; and c) significantly increase skills need to conduct clinically relevant research are eligible to apply. Minimum requirements also include Board Eligibility. The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter who enjoys working with mentoring supervision and has a concentrated focus on productivity resulting in specific outcomes data, research publications in peer-reviewed journals and research presentations at national or international professional meetings. Virginia Mason is a nationally-recognized academic referral center for pancreatic disorders. This position includes experienced support from pancreatic oncologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pathologists, and interventional radiologists. Funding for statistical coursework and to present at a national or international pancreatic conferences is included. Virginia Mason Medical Center:  Opened a new, state-of-the-art hospital addition in 2012  Is a 440+ physician multi-specialty group practice with a 336-bed hospital, research center and multiple residency and fellowship training programs  Our physicians and the Digestive Disease Institute are recognized internationally for treatment of pancreatic diseases, pancreatic cancer and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver  Virginia Mason was cited by U.S. News as one of the top medical centers in the nation for treatment of GI disorders and by HealthGrades for outstanding GI services We offer a competitive salary and benefit package with an excellent working environment that fosters open communication and team work. For more information please contact: Diane Lee Hepatology Fellowship Coordinator Email: DianeE.Lee@vmmc.org Phone: (206) 515-5397 www.virginiamason.org/ddi

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PGY 4 – Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident

University of Michigan
Date Posted: September 8, 2014

University of Michigan – Section of Plastic Surgery Date posted: September 5, 2014 Dates positions available: July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016. The Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce that the ACGME has approved the expansion of our resident complement to four residents/year. In addition to matching four interns through the NRMP for 2015 and beyond, we are accepting applications to fill two vacancies beginning at the PGY4 level in our integrated program, one to begin on July 1, 2015 and a second to begin on July 1, 2016. Eligibility: Prior to the start of plastic surgery training, candidates for the PGY4 positions must have completed training in an ACGME or RCPSC accredited residency program in general surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery or otolaryngology. Candidates should be US citizens, permanent residents or J-1 visa holders. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Candidates will complete three years in the plastic surgery training program and be eligible to sit for ABPS board exams.

How To Apply

How to apply: Interested parties should contact Janice Davis (janiced@umich.edu) AND Jane Singer (jtsinger@umich.edu) in the University of Michigan Office of Surgical Education, or call 734-936-5732 to receive an application packet. The deadline to apply for either position is November 1, 2014.

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Fellow, Burn Unit

Emory University, Grady Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: September 8, 2014

The Department of Surgery of Emory University at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, is actively seeking a qualified candidate at the PGY6 level (by July 2015 and graduate of general surgery residency) for a burn fellowship position in the Adult and Pediatric American Burn Association verified Burn Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital. This is a non-ACGME fellowship position overseen by Walter Ingram MD, Medical Director of the Burn Unit at GMH and Emory Associate Professor of Surgery. Grady’s Burn Unit admits over 500 patients a year in a contemporary facility that provides comprehensive burn care where patients are cared for from ICU to step-down, floor and outpatient clinic by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists and other ancillary staff. It is the only burn center in Georgia backed by a Level I Trauma Center (the Trauma Center admits over 3,000 patients a year). Nursing staff is trained in critical care with PALS and ABLS certification and have over 200 years of experience in Burn care. See link for additional information about the Center: http://www.gradyhealth.org/clinic/1/. Responsibilities include supervision and teaching of a resident team that consists of a PGY3, PGY2 and PGY1 along with medical/PA students. Integral involvement with ICU rounds and the operating room is expected. There are extraordinary opportunities for clinical research based on patient volumes and acuity. The ideal candidate should have a background or strong interest in clinical research (candidates with MPH, MSc or similar degree are very welcome to apply). Individual consideration may be given for additional year of surgical critical care to qualify for ABS SCC board certification.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, and ABSITE and USMLE scores via email to the following: Sheryl G. A. Gabram-Mendola MD MBA FACS Surgeon-in-Chief Grady Memorial Hospital Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery Emory University School of Medicine 69 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE, Room 303 Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone: 404-251-8914 Fax: (404) 523-3931 Administrative Assistant: Linda C. Williams Email: linda.williams2@emory.edu

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Burn Surgery Fellowship

Westchester Medical Center
Date Posted: September 3, 2014

The Division of Burns at the Westchester Medical Center/ New York Medical College offers two non-ACCME approved one-year Burn Surgery Fellowship position. As a Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Burn Center between New York City and the Canadian border in Eastern New York, Westchester Medical Center admits over 400 adult and pediatric patients per year, and has been verified as an adult and pediatric burn center by the American College of Surgeons/ American Burn Association, in 2006. The 10 bed adult critical care burn unit is a fully equipped burn treatment center capable of treating all adult burns from admission to rehabilitation. In addition, the Burn Center is comprised of seperate Pediatric Burn critical care and step down units housed in the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital . OUr program is structured to provide fellows with a comprehensive experience in the management of adult and pediatric burn patients, exfoiliative skin disease and surgical critical care in the setting of a university teaching hsopital. There is also opportunity for basic science and clinical research. Candidates interested in sitting for the American Board of Surgery Examination in Surgical Critical Care are encouraged to do an additional fellowship year of Surgical Critical Care at WMC. Ideal candidates would have completed an RRC approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applications from candidates with other qualifications such as 1-1 visa or having completed only a portion of a general/plastic surgery residency will also be considered on an individual basis.

How To Apply

Interesed applicants should submit their CV's to the attention of Dr. Joseph Turkowski, Medical Director @ turkowskij@wcmc.com.

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Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship

University of Michigan
Date Posted: September 3, 2014

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI seeks a surgical resident interested in studying Tumor Immunology. The applicant should be a surgical resident at an ACGME approved program and have completed at least two years of training. The term of appointment is two years with an optional third year beginning in July of 2015. The goal of the program is to provide residents with mentored training in basic science research including current laboratory techniques, abstract/paper preparation and research presentation. The trainee will be a fully integrated member of a well-established laboratory and expected to present his/her work both at the University of Michigan and nationally. Opportunity for formal course work also exists with potential for a Masters Degree. Funding for the position will be through the Department of Surgery with an opportunity for a spot on the Department’s NIH Surgical Oncology T32 Training Grant (http://surgery.med.umich.edu/general/research/t32.shtml). Requirements/Eligibility: Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. They must be a current resident at an ACGME approved residency program. Because of potential for NIH funding, candidates must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents to apply. Salary & Benefits: Salary and benefits will be provided by the Department of Surgery and will be commensurate with completed residency year. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

How To Apply

How To Apply To apply, please provide a CV and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with a deadline of 12/31/2014. Interested individuals should contact: Timothy Frankel, MD at timofran@med.umich.edu

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Professor/Associate Professor of Surgical Education

The University of Sydney
Date Posted: August 27, 2014

  • Join a newly established institute cultivating a strong base in academic surgery
  • Contribute to the advancement of academic surgery through teaching and curriculum development
  • Part-time (0.5 FTE) continuing
  • The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

    The Royal Prince Alfred Institute of Academic Surgery (RPAIAS) is a joint initiative between the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), the University of Sydney and the Departments of Surgery at RPA which will focus on promoting evidence-based surgical practice and patient care by:

  • advancing academic career pathways through the implementation of structured programs, the provision of mentorship and guidance, and the facilitation of change
  • fostering hospital-wide and community recognition that patients receive the best surgical care in academic centres of surgical excellence
  • strengthening the capacity of surgical departments to undertake research, particularly clinical and laboratory research
  • delivering and coordinating quality postgraduate surgical education and training
  • enhancing collaborations to establish a unified strategy for developing research and education
  • exploring opportunities and establishing systems to ensure operational sustainability.
  • We are seeking to appoint a medical professional to the role of Professor or Associate Professor in Surgical Education within the RPAIAS. In this position, you will:

  • provide leadership in surgical teaching such as the creation of short courses, curriculum development and implementation, the delivery of teaching, and overall enhancement of the surgical teaching program
  • undertake and provide direction in the completion of original, innovative and distinguished research within the field of surgical education
  • provide guidance, assistance and support within the field of surgical education on matters pertaining to the academic development of all surgical specialty and sub-specialty staff
  • promote their surgical research or education work through the RPAIAS and beyond in workshops, conferences, key surgical research and educational forums, and as requested by the RPAIAS
  • be an advocate for academic surgery and represent the interests of the institute on surgical educational matters to other partners, organisations, government departments or regulatory bodies as required
  • be an active member of the RPAIAS.
  • TERM & REMUNERATION

    The successful applicant will be offered a continuing appointment at 0.5 FTE as Professor or Associate Professor. The level of appointment will be commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience and a competitive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

    CLOSING DATE: 5 October 2014

    The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

    © The University of Sydney

    How To Apply

    APPLY
    All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1056/0514 for more information and to apply. Please do not send any job applications via email as these will not be considered.

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    DO Surgery Critical Care Fellowship Position

    St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
    Date Posted: August 21, 2014

    DO Surgical Critical Care fellowship Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) has an open AOA-approved surgical critical care fellowship position for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is a 1 year fellowship program at SJRMC, a 700-bed, tertiary care medical center in Paterson, New Jersey, with a level II trauma designation by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. The trauma service cares for over 1,500 patients yearly, with about 1,000 admissions. The surgical ICU is a twelve-bed, state-of-the-art, facility located in the critical care tower. SJRMC also has a very busy open-heart, vascular, thoracic, bariatric and hepatobiliary surgery programs. The DO surgical ICU fellow will rotate nine months in the surgical ICU, one month in the Burn ICU at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, one month in the Neurocritical care ICU, and will have an opportunity to spend a one month elective on trauma, MICU, PICU, CCU, Nephrology or Infectious Diseases Services. Consideration will be given to qualified applicants who have completed an AOA-approved surgical residency training program prior to the start of the fellowship

    How To Apply

    Please contact Suzanne Seifert, DO residency Program Coordinator at seiferts@sjhmc.org expressing interest in the program and application or you may call 973-754-2671. Please send most current CV and 3 letters of recommendation for consideration. *Please note this position is for graduates of a DO surgery residency program only.

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    MIS/General Surgery Research Fellowship

    Anne Arundel Medical Center, Department of Surgery
    Date Posted: August 21, 2014

    The Anne Arundel Medical Center would like to invite qualified individuals to apply for a 1 or 2 year research fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Adrian Park. Anne Arundel Medical Center is located in Annapolis, Maryland and is one of the fastest growing hospitals in the state. In addition, the hospital has adopted the mission to significantly expand its academic activities. The research fellow will work closely with surgeons to organize and direct all research efforts of the sections of MIS/GI & Bariatric Surgery within the Department of Surgery. Research efforts are focused on conduction of single or multi-center clinical trials, retrospective and prospective database studies, video and abstract preparation for meeting submission, database design and creation, and application for private and federal grants. Ample opportunities exist to collaborate with residents and faculty from other academic institutions. Besides a full-time salary and health benefits, the position offers a unique supportive environment with ample resources including a clinical research nurse, statistical analysis support, and college interns interested in medical careers who will assist research efforts at the direction of the research fellow.

    How To Apply

    Qualified candidates will have completed at least 2 years of surgical residency with an academic interest and background research experience. Interested candidates should submit their CV, 2 letters of recommendation and a personal statement by email to Mrs. Regina Pressley at rpressley@aahs.org.

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    Preliminary PGY-2 Resident

    Lenox Hill Surgery
    Date Posted: August 19, 2014

    The General Surgery Program at North Shore LIJ - Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, has one off-cycle PGY–2 Preliminary resident position available immediately. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 Preliminary resident year at an ACGME accredited General Surgery residency program. *Applicants who have already completed a PGY-2 preliminary position will not be considered.*

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants should e-mail the following information: • updated CV • medical school diploma • personal statement • copies of all ABSITE scores • USMLE transcripts (at least Steps I and II) • ECFMG Cert (if applicable) • the following should be sent directly from program(s) for all training: verification letter(s) documenting completion or good standing; 3 letters of recommendation, one from the program director; summative evals; block schedules showing all rotations and their duration; updated case logs. We are able to consider only complete applications for review. Only those candidates who are accepted for an interview will be notified. Please submit via email only: no paper documents, visits, faxes, or phone calls. Only US citizens, permanent residents, and J1 visas will be considered.

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    Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Fellow in Surgical Critical Care

    Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA
    Date Posted: August 14, 2014

    The HUCLA Fellowship in SCC is an ACGME accredited training program in the Department of Surgery and is administered by the Division of Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care. We are currently seeking an appointment for the 2015 academic year. Harbor-UCLA is a robust ACS Level I trauma center and referral base for the LA County system. There are nine core faculty providing teaching and mentorship. There are required rotations with the Harbor-UCLA adult Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), the Harbor-UCLA Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), the Los Angeles County- University of Southern California (LAC + USC) Burn Center and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). There are also rotations dedicated to research and an elective rotation (one month each).

    How To Apply

    We are currently seeking an appointment for the 2015 academic year. Competitive applicants will have completed at least three years in an approved ACGME accredited core program. Please send CV and three letters to dplurad@dhs.lacounty.gov or: David S. Plurad, MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 1000 W. Carson St., Box 42 Torrance, CA 90502

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    RUTGERS RWJMS-RWJUH Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Fellowships

    RUTGERS RWJMS-RWJUH
    Date Posted: August 8, 2014

    Accredited in 2011, the Rutgers RWJMS-RWJUH Surgical Critical Care Fellowship offer an ACGME verified curriculum in surgical critical care during the first year. The program is designed to train board-eligible or board-certified surgeons in all phases of the care of the severely injured and critically ill surgical patient. It prepares the fellow to function with advanced skills suited for either an academic or clinical career. The position includes clinical responsibilities on the surgical critical care service with significant components of trauma, non-trauma, and neurosurgical critical care, cardiac surgery critical care, as well as a rotation in the MICU. On April 5th, 2012, the Rutgers RWJMS-RWJUH Acute Care Surgery Fellowship became the 9th program of its kind to receive AAST accreditation. The program is designed to provide advanced training in the initial resuscitation, surgical management and ongoing care of patients with life-threatening surgical diseases. This training provides the fellow with the advanced skills needed for either an academic or clinical career in acute care surgery. The program is comprised of six months on the acute care surgery service (trauma, emergency surgery, and surgical critical care) and six months in rotations for additional training in thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, interventional radiology, and neurosurgery. The applicant must have completed an ACGME approved residency in general surgery and received fellowship training in surgical critical care by the start date. In 2014, an International Fellowship component was established in partnership with the Universitario de Valle in Cali, Colombia. It presents a unique month-long, advanced penetrating operative trauma, advanced burn, and emergent general surgery experience to all second year fellows in our ACS fellowship. We have developed international relationships that will also offer administrative, research, and trauma system development opportunities that will afford fellows personal and academic growth in Global Health roles. Candidates must be dedicated to the teaching of medical students, residents, and nurse practitioners. There is strong support for both clinical and basic science research. New Brunswick is the home of Rutgers University and is located approximately midway between New York and Philadelphia. Central NJ is a desirable place to live with good schools, professional sports, cultural attractions, recreational opportunities and is one half hour from the Jersey shore.

    How To Apply

    We are currently seeking surgical critical care fellow candidates for a 2015 start and acute care surgery fellow candidates for a 2016 start. Although most of our candidates opt for our 2-year program, it does remain optional. Interested applicants should email the following to the appropriate contacts below: - current CV - personal statement - USMLE scores - a minimum of three letters of recommendation - small photo Dr. Matthew Lissauer Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship ml1141@rwjms.rutgers.edu Dr. Rajan Gupta Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship rg733@rwjms.rutgers.edu Dr. Gregory Peck Associate Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship peckgr@rwjms.rutgers.edu Crystal Camarena, CPC Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Fellowships Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 89 French Street 3rd floor, Room 3268 New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Phone: (732) 235-7766 Fax: (732) 235-2964 camarecr@rwjms.rutgers.edu Rutgers RWJMS is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellowhip

    Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
    Date Posted: August 5, 2014

    The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Georgia Regents University's Medical College of Georgia has two positions available for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Fellowship is an ACGME accredited 12 month program accepting applicants at the PGY6 level or higher. Georgia Regents Medical Center (GRMC) is one of the four state-designated level 1 Trauma centers in the state of Georgia and is regional tertiary care center for the Central Savannah River Area servicing countries in both Georgia and South Carolina. Fellows will participate in the care of critically ill patients across six separate ICUs (Trauma, Surgical, Cardiothoracic, Neurological, Pediatric and Burn) during their in addition, we offer elective rotation and chances to participate in research.

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants should provide curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation. ABSITE scores, personal statement, and recent photo.

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    2015 Vascular Fellowship 2-yr Position

    Michigan State Univ./Michigan Vascular Center
    Date Posted: July 22, 2014

    Michigan State University / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Program in Flint, MI is now accepting applications from qualified surgical residencies to fill an open position beginning 07-01-2015. This is a 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. The program was recently approved with two Fellows beginning July 1, 2013. This is a community-based program covering all aspects of vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery. Michigan Vascular Center (MVC), now celebrating its 50th year, is one of the oldest private-practice vascular groups in the United States, having started in 1963. The distinguishing characteristics of MVC are innovation, research, efficiency and a broad exposure to a wide range of vascular pathology and coordination of patient-centered care to improve outcomes. In addition to three Flint area hospitals, the Fellow will have extensive exposure to the organizational infrastructure required to run a private practice vascular service. Private practice rotations include an office clinic, a free-standing VeinSolutions™ office, a free-standing angio access & diagnostic center; a Research Department, Non-invasive vascular labs at all locations, and a Mobility Center dedicated to the rehabilitation of the amputee. Visit our website at: http://www.MichiganVascular.com REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed a 5-year General Surgery Residency training program approved by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) or the RCPSC (Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada).

    How To Apply

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed application (call 810-600-2024) or download from website Current Curriculum vitae Three reference letters from physicians currently acquainted with applicant Copy of scores for each examination taken Medical school diploma and translation if not in English International medical graduates must provide ECFMG certificate INTERESTED CANDIDATES: Contact Program Coordinator Joan M. Brown Michigan Vascular Center (810) 600-2024 (810) 732-8559 Fax joanb@MichiganVascular.com 5020 W. Bristol Road Flint, MI 48507

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    Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow

    Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
    Date Posted: July 8, 2014

    The Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Diseases at Allegheny Health Network is looking for candidates for a MIS fellowship of 1-2 years. We are an expanding and specialized program focused on esophageal and thoracic diseases. Interested candidates should be board certified from a US general surgery training program .

    How To Apply

    If interested and require more detail please email Ali Zaidi, MD at azaidi@wpahs.org.

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    Research Fellowship

    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Date Posted: June 29, 2014

    We have a last minute vacant position starting July 2014 for a Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Children’s Center. Applicants should be General Surgery residents that have completed at least two years in an ACGME accredited program. We have degree and non-degree tracks in surgical outcomes, basic science, and translational/device research depending upon the candidate’s interest. Residents will have the opportunity to work with the Pediatric Surgical staff with on-call coverage 4 times per month.

    How To Apply

    Please send your application with the following documents via email to jhhpedsurgresearch@gmail.com : (1) Current Curriculum vitae (2) USMLE scores (3) ABSITE scores (4) Evaluations from your current program (5) Two letters of recommendation from your program. Phone calls, faxes and emails to faculty will not be accepted.

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    Burn Fellow: University of Kansas Medical Center

    Burnett Burn Center at University of Kansas Hospital
    Date Posted: June 27, 2014

    Department of Plastic Surgery at University of Kansas Medical Center is looking for a burn fellow starting immediately. The fellowship is a 1 year NON-ACGME accredited position. Candidates who have completed residency training in General or Plastic Surgery are preferred. Qualified surgery residents who have completed at least 2 years training in an ACGME accredited surgery program in the United States will also be considered. Burnett Burn Center admits approximately 400 acute burns year. In addition, we take care of complex wounds and skin exfoliative disorders. The prospective fellow will learn Burn Critical Care management for both adult and pediatrics patients. He or she will also particiapte in Surgical Management of burn injuries. Burn fellow will be exposed to reconstructive procedures as well as LASER treatment for burn scar. The fellow is expected to take advantage of ample clinical and basic science research opportunities.

    How To Apply

    Please send your CV, letters of recomendation, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores by Email to Dhaval Bhavsar

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellow

    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College
    Date Posted: June 19, 2014

    *****Phone calls and faxes will not be accepted for this position, Do not contact faculty members directly***** The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College is a one-year clinical fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Clinical Training is acquired through alternating rotations at the Surgical Intensive Care Unit of the Cornell campus of NewYork-Presbyterian (7 months) and other rotations at the same institution, including the Burn Intensive Care Unit (2 months), and Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit (1 month). 2 months are used for elective rotations to be selected from the Medical Intensive Care Unit, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Anesthesia. All clinical instruction is conducted under the direct supervision of attending staff surgeons. Additionally, residents learn and supervise the techniques of various bedside procedures including percutaneous tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, percutaneous endoscopic gastroscopy, central venous line insertion, pulmonary artery catheter insertion, arterial line insertion, thoracostomy tube insertion, thoracentesis, and bedside management of the open abdomen.

    How To Apply

    We require the submission of the following documents to wcmcfellowships@gmail.com Phone calls, faxes, and emails to faculty will not be accepted. (1) Current curriculum vitae (2) USMLE Step 1-2 scores (3) Medical school transcript (4) ECFMG certificate, if international graduate (5) ABSITE score (minimum score of 30th total percentile) (6) Summative evaluation letters from your current program (7) ACGME Web OR Case Log report (8) Current, competency-based letter from your Program Director (9). Two additional letters of recommendation. Interviews will be scheduled by our education office. Candidates will be notified by phone or e-mail. *****Phone calls and faxes will not be accepted for this position, Do not contact faculty members directly*****

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    Surgery House Physician

    Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
    Date Posted: June 18, 2014

    Qualifications •Completion of, at least, 2-years of general surgery training •Possess a current NYS Medical License •Possess current certification in ACLS and ATLS •Maintains membership on the Medical Staff by continuously meeting the qualifications, standards, and requirements set forth in the bylaws of the medical staff Responsibilities •Will provide coverage as determined by the Chairman of the Department of Surgery. This will include night-time and weekend coverage •The house physician will integrate with the on-call team to provide appropriate coverage of all in-house patients covered by the general surgery service, as well as responding for requests for consultation. Specific assignment for a particular shift will be at the discretion of the on-call attending surgeon or designee •The house physician will report to, and be responsible to, the on-call attending surgeon •The house officer will meet the requirements for work hour documentation as set forth by the employer (PAGNY) •The house officer will participate in departmental quality efforts and performance improvement programs

    How To Apply

    Send your CV via e-mail to gonzalro@nychhc.org

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    REVISION – NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Date Posted: June 17, 2014

    Trainee Eligibility: Candidate must be a citizen of the United States, or a non-citizen national, or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent resident and possess an Alien Registration Receipt Card (1-151 or 1-551 or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident. Foreign Nationals and Student Visas are not eligible for this award. In addition, must be surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. (Under representative minorities, disadvantaged and disabled applicants are encouraged to apply) The Department of Surgical Oncology provides the opportunity for advanced training as a clinical scientist through an NIH-funded T32 training program. The T32 research program and clinical surgical oncology fellowship are combined into a three-year program. This includes full clinical training to meet and exceed Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) requirements and two full years of research training. Under the direction of William G. Cance, and an advisory committee of leading surgical scientists nationwide, investigators at RPCI are eager to provide surgical oncology T32 fellows with scientific training to prepare them for a career as an independent translational clinician scientist. Research assignments are tailored to the interests of the fellows. Opportunities range from basic research in immunology and genetics to molecular therapeutics, pharmacology and health services research. Fellows are provided a stipend equal to that of all clinical fellows at RPCI. Interested applicants should contact us so we can arrange for them to explore the opportunities at RPCI. For further information: http://www.roswellpark.edu/education/clinical-fellowships/surgical-oncology/nih-t32-training http://www.roswellpark.edu/education/clinical-fellowships/surgical-oncology William G. Cance - william.cance@roswellpark.org or T32 Fellowship Coordinator - lisa.wylie@roswellpark.org

    How To Apply

    http://www.roswellpark.edu/education/clinical-fellowships/surgical-oncology

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    Burn Fellow Arkansas Children’s Hospital

    Arkansas Children's Hospital
    Date Posted: June 16, 2014

    This is a repost. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the fellowship remains vacant. Please read below: Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center is looking for a burn fellow starting July 1, 2014. The fellowship is a 1 year NON-ACGME accredited position. Board eligible candidates are preferred. Qualified surgery residents who have completed at least 3 years training in an ACGME accredited surgery program in the United States will also be considered. Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center has a 78 year history of serving the residents of the state. It admits approximately 450 acute burns year. The prospective fellow will learn Burn Intensive Care management for both adult and pediatrics patients. He or she will also learn Acute Surgical and Reconstructive Management of burn injuries. Ample opportunity for research and publications are available. The fellow is expected to take advantage of the opportunities. He or she will also attend University of Arkansas Medical Sciences educational conferences such as Grand Rounds, Surgical Morbidity and Mortality, etc.. The fellowship does not support any visas. The candidate must be US Permanent Resident or Citizen. Existing Arkansas license is preferred.

    How To Apply

    Email CV, letters of recomendation, USMLE scores, and Absite scores to Hamed Amani, MD FACS

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    HPB Surgery Fellowship

    Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
    Date Posted: June 16, 2014

    This two-year program (beginning July 2015) is designed to provide advanced surgical training in the field of HPB Surgery. Candidates are required to have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in General Surgery and must be board-eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery. Candidates with prior fellowship training in Surgical Oncology, Transplant, or MIS are highly considered. The fellowship is intended to provide a comprehensive academic educational program through advanced clinical training, research and conference participation (local, regional , national and international). The fellowship is a total of two years with a blend of research and clinical throughout each. For research, the fellow will gain structured experience in all phases of HPB research from conceptualization to presentation/publication. Fellows will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of basic science, translational and clinical research projects. A fully-equipped research laboratory is staffed and available for the HPB fellow including a vivarium and histology services. The fellow will be introduced to grant proposal submission, research protocol design, and Internal Review Board (IRB)/ Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol design. The fellows during both years are expected to submit their research to regional, national, and international academic meetings as well as to peer-reviewed journals for publication. Clinical blocks of the curriculum are designed to provide the fellow with advanced clinical experience in the surgical and medical management of patients with HPB disease. The fellow will be primarily responsible for the management of in-patients on the HPB Surgery Service and the Liver Consult Service. Outpatient experience will include patient evaluation and follow-up in the HPB, Surgical Oncology, and Liver Transplant Clinics. A primary component of the clinical education is the coordination of multi-disciplinary care in patients with HPB disease. Operative experience is focused upon HPB procedures including: liver resection; liver transplantation; liver tumor ablation; pancreatic resection; advanced biliary resection/ reconstruction; operations for portal hypertension; retroperitoneal tumor resection involving the vena cava; and liver-pancreatic trauma. Training in advanced laparoscopic HPB procedures (liver resection, liver tumor ablation, pancreatectomy, splenectomy, adrenalectomy, pancreatic drainage, biliary and gastrointestinal bypass) is a major component of the operative experience. The fellow will also learn to be facile with open and laparoscopic intra-operative ultrasound. Training on the DaVinci Robotic System is incorporated into the curriculum. The fellow will be exposed to upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (variceal injection and banding, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound) as well as interventional radiology procedures (transhepatic biliary stenting, transarterial chemoembolization, portal vein embolization, and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement). Primary Categories—average procedures by fellow: Biliary (16-lap; 61-open) Liver (143-lap; 61-open) Pancreas (32-lap; 67-open) Robotic (20-30) Liver Transplant (15-20). Academically, the fellow will conduct the HPB educational conferences and actively participate in general and GI oncology multi-site planning videoconferences. The Fellow also plays a critical role in the education of surgery residents, GI fellows, medical students, and mid-level providers through clinical teaching rounds and teaching conferences.

    How To Apply

    Please e-mail the following documents: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Letters of Recommendation (3) 3. USMLE Scores 4. Letter of intent For questions, please contact: Suzie Smeaton HPB Surgery Fellowship Coordinator (704)355-4062

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    ACS Transition to Practice Junior Associate

    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
    Date Posted: June 10, 2014

    The Department of General Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA has an opening for a one year Transition to Practice Junior Associate position available starting July 1, 2015. This is an American College of Surgeons sponsored position designed for young surgeons leaving residency and entering into the practice of general surgery. This one year position is intended to help fill gaps in training today and with the transition to independent practice. The goals of the year will be to obtain enhanced autonomous experience in broad-based general surgery, increase competence and confidence in clinical matters, gain exposure to aspects of practice management, experience mentoring with notable practicing surgeons, and participate in experiential learning to individual needs. The course of the year will be tailored to the needs of the individual associate but will incorporate practice at both the main hospital as well as community practice sites in the regional area. There will be approximately 4 to 6 months spent at the tertiary care hospital (main site) and 6 to 8 months spent at community hospital sites.

    How To Apply

    If you feel you are an ideal candidate for this position, we are actively recruiting a Junior Associate for July 1, 2015. Interested and qualified applicants must submit the following documents: Current Curriculum Vitae, Personal Statement, 3 Letters of Recommendation, and ABSITE scores for all years of training. Applicants MUST have completed a five year surgery residency and MUST be Board eligible. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Application packets may be submitted by mail or email to: April Morgan, Geisinger Medical Center, General Surgery 21-69, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822. If you have any questions, please contact April at ammorgan@geisinger.edu.

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    PGY 3 – Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident

    Loma Linda University - Department of Plastic Surgery
    Date Posted: May 31, 2014

    Date Available: July 1, 2014. The Department of Plastic Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center has an opening for a PGY 3 resident in our six year Integrated Plastic Surgery residency program. Candidates must have satisfactorily completed at least two years of ACGME-accredited or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) general surgery, integrated thoracic surgery, or another integrated plastic surgery residency program. Candidates must have a California License before matriculating into this position. Candidates should be a US citizen, permanent resident or J-1 visa holder. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Candidates will complete four years in the Plastic Surgery training program and be eligible to sit for ABPS board exams.

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants should e-mail the following information: • ERAS application • 3 Current Recommendation Letters (including current Program Director) • ABSITE Scores • USMLE Scores • Current Curriculum Vitae • US Citizen, permanent resident or J-1 visa only • ECFMG certificate No phone calls, to Judith Rosaasen, Program Coordinator. Email: jrosaasen@llu.edu.

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    Vascular Surgery Fellow

    University of Missouri- Columbia
    Date Posted: May 30, 2014

    The University of Missouri- Columbia is now accepting applications from qualified surgical residencies to fill 1 open position beginning July 1, 2015. This is a robust 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. Our faculty includes surgeons who are nationally known for their skillset & expertise. As a major referral center throughout central Missouri, the clinical expertise of the Division includes all components of the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders. Fellows will receive training in open vascular surgery, endovascular procedures, and the management of patients with hemodynamic instability, multiple organ system failure, & complex co-existing medical problems. Noninvasive vascular interpretation training is also included. The primary goal of the University of Missouri- Columbia vascular surgery fellowship program is to prepare the trainee to function as a specialist in vascular disease management, including the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of vascular disease. The large clinical volume promotes an atmosphere of innovation and dedication to patient care. The ideal candidate will be an aggressive learner and self starter. She/he will be an intellectually curious, critically thinking, empathetic, humane and hard working team player.

    How To Apply

    Applications are currently being accepted for this position. Candidates should have completed an ACGME accredited general surgery residency program. Interested candidates should send inquiries including a CV, two letters of recommendation, and USMLE and ABSITE transcripts to: Bethany Bennett, MHA Program Coordinator, Fellowship in Vascular Surgery bennettbj@health.missouri.edu 573-884-2000 W. Kirt Nichols, MD Program Director, Fellowship in Vascular Surgery nicholsw@health.missouri.edu 573-882-4158

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    Educator

    The University of Texas Medical Branch
    Date Posted: May 20, 2014

    The Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas invites applications for an experienced and enthusiastic educator to join the Sealy and Smith Laboratory for Surgical Training Assessment and Research (LSTAR). This American College of Surgeons Accredited Comprehensive Education Institute provides simulation-based technical and non-technical skills training to faculty physicians, residents, medical students, nursing students, and operating room personnel. We are looking for a PA or MD with at least 3 years of clinical experience involving surgical patients and/or procedures such as suturing, central line placement, laparoscopy, and management of ER, ICU or floor surgical patients. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching clinical or technical skills and an interest in curriculum development, model design and construction, and assisting in data collection and other aspects of scholarly work around education. Salary commensurate with experience. A letter of application, curriculum vitae and references should be sent to: Barbara H. Petit Administrator Department of Surgery The University of Texas Medical Branch 301 University Blvd. Galveston, Texas 77555-0527 UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    How To Apply

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    Critical Care Fellowship–D.O.

    St. Joseph's Regional MEdical Center
    Date Posted: May 16, 2014

    Surgical Critical Care fellowship Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) has an open AOA-approved surgical critical care fellowship position for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is a 1 year fellowship program at SJRMC, a 700-bed, tertiary care medical center in Paterson, New Jersey, with a level II trauma designation by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. The trauma service cares for over 1,500 patients yearly, with about 1,000 admissions. The surgical ICU is a twelve-bed, state-of-the-art, facility located in the critical care tower. SJRMC also has a very busy open-heart, vascular, thoracic, bariatric and hepatobiliary surgery programs. The surgical ICU fellow will rotate nine months in the surgical ICU, one month in the Burn ICU at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, one month in the Neurocritical care ICU, and will have an opportunity to spend a one month elective on trauma, MICU, PICU, CCU, Nephrology or Infectious Diseases Services. Consideration will be given to qualified applicants who have completed an AOA-approved surgical residency training program prior to the start of the fellowship.

    How To Apply

    Thi sis a D.O. critical care fellowship and only DO surgeons can apply for the program. Please call 973-754-2780 for more information. Please send most current CV and 3 letters of recommendation for consideration.

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    Burn Fellowship

    Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center
    Date Posted: May 5, 2014

    Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center is looking for a burn fellow starting July 1, 2014. The fellowship is a 1 year NON-ACGME accredited position. Board eligible candidates are preferred. Qualified surgery residents who have completed at least 3 years training in an ACGME accredited surgery program in the United States will also be considered. Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center has a 78 year history of serving the residents of the state. It admits approximately 450 acute burns year. The prospective fellow will learn Burn Intensive Care management for both adult and pediatrics patients. He or she will also learn Acute Surgical and Reconstructive Management of burn injuries. Ample opportunity for research and publications are available. The fellow is expected to take advantage of the opportunities. He or she will also attend University of Arkansas Medical Sciences educational conferences such as Grand Rounds, Surgical Morbidity and Mortality, etc..

    How To Apply

    Please forward your CV, USMLE Scores, 3 Letter of Recommendation and Personal Statement to: Hamed Amani, MD FACS

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    Plastic Surgery – 1st Year Independent Resident

    University of California Davis Medical Center
    Date Posted: May 2, 2014

    Date Available: July 1, 2014 The Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center has an opening for a 1st year resident in our three-year Independent Plastic Surgery residency program. Candidates must have satisfactorily completed a formal training program and are board admissible or certified in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (the latter requiring two years of clinical general surgery training in addition to an MD/DDS or DMD) as outlined in the pre-requisite training requirements by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Plastic Surgery, by their first day of training. Candidates should be a US citizen, permanent resident or J-1 visa holder. Candidates will complete three years in the Plastic Surgery training program and be eligible to sit for ABPS board exams.

    How To Apply

    Applicants send a cover letter, CV, USMLE and in-service scores, as well a 3 letters of recommendation (including current Program Director) to Michael S. Wong, MD.

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    John W. Kirklin/David Ashburn CHSS Research Fellowship

    CHSS Data Center, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    Date Posted: April 28, 2014

    The Data Center of the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society is pleased to request applications for the John W. Kirklin/David Ashburn Fellowship to begin in July 2015. This Fellowship was created for young surgeons interested in congenital heart surgery and in participating in the activities of the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society (CHSS) Data Center. The Fellowship is a prestigious, two-year non-clinical appointment to the Data Center at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The Fellow will be also be a member of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery there and may participate in clinical conferences and research meetings. The focus of the Fellowship is outcomes research, primarily of the many multi-institutional prospective cohort studies of the CHSS. The Fellow will become expert in database management and in all aspects of biostatistics and epidemiology. Particular emphasis is placed on the research methods, presentation at national meetings, and manuscript preparation and publication. The Fellow will also have substantial exposure to the field of congenital heart disease and its clinical management. During his/her tenure, the candidate is expected to complete a Postgraduate Degree (Masters or Doctorate) in Biostatistics & Epidemiology or a related field through the University of Toronto. Tuition for degree completion will be provided and a surgical advisor appointed to guide thesis development. Ideal candidates have completed some or all of their general surgical training and intend to pursue a career in congenital cardiothoracic surgery. Although not required, some prior experience with data-analysis software (Excel, SPSS, SAS, or R) is recommended. Previous Fellows have made important contributions to the field (including high profile international presentations and publications), obtained advanced degrees, and gone on to residencies and faculty positions in cardiothoracic surgery.

    How To Apply

    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest outlining their previous training, personal objectives for participating in the Fellowship, and potential sources of funding (if available), a curriculum vita and two recommendation letters to chss.dc@sickkids.ca, attention William M. DeCampli, M.D. and William G. Williams, M.D. All materials must be received no later than September 1, 2014. Candidates may be offered an interview to take place between September and November 2014, and will be notified of the final decision on or about December 1.

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    Cardiothoracic Fellow

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Date Posted: April 16, 2014

    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia has an open First Year Position in its 3 three year ACGME accredited Thoracic Surgery training program starting in July 2014.  Candidates must be either finishing or have completed an ACGME approved residency and be eligible for Virginia licensure. VCU/MCV has a long standing tradition in training cardiothoracic surgeons. We are a very active program and residents will be exposed to every aspect of Cardiac and Thoracic surgery.  VCU/MCV is one of the leading institutions implanting the Syncardia Total Artificial Heart. We are a regional leader in Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices. Other areas of expertise include aortic surgery and stent graft placement, valve repair and replacement including transcatheter valve replacement, complex coronary artery bypass grafting as well as all aspects of general thoracic surgery with an emphasis in minimally invasive and robotic approaches. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to obtain training at an institution where the future of cardiothoracic surgery is already being practiced on a daily basis.

    How To Apply

    For further information and to be considered please contact : Mr. Angel Medina Program Manager amedina@mcvh-vcu.edu 804-628-0741

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    Surgical House Staff Physician

    Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
    Date Posted: April 3, 2014

    The Department of Surgery at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has a House Physician position available. How To Apply Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail at surgery@sshsw.org Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York ( Full or limited permit) 2. Must have 2 years of General Surgery experience 3. Current CV 4. USMLE Step I, ll & lll 5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 6. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director

    How To Apply

    How to Apply: Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital,16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 surgery@sshsw.org.

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    General Surgery PGY-2 Preliminary

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    Date Posted: April 1, 2014

    The Department of Surgery Division of General Surgery at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center anticipates a PGY-2 Preliminary Residency position for the 2014-2015 academic years. Candidates must meet requirements to apply for this position.

    How To Apply

    Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. ABSITE Scores 3. Case Logs 4. Medical School Transcripts 5. Dean’s Letter 6. USMLE Scores 7. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable) 8. Copy of Visa (if applicable) 9. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 10. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director 11. Personal Statement Please note that The MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) adheres to the standards and guidelines for the employment of non-immigrants as established by federal immigration laws and the U.S. Department of Labor. MWHC will hire only U.S. citizens and non-citizens that are authorized for employment. Non-immigrant alien residents/fellows will be sponsored under the J-1 visa program. H-1B visas are not accepted at MWHC. Only completed applications will be reviewed. No telephone inquires will be accepted at this time. Please email the above materials and address further inquiries to Rhoda Bryant, Senior Program Coordinator, at rhoda.bryant@medstar.net

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    Robotic/ Minimally Invasive and Advanced General Thoracic Surgical Fellowship

    Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple Health
    Date Posted: March 27, 2014

    Train with National Leaders in Thoracic Oncology The Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple Health is offering a one year Robotic/ Minimally Invasive and Advanced General Thoracic Surgical Fellowship. This fellowship features extensive robotic experience. The fellowship is designed to provide intensive exposure to minimally invasive thoracic surgical procedures in the setting of a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center. This fellowship meets the needs of: • General surgery residents who would like to spend an additional year before starting a job or another fellowship • General thoracic surgeons seeking to improve minimally invasive surgical skills o Practicing surgeons o Surgeons who may have just completed a thoracic surgery fellowship • Cardiothoracic surgeons who wish to re-focus their practice on general thoracic surgery and thoracic surgical oncology • International surgeons seeking clinical experience in a US center of excellence (the candidate must be able to obtain a Pennsylvania medical license). Completion of general surgical training is mandatory. Candidates will participate in and perform a full range of advanced procedures including: • MIS lobectomy and segmentectomy (Robotic, VATS) • MIE esophagectomy (Laparoscopic, VATS and totally Robotic) • Thymectomy (Open, Robotic) • EBUS, ENB • Rotations on interventional pulmonary and GI services available Fellows will also have the opportunity to perform complex general thoracic surgical procedures such as resection of superior sulcus tumors, pneumonectomies, pleurectomy and EPP for mesothelioma, and lung resections after induction therapy. Fellows can gain experience with benign conditions (lap Nissen, PEH). Fellows are encouraged to participate in clinical research and present at national and international meetings. This is a non-ACGME fellowship.

    How To Apply

    For additional information contact Dr. Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS, Chief, Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, C308, Philadelphia, PA 19111; (215) 214-1427 or visit our webpage at: http://www.fccc.edu/healthProfessionals/fellowships/advanced-mis-thoracic-surgery.html

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    Fellowship in Body Contouring

    University of PIttsburgh
    Date Posted: March 26, 2014

    Outstanding one-year fully funded clinical fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. This well established body contouring fellowship is based in a high volume multidisciplinary body contouring center and focuses on body contouring after obesity and weight loss. Learn advanced body contouring techniques including body lifts, brachioplasty, thigh lifts, breast reshaping, and fat grafting. All facets of practice covered, including patient selection, perioperative management, and establishing and maintaining a referral base. Excellent opportunities for abstracts, publications, and research projects. Center has a strong track record of publications, and past fellows have gone on to establish centers of excellence in body contouring. Program directors Jeffrey Gusenoff, MD and J. Peter Rubin, MD.

    How To Apply

    2 letters of recommendation, CV, and a personal statement should be sent to gusenoffja@upmc.edu or fax to 412-641-1149. Applicants should be trained in general or plastic surgery and have all USMLEs complete.

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    Surgical Simulation Fellowship

    University of Minnesota
    Date Posted: March 24, 2014

    Surgical Simulation Fellowship Accredited by American College of Surgeons The University of Minnesota is recruiting a Post Doctoral Associate for a one-year Surgical Simulation Fellowship that is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Accredited Education Institutes. The goal of this position is to provide a foundation for creating international leaders in the development, evaluation and delivery of surgical curricula enhanced by simulation. Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Sweet, Urologic Surgeon and Director of the University of Minnesota Medical School Simulation Programs, the Fellow will be involved with all surgical simulation activities that occur within the Medical School’s Simulation PeriOperative Resource for Training and Learning (SimPORTAL) and an array of simulation research projects via the Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies (CREST). Applicants must be an M.D. and be enrolled, or have completed a residency, in any surgically-oriented field. International candidates with the intention of developing a simulation center/program in their home country are encouraged to apply. Applications are being accepted now with a desired start date of July 1, 2014 (flexible). More information about SimPORTAL and the Surgical Simulation Fellowship is available on the SimPORTAL website at http://www.simportal.umn.edu/fellow Applicants are asked to provide your curriculum vitae, a statement explaining your interest in simulation and why you are pursuing this fellowship, a letter of recommendation from your institution and a letter of recommendation from a colleague. Matching support from your home institution is desired if available. The University of Minnesota Surgical Simulation Fellowship is among a very small elite group of institutions that is accredited through the American College of Surgeons, Division of Education Accredited Education Institutes.

    How To Apply

    http://www.simportal.umn.edu/fellow.html For more information or to apply for this position, please contact: Bonnie J. Boucher Administrative Director; University of Minnesota 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 394 Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (612) 626-8084; Email: boucher@umn.edu

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    Advanced Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

    University of Florida
    Date Posted: March 13, 2014

    Advanced Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) is offering an advanced fellowship in Adult Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Surgery. This fellowship is designed for candidates who have completed a residency in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery who are interested in developing their technical skills with complex cardiac surgery procedures to include: aortic root arch and TEVAR (Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair) procedures as well as multiple valve, re-operative experience, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical support, and exposure to TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement). An MD degree or equivalent is required.

    How To Apply

    Please send a cover letter, CV, and three (3) letters of reference to: Thomas Beaver, MD, MPH, University of Florida, Department of Surgery, PO Box 100129, Gainesville, FL 32610 or via email to: thomas.beaver@surgery.ufl.edu

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    Micro-Surgery Hand Fellow

    University of Nevada School of Medicine
    Date Posted: March 12, 2014

    The Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine is recruiting a Microsurgery Hand Fellow. The incumbent will have extensive exposure to aesthetic plastic surgery. Requirements: MD Degree, must have completed an approved residency in plastic surgery, Board eligible, must qualify for Nevada licensure, malpractice coverage and must be able to be successfully credentialed by southern Nevada teaching hospitals and/or clinics. The Fellow will be responsible as a Junior Faculty member providing patient care, teaching medical students and residents, with excellent opportunity for basic or clinic research. For more information, please contact Lorraine Rinaldi at 702-671-2274. To apply, please visit www.unrsearch.com/postings/8921. UNSOM recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation. AA/EOE. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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    https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/8921

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    Clinical /Research Training Opportunity at the Cleveland Clinic

    Cleveland Clinic
    Date Posted: March 12, 2014

    The position is designed to give a broad exposure in the field of endocrine oncology, with an emphasis on laparoscopic and robotic abdominal solid organ surgery. The candidate will receive training in robotic surgery, as well as laparoscopic and conventional endocrine surgery. The clinical responsibilities will include seeing and managing undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic liver resection and radiofrequency ablation for malignant liver tumors. The clinical associate will be expected to be involved with the clinical research projects related to this practice. The position will be paid and for a year. The requirements include US general surgery board eligibility, with an ability to obtain an Ohio medical license. The accepted candidate is expected to start the position on July 1st,2014 for a duration of 1 year.

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs to Dr.Eren Berber, at berbere@ccf.org.

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    Burn Fellow

    U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research
    Date Posted: February 24, 2014

    Provide the services of General Surgeon Fellow at the US Army Institute for Surgical Research, Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX. This is a non-credentialed position as a fellow who will be providing specialty care in burns under supervision at the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), Ft Sam Houston, Texas. Fellows will be trained in burn surgery, earning a diploma from the USAISR indicating successful completion of a clinical fellowship. No formal “credentials” will be given. The fellowship is not an approved fellowship program by ACGME and DoD GME offices. “Burn Fellowship” is neither accredited nor recognized by the American Board of Surgeon as a subspecialty. It is, however, generally accepted within the surgery critical care and burn communities as legitimate and valuable training and experience. Fellowship should be completed within a 2-year period. QUALIFICATIONS •Must be a licensed Physician qualified by academic and practical education to provide inpatient and outpatient services as a Physician. •Must possess and maintain current licensure as Physician in a State of the United States. If not so licensed, the Fellow must have applied for such licensure in a State of the United States and be awaiting full licensure as a result of said application. Should the license not be received within six months following assignment, the Government reserves the right to review the Fellow’s continuing serve. •Possess and maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). •Must have experience and training in Surgery, manifested by completion of the first 2 postgraduate years of medical education in Surgery at a minimum, is required. •Fellows will demonstrate skills required as listed in Section 5., Specific Tasks. •US Citizen •Meet Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements. HOURS OF PERFORMANCE The contractor shall provide medical and surgical services at the U.S. Army Burn Center. Duty hours shall not exceed 80 hours per week. The normal duty day will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. According to a rotating schedule approved by the Director, additional in-house coverage (in-house call duty) will be required overnight, and on Saturdays, Sundays, and/or Federal holidays. Following such overnight duty, the Fellow will be released from duty by noon the following day. In the event of mass casualty or unanticipated urgent situations, the Fellow maybe required to report for duty for additional hours other than designated duty day. If additional services are required the Fellow will be called and advised when to report for duty. Travel (other than to and from work) to attend appropriate required training or to present papers at academic meetings will be at the discretion of the Commander, USAISR and will be at government expense. The Fellow may participate in medical research involving human use studies as part of the fellowship experience. SPECIFIC TASKS. The primary functions of the Fellow will be as follows, in order of importance. These functions will be carried out under the direction of the Director, U.S. Army Burn Center and his delegates. It is understood that the unattended performance of invasive procedures will not be undertaken until the Fellow is credentialed in writing by the Director, U.S. Army Burn Center, for each procedure in question. •To serve as a primary health care provider for patients admitted to wards 4S and 4N (the burn ICUs) and ward 4E (the burn acute care ward). •To assist at and (once credentialed) to perform burn surgery. •To perform critical care procedures, including but not limited to history taking, physical examination, recording progress notes, writing orders for patient care, and performing wound care, dressing changes, arterial and venous catheterization, pulmonary artery catheterization, ventilator management, feeding tube placement, bronchoscopy, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. •To participate in daily rounds and in the other education and planning meetings of the Burn Center. •To evaluate and treat outpatients in the outpatient burn clinic; to coordinate the outpatient follow-up of patients discharged from the burn unit. •To serve as the Principle Assistant to the Burn Center coordinator of resident activities in facilitating the activities of rotating residents and Physician Assistants with respect to the care of inpatient and outpatient burn patients. •To carry out additional tasks as directed. •Participate in national, state, and local disaster planning, infection control, ABLS, and ATLS, quality improvement/process improvement, and other staff planning and educational activities; to assume a leadership role in these activities as required. •Provide instructional information to visiting military and civilian students, residents, and staff personnel in burn management.

    How To Apply

    For details and to apply please visit the company website at www.choctawglobal.com

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    Bariatric MIS Fellowship or 2 Yr Adv. MIS (Research/Clinical) Fellowship

    Anne Arundel Medical Center
    Date Posted: February 12, 2014

    RE: TWO POSITIONS 1. ADVANCED BARIATRIC MIS FELLOWSHIP 2. ADVANCED 2 Year MIS FELLOWSHIP The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) in Annapolis Maryland has recently opened a new Bariatric MIS Fellowship and a two year (1 year research/1 year clinical) Advanced MIS Fellowship. With an internationally recognized faculty, this up-and-coming program's new listings can be found on the Fellowship Council's website as 2 separate programs. We encourage and welcome you to apply via the site or to refer the position(s) to individuals that might have interest in these programs. Note: this position is provided through the Fellowship Council and as a Fellowship Council site (www.fellowshipcouncil.org ), AAMC follows the rules and participation guidelines of the Fellowship Council Match process. MATCH APPLICATION ENDS/CLOSES March 3, 2014 FOR placement in JULY 1, 2015. If you have any question please feel free to contact us.

    How To Apply

    Please apply through the following link: https://fellowshipcouncil.org/ if you have further questions please email: igeorge@aahs.org or rpressley@aahs.org

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    Fully Funded Fellowship in Graduate Surgical Education

    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Date Posted: January 31, 2014

    Fully Funded Fellowship in Graduate Surgical Education, Start Date July 2014 The fully, funded fellowship, located in Philadelphia, PA, is designed to provide the trainee with the advanced skillset required to become an expert in surgical education. Upon the successful completion of the fellowship, the fellow will receive a Certificate in Medical Education from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a Certificate in Research Methodology along with substantial practical experience in teaching and scholarly pursuits. The fellow will also participate in “field trips” to outside institutions to witness educational practices in other venues along with participation in the major teaching conferences at the level of graduate medical education. The immersion in other “cultures” will enable the fellow to garner a greater understanding of the complexity of medical education and help to provide ideas for innovation locally. Post-doctoral candidates with a strong interest in surgical education will be eligible to apply for the two-year fellowship. The qualified applicant will be a surgical resident in good standing (PGY3+) with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently (with an appropriate level of mentoring).

    How To Apply

    For more information, please contact Dr Rachel Kelz by March 1st at: Email: Rachel.Kelz@uphs.upenn.edu. Phone: 215-662-2030 x 3 (ask to speak with Alison.)

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    ACGME Approved Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care

    Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
    Date Posted: January 22, 2014

    The Lincoln Medical Center has an unexpected opening for a 1-year fellowship in Surgical Critical Care beginning July 2014. The Lincoln Medical Center is a 400-bed hospital located in the South Bronx, New York. The medical center provides comprehensive care to a diverse population. Lincoln has a long history of ongoing excellence in Trauma Care. The educational program provides a well-rounded curriculum to prepare surgeons to become future critical care directors. Trainees who have completed an ACGME approved general surgery training program or pediatric surgery training program are preferred. Consideration will be given to highly qualified individuals who have completed at least 3-years of general surgery training and have a guaranteed position to complete general surgery.

    How To Apply

    Interested individuals should e-mail CV and 3 letters of recommendation.

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    ECLS (ECMO) Fellow- 2014

    University of Washington-Seattle Children's
    Date Posted: January 7, 2014

    The University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital is accepting applications for a one-year training position in Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) starting July 1, 2014. Seattle Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive regional medical center that cares for over 50 ECLS patients each year. Our patient population includes neonates, pediatric patients, and young adults with cardiac and non-cardiac cardiopulmonary failure. The ECLS Fellow will learn to perform ECLS-related procedures, including open and percutaneous ECLS cannulation, decannulation, and vascular reconstruction. The Fellow will participate in the daily clinical management of all ECLS patients and in our ECLS Quality Improvement program. Additionally, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in several ECLS-related research activities, including outcomes-based research and studies in our ECLS animal laboratory. This educational program is designed to provide Fellows with comprehensive clinical training in ECLS and to prepare individuals for developing or directing an ECLS program. Applicants must have completed or be enrolled in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency. For more information, please contact me or our Fellowship Program Coordinator Susan Nelson susan.nelson@seattlechildrens.org

    How To Apply

    For more information or to apply, please contact our Fellowship Program Coordinator Susan Nelson susan.nelson@seattlechildrens.org or D. Michael McMullan, MD, FACS Associate Professor | Congenital Cardiac Surgery University of Washington School of Medicine Director of Mechanical Cardiac Support and ECLS Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation Program Director, ECLS Fellowship Seattle Children’s Hospital Address 4800 Sand Point Way NE M/S RC.2.820, Seattle, WA 98105 Office 206-987-5759 Micheal.mcmullan@seattlechildrens.org

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    Burn Surgery Fellow

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College
    Date Posted: January 3, 2014

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Surgery Burn Surgery Fellowship Program The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College is currently seeking two Burn Surgery fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Burn, Critical Care, and Trauma Surgery team at Weill Cornell. For three decades, the nationally acclaimed William Randolph Hearst Burn Center has been setting the standard for excellence in burn care. With an average of more than 1,000 inpatients and 4,000 outpatients per year – about four times the average burn unit – the Burn Center is known not only for providing the highest level of medical care, but also as being one of the most compassionate centers in the world. The Burn Center team is comprised of more than 180 staff members from multiple disciplines, many of whom have decades of service to the Center. These include physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, nutritionists, psychiatrists, chaplains, aides and volunteers who are well-equipped to handle the physical and emotional challenges of caring for victims of burn injury, survivors and their loved ones. Since its founding in 1976, the Burn Center has had a close and unique relationship with the New York City Fire Department and works closely with the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, which has continuously supported the development of the program to educate the public on fire hazards and prevention. In addition the center has established an extensive community outreach program.

    How To Apply

    The Fellows will be responsible for the surgical critical care of all burn injured patients, supervising medical students and residents, education, and participation in clinical research protocols. Candidates should have completed a minimum of three years of general surgery residency. A New York State medical license is required upon acceptance of position. If applicable, only J-1 visas are considered. Salary and benefits are competitive. To apply or for more information, please contact Vanessa Acevedo at vaa2002@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5410 or Aleks Karnick at alk3004@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5380. You may submit a copy of your most recent CV, (at least) one letter of recommendation, and a personal statement with your application.

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    Non Accredited Endovenous Intervention Fellowship

    NYC Surgical Associates - Multi Site NYC metro
    Date Posted: December 27, 2013

    6-12 month non-accredited fellowship in endovenous interventions, including ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided procedures. High volume, multiple office locations, with accredited office based surgery facilities on site. Teaching will involve preoperative evaluations, including performance and interpretation of duplex ultrasonographic studies, tumescent anesthesia and its application, ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance for procedures, and postoperative care. MUST have 3 years of surgical training (up to PGY3) if foreign medical graduate, and 2 years surgical training for US graduates to be considered. MANDATORY eligibility for NY state and NJ state licenses prior to applying. Please check with the respective boards prior to application. Option to continue training at American College of Radiology Accredited Vascular Laboratories for the certification of Registered Physician in Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation after the first 6 months of fellowship have been completed. See www.nycsurgical.net for more information. Please do NOT apply if you do not meet ALL prerequisite training criteria. Potential option to continue as staff at completion of fellowship for the right candidates.

    How To Apply

    Please send CV, history of training, and a cover letter to atonis@nycsurgical.net. No phone calls please.

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    Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research

    University of Texas Medical Branch.
    Date Posted: December 11, 2013

    The Department of Surgery at the University of TX Medical Branch in Galveston, TX seeks interested surgical research fellows for a NIH T32 Training Grant in gastrointestinal research. Applicants should be general surgery residents who will devote 2 years to full-time laboratory training in one of 2 available research tracks: Basic Science Track (one opening) and Clinical/Outcomes Research Track (one opening). All mentors have a well-established record in research and training. We are seeking individuals who are looking for dedicated research experience and interested in future academic leadership. Available openings are available beginning July 01, 2014. Basic Science Track: Trainees will learn modern laboratory techniques essential to conducting research in either gastrointestinal endocrinology, cancer cell biology, mechanisms of inflammation, and transplant immunology as they pertain to surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. Clinical/Outcomes Research Track: Trainees will develop expertise to become a proficient health services research investigator in the study of surgical gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic diseases by learning design of clinical trials, basic biostatistics and epidemiology. Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. NIH Funding for this position requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence. • Salary & Benefits: Salary will be based upon NIH guidelines for postdoctoral compensation which directly relates to the number of residency years one has trained after receiving their MD degree. Candidates will also receive a full package of benefits from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

    How To Apply

    Applicants must submit a formal application via e-mail that includes a letter of interest, C.V., and proof of US citizenship or residency status. Please direct applications and questions to Mark Hellmich, PhD by e-mail at mhellmic@utmb.edu .

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    Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent Residency

    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Date Posted: December 5, 2013

    The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is excited to announce that we have just been approved for an ACGME Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent Residency (fellowship). Our first resident will be taken outside of the match, starting on July 1, 2014. Eligible applicants will have finished an ACGME accredited General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Urology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery or Neurosurgery residency.

    How To Apply

    If you are interested in applying for a 2014 start date, please send your San Francisco Match application or a CV with ABSITE reports, 3 LOR’s, USLME report and a Personal Statement to billie-ruden@uiowa.edu. If you would like to apply for the 2015 academic year, please apply through the San Francisco Match.

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    Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research

    University of Texas Medical Branch.
    Date Posted: December 2, 2013

    The Department of Surgery at the University of TX Medical Branch in Galveston, TX seeks interested surgical research fellows for a NIH T32 Training Grant in gastrointestinal research. Applicants should be general surgery residents who will devote 2 years to full-time laboratory training in Basic Science. Trainees will learn modern laboratory techniques essential to conducting research in either gastrointestinal endocrinology, cancer cell biology, mechanisms of inflammation, and transplant immunology as they pertain to surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. All mentors have a well-established record in research and training. We are seeking individuals who are looking for dedicated research experience and interested in future academic leadership. Available openings are available beginning July 01, 2014. Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. NIH Funding for this position requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence. • Salary & Benefits: Salary will be based upon NIH guidelines for postdoctoral compensation which directly relates to the number of residency years one has trained after receiving their MD degree. Candidates will also receive a full package of benefits from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

    How To Apply

    Applicants must submit a formal application via e-mail that includes a letter of interest, C.V., and proof of US citizenship or residency status. Please direct applications and questions to Mark Hellmich, PhD by e-mail at mhellmic@utmb.edu .

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    Anesthesiology-ECRIP clinical research fellowship

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Date Posted: November 7, 2013

    Open to residents who are interested to do clinical research of preeclampsia. Requirements: (1) a current resident or has completed a GME program; and (2) the fellow has graduated from a New York medical school, GME program, or resides in New York by 6/20/13. 1-2 year fellowship (term negotiable); salary range in $50,000

    How To Apply

    send current cv via email to Dr. Ming Zhang

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellow

    Cooper University Hospital
    Date Posted: October 24, 2013

    The ACGME/RRC accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Cooper University Hospital has an opening for a fellow for the 2014-15 academic year. The program is based at our Level 1 ACS verified trauma center, with approximately 3000 trauma admissions, and a mixed 16 bed Trauma/Surgical ICU with 8 dedicated Trauma/Surgical Critical Care faculty. This is a one year SCC fellowship with an emphasis on both surgical critical care and trauma. Fellows manage a broad spectrum of critically ill surgical patients while gaining a firm foundation in the operative management of blunt, penetrating and pediatric trauma

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants should contact: Steven E. Ross, MD, FACS, FCCM Fellowship Director, Surgical Critical Care 3 Cooper Plaza, Suite 411 Camden, New Jersey 08103 Ross-steven@cooperhealth.edu Or: Carol Reilly Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care At: 856 342 3341

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    Fellow Surgical Critical Care

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Date Posted: October 23, 2013

    Mission Our mission is to train the future leaders in trauma, critical care and emergency surgery, while providing with clinical excellence. Our fellowship is constructed to enhance the understanding trauma and critical care as a global disease, and provide the fellow with opportunities to advance international research, training, and education. Admission Applicant must successfully complete an ACGME-accredited specialty program Documents Required to Apply: 1. Picture 2. 3 original letters of recommendation. One must be dated within past year. — If currently in program must have one from current program director. 3. Medical school diploma (certified copy) 4. Medical school transcript (certified copy) 5. Current CV 6. Personal Statement 7. Notarized copies of the following: USMLE 1, USMLE 2, and USMLE 3

    How To Apply

    for more information visit our website http://www.surgery.vcu.edu/programs/fel_cc.html

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    Acute Care Surgery Fellowship

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Date Posted: October 18, 2013

    The Acute Care Surgery Fellowship program (which is a non-ACGME accredited fellowship) is a 1 year fellowship that offers a broad training in trauma, emergency general surgery and elective surgical procedures. Fellows spend approximately six months on the Acute Care Surgery Service and the remainder of the fellowship on elective rotations. Elective rotations are offered in several surgical subspecialties based on each fellow’s individual need.Fellows take in-house attending trauma call and function as a junior faculty member with full surgical privileges.The fellowship is overseen by eight full-time trauma/critical care surgeons, who have a myriad of clinical and research interests. Eligibility: • U.S. residency or equivalent (VISA) • Fellows must be graduates of an accredited general surgery residency training program either by the Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada • Eligible to obtain NC permanent medical license • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible For more information: https://www.med.unc.edu/trauma/education/acute-care-fellowship

    How To Apply

    We are now accepting applications for 2014-2015. Please provide: • Cover letter • Current CV • VISA (if applicable) • 2 letters of reference • Documentation of USMLE Steps 1-3 • Board Certification or Residency Certificate Amy Rezak Alger, MD, FACS Program Director Department of Surgery 4008 Burnett Womack Bldg CB#7228 Chapel Hill, NC 27599 Phone: (919) 966-4389 Fax: (919) 966-0369 Email: ACS@med.unc.edu

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellow for July 2014

    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - Chicago
    Date Posted: October 14, 2013

    Urban Level I Trauma Center in Chicago with an active Surgical Critical Care Service providing consults on all SICU admissions. Interdisciplinary format with full surgical resident support. One year ACGME Approved Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Focused University of Illinois Sponsored Fellowship. Applicants: Candidates who have completed residencies in general surgery Start Date: July 1, 2014. Advocate Illinois Masonic is an urban Level I trauma center with 280 beds providing trauma coverage to the northern third of Chicago. Approximately 22% of the admissions are secondary to penetrating trauma. The SICU is a mixed 12 bed unit housing patients from the Trauma Service, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Cardio thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT/, Plastics, Urology, and Obstetrics-Gynecology services. Your educational experience is under two experienced full time and one part-time board certified attending surgical intensivists. A very hands on approach to surgical critical care is emphasized as one progresses through the comprehensive surgical critical care curriculum.

    How To Apply

    Please call the trauma office at 773-296-5073 and ask for Emy or email your interest along with your CV to the email listed below. Thank you for your interest. Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS Director, Trauma Services Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care Clinical Professor of Surgery University of Illinois College of Medicine

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    Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

    Winthrop University Hospital
    Date Posted: October 9, 2013

    The non ACGME-accredited Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY, is a one-year comprehensive training experience under the direction of highly experienced bariatric surgeons and minimally invasive general surgeons. The major focus will be on metabolic and bariatric surgery; however the fellow will have ample exposure to non-bariatric surgery. On completion of the program, the Fellow will possess the cognitive and technical expertise to treat metabolic problems of the bariatric surgery patient and be well versed in the minimally invasive techniques involved in general surgery including laparoscopic and robotic approaches. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST be a graduate of an ACGME-accredited program in surgery and hold a valid license to practice medicine in New York State. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSION: ● Curriculum Vitae ● Personal Statement ● Verification of Residency Training (letter from Program Director) ● 3 Current Letters of Recommendation ● USMLE Steps 1-3 Certified Transcripts ● Official Copy of Medical School Transcript ● Copy of Original Medical School Diploma

    How To Apply

    Any eligible candidates should email the aforementioned requested documentation to Dr. Alexander Barkan by February 7, 2014. Please send all documents in one single email, as any incomplete application will not be reviewed until all required documentation has been received.

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    Endovenous Intervention Non-Accredited Fellowship

    NYC-Surgical Associates
    Date Posted: August 27, 2013

    6 month non-accredited fellowship in endovenous interventions, inculuding ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided interventions. High volume, multiple office locations, with accredited office based surgery facilities on site. Teaching will involve preoperative evaluations, including performance and interpretation of duplex ultrasonographic studies, tumescent anesthesia and its application, ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance for procedures, and postoperative care. Must have 3 years of surgical training (up to PGY3) if foreign medical graduate, and 2 years surgical training for US graduates to be considered. Potential option to continue as staff at completion of fellowship for the right candidates.

    How To Apply

    Please send CV, history of training, and a cover letter to atonis@nycsurgical.net. No phone calls please.

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    Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery

    Georgetown University Medical Center
    Date Posted: July 25, 2013

    Georgetown University Medical Center is seeking 1 candidate for fellowship training in Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery for July 2015-June 2017. The program offers complete training in adult and pediatric liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. As one of only 5 centers for intestinal/multi-visceral transplantation, it has distinguished itself as a leader in small bowel surgery, receiving referrals from hospitals across the region. Jeanne Lund Jeanne.lund@gunet.georgetown.edu

    How To Apply

    For more information on the application process interested applicants should visit our website: http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/body.cfm?id=557518

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    SSO Accredited Breast Fellow

    City of Hope Medical Center
    Date Posted: July 22, 2013

    --------------------------------------------------------- The City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. We are continually recognized as one of the nation’s top cancer hospitals by US News and World Report and are known for excellence in compassionate patient care, education, and bench-to-bedside research. Our campus, in the suburbs of metro Los Angeles, is home to the Beckman Research Institute and Graduate School as well as the City of Hope National Medical Center. As of 2011, City of Hope is #1 in the state of California for volume of treated breast cancer patients. During the past academic year, there were approximately 30,000 patient visits in the breast clinics and >1300 breast surgical procedures performed last year. The mission of our breast surgical oncology training program is to educate future academic and community leaders in breast cancer treatment through sound multidisciplinary and advanced breast surgical training. Core Curriculum The fellowship curriculum is designed to be flexible and meet the needs and career aspirations of each individual fellow. We offer a true multidisciplinary fellowship with dedicated rotations in breast surgery, plastic surgery with emphasis on oncoplasty, radiation and medical oncology, clinical cancer genetics, psycho-oncology supportive care medicine, pathology, and radiology with experience in ultrasound-guided, stereotactic and MRI-guided procedures. In addition to covering core educational objectives established jointly by the SSO, ASBS, and ASBD, we offer the Clinical Investigator Training Program, a 4-module course run throughout the year. Fellows who complete this course will be fully trained in statistics, trial design, ethics, and manuscript and grant writing. The fellow will be well-prepared for a career in an academic center if so desired. An additional offering isthe City of Hope Genetics Intensive course which provides a nationally recognized certification in clinical cancer genetics and the opportunity to continue collaborating in the working group well beyond the fellowship year. To cover core educational objectives, multidisciplinary off-service rotations alternate monthly with breast surgery to allow the fellow the ability to follow patients from their surgical experience through their adjuvant care while allowing the fellow to continuously refine breast surgical technique throughout the year with an increasing level of independence.. Advanced breast surgical techniques include oncoplastic surgery, nipple sparing mastectomy, appropriate axillary management and use of intra-operative radiotherapy Educational Conferences and Courses The fellow will participate in multiple conferences, some of which are listed here: 1. Weekly pre-operative case conference with the surgical oncology fellows 2. Tuesday Didactic Series: -including lectures by breast oncology specialists, journal club and interesting case presentations. 3. Weekly multidisciplinary Breast Tumor board 4. Quarterly Southern California Multi-Program Breast Oncology Journal Club 5. Monthly Radiology/pathology concordance conference 6. Optional intensive Genetics course 7. Optional Clinical Investigator Training Program Courses Research Opportunities for clinical and basic science research are abundant, based upon the individual interests of the fellow. Fellows learn the fundamentals of research including the basics of research design, data analysis and ethical conduct of research. With over 66 open breast clinical trials at our institution, the fellow will learn about various trial designs from phase I trials to retrospective studies, and will participate in our weekly multidisciplinary research conference. Clinical research projects are facilitated by clinical databases including institutional databases as well as larger national databases. The fellow is expected to develop, complete, and present at least two research projects under the mentorship of an identified faculty member. During the month of July, the fellow will be expected to spend 1 dedicated month creating both a short-term and year-long research project. Goals for this research include at least 1 poster or oral presentation at a national meeting and 1 manuscript prepared for journal submission by graduation. Fellows will be funded for travel to at least 1 national meeting for presentation Eligibility To be eligible for our one year breast oncology fellowship, applicants must have successfully completed an accredited general surgery residency program in the United States and must be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. One fellow per year will be selected, and interviews will take place in the Fall preceding the match year. For non-US graduates, exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. All of the application materials required by City of Hope are the same as the SSO application which can be found on the SSO website: • A current curriculum vitae • 3 letters of support (one of which is from the Director of the Residency Program) • A personal statement • Absite scores during residency • A current photograph Training Program Directors: Laura Kruper, MD, MSCE, FACS Courtney Vito, MD, FACS City of Hope National Medical Center 1500 E. Duarte Rd MOB 1002 Duarte, CA 91010 626-471-7100 lkruper@coh.org cvito@coh.org Training Program Coordinator: Sharla Moore, MPH City of Hope National Medical Center Women's Cancers Program 1500 E. Duarte Rd Duarte, CA 91010 626-256-4673, ext. 60095 smoore@coh.org

    How To Apply

    Position available for 2014-2015 SSO Accredited Breast Fellowship. This is a newly accredited program, so positions will be processed through the SSO match http://www.surgonc.org/training-education/breast-oncology/match-instructions However, application materials may also be emailed to the address below Eligibility To be eligible for our one year breast oncology fellowship, applicants must have successfully completed an accredited general surgery residency program in the United States and must be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. One fellow per year will be selected, and interviews will take place in the Fall preceding the match year. For non-US graduates, exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. All of the application materials required by City of Hope are the same as the SSO application which can be found on the SSO website: • A current curriculum vitae • 3 letters of support (one of which is from the Director of the Residency Program) • A personal statement • Absite scores during residency • A current photograph Training Program Directors: Laura Kruper, MD, MSCE, FACS Courtney Vito, MD, FACS Training Program Coordinator: Sharla Moore, MPH City of Hope National Medical Center Women's Cancers Program 1500 E. Duarte Rd Duarte, CA 91010 626-256-4673, ext. 60095 smoore@coh.org

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    Trauma Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

    St. Luke's University Hospital
    Date Posted: June 26, 2013

    Program Director: James Cipolla, MD Associate Director: Marc Portner, MD Program Coordinator: Rachel O’Brien, M.Ed Introduced in 2005, The Trauma Fellowship has since expanded into both a 2 year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for Emergency Medicine Graduates, and a 1 year Fellowship for graduates of Surgical Programs. In 2012, the fellowship was awarded ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) accreditation, and was approved by the American Board of Surgery to include Surgical Critical Care into our curriculum and training. We are one of the first institutions to offer a 2 year track for a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship approved by the American Board of Surgery. The fellowship is based chiefly from St. Luke’s University Health Networks’ main campus in Bethlehem, PA. The goal of the fellowship is to provide fellows with a cutting edge learning experience through a culmination of a carefully designed curriculum, clinical exposure, and research opportunities. This educational approach results in graduates of the fellowship moving on to become exceptional leaders in the field of Trauma and Critical Care. The faculty of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is compromised of seven surgical intensivists, whom instructs through a team approach to patient focused, researched based care. The fellow will learn vital aspects in managing the critically ill/injured patient. Upon completion of the fellowship the fellow will be able to demonstrate competency in the areas of diagnostic and treatment plans, patient care management, and leadership of a multidisciplinary Trauma team. Graduates of the 2 year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Surgery Critical Care exam. Expectations Fellows are evaluated on a monthly basis on the following goals and objectives: • Patient Care • Medical Knowledge • Practice Based Learning and Improvement • Interpersonal and Communication Skills • Professionalism • Systems Based Practice Education Fellows will receive both didactic and clinical instruction within a Surgical Critical Care focused curriculum. Responsibilities of the fellow include: • Participation in the education of residents and medical students which rotate on a monthly basis onto the Trauma/Surgical Critical Care service. • Present at Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality, weekly Critical Care Lectures, and monthly Journal Club. • Attend weekly Fellow Seminars. • Keep certifications in BLS, ATLS, and PALS current, as well as serve as instructors for the courses. • Complete courses on moderate sedation and Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma. • Take MCKKAP, a critical care in-training examination. Research Fellows are encouraged to participate in research projects and papers throughout their fellowship. Each fellow is provided a research mentor from the faculty based on mutual areas of interest. Interviews will be conducted during September and October. St. Luke’s University Hospital offers a competitive salary and employment package which includes: • Professional Liability Insurance • Health Insurance • Paid Vacation (3 weeks) • Option to participate in the Hospital’s life, long-term disability, supplemental life, and dental insurance plans • 5 CME Days • $2,000 Educational Stipend (Must be SCC focused) • Opportunities for Moonlighting

    How To Apply

    For application/questions please contact Rachel O’Brien, Fellowship Coordinator, via email at rachel.o’brien@sluhn.org or at 484-894-3734 with any questions.

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    Bariatric Fellowship

    Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester
    Date Posted: June 21, 2013

    The Department of Surgery at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester has a Bariatric Fellowship position available. Proposed is a non-AGCME Accredited one year bariatric fellowship. This will consist of predominantly laparoscopic as well as robotic weight loss operations. There are two surgeons who perform roughly 125 bariatric procedures yearly, as well as an additional 50-100 high end MIS cases. Bariatric procedures will be the exclusive resposibility of the fellow, and MIS cases will be split between the fellow and the senior residents. There is an additional bariatric surgeon who also performs approximately 50 procedures yearly including both primary procedures as well as revisional endoscopic procedures. Requirements for the position are at least 2 years of an accredited general surgery residency, as well as an independent medical license in the state of New York. Please direct all correspondence to Chris Lennon at the department of surgery, 914 365 3998. Minimum requirements/qualifications: 1. Must have completed 2 clinical years of general surgery residency training 2. USMLE step 1, 2 & 3 3. Current CV 4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 5. Must currently be licensed in the state of New York Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, M.D. Director, Department of Surgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 surgery@sshsw.org

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    Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety

    San Francisco VA Med Ctr / UCSF
    Date Posted: April 18, 2013

    This is a one-year Fellowship position for a resident who has completed surgical residency. It is a one-year fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF. The fellowship centers on developing patient safety initiatives, teaching in a simulation environment, The position is paid at a Fellow level. The description is below: 1. Facilitate development, delivery and evaluation of an integrated curriculum in patient safety, surgical simulation, medical team training, and quality improvement • Work with the Surgical Residency Site Director, Medical Team Training leader, and Director of the Surgical simulation Center to develop and deliver core curricular content to surgical residents at the UCSF Surgical Simulation center and during their rotation at the SF VAMC. • Actively coordinate multidisciplinary team building simulation sessions in the San Francisco VA multidisciplinary simulation center, coordinating with the Medical Chief resident, the Anesthesia department, Emergency department, and nursing service to facilitate multidisciplinary team building. • Work with the Attending Patient Safety and Simulation Group (APSSG) group to develop novel curricular approaches for clinical activities that are grounded in patient safety concepts (eg increasing the use of simulation training in the residency program, medical team training, patient safety, Morbidity/Mortality conference) • Participate in professional development activities 2. Integrate the educational goals of the residency program with hospital and clinic based quality improvement activities • Develop and administer methods of providing feedback to residents on the quality of care they provide, in both inpatient and outpatient settings • Act as a liaison between the medical center’s quality improvement infrastructure and the residency program • Directly participate in safety and QI-oriented committee activities 3. Promote a culture of safety within the residency program • Act as a resource and advocate for residents in identifying and addressing patient safety issues • Encourage open disclosure and discussion of adverse events and quality problems through regular resident conferences • Provide support to residents who have directly or indirectly been involved in a medical error

    How To Apply

    You can e-mail Dr. Stewart. If you want additional information you can call: 415-750-6922 Please send a CV to Dr. Stewart. Please feel free to call, we are happy to answer any questions.

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    Burn and Wound Care Fellow

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubboc
    Date Posted: April 9, 2013

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center in Lubbock, Texas are accepting applications for a TMB approved one year burn fellowship to begin July 1, 2014. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is a nationally and internationally recognized burn and wound care unit with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. With approximately 600 admissions and 1500 outpatient visits each year, this is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds. This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required. Finally, the participant will have the opportunity to participate in both clinical and basic science research aimed at developing cutting edge techniques for managing burn patients, and will attend the annual American Burn Association meeting.

    How To Apply

    Applicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed an approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency, or have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency. TTUHSC accepts J1 visas ONLY. If interested, please email your CV and contact information to Kristen Brake, C-TAGME.

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    Clinical/Research Resident – Yale Cardiac Surgery – PGYII surgery level or higher.

    Yale Cardiac Surgery
    Date Posted: March 15, 2013

    This position is primarily intended for transitional junior residents seeking experience in the perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgical patients coupled with clinical and/or basic research. Currently available research opportunities exist in cardiac valve surgery, vascular biology and genetics, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.

    How To Apply

    Send CV and three letters of reference to: Suzanne Giannotti, Section Administrator suzanne.giannotti@yale.edu

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    Trauma and Critical Care Fellow

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Date Posted: December 18, 2012

    Critical Care and Trauma Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University offers the possibility to be trained by world renowned faculty in trauma, to obtain publications, training in echocardiography for fluid status management, mentorship in leadership in addition to the amazing clinical experience that this level one trauma center has to offer. There is an active collaboration with the Pan-American Trauma Society and possibilities for international rotations.

    How To Apply

    Location/Delivery Address: West Hospital, 15th Floor, East Wing 1200 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23298 Mailing address: P.O. Box 980454 Richmond, VA 23298-0454 Phone: (804) 827-1207 Fax: (804) 827-0285 Associate Director of The Fellowship Program: Paula Ferrada MD, FACS pferrada@mcvh-vcu.edu

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    Burn Fellowship

    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Date Posted: November 21, 2012

    One Year Burn Fellowship Position with optional second year as the surgical intensive care fellow (three years of general surgery experience required)Accredited Burn Center at University Of Iowa Level One Trauma Center Hospital400-500 annual burn and wound patient admissions>2000 outpatient visits  The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics seeks surgical residents or board eligible surgical graduates for a one year BURN FELLOWSHIP with optional second year as the Surgical Critical Care Fellow. With admissions between 300-400 annually, the trainee will acquire in-depth experience in the management of the entire spectrum of burn, complex wound care and critical care in the setting of a tertiary university teaching hospital. Upon completion of the one-year burn fellowship, the trainee (at least three years of general surgery required) can complete a second year as the critical care fellow in the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. This will allow the trainee to sit for the American Board of Surgery Examination in Surgical Critical Care. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes a Burn Center which has been verified by the ACS/ABA Burn Center Verification Program since 1996. The University sits in the midst of beautiful rural landscapes in Iowa City, Iowa. This diverse and educated community is a hub for arts and entertainment, with energy and vitality for the arts, athletics, and medicine. The Iowa City area features some of Iowa’s top elementary and secondary schools, and its cost of living compares favorably with other cities that boast Big Ten universities. For additional information on this position please feel free to contact us directly.

    How To Apply

    Ideal candidates for our program must have completed/be completing an ACGME General Surgery and/or Plastic Surgery residency and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applicants interested in stepping out of their general surgery or plastics residency for fellowship are reviewed on an individual basis, but must have completed a minimum of two years residency. J-1 and H1b visas are encouraged to apply. Please send a CV, 3 Letters of Recommendation, a Personal Statement, USMLE certification and/or ECFMG certification, ABSITE report if applicable.

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    Pelvic Pain Fellowship Position

    North Shore LIJ Health System
    Date Posted: September 25, 2012

    The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine seeks Board eligible or certified urologist , gynecologist, neurologist, physiatrist, or internist wishing to gain experience in the management of pelvic pain syndromes and voiding dysfunction. This is a one to two year opportunity for NYS licensed eligible physician to gain clinical (medical and surgical) expertise and participate in related clinical research. Individual will gain training in medical management, nerve blocks, trigger point injections, endoscopic procedures, urodynamics, and physical therapy. For more information please contact Sofia Agoritsas at sagoritsas@nshs.edu.

    How To Apply

    - completion of ACGME accredited residency preferred - NYS licensed eligible individual - Provide CV - 2-3 letters of reference - USMLE scores

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    Biodesign and Innovation Fellowship (Med Device)

    University of Missouri
    Date Posted: August 31, 2012

    Spend a year in medical device innovation. Multidisciplinary teams of three graduate and/or postgraduate engineers, business professionals (MBA), and physicians collaborate in a process involving clinical immersion, identification and verification of clinical problems, invention, prototyping, early-stage testing, and project planning. Problem-Based, Solution-Driven: Teams invent new technologies that address major clinical and surgical needs. In the past five years Biodesign teams have filed multiple patents, started new companies and have won many major technology development awards. For more information and to apply please visit www.mubiodesign.com.

    How To Apply

    www.mubiodesign.com

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    Transplant Fellowship

    Lahey Clinic Medical Center
    Date Posted: August 24, 2012

    We are currently looking for transplant fellowship applicants for a two-year advanced ASTS-approved training program in multi-organ transplantation at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, MA beginning immediately. Applicants must be board certified, eligible or equivalent in general surgery, and hold or be eligible to obtain a full State of Massachusetts medical license. The fellow will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of transplant management: organ procurement and preservation, living donor and recipient surgery, evaluation and listing of prospective transplant candidates and post transplant care and immunosuppression management. In addition, the fellow will gain experience in advanced Hepatobiliary surgery.

    How To Apply

    Please submit applications to: Elizabeth Pomfret, M.D., Ph.D. Chair, Department of Transplantation c/o Tina Schuurman – email: tina.m.schuurman@lahey.org Lahey Clinic Medical Center Department of Transplantation 41 Mall Road, 4 West Phone: 781-744-7638

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    Fellow, Surgical Critical Care

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Date Posted: June 8, 2012

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is offering a one year program in Surgical Critical Care. An emphasis is placed on management of a general surgical ICU, including trauma, transplant, and complex general surgery cases. Additional time will be spent in the cardiac surgery ICU with an emphasis on cardiac assist device management, cardiac transplantation, and ECMO. Additional elective opportunities exist as well as operative opportunity in trauma and acute care surgery. The applicant should have already undergone a minimum of 3 years post-graduate training in general surgery, urology, neurosurgery, gynecology or anesthesiology. If interested, please contact Michael S. Weinstein, MD at michael.weinstein@jefferson.edu or 215-955-8813.

    How To Apply

    Please send your cv, references and a brief personal statement to the email below.

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    Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

    University of Louisville
    Date Posted: May 8, 2012

    The Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville is proud to offer an ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. It is the goal of our program to produce a well-rounded surgeon with clinical competence in the care of critically ill patients. Boasting extensive clinical experience from a broad and diverse population base, the University of Louisville Hospital is the Level-I Trauma Center that services Kentucky and Southern Indiana. While a majority of the training is completed at the University of Louisville Hospital, fellows are given the opportunity to pursue elective rotations at Kosair Children’s Hospital (pediatric critical care), Jewish Hospital (transplant critical care), and Norton Hospital (bariatric and oncologic critical care). All of these sites are within a 5-minute walk from the University of Louisville Hospital. This one-year fellowship in Surgical Critical Care is an ACGME-approved fellowship with an optional second year available for either an additional clinical fellowship or basic science research. Fellows have combined their year in Critical Care with Trauma Surgery (functioning as a junior faculty attending and taking trauma call with attending back-up for both years of the fellowship) or other surgical subspecialties and have the opportunity to pursue an MPH, MBA or PhD, as well.

    How To Apply

    Please visit www.louisvilletrauma.com.

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    Research Fellow

    Washington University in St. Louis
    Date Posted: May 4, 2012

    The Thoracic Immunobiology Laboratory of Washington University in St Louis (http://www.lungimmunolab.wustl.edu) offers a unique training opportunity for individuals interested in Thoracic Surgery or transplantation and tumor immunology. The laboratory is an NIH funded collaborative of three investigators (Daniel Kreisel, Alexander S. Krupnick, Andy E. Gelman) within the Departments of Surgery and Pathology/Immunology. It was the first laboratory to describe the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation as well as intravital two photon microscopy of the lung and ongoing research projects involve the study of lung inflammatory mechanisms in murine models of ischemia-reperfusion injury, allograft rejection, and pulmonary malignancies. Potential trainees must have an MD and/or PhD degree and be a US citizen or have a permanent resident card (green card) and an interest in dedicating at least two years to this fellowship. For examples of recent publications please see: Emergency granulopoiesis promotes neutrophil-dendritic cell encounters that prevent mouse lung allograft acceptance. Blood. 2011 Dec 1;118(23):6172-82. Bcl3 prevents acute inflammatory lung injury in mice by restraining emergency granulopoiesis. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2011 Jan;121(1):265-76. In vivo two-photon imaging reveals monocyte-dependent neutrophil extravasation during pulmonary inflammation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 2010 107(42):18073 Cutting edge: MHC class II expression by pulmonary nonhematopoietic cells plays a critical role in controlling local inflammatory responses. Journal of Immunology 2010 Oct 1;185(7):3809 Cutting edge: Acute lung allograft rejection is independent of secondary lymphoid organs. Journal of Immunology 2009 Apr 1;182(7):3969-73 Orthotopic Mouse Lung Transplantation as Experimental Methodology to Study Transplant and Tumor Biology. Nature Protocols. 2009; 4(1):86-93

    How To Apply

    Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae to karidesp@wudosis.wustl.edu or directly by mail at Box 8234, 660 South Euclid, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110 (Attention Paula Karides), or by calling at 314-362-9181 or 314-362-6021. Washington University is committed to providing a diverse environment and encourages applications from females and under represented minorities.

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

    Carilion Clinic- Virginia Tech
    Date Posted: April 24, 2012

    The Surgical Critical Care Program at Carilion Clinic- Virginia Tech in Roanoke Virginia is soliciting applications for our ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. Carilion Clinic is a multihospital group with the flagship located at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. CRMH is a state accredited level 1 trauma center and tertiary referral center for all of southwestern Virginia and eastern West Virginia. It is the primary teaching hospital of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and offers 19 residency and fellowship training programs. The Surgical Critical Care fellowship is a one year ACGME accredited fellowship in the care of critically ill patients from a variety of surgical subspecialities. Our 12 bed Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit and 12 bed Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit offer a wide variety of patient pathology. In addition we offer a robust training experience in critical care ultrasound as well as a variety of elective rotations. Ideally applicants for the position will have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency in a surgical program such as General Surgery, Neurosurgery or Obstetrics and Gynecology. However, candidates will be considered after completing their 3rd year of residency, as long as they have a documented categorical position to return to after completion of the fellowship program. For fellows who have completed their primary surgical training salary will be at the PGY-6 level. Further information and fellowship application are available on our website: http://www.carilionclinic.org/Carilion/Surgical_Critical_Care_Fellowship

    How To Apply

    If interested please download and complete the application. In addition, we require the following additional items: • CV/Personal Statement • One letter of recommendation form the Chairman of the Department of Surgery • 2 letters of recommendation from other faculty in the Department of Surgery, to the Division of Surgical Critical Care Please forward the application and all supporting information to the program director, Mark Hamill at mehamill@carilionclinic.org. Mark E. Hamill, MD, FACS Carilion Clinic Department of Surgery Section Chief, Surgical Critical Care Medical Director 9 Mountain Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Medical Education Building #329 1906 Belleview Avenue Roanoke, VA 24014 office: (540) 981-7434 fax: (540) 981-8681 email: mehamill@carilionclinic.org

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    Clinical/Research Resident-Yale Cardiac Surgery-PGY2 Surgery Level or Higher

    Yale University School of Medicine
    Date Posted: March 13, 2012

    This position is primarily intended for transitional junior residents seeking experience in the perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgical patients coupled with clinical and/or basic research. Currently available research opportunities exist in crdiac valve surgery, vascular biology and genetics, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.

    How To Apply

    Send CV and three letters of reference to: Suzanne Giannotti, Section Administrator suzanne.giannotti@yale.edu

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell
    Date Posted: February 24, 2012

    The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell has two Surgical Critical Care fellowship spots. We are offering a 1 year ACGME-certified Surgical Critical Care fellowship with a second optional year for research. The goal of the fellowship is to train academic surgical intensivists and provide broad training in a variety of surgical disciplines. The fellow receives excellent training in a primary 14 bed trauma/surgical ICU with additional training in cardiothoracic intensive care, burn intensive care, and pediatric critical care. Elective time is available in additional trauma experience, anesthesiology, and neurological critical care. Qualifications: The applicant must have successfully completed residency in an ACGME accredited graduate medical education program in the disciplines of General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology or Obstetrics and Gynecology and be eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination. Board certification is also accepted. Successful completion of the program will qualify the fellow to sit for the examination for "Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care" from the American Board of Surgery.

    How To Apply

    Please submit your CV and three references to Dr. Eachempati by email.

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    Surgical Critical Care Fellow

    Orlando Health
    Date Posted: February 21, 2012

    The twelve month Surgical Critical Care fellowship stresses state-of-the-art resuscitation of the critically ill patient with additional emphasis on intensive care unit administration, evidence-based medicine, Six Sigma quality assurance strategies, and clinical research. Training occurs in the surgical, burn, trauma, neurosciences, medical, and cardiac intensive care units under the direction of six board-certified surgical intensivists / trauma surgeons. A variety of electives are available to allow each fellow to tailor their learning experience to meet the needs of their future career. The optional twelve month Acute Care Surgery / Trauma fellowship builds upon the foundation created by the Surgical Critical Care fellowship, further emphasizing the care of critically ill surgical and trauma patients. Emphasis in the second year is placed on learning the skills necessary for trauma center administration. The Acute Care Surgery / Trauma Fellow rotates through a variety of surgical rotations in acute care surgery, trauma, hepatobiliary surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, burn surgery, orthopedics, and neurosurgery among others. Each fellow is also actively participates in both resident and medical student education as well as trauma center policy formulation and administration. This allows the fellow broad opportunities to develop skills in research, administration, and clinical practice. The applicant must have successfully completed a five-year general surgery residency and be either board certified or eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination. Successful completion of the program will qualify the fellow to sit for the examination for the "Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care" from the American Board of Surgery. Select candidates who have completed at least three years of general surgery and have an approved categorical position to complete their PGY-4 and PGY-5 years may also be considered.

    How To Apply

    The applicant may either apply using www.surgicalcriticalcare.net or email the paperwork listed below to the Academic Program Manager at joann.whittington@orlandohealth.com: • Current curriculum vitae • Personal statement • 3 current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • USMLE Steps I, II, III scores • All ABSITE scores and reports

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    Lung Transplant, Adult ECMO, EX-Vivo, Lung Failure Thoracic Fellow

    Columbia University, New-York Presbyterian Hospital
    Date Posted: January 25, 2012

    Fellowship training as a full member of the Thoracic and Advanced Lung Failure team at Columbia University, one of the busiest lung transplant, and lung failure teams in the country, with the most active adult ECMO program. Dedicated training in all aspects of Lung Transplantion, including ex-vivo lung reconditioning. Advanced training in the utilization of adult ECMO for treatment of acute lung failure, bridge to transplant, transport, and as bridge to recovery and alternative to mechanical ventilation. Additional lung failure training will be attained in Lung Volume Reduction surgery, Pulmonary Endarterectomy, and diaphragmatic pacing. Opportunities for advanced experience in minimally invasive surgery for lobectomy, esophagectomy, and mediastinal disease will complement the program. Opportunities for basic and clinical research available, including stem cell regeneration of lung tissue. Requirements: Board certification and or eligbility in General Surgery or Equivilent eligbility with ECFMG credetaling for foreign trained surgeons

    How To Apply

    Applicants may submit current cv's to: Joshua R. Sonett, MD, FACS Chief, Thoracic Surgery Columbia University New-York Presbyterian Hospital

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