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Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Esophageal and Lung Institute - Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: February 5, 2016

The Esophageal and Lung Institute at the Allegheny Health Network is offering three, one-year general surgery fellowship positions focused on minimally invasive and surgical techniques for esophageal and gastric diseases. The fellowship program will emphasize advanced endoscopic, laparoscopic, and video-assisted techniques used in the management of patients. Our clinical philosophy is to provide individualized care to patients utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach. Therefore, we are seeking highly motivated clinicians to participate in the delivery of cross-disciplinary disease-based care. Fellows will attend weekly multidisciplinary conferences for esophageal/gastric and thoracic diseases. It is expected of each fellow to design, conduct and complete clinical research projects under the guidance of senior faculty members during their fellowship. Access to an onsite, state-of-the-art laboratory will be available to fellows if they wish to pursue bench research. We expect a successful applicant to participate in the full range of esophageal endoscopic and surgical cases, learn the multidisciplinary management of esophageal and gastric diseases, and contribute to clinical research. Who should apply: - Surgical residents who are board eligible with an interest in advanced minimally invasive esophageal and foregut surgery and advanced endoscopic techniques - General surgeons seeking to enhance their endoscopic and minimally invasive surgical skills Eligibility: The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board-certified or board eligible in General Surgery from a U.S. residency program. These positions are open to citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

How To Apply

Please send inquiries with C.V. attached to: Ali H. Zaidi, MD Director of Research Esophageal and Lung Institute 4815 Liberty Avenue Mellon Pavilion, Suite 242 Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Email: azaidi@wpahs.org

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Colorectal Surgery Research Fellowship at UMASS

University of Massachusetts
Date Posted: February 4, 2016

We are accepting applications for the Mark Kusek Colorectal Cancer Research Fellowship, a funded position in our Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. We are seeking candidates who will have completed a minimum of two post-graduate training years in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by June 30, 2016. This includes recent general surgery residency graduates who are interested in pursuing an intensive research experience. The focus of the research will be related to novel treatment and approaches to colon and rectal cancer. The position can be either a one- or two-year commitment, depending on the candidate’s research goals. We will provide a comprehensive research experience for a motivated, focused, and driven young surgeon who has a strong interest in pursuing a career in colon and rectal surgery. There will be significant opportunity for active participation in clinical trials, outcomes research, quality improvement programs, as well as translational research protocols, including a novel humanized mouse model of colorectal cancer. Interest in technology and media is advantageous. There will be several opportunities for presentations at national and regional meetings throughout the year. UMASS is a major academic tertiary regional referral center in Worcester, MA—less than a one-hour drive from Boston. We are a 5-physician colorectal-only high volume academic practice. We are a dynamic, team-oriented group with a diverse and vibrant colorectal practice. We have a clinical focus on minimally invasive techniques for colorectal cancer, including robotics, transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME), transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), and endoluminal colonic stenting. There will be significant opportunity to work on projects alongside our general surgery residents and clinical fellow in Colon & Rectal surgery. We are eager to mentor a research fellow who has promise for a successful career as a leader in academic surgery. Our staff: Justin Maykel, MD (Division Chief) Jennifer Davids, MD (Research Fellowship Director) Karim Alavi, MD, MPH (Clinical Fellowship Director; Director of Colorectal Research) Paul Sturrock, MD W. Brian Sweeney, MD

How To Apply

Start date is July 1, 2016. All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and 2 letters of recommendation to Jennifer Davids, MD (Jennifer.davids@umassmemorial.org) by March 15, 2016. Any inquiries regarding the position may also be directed to Dr. Davids either via telephone ((508)-334-8195) or email.

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Burn Surgery Fellow

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
Date Posted: February 2, 2016

The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine is currently seeking a Burn Surgery fellow for the 2016-2017 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

Please submit the following: • Personal statement • Current CV • USMLE scores • ABSITE scores (if applicable) • Medical school diploma • Medical school transcripts • 2 letters of recommendation (Current Program Director) • We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS 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 two years of general surgery residency. A New York State medical license is required upon acceptance of position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Local housing is guaranteed. To apply or for more information, please contact Aleks Karnick at alk3004@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5380.

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T-32 Research Fellowship

University of Michigan
Date Posted: February 2, 2016

The University of Michigan Plastic Surgery Program is seeking a trainee for an NIH funded T-32 surgical scientist training grant in translational research. Eligible candidates should have completed a minimum of 2 years of surgery training in any of the surgical disciplines. The trainee would be joining a comprehensive bench to bedside research program that consists of over 6 different surgical investigators supervised by Dr. Steven Buchman. The trainee will have access to world class translational researchers who will serve as mentors for a trainee who aspires to be an academic surgeon with an interest in translational bench research. The selected applicant will start July 1st 2016 and the training duration would be slated for 2 years.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit a CV and 3 references to Jeanne Mulholland at jeannemm@umich.edu.

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Infectious Diseases Fellow

University Of Missouri - Kansas City
Date Posted: February 1, 2016

We have an unexpected opening in our Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas School of Medicine, staring July 2016. Fellows are involved in the care of a wide array of diseases, including HIV/AIDS transplantation infections, Hepatitis C , and complicated bone and joint infections Research programs include those in antimicrobial stewardship, quality improvement and infection prevention. Our fellowship is robust and well-rounded. Previous fellows have gone on to be successful consultants in both the academic and private sectors. To be eligible for this position, the applicant must be a graduate of three year ACGME approved internal medicine residency

How To Apply

Please send your CV and a letter from you program director to included the e-mail address. I can also be reached at 816-218-2649.

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PGY-4

New York Presbyterian/Queens
Date Posted: February 1, 2016

New York Presbyterian/Queens will have a PGY-4 categorical surgery position to begin July 1, 2016. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of accredited ACGME training by June 30, 2016. Interested applicants should submit the following documents. Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter Medical School Diploma USMLE scores ABSITE scores ECFMG certification (if applicable) J-1 or green card only Current Op Log “Defined Category Report” Annual competency-based summative evaluation for all years of training ACGME milestones report for 2014-15 List of completed rotations for the first 3 years 3 letters of recommendation, to include the Program Director and the Chair.

How To Apply

Please put PGY-4 Application in the subject line, and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls please. We will be in touch via email. Donna DeChirico House Staff Supervisor dmdechir@nyp.org

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Plastic Surgery T-32

The University of Michigan
Date Posted: January 29, 2016

The University of Michigan Plastic Surgery Program is seeking a trainee for an NIH funded T-32 surgical scientist training grant in translational research. Eligible candidates should have completed a minimum of 2 years of surgery training in any of the surgical disciplines. The trainee would be joining a comprehensive bench to bedside research program that consists of over 6 different surgical investigators supervised by Dr. Steven Buchman. The trainee will have access to world class translational researchers who will serve as mentors for a trainee who aspires to be an academic surgeon with an interest in translational bench research. Candidates should submit a CV and 3 references to Jeanne Mulholland at jeannemm@umich.edu. The selected applicant will start July 1st 2016 and the training duration would be slated for 2 years.

How To Apply

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Research Fellow

Montefiore Medical Center
Date Posted: January 29, 2016

The Division of Plastic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine is offering a one or two year research fellowship position starting July 2015. This is an opportunity to get involved in clinical research in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. The research is focused on cutting edge 3D technology, 3D printing in surgery and virtual surgical computer planning. Other area of focus include outcomes based research in breast reconstruction, and body contouring focused on patients with low socioeconomic status. This is a great clinical research opportunity with group of surgeons who have a proven track record of multiple abstracts accepted at international and national meetings ( over 25 presentations in 2015) as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals (25 in 2015 alone). Looking for someone with some previous research experience. Funding is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

Please send CV along with interest and time commitment

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Categorical PGY-4–General Surgery

Cedars-Sinai
Date Posted: January 25, 2016

The General Surgery Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has an available position for a Categorical PGY-4 to start on June 24, 2016. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of surgical residency from an ACGME-accredited training program by June 23, 2016. Training must have taken place in no more than two such programs. Interested applicants should submit the following documents: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Personal Statement • Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter • Medical School Diploma • USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2 and 3) • ABSITE Reports • Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year • Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training • ACGME Milestones Report for 2014-2015 • List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training • ACLS/BLS, ATLS, FLS and FES (if available) certificates • 3 letters of recommendation, to include letter from Program Director and/or Chair • Current US citizenship, Green Cards or J-1 Visa status only Qualified applicants should send the required documents, in PDF format, by email only to van.chau@cshs.org. No phone calls please!

How To Apply

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PGY-4 Position

University Hospitals Case Medical Center at Case Western Reserve University
Date Posted: January 20, 2016

University Hospitals Case Medical Center at Case Western Reserve University will have a PGY-4 categorical surgery position to begin July 1, 2016. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of accredited ACGME training by June 30, 2016.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents. Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter Medical School Diploma USMLE scores ABSITE scores ECFMG certification (if applicable) J-1 or green card only Current Op Log “Defined Category Report” Annual competency-based summative evaluation for all years of training ACGME milestones report for 2014-15 List of completed rotations for the first 3 years 3 letters of recommendation, to include the Program Director and the Chair. Please put PGY-4 Application in the subject line, and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls please. We will be in touch via email. Charles Sullivan Charles.Sullivan@UHHospitals.org

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Clinical Research Coordinator

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Date Posted: January 19, 2016

Currently seeking a clinical research coordinator for the upcoming academic year, 2016-2017. Duties will include overseeing medical students and resident physicians on various general surgery research projects, submitting/renewing IRBs, organizing weekly research meetings and agendas, as well as being involved in your own research projects.

How To Apply

Please email all questions and current CV to chaya.shwaartz@mountsinai.org. This is a volunteer position, meant to be an opportunity to strengthen your CV at a prestigious academic hospital. As such, we do not sponsor Visas.

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American College of Surgeons – University of Wisconsin Surgical Education Fellowship

University of Wisconsin
Date Posted: January 19, 2016

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education, partnering with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Department of Surgery, is seeking applicants for the UW-ACS Surgical Education Research Fellowship. This program offers a two-year fellowship in surgical education research for surgery residents, beginning July 1, 2016. The goal of the fellowship is to provide the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience required to become nationally recognized leaders in the field of surgical education. Fellows have the option of participating in the UW School of Education master’s degree program while also engaging in surgical education research through the ACS and UW. The application has a rolling deadline until the position is filled. Applicants must provide a personal statement (maximum one page) outlining program interest, curriculum vitae, and supporting letters from the head of the department of surgery and the program director. Interested applicants must be in good standing in an accredited residency program. Fellowship acceptance requires a commitment from the applicant’s institution that the resident must be able to return to their prior position held in the residency program after completion of the fellowship. Contact information and additional details regarding the program can be found online at: www.surgery.wisc.edu/uw-acs

How To Apply

Please email your personal statement, CV and supporting letters to Maria Afrazi

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For July 2016 to June 2017—Pediatric Surgery Clinical Research Fellowship

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Date Posted: January 15, 2016

This fellowship is available to those interested in obtaining dedicated training in pediatric surgical clinical research. Fellows will gain hands on experience with local, regional, and national prospective trials, outcomes research and large database analyses, such as NSQIP-Pediatrics. Current areas of focus include timing of inguinal hernia repair in premature infants; accurate diagnosis and treatment of appendicitis and associated resource utilization; surgical treatment and outcomes associated with Hirschsprung’s disease; management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia; treatment of childhood liver tumors; health disparities in pediatric surgical outcomes; use of clinical pathways in trauma care; management of burn patients; application of biomedical informatics techniques to improve quality and delivery of surgical care; and others. Coursework in clinical research education can be obtained through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Graduate Sciences. There are excellent courses in epidemiology, statistics, use of statistical software, human subject research training, geographic information systems, and other topics. Pursuit of a master degree in epidemiology may be made available to interested candidates who commit to a 2-year fellowship.

How To Apply

Requirements: Position is open to mid-residency and post-residency candidates in general surgery. Some clinical call will be required. Frequency of call is negotiable. Interested candidates should email the paperwork listed below to the Program Coordinator at astroupe@uthsc.edu : Current curriculum vitae, photo, personal statement (stating your career goals and how this position would help achieve those goals), and two current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director). 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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Burn and Wound Fellow

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas
Date Posted: January 12, 2016

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, 2016. 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 to Kristen Brake via email: Current CV USMLE scores ABSITE scores 3 current LORs

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Burn Fellow 2016-17

University of Kansas Medical Center
Date Posted: January 11, 2016

Department of Plastic Surgery at University of Kansas Medical Center is looking for a qualified candidate for burn fellowship position for academic year 2016-17. This is a non accredited fellowship position. Burnett Burn Center at University of Kansas Hospital, areas only ACS-ABA verified pediatric and adult burn unit, treats approximately 400 acute burn and complex wound patients per year. 16 bed unit has 8 ICU beds and its own dedicated operating room facility. Fellow is involved in all aspects of care of these critically ill patients. Fellow works with residents, mid-level providers and other multi-disciplinary team members in care for burn patients and takes lead in formulating care plan as well as surgical treatment. There are opportunities for invovlement in reconstructive procedures for late burn complications and clinical research. Fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts for annual national and regional burn conferences. Applicants are expected to have completed General Surgery or Plastic Surgery training. Applicants with completion of 2-3 years of General Surgery training will be considered too.

How To Apply

Please send your Personal Statement, CV, list of references and reference letters via email to Kendra Parker (Residency Co-ordinator). Selected candidates will be called for interview in early February.

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Non Accredited Interventional Fellowship

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: January 11, 2016

6-12 month non-accredited fellowship in percutaneous interventions, including ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided procedures. Pain Management, Endovenous, Arterial. 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 AT LEAST 3 years of UNITED STATES 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 careers@nycsurgical.net. No phone calls please.

How To Apply

Send email to careers@nycsurgical.net

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Senior Resident Elective in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Emory University
Date Posted: January 8, 2016

SENIOR RESIDENT ELECTIVE IN TRAUMA AND ACUTE CARE SURGERY DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, EMORY UNIVERSITY AND GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL A month long rotation for a PGY 3 or 4 resident is available for a variety of months during the 2016-2017 academic year. Responsibilities of the rotating resident include overseeing a busy trauma service at a Level I urban trauma center which admits 3500+ patients per year with approximately 30% being the victims of penetrating trauma. (The resident is generally responsible for 30-40 operative cases over the course of a single month rotation.) This unique trauma experience also includes Acute Care Surgery fellows and junior residents. Night call is approximately 1 time a week. A formal didactic curriculum including Trauma and Acute Care Surgery conferences, Morbidity and Mortality and Surgical Grand Rounds is also part of the rotation.

How To Apply

Interested residents can contact Susan Ratliff (404-727-0093; emorygeneralsurgery@emory.edu). For more information, please contact Christopher Dente MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Emory University and Interim Director of Trauma, Grady Memorial Hospital via email at cdente@emory.edu.

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Preliminary PGY-2 Positions

Stanford General Surgery Training Program
Date Posted: January 7, 2016

Stanford General Surgery Training Program is looking to fill PGY-2 preliminary positions to start duties on July 1, 2016 , one of which has the potential of becoming a categorical position. All interested applicants should submit the following documents as one PDF by Feb 6: • Personal statement • Current CV • USMLE scores • ABSITE scores (if applicable) • Medical school diploma • Medical school transcripts • 3 letters of recommendations (OK to send as separate files) • Foreign medical graduates: o Must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) confirming completion of pre-residency requirements o No more than 2 years out of medical school o At least 1 year of US clinical experience required o We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS Please submit all required documentation to Anita Hagan, Program Manager Anita.Hagan@stanford.edu. If applicant has already applied via ERAS, no need submit documents.

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Burn Unit Fellowship 2016-2017

Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory University
Date Posted: January 5, 2016

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 2016 and graduate of general surgery residency) for a burn fellowship position in the Adult and Pediatric American 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. In addition to the Director, two other burn surgeons, Juvonda Hodge MD and Rachael Williams MD MHS participate actively in clinical and research work in the burn unit. 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, PGY1 and an advanced practice provider (NP) 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 Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Date Posted: January 1, 2016

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, is seeking a Burn Fellow for Academic Year 2016-2017. The Johns Hopkins Burn Center with its Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center is a regional burn center drawing from Maryland and surrounding states. There are over 400 acute burn admissions per year and 200 other related conditions. It has nationally recognized program of comprehensive care for patients with injuries and their late effects including an international burn reconstruction program. The fellowship is a one year position of clinical and research activity within the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery and Division of Burn & Plastic Surgery. It will provide the fellow outstanding Johns Hopkins quality educational opportunities from the experienced faculty. The fellowship is available to physicians who are board eligible in either plastic surgery or general surgery or those who have completed three years general surgery training. Exposure to adult, critical care & burn reconstruction will provide each fellow with an exceptional opportunity.

How To Apply

For additional information, please contact: Stephen M. Milner, M.D., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S. Professor of Plastic Surgery Director, Johns Hopkins Burn Center Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD. 21224 Phone: 410-550-0886 ext.2 Fax: 410-550-8161 e-mail: smilner3@jhmi.edu

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Carolinas Medical Center
Date Posted: December 17, 2015

Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina is looking to fill a vacancy in its ACGME accredited Vascular Surgery Fellowship starting July 1, 2016. The 2-year fellowship position is part of a 5+2 track. Fellows operate at the main campus of Carolinas Medical Center, an 874 bed tertiary referral center that is part of the nationally recognized Carolinas HealthCare System. The program offers extensive training in open and endovascular management of aortic, peripheral, venous, and cerebrovascular disease. Fellows will experience a broad spectrum of vascular pathology and gain significant operative experience. First-time board pass rates on the Vascular Qualifying and Certifying Examinations for graduates of this program are 100% over the last 5 years. Our fellows typically finish the program with over 300 primary endovascular procedures and greater than 750 major procedures including 60-80 aneurysm repairs and 50-60 complex cases. Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited 5 year general surgery residency program by June 2016.

How To Apply

Please submit curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation and in-training exam scores to the Program Manager, Cameron Davis, at Cameron.Davis@carolinashealthcare.org.

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PGY 4

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: December 17, 2015

Open PGY 4 General Surgery position for 2016 to 2017 in the ACGME General Surgery Accredited Program at Lincoln Medical Center Must have three years of prior surgical training in an ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

CV and three letters of recommendation. One letter must be from the Program Director. Please send this information to Roxanne Gonzalez, Program Coordinator.

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Burn Surgery Fellowship

Westchester Medical Center/ New York Medical College
Date Posted: December 15, 2015

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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Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Fellowships in Pediatric Surgical Innovation

Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Date Posted: December 11, 2015

The Sheikh Zayed Institute at Children’s National Health System offers an exciting and dynamic post-graduate research experience focused on biomedical innovation,The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Fellowships in Pediatric Surgical Innovation. The diversity of interests and expertise among our faculty and staff, and the commitment of our fellows themselves, contribute to making this opportunity truly unique. Our Robert Fellows partner with principal investigators to develop and translate innovative research concepts into pediatric surgical and clinical practice. They contribute creatively and productively to innovation in biomedical research. We invite enthusiastic and qualified individuals from the following groups to apply: • Surgical, radiological, or anesthesia residents, fellows, junior faculty, and nurses • Post-doctoral engineers with a strong background and interest in medical and surgical device development • Post-doctoral or doctoral candidates in Health Economics

How To Apply

To apply, visit http://childrensnational.org/education-training/fellowship-programs/research-fellowship-programs/joseph-robert-pediatric-surgical-innovation?sc_lang=en Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of January 31, 2016. The fellowship year begins July 1, 2016.

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Clinical Associate Position in endocrine Surgery at Cleveland Clinic:updated posting

Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrine Surgery
Date Posted: December 11, 2015

The Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrine Surgery is searching to fill a year-long position with the Center for Endocrine Surgery. The Clinical Associate will be exposed to a wide breadth of endocrine and abdominal solid organ oncology with particular emphasis on implementing emerging technologies and surgical ultrasound to the field of conventional and minimally invasive/robotic endocrine surgery. Clinical responsibilities will include management of patients undergoing adrenalectomy, pancreas surgery, laparoscopic liver resection, and laparoscopic liver ablation as well as conventional thyroid and parathyroid surgery. The clinical associate will be expected to be involved with clinical research projects related to this practice. The candidate must have completed ACGME General Surgery Residency with additional or extensive training in endocrine surgery preferred. There will be the opportunity to develop a transition to practice experience to allow the Clinical Associate increased autonomy and experience prior to seeking a permanent Endocrine Surgeon position.

How To Apply

The applicants should submit their CV, personal statement and 2 recommendation letters to Dr.Eren Berber at berbere@cf.org

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Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Date Posted: December 11, 2015

The Division of Pediatric Surgery is pleased to offer a two or three year Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship position in the laboratory of Dr. Ankush Gosain starting July 1st, 2016. Our lab investigates interactions between the Enteric Nervous System and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immune System in the pathogenesis of Hirschsprung’s-Associated Enterocolitis. A second focus area is fundamental mechanisms of Enteric Nervous System development, specifically the role of the colonic microenvironment in regulating neural crest cell migration. Fellows will gain experience in research techniques, data analysis, abstract and manuscript preparation and presentation, and grant writing. Fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in clinical studies and educational conferences at the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as well as optional clinical call coverage on the pediatric surgical service.

How To Apply

This opportunity is ideal for a categorical surgical resident interested in Pediatric Surgery. Ideal candidates possess independent research abilities with expertise in cellular and molecular techniques, although prior research experience is not required. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Interested candidates should email the paperwork listed below to the Program Coordinator at astroupe@uthsc.edu : Current curriculum vitae, photo, personal statement (stating your career goals and how this position would help achieve those goals), and two current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director). 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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Clinical Associate Position in endocrine Surgery at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: December 4, 2015

The Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrine Surgery is searching to fill a year-long position with the Center for Endocrine Surgery. The Clinical Associate will be exposed to a wide breadth of endocrine and abdominal solid organ oncology with particular emphasis on implementing emerging technologies and surgical ultrasound to the field of conventional and minimally invasive/robotic endocrine surgery. Clinical responsibilities will include management of patients undergoing adrenalectomy, pancreas surgery, laparoscopic liver resection, and laparoscopic liver ablation as well as conventional thyroid and parathyroid surgery. The clinical associate will be expected to be involved with clinical research projects related to this practice. The candidate must have completed ACGME General Surgery Residency with additional or extensive training in endocrine surgery preferred. There will be the opportunity to develop a transition to practice experience to allow the Clinical Associate increased autonomy and experience prior to seeking a permanent Endocrine Surgeon position.

How To Apply

The applicants should submit their CV, personal statement and 2 recommendation letters to Dr.Eren Berber at berber@cf.org

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Fellowship Surgical Education

Department of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
Date Posted: November 20, 2015

We have an immediate opening for a Surgical Education Fellow and Instructor position at the Penn Medicine Surgical Simulation Center. The Penn Simulation Center at Rittenhouse Square is a state of the art, dedicated 22,000 square foot simulation center which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Simulation Center and by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare; the most recent re-accreditation was awarded on November 2015 for 5 years. This fellowship/instructor position will be a 1 or 2 year funded position and is open to surgeons, physicians or surgeons in training with an interest in surgical education and simulation. The objective is to develop future leaders and train scholarly pursuit in surgical education. The fellowship is geared towards obtaining a Masters in Medical Education degree. The successful candidate will gain first-hand expertise with regard to simulated patient scenarios, technical skills training (including several virtual reality and animal tissue trainers) and team training. A significant component of the Fellowship is based upon academic research, within the areas of surgical education, skills assessment and outcomes analysis. There are opportunities to be involved in several ongoing research projects with mentorship.

How To Apply

A current CV, letter of interest, and two letters of reference should be directed to the attention of Kris Dumon, MD, FACS, Research Director Penn Simulation Center. Further details of the fellowship can be obtained by contacting: Kristoffel Dumon, MD, FACS, Research Director Penn Simulation Center Department of Surgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Tel: 215-738-0119 Email: dumonk@uphs.upenn.edu

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One Year Temporary, Lecturer I, Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow (Las Vegas)

University of Nevada School of Medicine
Date Posted: November 19, 2015

Job Description This is a temporary one year fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, Colon & Rectal Division. The Fellowship is a non-accredited program involving the entire spectrum of colon & rectal surgery with an emphasis in minimal invasive and robotic surgery. The program is supported by three full-time and one part time military faculty and led by program director and Chief of Division, Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu. The fellow will be responsible as a junior faculty member providing patient care, teaching general surgery residents and medical students and conducting clinical research. The Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow will assist faculty in operations, research and will be involved in the teaching of Colon & Rectal surgery to residents, general surgery residents and medical students. It is the mission of the Department of Surgery to continue a path of excellence in clinical practice, education, and research. With over 60 full-time and clinical faculty spanning 10 divisions, our surgeons provide a variety of clinical services to the Las Vegas community which in turn generates a wealth of clinical experience. Positions funded by Federal contracts may be subject to the E-Verify process for employment eligibility verification. Required Qualifications M.D. degree with successful completion of an ACGME accredited program in general surgery prior to employment commencing. Must be board eligible in General Surgery. Candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance and must be able to be successfully credentialed by Southern Nevada teaching hospitals and/or clinics.

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https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/18557

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Kidney Transplant Fellowship

Swedish Medical Center
Date Posted: November 18, 2015

Organ Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center is looking for candidates for its 2-year, ASTS approved fellowship in kidney transplantation starting August 2016. In addition to kidney, the fellowship will include liver and pancreas transplantation as well as hepatobiliary surgery. Annually, between kidney, liver and pancreas, the Swedish Organ Transplant Program performs over 130 transplantations and over 50 hepatobiliary procedures. Transplant-focused research, both clinical and basic science, is encouraged with faculty support. Interested applicants should be board eligible or board certified in General Surgery and hold or be eligible to obtain a full State of Washington medical license.

How To Apply

To apply send CV and Cover Letter to: Matthew Brown Program Coordinator Phone: (206) 215-4253 Email: GMETransplantFellowship@swedish.org On behalf of: Andrew E. Precht, MD Fellowship Program Director Director, Liver and Pancreas Transplant Programs Swedish Medical Center 1101 Madison St, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98104

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New ACGME Approved Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Rutgers Cancdr Institute of New Jersey Date Posted: November 10, 2015
Date Posted: November 18, 2015

Please note that this position is filled and we are not accepting any further applications.

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Please note that this position is filled and we are not accepting any further applications.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Albany Medical College
Date Posted: November 17, 2015

The Albany Medical College Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is accepting applications for July 2016-2017 position. The 12-month training program offers extensive educational opportunities in a busy Surgical ICU at Albany Medical Center (AMC). AMC, the only tertiary medical center and Level I trauma center in northeastern New York, serves a catchment population of 3 million people. Our program is accredited by the ACGME and approved by the Residency Review Committee (RRC) for Surgery. Please visit http://www.amc.edu/Academic/GME/programs/SurgicalCriticalCare/index.cfm For more information. Program, Director: Dr. Daniel Bonville, DO, FACS

How To Apply

Those interested please send information to the following address: Melissa Cramer Fellowship Coordinator Albany Medical College Department of Surgery/ MC-61 47 New Scotland Ave Albany, NY 12208-3479 Cramerm1@mail.amc.edu 518-262-4880

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New ACGME Approved Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Rutgers Cancdr Institute of New Jersey
Date Posted: November 10, 2015

Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are pleased to announce that we recently received notice of our Accreditation by the ACGME of our Complex General Surgical Oncology Training Program. This is a two year program with opportunities for clinical training in the care of the full gamut of Complex General Surgical Oncology patients and research opportunities in clinical, translational, bench top, and population based research. Because we just received out formal approval notice from the ACGME, we were not able to participate in this year’s NRMP match program. We have a position available and are seeking a Fellow to start on July 1, 2016. This two year position will lead to board eligibility for subspecialty certification in Complex General Surgical Oncology. The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that sees more than 8000 new patients per year and services over 100,000 patient visits annually. The Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship is housed within the Division of Surgical Oncology at the Cancer Center and is part of the Department of Surgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The Sections of Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, and Melanoma Surgery perform more than 1200 cancer operations annually, and there are ample opportunities for surgical rotations in Head and Neck Surgery, Thoracic Oncology and Gynecologic Oncology, as well as in non-surgical specialties that relate to the care of cancer patients. There are also required and elective research rotations, with opportunities to participate in clinical, translational, bench top, and population based research.

How To Apply

Interested prospective Fellows should apply by email to Ms. Kimberly Finney, Program Coordinator, finneykl@cinj.rutgers.edu. Please include an up-to-date CV, all available ABSITE scores, and telephone and email contact information. Letters of Recommendation will be requested on short notice from desirable candidates. You may also include a brief cover letter expressing the reasons for your interest in this position. You may also contact Ms. Finney directly for further information, 732-235-7701.

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Surgical Innovation Research Fellowship

Brigham and Womens Hospital
Date Posted: November 8, 2015

The Surgical Innovation Research Fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Yolonda Colson in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston is currently seeking surgical residents for a funded 1 or 2 year position. This is a robust fellowship that offers fellows the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of cutting edge research from basic science and translational research to clinical trials which will impact the practice of surgery. Current projects include participating in the design and in vivo testing of novel new equipment, near infrared image guided surgery, drug eluting biopolymer meshes, nanoparticle drug delivery, and elucidating the molecular mechanisms behind local drug delivery platforms. Fellows meet regularly for joint lab meetings with engineers, chemists, and surgeons and are mentored through the processes of grant writing, presentations and manuscript presentation. Prior fellows have been very successful with receipt of national research awards and grants as well as multiple publications and local and national presentations. Interested candidates should be highly motivated surgical residents that have completed two years of surgical training.

How To Apply

If interested please email a letter of interest and an updated CV to aleinbaugh@partners.org. Candidates may be asked to provide letters of reference and to arrange for a call or in-person interview with Dr. Yolonda Colson

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Categorical Surgical Resident (PGY-4)

Emory University
Date Posted: November 3, 2015

The General Surgery Residency Program at Emory University has an available position for a Categorical PGY-4 to start on July 1, 2016. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of surgical residency from an ACGME-accredited training program by June 30, 2016. Training must have taken place in no more than two such programs. Interested applicants should submit the following documents: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Personal Statement • Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter • Medical School Diploma • USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2 and 3) • ABSITE Reports • Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year • Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training • ACGME Milestones Report for 2014-2015 • List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training • ACLS/BLS, ATLS, FLS and FES (if available) certificates • 3 letters of recommendation, to include letter from Program Director and/or Chair • Current US citizenship, Green Cards or J-1 Visa status only

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should send the required documents, in PDF format, by email only. No phone calls please!

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Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship

Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: October 22, 2015

The Center for Surgery and Public Health (CSPH)’s Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship is one of the only programs in the country designed to provide surgical residents with the resources to develop their health services research skills while pursuing an MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. Under the mentorship of BWH surgeons, fellows work full time on innovative health services/outcomes projects in research areas that include comparative effectiveness, patient-centered outcomes, disparities, regional variation, decision analysis, systems innovation, cost effectiveness, hospital quality, and access. Fellows will also draw on a wealth of research and education activities of the Center for Surgery and Public Health: CSPH Works-In-Progress Conference (weekly): an opportunity for residents to present and discuss their specific projects and receive feedback from colleagues and Faculty in all three focus areas of the CSPH - Global Surgery, Surgical Education, and Health Services Research. A longitudinal research experience mentored by CSPH Faculty affiliated with the BWH Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health, including mentorship through the final residency year to support career planning. Career mentoring, including "Life in the FAST lane” (Future of Academic Surgery Training) meetings, to assure appropriate growth in clinical medicine as well as preparation for academic careers in health disparities, global surgical research, healthcare delivery system design. Fellowship awards are granted to top ranked applicants with proposals that are directly relevant to the CSPH’s research agenda around improving surgical quality, safety, delivery, access, and outcomes at a population level. A panel of CSPH faculty members rigorously evaluates each candidate, their proposed faculty mentor - to be confirmed at time of application - and the nature and feasibility of the proposed project. Award Distribution The CSPH receives between 15-20 applications each year from candidates based around the world. Award totals will be determined by the Cabot Selection Committee; in most cases not to exceed $40,000 distributed over two years. Full salary coverage may be considered for an exceptional candidate. *Funding in year two will be based on satisfactory research progress and CSPH leadership and mentor recommendations. Cabot awards may be used for salary support. If full salary coverage is secured at the required NRSA stipend levels, the Cabot award may be applied to tuition costs or for direct-cost research expenditures. Other External Funding In many cases, achievements seeded by the Cabot fellowship will aid Fellows in securing other highly competitive federal training grants to supplement their Cabot funding. Fellows are required to seek additional external funding through foundations such as the Association for Academic Surgery, the Society of University Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons as well as through government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health. Any additional funding awarded to Fellows must be managed through the Center. Benefits Fellowship benefits and policies are dictated by BWH’s Office for Research Careers, detailed on their website. NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship stipend levels apply to all individuals receiving support through CSPH. Current stipend levels can be found on the NIH website. Fellowship Structure The Cabot fellowship begins at the start of the academic year (July 1st) and lasts two years, with renewal of funding in year two contingent upon satisfactory progress in year one. Fellows divide their time between CSPH projects and research course work as decided upon with their mentor. Fellows work full-time on innovative health services/outcomes projects in research areas including comparative effectiveness, patient-centered outcomes, disparities, regional variation, decision analysis, systems innovation, cost effectiveness, hospital quality, and access. Previous fellows have attended Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Kennedy School, as appropriate to their educational goals. Requirements All applicants must have either a MD or PhD. Preference will be given to candidates who are surgical residents or have completed a doctoral program in biostatistics. Each fellow is paired with a BWH surgeon as their primary mentor and is required to complete at least one research project of sufficient quality for publication. Cabot fellows are instrumental to the research achievements of their faculty mentors, and in many cases, findings from the studies supported by our Cabot fellows will inform and evaluate healthcare practice and policy changes leading to improved patient care. Cabot fellows are required to attend weekly Works-in-Progress (WIP) sessions, and are encouraged to attend research and didactic seminars and BWH Grand Rounds. Fellows participate in weekly team meetings with a multidisciplinary staff and are expected to attend other CSPH events as announced. Mid- and/or year-end progress reports or presentations are required, as defined in terms of the award. Please click here for a complete overview of fellowship terms and conditions. Degrees Fellows are encouraged to pursue a Master of Science or Master of Public Health degree during their tenure. Fellows are also encouraged to apply to the HSPH Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness (PCE) to begin at the start of their fellowship if appropriate, required for those planning to pursue their MPH with a concentration in Clinical Effectiveness. Summer programs in Global Health Delivery at Harvard University and Public Health Studies at HSPH are also available to fellows. Fellows who do not wish to pursue degrees are encouraged to enroll in selected courses as appropriate to supplement their research experience. Fellows may attend seminars, colloquia, and other regularly scheduled research activities.

How To Apply

The following items are considered in the application process: The Cabot Fellowship Application Cover Sheet (available on CSPH website) Current CV Official Medical School Transcript Proposal (template available on CSPH website) (Four pages maximum – should include personal statement outlining short- and long-term career goals (approximately 1 page), proposed research project (approximately 2 pages) and educational plan including mentorship and educational activities (approximately 1 page). Two Letters of Recommendation (one from residency director or chairman) Note: All letters of recommendation should be sent under a separate cover directly to the CSPH from the person providing the recommendation. Please have these individuals submit their letters electronically to the email addresses below. Two additional names that we may contact for references via phone and email Letter of Commitment from an identified CSPH Faculty Mentor (should detail your project plan and anticipate the use of funds if the fellowship is awarded) Application Submission: We strongly encourage electronic submissions. Please send application materials to Project Manager Jessica Appelson, jappelson@partners.org. Important Dates and Deadlines All applications must be received by midnight on November 2nd, 2015 Recipients will be notified Monday, December 7th, 2015 Selected fellows will remain in residence for a two-year appointment, from July 1st, 2016 through June 30th, 2018.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship PGY 6

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
Date Posted: October 21, 2015

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Georgia Regents University's Medical College of Georgia has two positions available for the 2016-2017 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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Advanced Thoracoesophageal Fellowship

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Date Posted: October 16, 2015

Virginia Mason Medical Center, a multi-specialty academic training center in Seattle, WA, is offering a one-year esophageal surgery research fellowship, combined with an interventional endoscopy fellowship, in the coming academic year beginning July 2016. Physicians who have completed a formal surgical residency in the United States, as approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) before the application deadline, are eligible. International applications are also eligible, with candidate acceptance dependent in part on level of training and visa eligibility. Fellowship Director, Donald E. Low, MD, FACS, FRCS(c), FRCSI (Hon.), is Head of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology at Virginia Mason Medical Center. In addition to Dr. Low, fellowship faculty consists of multiple providers on the Digestive Disease Institute care team who are a part of the Esophageal Center of Excellence and have extensive expertise in the treatment and research of digestive disease. This fully-funded fellowship is under the auspices of the Ryan Hill Research Foundation and provides the opportunity to take part in clinical esophageal research, work in an academic setting with a high-volume esophageal surgery practice, and be involved in the most up-to-date interventional upper gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques. There is an emphasis on clinical research, including database design and analysis, as well as the potential for hands-on application of new endoscopic techniques in the clinical and laboratory setting. There is the opportunity for funded travel to select meetings.

How To Apply

Please send a copy of your CV and a Statement of Intent to: Bonnie Marston, Executive Assistant to Donald E. Low, MD, FACS, FRCS(c) Fellowship Director, Ryan Hill Research Foundation Virginia Mason Medical Center 1100 Ninth Ave. Seattle, WA 98111 (206) 223-6164 Ryan Hill Research Fellowship Website

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NIH T32 Research Training Position for Surgical Residents-July 2016

University of Pittsburgh
Date Posted: October 13, 2015

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Biotherapy of Cancer: This training grant is an award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh to provide eligible candidates with state-of-the-art basic research training in the biological therapy of cancer. The training period is for two years. There are five areas of focused research interests: immunotherapy, cytokine therapy, gene therapy, targeted molecular therapy, and genomics/proteomics in cancer therapy. The Program goals include:  -broad exposure to aspects of cancer biology and biotherapy of cancer  -integration of biological therapy into scientific inquiry and the clinical treatment of cancers  -learning and applying fundamental principles of scientific inquiry  -under close mentorship, successful completion of one or more basic research projects Eligibility: Candidates must have a MD or MD/PhD, be a categorical surgical resident or a surgical oncology fellow, have a strong interest in cancer research and a desire for an academic career in surgical oncology. Candidates need to possess integrity, perseverance, good communication skills, self-motivation, and strong recommendations. As stipulated by the granting agency, Candidate must be a US citizen or a US permanent resident.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position please email a one page description of research interest and long-term goals, current CV, and two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your Program Director indicating your ability to participate in this program for two years) to Susan Schoonover, Research Manager, schoonoversf@upmc.edu . Selected candidates will be required to sign a two year contract. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we both welcome and encourage women, minorities, disadvantaged and disabled applicants to apply.

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Infectious Disease

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Date Posted: September 30, 2015

Unexpected first year (PGY-4) ID fellowship opening. Fellow would start July 2016. Program is clinically strong with opportunities to participate in Quality Improvement Initiatives,Antimicrobial Stewardship and clinical research.

How To Apply

Apply to: Alan Salkind, MD Professor of Medicine University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine 2310 Holmes Street Kansas City, MO 64108 816-218-2549 salkinda@umkc.edu

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HPB Fellowship

Providence Hospital & Medical Centers
Date Posted: September 22, 2015

The Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery at St. John Providence Hospital is currently seeking HPB fellowship applicants for our 1-year training program in HPB surgery beginning in July 1, 2016. Our program is a high-volume HPB center for both benign and malignant HPB diseases. Our fellowship offers extensive experience in both open and minimally invasive (both laparoscopic and robotic) hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery. Fellows are involved in all aspects of patient care including preoperative, operative and postoperative care. The trainee will be expected to take part in clinical and basic research. Candidates interested in our program should send their CV to Dr. Michael Jacobs, MD, FACS, FICS Director of HPB surgery program. Current board certification (or eligiblity for board certification) in general surgery is preferred. Eligibility to obtain Michigan Medical Board licensure is required. We only sponsor J1 Visa.

How To Apply

Application: Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved residency in general surgery by June 2016. Please submit your CV, personal statement, and 3 letters of recommendation to Lauri Bolo at providence.hpb.fellowship@gmail.com Application deadline: December 31, 2015

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Burn Surgery Fellow

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College
Date Posted: September 21, 2015

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 2016-2017 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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Minimally Invasive and Advanced Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

Geisinger Health System
Date Posted: September 17, 2015

The Minimally Invasive and Advanced Bariatric Surgery Fellowship is a one year program designed to provide a graduating chief resident in surgery an additional year of extensive surgical training. This fellowship opportunity is for candidates who have completed a surgery residency in the United States or Canada and are eligible of an unrestricted Pennsylvania Medical License. More information is available at https://fellowshipcouncil.org/about/. An opening is available for a position starting November 1, 2015.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference to: Nicole Fulginiti (ndfulginiti@geisinger.edu). You may fax to 570-271-5785. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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Categorical Surgical Resident (PGY-4)

University of Hawaii
Date Posted: September 10, 2015

The University of Hawaii has an available position for a Categorical Surgical Resident (PGY-4) to start on July 1, 2016. Qualified applicants must have completed three years of residency from an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2016. Training must have taken place in no more than two such programs. Applicants must be in an ACGME-accredited training program at present. Interested applicants, please submit the following documents: 1. Recent Curriculum Vitae 2. Personal Statement 3. Medical School Transcript 4. Medical School Diploma 5. USMLE Step Scores (I, II, III) 6. ABSITE score reports 7. Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year from the ACGME Case log system 8. (3) Letters of recommendation including one from current Chair or Program Director 9. Annual competency-based Summative Evaluation(s) from Program(s) for all years of training 10. ACGME Milestones Reports for 2014-15. 11. List of completed rotations (all years of training) 12. BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS and FLS certificates (FLS, FES if available) 13. Current US citizenship, Valid Green Card, or J-1 Visa status

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should E-MAIL ONLY the required documentation noted above to surgery@hawaii.edu No phone calls please

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Clinical Research Fellow

Winthrop University Hospital
Date Posted: September 9, 2015

This is a fully NIH funded clinical research fellowship for a candidate who has completed a minimum of two years of general surgery residency. This NIH funded work will focus on exciting research in stem cells, growth factors, genomics, and informatics as it relates to limb salvage and other advances for complicated wounds. The fellow will also be trained in the development and coordination of multi-center clinical trials.

How To Apply

Please have all interested applicants send Curriculum Vitae to Julie DiGregorio, CCRP; Research Program Manager in the Division of Wound Healing & Regenerative Medicine.

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Lecturer I, Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow

University of Nevada School of Medicine (Las Vegas)
Date Posted: September 8, 2015

This is a temporary one year fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, Colon & Rectal Division. The Fellowship is a non-accredited program involving the entire spectrum of colon & rectal surgery with an emphasis in minimal invasive and robotic surgery. The program is supported by three full-time and one part time military faculty and led by program director and Chief of Division, Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu. The fellow will be responsible as a junior faculty member providing patient care, teaching general surgery residents and medical students and conducting clinical research. The Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow will assist faculty in operations, research and will be involved in the teaching of Colon & Rectal surgery to residents, general surgery residents and medical students. It is the mission of the Department of Surgery to continue a path of excellence in clinical practice, education, and research. With over 60 full-time and clinical faculty spanning 10 divisions, our surgeons provide a variety of clinical services to the Las Vegas community which in turn generates a wealth of clinical experience. Positions funded by Federal contracts may be subject to the E-Verify process for employment eligibility verification. Required Qualifications M.D. degree with successful completion of an ACGME accredited program in general surgery prior to employment commencing. Must be board eligible in General Surgery. Candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance and must be able to be successfully credentialed by Southern Nevada teaching hospitals and/or clinics.

How To Apply

- https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/18879

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American College of Surgeons Transition to Practice Junior Associate

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania
Date Posted: August 19, 2015

The Department of General Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA has an opening for a one year American College of Surgeons Transition to Practice Junior Associate position available starting August 1, 2016. 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 a transitional year to gain autonomy. 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 four to six 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 August 1, 2016. Interested and qualified applicants must submit the following documents: current curriculum vitae, personal statement, three 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: Mohsen Shabahang, MD TTP Program Director Geisinger Medical Center, General Surgery 100 N. Academy Ave. Danville, PA 17822-2169 mmshabahang@geisinger.edu

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Prelim PGY-2 position has been filled.

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 18, 2015

The preliminary PGY-2 position at Nassau University Medical Center has been filled. Thank you all for your interest in our program.

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Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Preliminary PGY-2

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 14, 2015

The Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York has an immediate opening for a preliminary PGY-2 resident. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 year in General Surgery in good standing at an ACGME-accredited residency program. Qualified candidates should submit their application electronically via e-mail to ecirinci@numc.edu. The application must include the following: Current CV Medical School Diploma Medical School Transcript MSPE (Dean's letter) 3 Letters of Recommendation - 1 from PGY-1 year Program Director USMLE Transcript (First attempt passing on both exams is required) PGY-1 ABSITE Score Personal Statement ECFMG Certificate (if applicable) Proof of US citizenship, permanent resident or J-1 visa required Candidates will be contacted once a complete application has been received. Please, no phone calls or faxes. Thank you.

How To Apply

Apply directly to Dr. Elizabeth Cirincione, Program Director, via e-mail only to ecirinci@numc.edu

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Surgical House Officer

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Date Posted: July 29, 2015

The Department of Surgery at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has a Surgical House Officer position available. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York 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 or email to mnrhsurgery@montefiore.org

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Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Focused University of Illinois Sponsored Fellowship

Advocate llinois Masonic Medical Center
Date Posted: July 23, 2015

Advocate llinois Masonic Medical Center Chicago, IL University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago 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, of each year will move to August 1st when new fellowship start date changes. 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 seeing over 750 admissions annually housing patients from the Trauma Service, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Cardio thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT/, Plastics, Urology, and Obstetrics-Gynecology services with an adjacent 8 bed intermediate care unit. Your educational experience is under two experienced full time and one part-time board certified surgical intensivists. A very hands on approach to surgical critical care is emphasized as one progresses through the comprehensive surgical critical care curriculum. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is part of Advocate Healthcare an integrated healthcare delivery system and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. You have an exceptional opportunity to acquire intense hands-on trauma and critical care experience in an urban setting. We prefer candidates who will be completing an ACGME certified residency in general or cardiothoracic surgery. However, mid-level candidates with a minimum of 3 years in an ACGME certified residency program may apply, provided they have guaranteed 4th and 5th year positions. We look forward to providing interested applicants with additional information. Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS Director, Trauma Services Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care Clinical Professor of Surgery University of Illinois College of Medicine

How To Apply

How to apply It is anticipated that STARTING SPRING OF 2015 there will be a new on-line application at www.sccpds.org UNTIL THAT TIME or IF THERE ARE ANY ISSUES......... please continue with the process below. We look forward to hearing from you. Interested applicants should first call the Program Coordinator, Ms. Eloisa Buenaventura at 773-296-7465 or e-mail the program coordinator at eloisa.buenaventura@advocatehealth.com and then mail or email with attachments the following: 1. Curriculum vitae and a brief personal statement 2. Three letters of recommendation (at least one letter from current or former Program Director or Chairman) Location 836 West Wellington Avenue Chicago, IL 60657

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2015 Off-Cycle and 07-01-2016 Open Positions

Michigan State University/Michigan Vascular Center
Date Posted: June 29, 2015

Michigan State University / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Program in Flint, MI is now accepting Fellow applications to fill an open off-cycle PGY6 position beginning 2015 and an open PGY6 position beginning 07-01-2016. This is a 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. This is a community-based program covering all aspects of vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery. Michigan Vascular Center (MVC), celebrated its 50th in 2013 and 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. Fellows participate in operative cases at three Flint area hospitals. Additional training is provided with open vascular skills and endovascular simulator training. In addition, Fellows 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.MichiganVascularCenter.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). 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

How To Apply

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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Preliminary PGY 2 positions

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn
Date Posted: June 18, 2015

The Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has preliminary PGY 2 positions to be filled immediately. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail only: Minimum requirements/qualifications • Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director • Milestone Evaluations • ERAS Application • USMLE Scores • Curriculum Vitae • ABSITE Score(s)- if available • Operative Case Log Report • A List of all rotations completed for PGY 1 • Current Evaluations • Letters of Recommendations (3) • Medical School Diploma • ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) • Transcript • Deans Letter • Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: sunysurgery@gmail.com **No phone calls please** Only complete applications will be considered.

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Sugical Critical Care Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: June 17, 2015

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. Interested individuals should e-mail their documents to Roxy, Program Coordinator of the Department of Surgery.

How To Apply

Please e-mail your current CV and three letters of Recommendation to the Program Coordinator

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Research Associate, General Surgery

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Date Posted: May 21, 2015

The Department of Surgery at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine is seeking a Research Associate with surgical skills to develop and implement animal models utilizing porcine and rodents. Duties will include prepping for surgery, induction of anesthesia, performing surgery and post-surgical monitoring. assist in grant and manuscript preparation, laboratory compliance functions and assist with other general laboratory functions. A minimum of a master’s degree in a scientific field is required. Previous surgical experience is preferred.

How To Apply

Applications may be accepted on line at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/23912. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Burn Surgery Research Fellow

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Date Posted: May 6, 2015

The Section of Burns/Trauma is pleased to offer a one or two year burn and surgical research fellow position starting July 1st, 2015. This opportunity is ideal for a surgical resident interested in burn surgery, trauma surgery or wound healing. The position features: Fully-equipped basic science and translational research facilities (Firefighters’ Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory - http://burnsurglab.org/Home), including: o NIH, DOD, and industry funding o Full histology suite o Cellular and Molecular Biology Labs (Proteomics, Genomics, Metabolomics and Sequencing) o Biophotonics and advanced imaging o Pre-Clinical operating and procedure rooms o Ample office space, statistical consultation, and library access Training in common and specialty laboratory procedures, including: o Advanced histology o Animal models (Hypertrophic scar, coagulopathy, electrical injury, host:pathogen, and burn) o Non-invasive imaging o Systems Biology Applications to host response to traumatic injury o Advanced tissue culture and in vitro assay methodologies Translational research tailored to the individual’s career goals. Opportunities for participation in clinical research projects. Proven record of peer-reviewed trainee publications and presentations. We are looking for an industrious and hard working categorical general surgical resident (preferably after completion of the PGY2 or 3 year) willing to move to Washington, DC. Our projects are conducted in the FBSRL on the campus of the MedStar Washington Hospital Center and at Georgetown University Medical Center. Salary support will be commensurate with the level of training. Previous research experience is helpful but not necessary.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should have completed medical school and have at least 2 years of surgical residency training. A letter stating your career goals and how this position would help achieve those goals, a current CV, and a letter of recommendation from your advisor.

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Rush University Medical Center
Date Posted: April 29, 2015

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago IL is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy in our 2 year Vascular Surgery fellowship program. The position being offered is for one year and begins July 1, 2015. All applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and must be eligible to obtain licensure in the state of Illinois. The Rush vascular surgery program offers trainees a broad exposure to open and endovascular surgical practice, as well as significant experience in an accredited vascular laboratory. Clinical research is encouraged and fellows have opportunities to teach residents, medical students, PA students, and ultrasound technologist students. The program director is nationally recognized and has been practicing vascular surgery for over 30 years. All faculty in the fellowship are dedicated to training highly skilled vascular surgeons.

How To Apply

Applicants should forward a copy of their CV as well as the name and number of 2-3 references to Julieta_Magallon@rush.edu and Walter_McCarthy@rush.edu

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Advanced Vascular Surgery Fellowship position – 1 year

Rush University Medical Center
Date Posted: April 29, 2015

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago IL is offering a 1-year positon in Advanced Vascular Surgery for fellows who have already completed an ACGME accredited vascular surgery fellowship. This position allows fellowship graduates to further advance their skills with exposure to advanced open vascular surgery and endovascular procedures. Exposure to advanced training in our accredited vascular laboratory is also offered for this position. The goal of this additional year or vascular training is to allow those who have already completed a fellowship to further hone their open and endovascular skills prior to commencement of their career. The program director is nationally recognized and has been practicing vascular surgery for over 30 years. All faculty in the fellowship are dedicated to training highly skilled vascular surgeons.

How To Apply

Applicants should forward a copy of their CV as well as the name and number of 2-3 references to Julieta_Magallon@rush.edu and Walter_McCarthy@rush.edu

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Hand/Plast Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 23, 2015

The Program is one-year Unaccredited Program. Requirements: Three to five years of General Surgery Residency in the U.S. YOU MUST HAVE A NY STATE LICENSE.

How To Apply

Please send your CV and recent letters of recommendation (6 mos.) via E-Mail

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Surgery Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 21, 2015

Qualifications: Completion of 1, 2 or 3 years of general surgery resident training•Possess a current NYS Medical License•Possess current certification in ACLS and ATLS• Requirements:Maintain membership on the Medical Staff of Lincoln Medical Center by continuously meeting the qualifications, standards, and requirements set forth in the bylaws of the medical staff. 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 Surgical Program Director and Chief of Surgery. 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 roxanne.gonzalez@nychhc.org

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Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery (PMIS) Fellowship

UTHSC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Date Posted: April 17, 2015

The Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery (PMIS) Fellowship program (which is a non-ACGME accredited fellowship) at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in conjunction with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a 1 year fellowship that offers a broad training in all aspects of PMIS including diagnosis, patient selection, and procedures for congenital and acquired conditions in infants, children, and adolescents. The goal of the PMIS Fellowship at Le Bonheur is to provide an outstanding educational opportunity to highly motivated individuals who have a demonstrated track record of academic and clinical excellence. Fellows share call with and function in conjunction with the Pediatric Surgery Residency. The fellowship is overseen by our six full-time pediatric 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 its equivalent • Must be able to provide proof of passing USMLE steps 1,2,3 to the program director and GME office.

How To Apply

Any eligible candidates should email the paperwork listed below to the Program Coordinator at astroupe@uthsc.edu• Current curriculum vitae • Photo • 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 • current ECFMG certificate (if applicable). 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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Associate Program Director

Grand Strand Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2015

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC Job Summary HCA is seeking a board certified surgeon to serve as program director and join their employed multi-specialty surgical practice affiliate of Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. To be considered, candidate must have: 1) 5 years of Prior Experience as a faculty member in a ACGME accredited surgery residency or fellowship. 2) Evidence of scholarship such as peer-reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publications/presentations of case reports or clinical series at local, regional, or national professional and scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educational organizations. 3) Board certification by the American Board of Surgery. 4) Prior experience as an associate program director or program director Grand Strand Regional Medical Center is one of two Level II trauma centers in South Carolina and the only Level II trauma program in SC certified by the American College of Surgeons and DHEC. Trauma surgeons treated 3600 patients in 2014, identified as those who suffer life-threatening injuries with potential for secondary complications such as shock, respiratory failure or death. There are two dedicated trauma rooms with helipad adjacent to the emergency department. We have five trauma surgeons, a trauma orthopedic surgeon, anesthesiologists, emergency department physicians and onsite laboratory. All critical care and emergency nurses have special training in trauma nursing and advanced cardiac and pediatric life support. Established practice currently consists of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Trauma, General Surgery Trauma, Breast Surgery and General Surgery. Call requirements: minimum of 6 primary call shifts per month with an equitable share of back-up call. Competitive compensation package consisting of a guaranteed base salary + WRVU incentive, comprehensive benefits package, paid occurrence based malpractice, PTO, CME, 401K, as well as several other negotiable incentives.

How To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and CV to: Randy Mitchell Director, Physician Recruitment HCA Physician Services Group 3 Maryland Farms, Suite 250, Bldg 2 Brentwood, TN 37027 Direct: (615) 943-7854 Office: (615) 372-3378 Fax: (844) 234-4368

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Program Director

Grand Strand Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2015

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC Job Summary HCA is seeking a board certified surgeon to serve as program director and join their employed multi-specialty surgical practice affiliate of Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. To be considered, candidate must have: 1) 5 years of Prior Experience as a faculty member in a ACGME accredited surgery residency or fellowship. 2) Evidence of scholarship such as peer-reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publications/presentations of case reports or clinical series at local, regional, or national professional and scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educational organizations. 3) Board certification by the American Board of Surgery. 4) Prior experience as an associate program director or program director Grand Strand Regional Medical Center is one of two Level II trauma centers in South Carolina and the only Level II trauma program in SC certified by the American College of Surgeons and DHEC. Trauma surgeons treated 3600 patients in 2014, identified as those who suffer life-threatening injuries with potential for secondary complications such as shock, respiratory failure or death. There are two dedicated trauma rooms with helipad adjacent to the emergency department. We have five trauma surgeons, a trauma orthopedic surgeon, anesthesiologists, emergency department physicians and onsite laboratory. All critical care and emergency nurses have special training in trauma nursing and advanced cardiac and pediatric life support. Established practice currently consists of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Trauma, General Surgery Trauma, Breast Surgery and General Surgery. Call requirements: minimum of 6 primary call shifts per month with an equitable share of back-up call. Competitive compensation package consisting of a guaranteed base salary + WRVU incentive, comprehensive benefits package, paid occurrence based malpractice, PTO, CME, 401K, as well as several other negotiable incentives.

How To Apply

Randy Mitchell Director, Physician Recruitment HCA Physician Services Group 3 Maryland Farms, Suite 250, Bldg 2 Brentwood, TN 37027 Direct: (615) 943-7854 Office: (615) 372-3378 Fax: (844) 234-4368

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Senior Program Coordinator

Tulane University Health Sciences Center (School of Medicine)
Date Posted: March 31, 2015

Minimum Requirements: Associate degree with two years’ experience in financial and budget management Two years’ experience with requirements of ACGME, ABS, RRC and other organizations with regard to program requirements. Management and coordination of the General Surgery Residency Training Program (35 positions). Responsible for administration, planning and implementation of all activities related to residents in Surgery. Manage the coordination and direct implementation of all policies, procedures and requirements in accordance with the ACGME, ABS, RRC, ECFMG, NRMP-ERAS system and the institution of Tulane University School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education. Represent the Residency Program and Fellowship program to all contacting parties, including residents, visitors, applicants, faculty members, hospitals, etc.

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http://tulane.edu/jobs/

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Burn Fellowship

Jacobi Medical Center
Date Posted: March 16, 2015

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center, the bum referral center for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, is seeking fellows beginning July 1, 2015. Responsibilities include managing burn ICU patients, assisting in the O.R., and staffing the bum 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. These non-accredited positions are suitable for postgraduate trainees seeking careers in general surgery, surgical critical care, and/or plastic and reconstructive surgery. 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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Physician

Big Rapids interventional spine & laser surgery
Date Posted: March 9, 2015

Hi We are looking for a surgical resident with good surgical skills. Training will be given for surgical laser procedures and interventional spine. The ideal candidate can be able to get a Michigan medical license

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please email your most current resume

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Surgical Administration Fellow

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: February 22, 2015

12 month fellowship in surgical administration at a multi-site, busy surgical practice in the New York City metro area. Practice management, compliance, billing, scheduling, and ambulatory surgical center business processes will be taught. Ideal alternative to those looking to transition into medical administration. No clinical care duties. No medical license necessary. Excellent speaking skills in the English language, and proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office necessary.

How To Apply

EMAIL ONLY. Please send resume, cover letter, why you are looking to transition into non-clinical medical duties, and letters of recommendation to careers@nycsurgical.net .

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T-32 Surgical Research Fellow

University of TX Medical Branch
Date Posted: February 19, 2015

Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research University of Texas Medical Branch. 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, and mechanisms of inflammation 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 two-years of dedicated bench science research experience and interested in future academic leadership. Available openings are available beginning July 01, 2015. 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 including a statement about future career goals, C.V., and proof of US citizenship or residency status. Please do NOT apply unless you meet citizenship/residency requirements.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Lutheran Medical Center
Date Posted: February 18, 2015

Lutheran Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center located in Southwest Brooklyn, offers an AOA-approved Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for July 2015. Our program includes one year of intense surgical critical care training and trauma. In addition, we will provide exposure to acute care surgery.

How To Apply

To apply, contact the Department of Surgery at kvilla@lmcmc.com

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Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Houston Methodist Hospital
Date Posted: February 13, 2015

Houston Methodist is currently seeking transplant fellowship applicants for our 2-year ASTS-approved training program in multi-organ transplantation beginning in July, 2016. Our program performs approximately 214 kidney, 85 liver, and 20 pancreas transplants annually, in addition to the opportunity to gain advanced hepatobiliary operation training. Also, fellow can have opportunities in clinical research and immunology. Current board certified (or eligible for board certification) in general surgery is preferred. Eligibility to obtain Texas Medical Board licensure is required (http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/idl/0E9238FB-9591-EF92-DC0E-DAA86C2F8AD6).

How To Apply

To apply, please submit your CV, USMLE transcripts, ECFMG, medical school transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement to: A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS Chair, Department of Transplantation c/o Nedra Booker Fellowship and Residency Coordinator Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery 6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower 1661 Houston, Texas 77030 713-441-6172 (office)

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Clinical Research Fellow

Esophageal and Lung Institute - Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: February 10, 2015

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a track record in clinical research for a 1-2 year research fellowship position. The Institute provides multidisciplinary care to patients with esophageal and lung diseases and has a very active clinical and translational research program. The prospective fellow will be required to establish, maintain and analyze hypothesis driven databases. The successful candidate should have a clinical background (preferably MD), organized, driven and well versed in clincal research conduct and write up. The position is open to US Nationals or Green Card holders only. Please visit our website for further program details: https://www.ahn.org/specialties/esophageal-and-lung-institute

How To Apply

Please email any queries or send applications to azaidi@wpahs.org

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Urology Fellowship – Voiding Dysfunction

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date Posted: February 5, 2015

1- to 2-Year Fellowship including male and female incontinence, urodynamics, male and female OAB/LUTS, urinary tract and pelvic reconstruction, neuromodulation, pelvic organ prolapse, BPH, urethral surgery, female and male fistula repair/management, and prosthetic surgery. The fellowship is designed to allow the trainee to be proficient at complex urinary tract reconstruction and LUTS primarily as related to cancer or its treatments. As such, the trainee will work closely with gynecologic oncology, radiation oncology, colorectal, sarcoma, sexual medicine, and plastic surgery colleagues in addition to our urology staff. The trainee will be have ample exposure to open, minimally-invasive and robotic surgical approaches and will be expected to take part in clinical research which will include complete access to biostatistics, epidemiology, and editorial recourses available at the institution. Applicants must have completed urology residency.

How To Apply

E-mail to Jaspreet Sandhu, M.D. Telephone: 646-422-4399

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