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- Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent Residency
- (2) House Physician Positions
- Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research
- PGY 3 Resident Physician
- PGY-2 Integrated Thoracic Surgery
- General Surgery 2nd year
- Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow – 1 Year
- Anesthesiology-ECRIP clinical research fellowship
- University of Pittsburgh Surgical Oncology T32 Research Training Program positions available for July 1 2014
- Transition to Practice Program (TPP) Mentee
- PGY2 categorical general surgery position
- Surgical Critical Care Fellow
- Fellow Surgical Critical Care
- Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
- Surgical Critical Care Fellow for July 2014
- Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
- Preliminary PGY-1 Surgical Residency Position Filled
- Surgical Oncology Research Training Program; Section of Surgical Sciences
- Open PGY-1 and PGY-2 Categorical Positions
- Endovenous Intervention Non-Accredited Fellowship
- Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery
- SSO Accredited Breast Fellow
- Prelim PGY 1
- MU Biodesign & Innovation MD Fellowship
- Trauma Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
- Bariatric Fellowship
- PGY 4 Position Filled
- PGY-3 General Surgery Resident – filled
- Pediatric Surgery Fellow
- PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery Residency
- PGY 4 Categorical Residency Position
- PGY 4 Categorical Residency Position
- PGY 3 Categorical Residency Position
- PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Resident
- Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
- PGY2 Preliminary Position (General Surgery)
- General Surgery PGY-3, Categorical -Filled
- PGY 2 Preliminary
- Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety
- Surgery Reseach Fellowship
- PGY-3 General Surgery Resident
- General Surgery PGY-4
- PGY-2 Preliminary
- Burn and Wound Care Fellow
- Fellowship, Advanced Clinical Simulation
- PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery Residency
- PGY – 2 Preliminary General Surgery Position
- PGY-3 Categorical Filled
- PGY-3 Categorical — Filled
- Clinical/Research Resident – Yale Cardiac Surgery – PGYII surgery level or higher.
- PGY-2 Preliminary Resident
- PGY3 Position Filled
- Categorical PGY- 4
- PGY 4 General Surgery Position
- Research Resident
- PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery Resident
- Fellowship in Vascular Surgery
- Trauma and Critical Care Fellow
- Burn Fellowship
- Burn Fellowship
- PLASTIC SURGERY INGTEGRATED PGY4 position OPEN ONLY TO BE/BC GEN SURG,ORTHO, NEUROSURG, ENT, URO, OMFS
- Postdoctoral Fellowship in Vascular Surgery Research
- Vascular surgery fellowship position
- Fellow, Surgical Critical Care
- Independent Plastic Surgery Residency Position for July 2013 – open to chief residents or board eligible general surgeons, ENT, Urology, neurosurgeons, orthopedists
- Surgical House Staff Physicians
- Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
- Burn Surgery Fellowship (Available Immediately)
- Pelvic Pain Fellowship Position
- Biodesign and Innovation Fellowship (Med Device)
- SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE FELLOW
- Transplant Fellowship
- Acute Care Surgery Fellowship 2013-2014
- Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac Track) Residency Opening
- Fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology
- Vascular Surgery Fellowship
- Kidney Transplant Fellowship
- PGY-1 Categorical Position (General Surgery)–Filled
- Surgical Nutrition Fellowship
- Fellow, Surgical Critical Care
- PGY 3 General Surgery Position Filled
- Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
- Research Fellow
- Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
- SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW T32
- Clinical/Research Resident-Yale Cardiac Surgery-PGY2 Surgery Level or Higher
- Africa Trauma Research Study Associate
- Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
- Surgical Critical Care Fellow
- Multi-Organ Transplant Fellowship
- Lung Transplant, Adult ECMO, EX-Vivo, Lung Failure Thoracic Fellow
- SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW
- Trauma Fellow
- Harvard-Gutenberg Surgical Research Fellowship
- Fellowship in Medical Simulation
- Residency – Thoracic Surgery
Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent ResidencyThe University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is excited to announce that we have just been approved for an ACGME Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent Residency (fellowship). Our first resident will be taken outside of the match, starting on July 1, 2014. Eligible applicants will have finished an ACGME accredited General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Urology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery or Neurosurgery residency.
How To ApplyIf you are interested in applying for a 2014 start date, please send your San Francisco Match application or a CV with ABSITE reports, 3 LOR’s, USLME report and a Personal Statement to email@example.com. If you would like to apply for the 2015 academic year, please apply through the San Francisco Match.↑ Return to Listings
(2) House Physician PositionsSurgical House Staff Physicians The Department of Surgery at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has (2) House Physician positions available. How To Apply Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail: Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. Must have 2 years of general surgery residency 2. Current CV 3. USMLE Step I, ll & lll 4. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York ( Full or limited permit) will only be accepted 5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 6. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director
How To ApplyPlease 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 firstname.lastname@example.org No fax or phone calls, please Pat Pingitore, Residency Coordinator, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Fax # 914-365-5440 Email "email@example.com"↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal ResearchThe Department of Surgery at the University of TX Medical Branch in Galveston, TX seeks interested surgical research fellows for a NIH T32 Training Grant in gastrointestinal research. Applicants should be general surgery residents who will devote 2 years to full-time laboratory training in Basic Science. Trainees will learn modern laboratory techniques essential to conducting research in either gastrointestinal endocrinology, cancer cell biology, mechanisms of inflammation, and transplant immunology as they pertain to surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. All mentors have a well-established record in research and training. We are seeking individuals who are looking for dedicated research experience and interested in future academic leadership. Available openings are available beginning July 01, 2014. Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. NIH Funding for this position requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence. • Salary & Benefits: Salary will be based upon NIH guidelines for postdoctoral compensation which directly relates to the number of residency years one has trained after receiving their MD degree. Candidates will also receive a full package of benefits from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
How To ApplyApplicants must submit a formal application via e-mail that includes a letter of interest, C.V., and proof of US citizenship or residency status. Please direct applications and questions to Mark Hellmich, PhD by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .↑ Return to Listings
PGY 3 Resident PhysicianThe University of Missouri-Columbia in Columbia, MO, will have an opening for a PGY-3 general surgery categorical position for the academic year starting July 1, 2014. The requirements for the position are as follows: • US citizen of permanent resident with work authorization • Official score report for UMSLE Steps I, II, and III (if applicable) or all three phases of the COMLEX (Must have passed all parts on first attempt) • Ability to visit our facility for a face-to-face interview (Process will start with a phone interview) • Must have some US hospital experience as a medical student • Must be able to start on July 1, 2014 • All Applications must have successfully completed at least two years of General Surgery residency training in good standing in an ACGME accredited program by June 30th, 2014
How To ApplyPlease submit the following via email: • Current CV • USMLE or COMLEX transcripts • ECFMG if applicable • Medical School transcript & diploma (IMG's please provide notarized copy of translated version) • ABSITE or AOA in-service scores for all years of prior training • Updated and current ACGME Case Log System Defined Category Report • Rotation schedules for all prior training years • Current BLS, ACLS and ATLS certifications • 3 letters of recommendation. Three current letters of recommendation, including one from the current Program Director (including annual summative ACGME competency-based evaluation (or the AOA equivalent) in PD letter or in separate report *Please provide the LOR’s by email, directly from the author of these letters/reports Applications will only be accepted through email, please no phone calls. This program does not sponsor visas Please submit all application materials via email only to: Arthur Rawlings, MD Program Director, General Surgery Residency C/O Bethany Bennett, MHA Manager, Medical Education General Surgery Residency Program University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery ↑ Return to Listings
PGY-2 Integrated Thoracic SurgeryPGY 2 Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency Position Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI The Medical College of Wisconsin has an unexpected opening at the PGY2 level in the 6-year integrated thoracic surgery residency program starting July 1, 2014. Open position is due to a resident choosing to change career paths. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed at least a PGY 1 year by June 30, 2014 in an ACGME accredited general surgery training program in good standing. This opening will be filled via the NRMP Main Residency Match – It is a PGY2 position, NRMP program code 1784461R0 (Please note the “R” designation). Registration via ERAS will be open on Wednesday December 4, 2013. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Curriculum Vitae (chronological order) Personal Statement Medical School Diploma and Transcript USMLE Step 1-3 Certified Transcripts ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation. (Prior to any final decision to offer a position to a candidate, a letter from the current or most recent Program Director will be required) Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations Current ACGME “Defined Category” Operative Report For application questions please contact Shirley Geurtsen, Program Coordinator (email@example.com)
How To ApplyAll applications will be processed via ERAS - the e-mail below is for application-related questions only↑ Return to Listings
General Surgery 2nd year2nd year categorical position starting July 2014
How To ApplySend CV to Lauren Devlin↑ Return to Listings
Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow – 1 YearThe Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada is recruiting a Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow for the academic year 2014-2015. The incumbent will have extensive exposure to minimal invasive and robotic surgery. Requirements: MD Degree, must have completed an approved residency in general surgery, Board eligible, must qualify for Nevada licensure, malpractice coverage and must be able to be successfully credentialed by southern Nevada teaching hospitals and/or clinics. The Fellow will be responsible as a Junior Faculty member providing patient care, teaching medical students and residents, with part time engagement in basic or clinic research.
How To ApplyFor more information, please contact Lorraine Rinaldi at [Register to View]. To apply, please visit [Register to View]. AA/EOE. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.↑ Return to Listings
Anesthesiology-ECRIP clinical research fellowshipOpen to residents who are interested to do clinical research of preeclampsia. Requirements: (1) a current resident or has completed a GME program; and (2) the fellow has graduated from a New York medical school, GME program, or resides in New York by 6/20/13. 1-2 year fellowship (term negotiable); salary range in $50,000
How To Applysend current cv via email to Dr. Ming Zhang↑ Return to Listings
University of Pittsburgh Surgical Oncology T32 Research Training Program positions available for July 1 2014NIH 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 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 ApplyIf you are interested in this position please email a one page description of research interest and long-term goals, current CV, and three 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, firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 and minorities to apply. ↑ Return to Listings
Transition to Practice Program (TPP) MenteeNovember 1, 2013 Dear Program Director The Department of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina is pleased to announce recruitment for a suitable candidate for the Transition to Practice Program (TPP). This program is a result of the American College of Surgeons initiative to aid graduating residents in making a successful transition to real world general surgery practice. The successful candidate who will be considered for a one year spot starting July 1st 2014 will need to have successfully completed 5 years of an ACGME accredited General Surgery residency and is Board eligible. TPP Mentees will be financially compensated at the appropriate PGY level and will have appropriate benefits. We have structured our program to assist the candidate in gaining maximum autonomy and clinical experience. Transition to practice will be accomplished by mentorship and graduated responsibility during the course of the year. The rotation is split between the University, the affiliated VAMC and a partnering Community hospital with the mentee functioning as a junior attending.The expectation is that the mentee will utilize the resources available during the year to gain the additional technical,clinical, and decision-making skills required to have a successful transition into private General Surgery practice. Opportunity will be given to learn the business aspects of running a practice by spending time with practice managers .The goal of the program would be to facilitate the ability of fellow to find his/her ideal job. If you are aware of an appropriate candidate please have them contact us with a copy of their CV and a personal statement. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Rana C Pullatt MD MS MRCS FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Medical University of South Carolina, Fellowship Director Director, Bariatric Surgery VISN-7
How To ApplyPlease have interested candidates forward their CV and personal statement to Mrs. Sue Wetherholt, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St., MSC 613/CSB 4th Floor, Charleston, SC 29425-6130.↑ Return to Listings
PGY2 categorical general surgery positionOctober 2013--The Department of Surgery at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has an unanticipated opening in our categorical general surgery program at the PGY2 level, to start as a categorical PGY2, July 1, 2014. All applicants must have successfully completed at least one year of general surgery residency in good standing by June 30, 2014.
How To ApplyREQUIRED DOCUMENTS: 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. Brief Personal Statement 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4. Dean's Letter 5. USMLE Parts I, II, III scores 6. ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed 7. Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation, one of which must be from your program director. 8. Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations as a house officer 9. Current ACGME “Defined Category” Operative Report. ONLY complete applications (all items noted above) will be considered. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for an interview with Faculty, Program Director, Associate Program Director, Chair and Residents. Eligible candidates should email the required information to our program coordinator, Carol Ann Massanelli: MassanelliCarolA@uams.edu . Kindly send all materials together in a single e-mail, no application will be reviewed until all required documents are submitted.↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care FellowThe ACGME/RRC accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Cooper University Hospital has an opening for a fellow for the 2014-15 academic year. The program is based at our Level 1 ACS verified trauma center, with approximately 3000 trauma admissions, and a mixed 16 bed Trauma/Surgical ICU with 8 dedicated Trauma/Surgical Critical Care faculty. This is a one year SCC fellowship with an emphasis on both surgical critical care and trauma. Fellows manage a broad spectrum of critically ill surgical patients while gaining a firm foundation in the operative management of blunt, penetrating and pediatric trauma
How To ApplyInterested applicants should contact: Steven E. Ross, MD, FACS, FCCM Fellowship Director, Surgical Critical Care 3 Cooper Plaza, Suite 411 Camden, New Jersey 08103 Rossemail@example.com Or: Carol Reilly Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care At: 856 342 3341 ↑ Return to Listings
Fellow Surgical Critical CareMission Our mission is to train the future leaders in trauma, critical care and emergency surgery, while providing with clinical excellence. Our fellowship is constructed to enhance the understanding trauma and critical care as a global disease, and provide the fellow with opportunities to advance international research, training, and education. Admission Applicant must successfully complete an ACGME-accredited specialty program Documents Required to Apply: 1. Picture 2. 3 original letters of recommendation. One must be dated within past year. — If currently in program must have one from current program director. 3. Medical school diploma (certified copy) 4. Medical school transcript (certified copy) 5. Current CV 6. Personal Statement 7. Notarized copies of the following: USMLE 1, USMLE 2, and USMLE 3
How To Applyfor more information visit our website http://www.surgery.vcu.edu/programs/fel_cc.html ↑ Return to Listings
Acute Care Surgery FellowshipThe Acute Care Surgery Fellowship program (which is a non-ACGME accredited fellowship) is a 1 year fellowship that offers a broad training in trauma, emergency general surgery and elective surgical procedures. Fellows spend approximately six months on the Acute Care Surgery Service and the remainder of the fellowship on elective rotations. Elective rotations are offered in several surgical subspecialties based on each fellow’s individual need.Fellows take in-house attending trauma call and function as a junior faculty member with full surgical privileges.The fellowship is overseen by eight full-time trauma/critical care surgeons, who have a myriad of clinical and research interests. Eligibility: • U.S. residency or equivalent (VISA) • Fellows must be graduates of an accredited general surgery residency training program either by the Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada • Eligible to obtain NC permanent medical license • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible For more information: https://www.med.unc.edu/trauma/education/acute-care-fellowship
How To ApplyWe are now accepting applications for 2014-2015. Please provide: • Cover letter • Current CV • VISA (if applicable) • 2 letters of reference • Documentation of USMLE Steps 1-3 • Board Certification or Residency Certificate Amy Rezak Alger, MD, FACS Program Director Department of Surgery 4008 Burnett Womack Bldg CB#7228 Chapel Hill, NC 27599 Phone: (919) 966-4389 Fax: (919) 966-0369 Email: ACS@med.unc.edu ↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care Fellow for July 2014Urban Level I Trauma Center in Chicago with an active Surgical Critical Care Service providing consults on all SICU admissions. Interdisciplinary format with full surgical resident support. One year ACGME Approved Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Focused University of Illinois Sponsored Fellowship. Applicants: Candidates who have completed residencies in general surgery Start Date: July 1, 2014. Advocate Illinois Masonic is an urban Level I trauma center with 280 beds providing trauma coverage to the northern third of Chicago. Approximately 22% of the admissions are secondary to penetrating trauma. The SICU is a mixed 12 bed unit housing patients from the Trauma Service, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Cardio thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT/, Plastics, Urology, and Obstetrics-Gynecology services. Your educational experience is under two experienced full time and one part-time board certified attending surgical intensivists. A very hands on approach to surgical critical care is emphasized as one progresses through the comprehensive surgical critical care curriculum.
How To ApplyPlease call the trauma office at 773-296-5073 and ask for Emy or email your interest along with your CV to the email listed below. Thank you for your interest. Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS Director, Trauma Services Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care Clinical Professor of Surgery University of Illinois College of Medicine ↑ Return to Listings
Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery FellowshipThe non ACGME-accredited Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY, is a one-year comprehensive training experience under the direction of highly experienced bariatric surgeons and minimally invasive general surgeons. The major focus will be on metabolic and bariatric surgery; however the fellow will have ample exposure to non-bariatric surgery. On completion of the program, the Fellow will possess the cognitive and technical expertise to treat metabolic problems of the bariatric surgery patient and be well versed in the minimally invasive techniques involved in general surgery including laparoscopic and robotic approaches. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST be a graduate of an ACGME-accredited program in surgery and hold a valid license to practice medicine in New York State. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSION: ● Curriculum Vitae ● Personal Statement ● Verification of Residency Training (letter from Program Director) ● 3 Current Letters of Recommendation ● USMLE Steps 1-3 Certified Transcripts ● Official Copy of Medical School Transcript ● Copy of Original Medical School Diploma
How To ApplyAny eligible candidates should email the aforementioned requested documentation to Dr. Alexander Barkan by February 7, 2014. Please send all documents in one single email, as any incomplete application will not be reviewed until all required documentation has been received.↑ Return to Listings
Preliminary PGY-1 Surgical Residency Position FilledFilled
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Surgical Oncology Research Training Program; Section of Surgical SciencesPositions are available starting July 1, 2014 to support postdoctoral research training in clinical, translational, and basic science research in disciplines related to surgical oncology. Training is supported through an NIH-funded T32 Training Grant for two years of dedicated research. Research programs are available with a broad range of faculty members at Vanderbilt for cancer research training. Research can lead to fulfillment of the requirements for MPH, MSCI or PhD degrees. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Preference will be given to categorical US general surgery residents who have completed 2 or 3 years of training. However, fellows in cancer-related surgical sub-specialties or those who have completed categorical general surgery residencies will also be considered.
How To ApplyInterested applicants should submit Curriculum Vitae along with a brief personal statement of career goals (one page maximum). Applicants should also provide two letters of recommendation, one of which must come from their General Surgery Program Director. Candidates will be required to develop a research proposal with a training grant mentor. Vanderbilt strongly encourages applications from women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. The deadline for applications for the July 2014 start date is December 10. Please address any inquiries to the Program Director, James R. Goldenring, MD, PhD: firstname.lastname@example.org.↑ Return to Listings
Open PGY-1 and PGY-2 Categorical PositionsCurrently Open: Three PGY-1 Categorical Positions Three PGY-2 Categorical Positions The Surgery Residency at SSOM trains general surgeons to be outstanding clinicians able to provide excellent surgical care and embark on independent practice in rural settings. Though our primary focus is training surgeons for practice in rural communities, our graduates will be well prepared to provide high quality care to patients anywhere. We provide our trainees with a strong foundation of academic excellence, sound technical skills, research, and an understanding of contemporary issues in surgical practice. For more information: http://www.usd.edu/medical-school/residencies/general-surgery.cfm
How To ApplyApplication Requirements •Accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) - for both PGY-1 and PGY-2 positions •Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year will be accepted through the end of November •Mailed, faxed or emailed applications will not be acknowledged Complete applications include: ◦Dean's letter ◦Medical school transcript ◦Photo ◦Three letters of recommendation ◦Personal statement ◦USMLE transcript or COMLEX transcript ↑ Return to Listings
Endovenous Intervention Non-Accredited Fellowship6 month non-accredited fellowship in endovenous interventions, inculuding ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided interventions. High volume, multiple office locations, with accredited office based surgery facilities on site. Teaching will involve preoperative evaluations, including performance and interpretation of duplex ultrasonographic studies, tumescent anesthesia and its application, ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance for procedures, and postoperative care. Must have 3 years of surgical training (up to PGY3) if foreign medical graduate, and 2 years surgical training for US graduates to be considered. Potential option to continue as staff at completion of fellowship for the right candidates.
How To ApplyPlease send CV, history of training, and a cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls please. ↑ Return to Listings
Transplant and Hepatobiliary SurgeryGeorgetown University Medical Center is seeking 1 candidate for fellowship training in Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery for July 2015-June 2017. The program offers complete training in adult and pediatric liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. As one of only 5 centers for intestinal/multi-visceral transplantation, it has distinguished itself as a leader in small bowel surgery, receiving referrals from hospitals across the region. Jeanne Lund Jeanne.firstname.lastname@example.org
How To ApplyFor more information on the application process interested applicants should visit our website: http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/body.cfm?id=557518 ↑ Return to Listings
SSO Accredited Breast Fellow--------------------------------------------------------- The City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. We are continually recognized as one of the nation’s top cancer hospitals by US News and World Report and are known for excellence in compassionate patient care, education, and bench-to-bedside research. Our campus, in the suburbs of metro Los Angeles, is home to the Beckman Research Institute and Graduate School as well as the City of Hope National Medical Center. As of 2011, City of Hope is #1 in the state of California for volume of treated breast cancer patients. During the past academic year, there were approximately 30,000 patient visits in the breast clinics and >1300 breast surgical procedures performed last year. The mission of our breast surgical oncology training program is to educate future academic and community leaders in breast cancer treatment through sound multidisciplinary and advanced breast surgical training. Core Curriculum The fellowship curriculum is designed to be flexible and meet the needs and career aspirations of each individual fellow. We offer a true multidisciplinary fellowship with dedicated rotations in breast surgery, plastic surgery with emphasis on oncoplasty, radiation and medical oncology, clinical cancer genetics, psycho-oncology supportive care medicine, pathology, and radiology with experience in ultrasound-guided, stereotactic and MRI-guided procedures. In addition to covering core educational objectives established jointly by the SSO, ASBS, and ASBD, we offer the Clinical Investigator Training Program, a 4-module course run throughout the year. Fellows who complete this course will be fully trained in statistics, trial design, ethics, and manuscript and grant writing. The fellow will be well-prepared for a career in an academic center if so desired. An additional offering isthe City of Hope Genetics Intensive course which provides a nationally recognized certification in clinical cancer genetics and the opportunity to continue collaborating in the working group well beyond the fellowship year. To cover core educational objectives, multidisciplinary off-service rotations alternate monthly with breast surgery to allow the fellow the ability to follow patients from their surgical experience through their adjuvant care while allowing the fellow to continuously refine breast surgical technique throughout the year with an increasing level of independence.. Advanced breast surgical techniques include oncoplastic surgery, nipple sparing mastectomy, appropriate axillary management and use of intra-operative radiotherapy Educational Conferences and Courses The fellow will participate in multiple conferences, some of which are listed here: 1. Weekly pre-operative case conference with the surgical oncology fellows 2. Tuesday Didactic Series: -including lectures by breast oncology specialists, journal club and interesting case presentations. 3. Weekly multidisciplinary Breast Tumor board 4. Quarterly Southern California Multi-Program Breast Oncology Journal Club 5. Monthly Radiology/pathology concordance conference 6. Optional intensive Genetics course 7. Optional Clinical Investigator Training Program Courses Research Opportunities for clinical and basic science research are abundant, based upon the individual interests of the fellow. Fellows learn the fundamentals of research including the basics of research design, data analysis and ethical conduct of research. With over 66 open breast clinical trials at our institution, the fellow will learn about various trial designs from phase I trials to retrospective studies, and will participate in our weekly multidisciplinary research conference. Clinical research projects are facilitated by clinical databases including institutional databases as well as larger national databases. The fellow is expected to develop, complete, and present at least two research projects under the mentorship of an identified faculty member. During the month of July, the fellow will be expected to spend 1 dedicated month creating both a short-term and year-long research project. Goals for this research include at least 1 poster or oral presentation at a national meeting and 1 manuscript prepared for journal submission by graduation. Fellows will be funded for travel to at least 1 national meeting for presentation Eligibility To be eligible for our one year breast oncology fellowship, applicants must have successfully completed an accredited general surgery residency program in the United States and must be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. One fellow per year will be selected, and interviews will take place in the Fall preceding the match year. For non-US graduates, exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. All of the application materials required by City of Hope are the same as the SSO application which can be found on the SSO website: • A current curriculum vitae • 3 letters of support (one of which is from the Director of the Residency Program) • A personal statement • Absite scores during residency • A current photograph Training Program Directors: Laura Kruper, MD, MSCE, FACS Courtney Vito, MD, FACS City of Hope National Medical Center 1500 E. Duarte Rd MOB 1002 Duarte, CA 91010 626-471-7100 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Training Program Coordinator: Sharla Moore, MPH City of Hope National Medical Center Women's Cancers Program 1500 E. Duarte Rd Duarte, CA 91010 626-256-4673, ext. 60095 email@example.com
How To ApplyPosition available for 2014-2015 SSO Accredited Breast Fellowship. This is a newly accredited program, so positions will be processed through the SSO match http://www.surgonc.org/training-education/breast-oncology/match-instructions However, application materials may also be emailed to the address below Eligibility To be eligible for our one year breast oncology fellowship, applicants must have successfully completed an accredited general surgery residency program in the United States and must be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. One fellow per year will be selected, and interviews will take place in the Fall preceding the match year. For non-US graduates, exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. All of the application materials required by City of Hope are the same as the SSO application which can be found on the SSO website: • A current curriculum vitae • 3 letters of support (one of which is from the Director of the Residency Program) • A personal statement • Absite scores during residency • A current photograph Training Program Directors: Laura Kruper, MD, MSCE, FACS Courtney Vito, MD, FACS Training Program Coordinator: Sharla Moore, MPH City of Hope National Medical Center Women's Cancers Program 1500 E. Duarte Rd Duarte, CA 91010 626-256-4673, ext. 60095 firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
Prelim PGY 1The Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA has an immediate opening for a PGY-1 General Surgery Preliminary resident position for this academic year starting August 1, 2013. The requirements for this position are as follows: -US citizen or permanent resident w/ work authorization -USMLE Step 1, 2CS & 2CK -Preferably local so can do face-to-face interview (although will start w/ phone interview) -Must have some US hospital experience as medical student -Must be able to start on or before August 1st
How To ApplyPlease submit the following via email: - Current CV - USMLE transcripts - ECFMG if applicable - Medical School transcript, MSPE & diploma - 3 letters of recommendation Applications will only be accepted through email, please no phone calls. Thank you, Sandra Swint-Jones Residency Administrator Einstein Medical Center - Philadelphia email@example.com↑ Return to Listings
MU Biodesign & Innovation MD FellowshipSpend a year in medical device innovation. Multidisciplinary teams of three graduate and/or postgraduate engineers, business professionals (MBA), and physicians collaborate in a process involving clinical immersion, identification and verification of clinical problems, invention, prototyping, early-stage testing, and project planning. Problem-Based, Solution-Driven: Teams invent new technologies that address major clinical and surgical needs. In the past six years, biodesign teams have filed multiple patents, started new companies and won many major technology development awards. Fellowship is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Applications due by November 1, 2013. For more information and to apply please visit www.mubiodesign.com.
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Trauma Surgical Critical Care FellowshipProgram Director: James Cipolla, MD Associate Director: Marc Portner, MD Program Coordinator: Rachel O’Brien, M.Ed Introduced in 2005, The Trauma Fellowship has since expanded into both a 2 year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for Emergency Medicine Graduates, and a 1 year Fellowship for graduates of Surgical Programs. In 2012, the fellowship was awarded ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) accreditation, and was approved by the American Board of Surgery to include Surgical Critical Care into our curriculum and training. We are one of the first institutions to offer a 2 year track for a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship approved by the American Board of Surgery. The fellowship is based chiefly from St. Luke’s University Health Networks’ main campus in Bethlehem, PA. The goal of the fellowship is to provide fellows with a cutting edge learning experience through a culmination of a carefully designed curriculum, clinical exposure, and research opportunities. This educational approach results in graduates of the fellowship moving on to become exceptional leaders in the field of Trauma and Critical Care. The faculty of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is compromised of seven surgical intensivists, whom instructs through a team approach to patient focused, researched based care. The fellow will learn vital aspects in managing the critically ill/injured patient. Upon completion of the fellowship the fellow will be able to demonstrate competency in the areas of diagnostic and treatment plans, patient care management, and leadership of a multidisciplinary Trauma team. Graduates of the 2 year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Surgery Critical Care exam. Expectations Fellows are evaluated on a monthly basis on the following goals and objectives: • Patient Care • Medical Knowledge • Practice Based Learning and Improvement • Interpersonal and Communication Skills • Professionalism • Systems Based Practice Education Fellows will receive both didactic and clinical instruction within a Surgical Critical Care focused curriculum. Responsibilities of the fellow include: • Participation in the education of residents and medical students which rotate on a monthly basis onto the Trauma/Surgical Critical Care service. • Present at Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality, weekly Critical Care Lectures, and monthly Journal Club. • Attend weekly Fellow Seminars. • Keep certifications in BLS, ATLS, and PALS current, as well as serve as instructors for the courses. • Complete courses on moderate sedation and Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma. • Take MCKKAP, a critical care in-training examination. Research Fellows are encouraged to participate in research projects and papers throughout their fellowship. Each fellow is provided a research mentor from the faculty based on mutual areas of interest. Interviews will be conducted during September and October. St. Luke’s University Hospital offers a competitive salary and employment package which includes: • Professional Liability Insurance • Health Insurance • Paid Vacation (3 weeks) • Option to participate in the Hospital’s life, long-term disability, supplemental life, and dental insurance plans • 5 CME Days • $2,000 Educational Stipend (Must be SCC focused) • Opportunities for Moonlighting
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Bariatric FellowshipThe Department of Surgery at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester has a Bariatric Fellowship position available. Proposed is a non-AGCME Accredited one year bariatric fellowship. This will consist of predominantly laparoscopic as well as robotic weight loss operations. There are two surgeons who perform roughly 125 bariatric procedures yearly, as well as an additional 50-100 high end MIS cases. Bariatric procedures will be the exclusive resposibility of the fellow, and MIS cases will be split between the fellow and the senior residents. There is an additional bariatric surgeon who also performs approximately 50 procedures yearly including both primary procedures as well as revisional endoscopic procedures. Requirements for the position are at least 2 years of an accredited general surgery residency, as well as an independent medical license in the state of New York. Please direct all correspondence to Chris Lennon at the department of surgery, 914 365 3998. Minimum requirements/qualifications: 1. Must have completed 2 clinical years of general surgery residency training 2. USMLE step 1, 2 & 3 3. Current CV 4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 5. Must currently be licensed in the state of New York Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, M.D. Director, Department of Surgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 email@example.com
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PGY 4 Position FilledThe categorical PGY-4 position at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia has been filled. Thank you for your referrals and applications.
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PGY-3 General Surgery Resident – filledThe Berkshire Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program in Pittsfield, MA (Western MA) is seeking a Categorical PGY-3 level resident to start duties July 1, 2013. Qualified applicants must currently be a PGY-2 surgery resident in an ACGME accredited Program. – NO EXCEPTIONS. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: ● Curriculum Vitae (chronological order) ● Personal Statement ● 3 Current Letters of Recommendation (one from current Program Director) ● Annual Competency Based Summative Evaluations for each level of training ● ACGME Case Log System Defined Category Report ● Rotations for each level of training ● ABSITE PGY 1-3 Reports ● USMLE Step 1-3 Certified Transcripts ● Medical School Diploma ● Medical School Transcript (IMG’s, please provide a notarized copy of translated version) ● Dean’s Letter (IMGs, please provide a notarized copy of translated version) ● Current ECFMG Certificate ● Proof of Citizenship/Visa/Immigration Status (Permanent Resident Card w/Exp. Date, EAD w/Exp. Date) ● Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS and PALS Certifications
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Pediatric Surgery FellowWe are looking for a general surgery applicant who would become our first Pediatric Surgery fellow at our institution. UCSF and Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland will submit an application for a integrated Pediatric Surgery Fellowship program to the RRC this year. Once the program becomes approved, the fellow's activity prior to approval will be retroactive for advancement toward board certification. Until the program is approved, this position will be unaccredited position and upon approval of the program, fellow's accreditation advancement will be dependent on the fellow's performance and progress. We would like the prospective fellow to begin this year, ie July 2013. The applicant should be General Surgery board eligible or certifified, since Pediatric Surgery subspecialty board certification requires General Surgery certification.
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PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery ResidencyThe positions have been filled.
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PGY 4 Categorical Residency PositionBaystate Medical Center has an opening at the PGY4 level starting July 1, 2013. Open position due to a resident choosing to change career paths. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1, 2 and 3 year by June 30, 2013 in an ACGME accredited training program in good standing. Foreign medical graduates must have a Valid ECFMG certificate. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ● Curriculum Vitae (chronological order) ● Personal Statement ● 3 Current Letters of Recommendation (one from current Program Director) ● Annual Competency Based Summative Evaluations for each level of training (may be included in letter of recommendation from Program Director) ● ACGME Case Log System Defined Category Report and Resident Operative Report ● Rotations for each level of training (PGY1,2,3) ● ABSITE PGY 1-3 Reports ● USMLE Step 1-3 Certified Transcripts ● Medical School Diploma ● Medical School Transcript (IMG’s, please provide a notarized copy of translated version) ● Dean’s Letter (IMGs, please provide a notarized copy of translated version) ● Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable ● Current US citizenship or Visa status and copy of documentation - if applicable ● Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS and PALS Certifications
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PGY 4 Categorical Residency PositionSt. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston has a PGY 4 Categorical Position open beginning July 1, 2013. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1,2 and 3 year by June 30, 2013 in an ACGME accredited training program in good standing. Foreign medical graduates must have a Valid ECFMG certificate.
How To ApplyInterested and qualified applicants must submit via e-mail the following to Bruce Boynton, Surgical Education Residency Coordinator: 2 letters of recommendation A summative performance evaluation from current or most recent program director ABSITE Scores USMLE Step Scores CV Caselogs List or rotations completed.↑ Return to Listings
PGY 3 Categorical Residency PositionThe Department of Surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston has an opening beginning July 1, 2013 for a PGY 3 categorical residency position. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1 and PGY 2 in general surgery in good standing in an ACGME-accredited training program. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.
How To ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials via e-mail to Bruce Boynton, Surgical Education Residency Program Director: 2 letters of recommendation A summative performance evaluation from your current or most recent program director ABSITE scores USMLE Step Scores CV Caselogs List of rotations completed↑ Return to Listings
PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery ResidentMay 2013 -- Western Michigan University School of Medicine Department of Surgery is seeking a non-designated PGY-2 preliminary resident to begin on July 1, 2013. All interested applicants should submit the following documents via email: current CV, medical school diploma, medical school transcript, MSPE (Dean's letter), 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director, USMLE transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required), ABSITE score, Defined Category Operative Report, and ECFMG certificate (if applicable). Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received.
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Surgical Critical Care FellowshipThe Surgical Critical Care (SCC) Fellowship at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is a new program accredited by the ACGME Residency Review Committee in Surgery. The program is a one year fellowship for surgeons who have completed an ACGME/AOA-approved general surgery residency. The program is based at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, a 537 bed tertiary care referral facility on a 340 acre campus in Superior Township, in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor, Michigan. The program is based in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), which is a 20 bed dedicated patient care area staffed by four Board Certified surgical intensivists. The SICU is located in the new North Patient Care Tower, which was opened in 2010. The SICU is a state-of-the-art unit for critically ill surgical patients, and supports a Level II Trauma Center, which has been continuously verified by the American College of Surgeons for over 20 years. The SICU admits patients of multiple specialties, including trauma, general, vascular, hepatobiliary, colorectal, cardiac, and thoracic surgery, and also includes the subspecialties of neurosurgery, plastics, orthopaedics, urology and otorhinolaryngology. The SCC Fellow will also rotate in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), which is another new 20 bed patient care area (also located in the North Tower), and the recently renovated 30 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which is a Level III newborn facility. Research opportunities included ongoing and active clinical research projects at SJMAA in the areas of nutrition for the critically ill patient, coagulation, and ventilatory support for respiratory failure. Opportunities in bench and basic science research are available at the Extracorporeal Circulation Laboratory, in the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School. A rigorous didactic schedule throughout the year includes lectures dedicated to SCC education, including a Critical Care Journal Club, and Critical Care Morbidity and Mortality Conference. The SCC Fellow will have continued exposure to operative surgery, during care of Trauma and Emergency General Surgery patients in the SICU. Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti are home to the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University. The community offers all the amenities of a college town, with easy transportation access (30 minutes to Detroit Metro Airport, a major gateway airport, and a local Ann Arbor Amtrak station), and proximity to major cultural destinations, and college and professional sports (the U-M Wolverines, and the Detroit Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings).
How To ApplyEligible applicants should be about to complete, or will have completed an ACGME/AOA-approved general surgery residency program, and thus will be board eligible or board certified in surgery (ABS or AOBS, or the equivalent) at the time of proposed inception of the SCC Fellowship. http://www.stjoesannarbor.org/ResidencyPrograms↑ Return to Listings
PGY2 Preliminary Position (General Surgery)As a result of program expansion, the Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX is seeking candidates for a PGY2 preliminary general surgery position for the 2013 – 2014 academic year. Applicants must have completed one year of General Surgery Residency Training in an ACGME accredited training program by June 30, 2013.
How To ApplyCandidates should submit the following materials via http://www.fileconvoy.com/ to firstname.lastname@example.org. 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. USMLE scores (Step I, II, AND III) 3. ABSITE scores for each year of training 4. Three current letters of recommendation, including a letter from the current Program Director 5. Medical School transcript, Dean's Letter, and diploma 6. ACGME Case Log and Defined Category Report 7. Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation(s) from Program for all years of training 8. List of previously completed rotations Applications will be reviewed once complete. Upon receipt of complete application materials, applicants will be asked to complete an information sheet. Thank you for your interest.↑ Return to Listings
General Surgery PGY-3, Categorical -FilledThank you for your interest in the posted position, but we are no longer accepting applications.
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PGY 2 PreliminaryThe Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has preliminary PGY 2 position to be filled immediately. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail only: Minimum requirements/qualifications Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation ERAS Application USMLE Scores Curriculum Vitae ABSITE Score(s)- if available Operative Case Log Report A List of all rotations completed for PGY 1 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. Qualified applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: email@example.com **No phone calls please** Only complete applications will be considered.
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Chief Resident in Quality and Patient SafetyThis is a one-year Fellowship position for a resident who has completed surgical residency. It is a one-year fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF. The fellowship centers on developing patient safety initiatives, teaching in a simulation environment, The position is paid at a Fellow level. The description is below: 1. Facilitate development, delivery and evaluation of an integrated curriculum in patient safety, surgical simulation, medical team training, and quality improvement • Work with the Surgical Residency Site Director, Medical Team Training leader, and Director of the Surgical simulation Center to develop and deliver core curricular content to surgical residents at the UCSF Surgical Simulation center and during their rotation at the SF VAMC. • Actively coordinate multidisciplinary team building simulation sessions in the San Francisco VA multidisciplinary simulation center, coordinating with the Medical Chief resident, the Anesthesia department, Emergency department, and nursing service to facilitate multidisciplinary team building. • Work with the Attending Patient Safety and Simulation Group (APSSG) group to develop novel curricular approaches for clinical activities that are grounded in patient safety concepts (eg increasing the use of simulation training in the residency program, medical team training, patient safety, Morbidity/Mortality conference) • Participate in professional development activities 2. Integrate the educational goals of the residency program with hospital and clinic based quality improvement activities • Develop and administer methods of providing feedback to residents on the quality of care they provide, in both inpatient and outpatient settings • Act as a liaison between the medical center’s quality improvement infrastructure and the residency program • Directly participate in safety and QI-oriented committee activities 3. Promote a culture of safety within the residency program • Act as a resource and advocate for residents in identifying and addressing patient safety issues • Encourage open disclosure and discussion of adverse events and quality problems through regular resident conferences • Provide support to residents who have directly or indirectly been involved in a medical error
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Surgery Reseach FellowshipThe Division of Thoracic Surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, www.slrsurgery.org , a University Hospital of Columbia University is offering a one year Research Fellowship focusing on basic science and clinical research. The fellowship is ideally suited to a PGY-2 or 3 surgery resident who wishes to acquire training and experience in bench research, outcomes research, and clinical trials. This year will provide a robust learning experience that will encompass the basic sciences including stem cell research, regenerative medicine, clinical outcomes especially in robotic surgery and quality initiative studies. Interest in pursuing a career in thoracic surgery is recommended however not required. The lab is currently staffed by 4 post-doctoral research fellows and there are several ongoing projects. Two larger projects are listed along with a brief description: Tracheal Regeneration Project- Airway Reconstruction may be necessary following resection of large tracheal segments (>5cm). This can be due to malignancy or benign conditions. Unfortunately, no satisfactory surgical option currently exists and many patients are left debilitated from disease. Our group is applying techniques of tissue regeneration along with a novel collagen scaffold to solving this problem and creating a biologic trachea. Radiation of NSCLC cells lines and vulnerability – Currently, radiation therapy for NSCLC is becoming an integral part of management. Response to this treatment is quite variable, ranging from complete remission to highly resistant disease, resulting in loco – regional recurrence. Our group aims to identify underlying somatic mutation in NSCLC that may help predict response to radiation therapy, in conjunction with chemotherapy. This is an exciting opportunity to live and work in New York City. A stipend will be provided and subsidized housing may be available. Please send CV with picture, letter of interest, letter from program director or Chairman and ABSITE scores. Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2013 by email to Faiz Y. Bhora, MD at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, please call 212-523-7475.
How To ApplyThis is an exciting opportunity to live and work in New York City. A stipend will be provided and subsidized housing may be available. Please send CV with picture, letter of interest, letter from program director or Chairman and ABSITE scores. Interested candidates must apply by April 30, 2013 by email to Faiz Y. Bhora, MD at email@example.com. A personal interview will be required if short-listed. For additional information, please call 212-523-7475.↑ Return to Listings
PGY-3 General Surgery ResidentThe Department of Surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, has an opening for a PGY-3 categorical position to begin July 1, 2013. Qualified applicants will have successfully completed a PGY-1 and PGY-2 year in general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2013. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. We sponsor J-1 Visas only (no exceptions).
How To ApplyQualified applicants should submit the following materials with their contact information via email in 1 or 2 PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org: • Current curriculum vitae (chronological order) • Brief personal statement • 3 current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • Dean’s letter • USMLE Steps I, II, III scores (all must be passed on the first attempt) • Current ACGME Defined Category Report • ABSITE scores and reports (PGY-1 and PGY-2) • List of all rotations completed for PGY-1 and PGY-2 years Please note that we will only consider applications that are complete and contain all of the above information. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email for an interview. ↑ Return to Listings
General Surgery PGY-4Western Reserve Health Education/NEOMED program, a part of ValleyCare Health System located in Youngstown, Ohio has an unexpected opening for a PGY-4 categorical position for the 2013-2014 academic year. Eligible applicants must submit copies of the following: ERAS application, three letters of recommendation, ABSITE scores for PGY-1 through -3, USMLE scores for Steps 1, 2 and 3, a list of completed rotations for all previous years as well as all case logs, and a letter of good standing from the previous Program Director. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Only applications with all of the above items included will be considered. For further information, please contact Pamela Carpenter, Surgery Resideny Coordinator at 330-884-3815 or e-mail (Pam_Carpenter@vchs.net), Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, OH, 44501.
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PGY-2 PreliminaryThe Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, General Surgery Residency Program, Boston, MA, has an opening for a PGY-2 Preliminary position to start in June 2013.
How To ApplyInterested candidates must have 1 full year of ACGME Approved Residency Training to apply, please email: email@example.com or Fax: 617-632-7424 the following documents: -Current C.V. - Personal Statement - Surgical Operative Log - Medical School Transcript - Dean's Letter - 3 Letters of Recommendation (one from current program director) - USMLE Scores - ABSITE Scores - Schedule of Previous Rotations - Copies of Rotation Evaluations Candidates selected for interview will be contacted directly when all application materials are received. For questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
Burn and Wound Care FellowTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center in Lubbock, Texas are accepting applications for a TMB approved one year burn fellowship to begin July 1, 2014. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is a nationally and internationally recognized burn and wound care unit with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. With approximately 600 admissions and 1500 outpatient visits each year, this is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds. This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required. Finally, the participant will have the opportunity to participate in both clinical and basic science research aimed at developing cutting edge techniques for managing burn patients, and will attend the annual American Burn Association meeting.
How To ApplyApplicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed an approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency, or have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency. TTUHSC accepts J1 visas ONLY. If interested, please email your CV and contact information to Kristen Brake, C-TAGME. ↑ Return to Listings
Fellowship, Advanced Clinical SimulationClinical Simulation Fellowship Opportunity The VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) and San Francisco VAMC are excited to announce an opportunity to participate in an Advanced Fellowship focused on developing educational and simulation expertise and supporting scholarly work in a rich academic clinical environment. Currently, both healthcare systems are recruiting one physician (MD, DO, or DDS) and one associated health professional (Registered Nurses, Psychologists, Physical Therapists and Social Workers) with at least a Master’s degree to participate in this 1-year long fellowship sponsored by the VA Office of Academic Affiliations and the national SimLEARN programs. This fellowship is intended to develop simulation leaders with the vision, knowledge, and commitment to advance, implement, teach and evaluate simulation based training strategies to improve healthcare for Veterans and the Nation. Physicians need to have successfully completed an ACGME/ OGME approved residency. Allied health providers must be US citizens at the time of their application. Fellows shall spend approximately 70 percent of their time in training, development, and implementation of projects related to the practice of clinical simulation. This includes, but is not limited to, classroom learning, simulator programming, curriculum development, involvement in hospital committees related to identifying gaps and outcomes for simulation training programs (patient safety, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), code committee, etc.), site-visits, clinical simulation instruction, and national SimLEARN projects. No more than 30 percent time should be spent in direct clinical care or equivalent, but all fellows are expected to maintain standard clinical activity. Fellows are expected to develop and implement a significant clinical simulation project that will result in presentation at a regional or national venue, publication, or both.
How To ApplyEach applicant should submit curriculum vitae, documentation of professional credentials, and a brief personal statement. The personal statement should speak to the prospective fellow’s professional interests, particularly relative to simulation, goals for their fellowship year, a description of what they bring to the simulation fellowship and a discussion of their career goals. Interested applicants should respond immediately and contact the program directors for further information as these positions are scheduled to start on 7/1/2013, but can start as late as 10/1/2013. Contact points are as follows: Pittsburgh Christopher Brackney, DO Mary Ellen Elias, MSN, RN-BC VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System One University Drive One University Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15240 Pittsburgh, PA 15240 412-958-3888 412-360-6592 Christopher.Brackney@va.gov MaryEllen.Elias@va.gov Contacts in San Francisco: Jan Hirsch, MD Richard Fidler, CRNA, MBA, NP Jan.email@example.com 4150 Clement Street Anesthesiology (129) Jan.Hirsch@uscf.edu San Francisco, CA 94121 Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org Richard.email@example.com ↑ Return to Listings
PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery ResidencyMaimonides Medical Center, General Surgery Residency program has a PGY-2 preliminary surgery residency position available for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicant must be a PGY-1 resident in good standing in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency program.
How To ApplyInterested candidates must submit the following via e-mail only: 1) CV 2) Three Letters of Recommendation-one from current Program Director 3) USMLE Scores 4) ABSITE Scores 5) Personal Statement 6) Medical School Transcripts 7) Copy of Medical School Diploma 8) MSPE 9) ECFMG Certificate (if applicable) 10) Annual competency-based summative evaluations from current program We do sponsor H1 and J1 Visa if necessary. We require your STEP III be taken by MAY 1, 2013 to ensure an H1 VISA be issued in time for a JULY 1ST start date. Please email documents to: Seema Chauhan, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. ↑ Return to Listings
PGY – 2 Preliminary General Surgery PositionThe Alpert Medical School, Brown University General Surgery Training Program has a PGY 2 Preliminary General Surgery Position available starting July 1, 2013. Applicants must be in good standing in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency program.
How To ApplyPlease submit application packet via e-mail only indicating Preliminary PGY 2 on the subject line. No faxed documents, No Phone calls please. Required documents: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Personal Statement 3. Medical School Transcript 4. Deans letter 5. Three Letters of Recommendation (including one from current Program Director) 6. Summative ACGME competency based evaluation from currant and any previous programs 7. USMLE Scores - all steps must be passed on first attempt. 8. ABSITE scores 9. Defined Category Report (ACGME Case Log System) 10. Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS 11. Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable 12. Non US citizens please submit documentation of current visa status. Visas: only J-1 accepted. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you. ↑ Return to Listings
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PGY-3 Categorical — FilledThank you to all the physicians that applied for the PGY-3 categorical position at Morristown Medical Center. Best wishes to all of you!
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Clinical/Research Resident – Yale Cardiac Surgery – PGYII surgery level or higher.This position is primarily intended for transitional junior residents seeking experience in the perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgical patients coupled with clinical and/or basic research. Currently available research opportunities exist in cardiac valve surgery, vascular biology and genetics, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
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PGY-2 Preliminary ResidentMarch 2013 --Western Michigan University School of Medicine Department of Surgery is seeking 2 non-designated PGY-2 preliminary residents to begin on July 1, 2013. All interested applicants should submit the following documents via email: Current CV Medical school diploma Medical school transcript MSPE (Dean's letter) 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) ABSITE Score Defined Category Operative Report ECFMG certificate (if applicable) Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received.
How To ApplyQualified applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to Cindy Shattuck, Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. **No phone calls, please.**↑ Return to Listings
PGY3 Position FilledThank you to all of the physicians that applied for the PGY-3 categorical position at The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX. Best to all of you!
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Categorical PGY- 4The New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital surgical training program (#440350438) has a categorical PGY- 4 level position starting July 1, 2013. Qualified applicants must currently be in a PGY-3 position at an accredited U.S ACGME General Surgery Residency Program and have passed USMLE Steps 1-3. Applications will only be accepted by email to Margie Rivera DeLeon, Residency Coordinator at email@example.com. Faxed or mailed applications will not be considered.
How To ApplyHow to Apply: 1. Current CV 2. Personal statement 3. Medical school transcript 4. MSPE letter 5. USMLE Steps I, II & III (All must be passed on first attempt) 6. ABSITE scores (PGY 1, 2 and 3) 7. Rotation schedules and Annual Competency Based Summative Evaluations from program for all years/past 3 years 8. 3 current letters of recommendations, one must be form current Program Director 9. ACGME Surgical Operative Logs 10. IMG’s must hold current ECFMG Certification-only accept J-1 visas – NO EXCECPTIONS. ↑ Return to Listings
PGY 4 General Surgery PositionThe University of Toledo, Department of Surgery is currently recruiting for a PGY 4 resident for July 1, 2013 since recently being approved for an increase in complement and start up of our mandatory research year. Candidates will need to have completed three years at an ACGME accredited program.
How To ApplyHow to apply: Qualified applicatnts are asked to submit by fax the following documents. * ERAS application or a universal application that can be found on the University of Toledo's website under GME * Current CV * Medical School transcript * Dean's Letter * Three current letters of recommendation, one which must be from the current Program Director * USMLE scores for Step I, II, III and CS * ABSITE scores for all previous three years * ACGME Case Logs and Defined Category Reports * List of completed rotations * If applicable, a valid ECFMG certificate The selection committee will review all applications and the prospective applicants will be contacted for a phone interview. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you, Mary Burda Education and Research Coordinator University of Toledo College of Medicine Department of Surgery 419-383-6462 Office 419-383-3348 Fax ↑ Return to Listings
Research ResidentThe Pediatric Resuscitation Research Team (PRRT) at Children's National Medical Center is focused on developing novel training strategies and technologies to improve the emergency evaluation and resuscitation of acutely ill and injured children. Our multidisciplinary research group includes surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, psychologists, computer and electrical engineers, statisticians and information scientists and is supported by grants from the NIH and HRSA. Funding is available for a two-year research position beginning in July 2013 for a qualified individual to assist with research related to pediatric trauma resuscitation. Applicants must be surgeons who have at least completed the PGY2 year of general surgical training at the start of the research fellowship.
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FellowshipPhlebology/Senior surgical fellowship emphasis on vein disease and office surgical procedures. This is a non accredited program with a high volume center. There is ample opportunity for research, which we encourage. Should have completed general surgery, but will consider PGY4 or greater.
How To ApplySend CV, ABSITE scores, 3 letters of recommendation, medical school transcript to Christa.AVC@gmail.com↑ Return to Listings
PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery ResidentThe Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA has an opening for a PGY-2 general surgery preliminary resident for the upcoming academic year starting July 1, 2013. Interested candidates should submit the following: Current CV USMLE Step I, IICK & IICS transcripts Medical school transcript Dean's letter 3 letters of recommendation (one from your current PD)
How To ApplyPlease send requested documents to me either via email, fax or mail to: Sandra Swint-Jones Residency Program Manager Albert Einstein Medical Center 5501 Old York Road, Klein 510 Philadelphia, PA 19141 Office: 215-456-3443 Fax: 215-456-3529 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
Fellowship in Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa, is seeking applicants for our new Fellowship in Vascular Surgery to begin on July 1, 2013. The training program includes extensive participation in open and endovascular surgery, minimally invasive percutaneous procedures, noninvasive vascular laboratory, and clinical and laboratory research. The fellowship program is accredited by the ACGME. Qualified applicants should have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by July 1, 2013.
How To ApplyApplicants must submit the following documents: • Curriculum vitae • Personal statement • 3 current letters of recommendation • ABSITE scores for all years of training Applications may be submitted by mail or e-mail to: John Blebea MD, MBA Professor of Surgery Shepard Thompson Clingan Chairman Department of Surgery University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa 4502 E. 41st Street Tulsa, OK 74135-2512 918-744-3367 fax email@example.com ↑ Return to Listings
Trauma and Critical Care FellowCritical Care and Trauma Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University offers the possibility to be trained by world renowned faculty in trauma, to obtain publications, training in echocardiography for fluid status management, mentorship in leadership in addition to the amazing clinical experience that this level one trauma center has to offer. There is an active collaboration with the Pan-American Trauma Society and possibilities for international rotations.
How To ApplyLocation/Delivery Address: West Hospital, 15th Floor, East Wing 1200 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23298 Mailing address: P.O. Box 980454 Richmond, VA 23298-0454 Phone: (804) 827-1207 Fax: (804) 827-0285 Associate Director of The Fellowship Program: Paula Ferrada MD, FACS firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
Burn Fellowship12-month fellowship in burn surgery and complex wound healing management beginning 7/1/2013 at a level 1 trauma center. An ideal experience with a large diverse plastic surgical group and a fully accredited Burn Center serving a cachement area of 3 million people in the suburban New York City area. Complete experience in acute burn and critical care patient management as well as burn and complex wound reconstruction. The fellow interacts with a residency training program in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
How To ApplyA minimum of three years of general surgical residency, critical care experience, and a New York State medical license are prerequisites for the position. Please contact program coordinator Jeanne Watson by phone or email (at (516)535-6744, email@example.com) for further information. ↑ Return to Listings
Burn FellowshipOne Year Burn Fellowship Position with optional second year as the surgical intensive care fellow (three years of general surgery experience required)Accredited Burn Center at University Of Iowa Level One Trauma Center Hospital400-500 annual burn and wound patient admissions>2000 outpatient visits The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics seeks surgical residents or board eligible surgical graduates for a one year BURN FELLOWSHIP with optional second year as the Surgical Critical Care Fellow. With admissions between 300-400 annually, the trainee will acquire in-depth experience in the management of the entire spectrum of burn, complex wound care and critical care in the setting of a tertiary university teaching hospital. Upon completion of the one-year burn fellowship, the trainee (at least three years of general surgery required) can complete a second year as the critical care fellow in the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. This will allow the trainee to sit for the American Board of Surgery Examination in Surgical Critical Care. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes a Burn Center which has been verified by the ACS/ABA Burn Center Verification Program since 1996. The University sits in the midst of beautiful rural landscapes in Iowa City, Iowa. This diverse and educated community is a hub for arts and entertainment, with energy and vitality for the arts, athletics, and medicine. The Iowa City area features some of Iowa’s top elementary and secondary schools, and its cost of living compares favorably with other cities that boast Big Ten universities. For additional information on this position please feel free to contact us directly.
How To ApplyIdeal candidates for our program must have completed/be completing an ACGME General Surgery and/or Plastic Surgery residency and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applicants interested in stepping out of their general surgery or plastics residency for fellowship are reviewed on an individual basis, but must have completed a minimum of two years residency. J-1 and H1b visas are encouraged to apply. Please send a CV, 3 Letters of Recommendation, a Personal Statement, USMLE certification and/or ECFMG certification, ABSITE report if applicable.↑ Return to Listings
PLASTIC SURGERY INGTEGRATED PGY4 position OPEN ONLY TO BE/BC GEN SURG,ORTHO, NEUROSURG, ENT, URO, OMFSPlastic surgery residency position in a newly created ACGME program. This is a six year integrated program however, we may be able to fill one of our PGY4 positions (via transfer). This position is equivalent to the first year of a Plastic Surgery Residency. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED OR ARE COMPLETING AN ACGME ACCREDITED GENERAL SURGERY, ENT, NEUROSURGERY, UROLOGY, OR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PROGRAM BY JUNE 2013. The residency Program will consist of Clinical Training at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (with Cohen's Children's Hospital), Lenox Hill Hospital (With Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital) and Staten Island University Hospital. Each offers excellent training with NS-LIJ having emphasis on Breast Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Reconstruction. Lenox Hill/MEETH will have a strong emphasis on Cosmetic Surgery and General Plastic Surgery and Staten Island has a strong emphasis on General Plastic Surgery and Burn and Wound Care. How To Apply Email Dr. Armen Kasabian firstname.lastname@example.org cc: Dr. Neil Tanna email@example.com
How To ApplyPLEASE DO NOT INQUIRE OR APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED AN ACGME ACCREDITED GENERAL SURGERY, ENT, NEUROSURGERY, UROLOGY, OR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PROGRAM BY JUNE 2013 How To Apply Email Dr. Armen Kasabian firstname.lastname@example.org cc: Dr. Neil Tanna email@example.com↑ Return to Listings
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Vascular Surgery ResearchThe Vascular Division in the Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin Madison invites applications for post-doctoral fellowship positions. This program offers a two-year research opportunity including laboratory training in basic, translational, or clinical outcomes research in vascular disease. Positions are available for July 2013 and 2014. The training program, funded by a T32 grant from the NIH (NHLBI), comprises over twenty MD and/or PhD faculty from the University of Wisconsin. The program emphasizes multidisciplinary studies in vascular biology, drug delivery, vascular imaging, and outcomes and health services research. Surgical residents as well as recent PhD graduates with basic training in disciplines related to vascular disease are encouraged to apply. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, persons with disabilities, and women are encouraged to apply to NIH-funded research opportunities. For additional information and application instructions please visit www.surgery.wisc.edu/vascular_T32 or contact the program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How To ApplyTo apply, please visit www.surgery.wisc.edu/vascular_T32 and see the Application Process tab for requirements and application submission.↑ Return to Listings
Vascular surgery fellowship positionThe Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX, is now accepting applications from qualified surgical residencies to fill an additional ACGME accredited position beginning July 01, 2013 in its 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. Two fellows have already matched through the NRMP, and the additional position increases the number of fellows per year to 3 from 2. We plan on taking an additional 3rd fellow every other year. The mission of our vascular surgery fellowship is to provide comprehensive training in the care of vascular patients with both open surgical and catheter-based endoluminal therapy. The fellowship trainees work in an environment that emphasizes clinical excellence. Research opportunities are available and are encouraged. Visit our website at: http://www.bcm.edu/surgery/vascular/vascularfellowshipoverview.
How To ApplyREQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed an accredited General Surgery residency program prior to matriculation . Foreign medical graduates are required to have a valid certificate from ECFMG. Applicants must be American Board of Surgery eligible. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Current CV Personal Statement 3 letters of Recommendation (one from the program director) ABSITE scores for ALL years Photo Interested candidates please send all documents electronically or by fax to: Carlos F. Bechara, MD MS FACS Baylor College of Medicine Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2002 Holcombe BLVD (112), Houston, 77030 Email: email@example.com Phone : 713-798-6417 Fax: 713-798-8941 ↑ Return to Listings
Fellow, Surgical Critical CareEmory University Department of Surgery at Grady is seeking an additional surgical critical care fellow for a one year position in 2013-2014. This recently opened position is in a fully accredited ACGME Surgical Critical Care program. Options for an additional year of advanced trauma training in a busy level 1 urban trauma center can be discussed. Qualifications: A candidate should have completed a five year surgery residency in an ACGME accredited program. The Emory Department of Surgery at Grady covers an open mixed surgical/trauma ICU with an average daily census of approximately 30 patients and the trauma service admits over 3000 patients annually with 25% or more victims of penetrating trauma.
How To ApplyAll interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only to Meg Lewis, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care Residency. Please submit: current CV, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation (one must be from the general surgery program director), USMLE (Step I, Step II, and III Scores), MSPE medical school transcript, and foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. We will only accept J-1 visas. ↑ Return to Listings
Independent Plastic Surgery Residency Position for July 2013 – open to chief residents or board eligible general surgeons, ENT, Urology, neurosurgeons, orthopedistsPlastic surgery residency position in a newly created ACGME program. This is a six year integrated program however, we are able to fill in our PGY4 position. This position is equivalent to the first year of a Plastic Surgery Residency. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED OR ARE COMPLETING GENERAL SURGERY, ENT, NEUROSURGERY, UROLOGY, OR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY BY JUNE 2013. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE GRADUATED FROM A UNITED STATES ALLOPATHIC MEDICAL SCHOOL. No ECFMG. The residency Program will consist of Clinical Training at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (with Cohen's Children's Hospital), Lenox Hill Hospital (With Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital) and Staten Island University Hospital. Each offers excellent training with NS-LIJ having emphasis on Breast Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Reconstruction. Lenox Hill/MEETH will have a strong emphasis on Cosmetic Surgery and General Plastic Surgery and Staten Island has a strong emphasis on General Plastic Surgery and Burn and Wound Care.
How To ApplyEmail Dr. Armen Kasabian email@example.com cc: Dr. Neil Tanna firstname.lastname@example.org↑ Return to Listings
Surgical House Staff PhysiciansSurgical House Staff Physicians The Department of Surgery at Shore Medical Center of Westchester Center has (3) House Physician positions available. We are an ACGME accredited program, the Surgical House Physician positions are not.
How To ApplyCandidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail: Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. 1. Must have Surgical experience, clinical years of general surgery residency preferred 2. 2. Current CV 3. 3. USMLE Step I, ll & lll 4. 4. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York ( Full or limited permit) 5. 5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 6. 6. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director How to Apply Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester 16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 email@example.com No fax or phone calls, please Christina Lennon Residency Coordinator Sound Shore Medical Center Office # 914-365-3998 Fax # 914-365-5131 Email "firstname.lastname@example.org" ↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care FellowshipGeorgia Regents University Fellowship program is excited to accept applications for two fellowship positions in Surgical Critical Care for the 2014-2015, PGY-6 level or higher. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualifications: The applicant must have successfully completed a five-year general surgery residency and be either board certified or eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination. Successful completion of the program will qualify the fellow to sit for the examination for “Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care” from the American Board of Surgery.
How To ApplyInterested applicants should submit their CV, 3 letters of recommendation, ABSITE score, personal statement, and recent photo to the following email email@example.com. ↑ Return to Listings
Burn Surgery Fellowship (Available Immediately)The Division of Burns, at the Westchester Medical Center / New York Medical College offers two non-ACGME approved one-year Burn Surgery Fellowship positions. 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, most recently 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 separate Pediatric Burn critical care and step-down units housed in the recently constructed 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 hospital. 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 a J-1 visa or having completed only a portion of a general/plastic surgery residency will also be considered on an individual basis.
How To ApplyHow To Apply Interested applicants should contact Dr. Joseph Turkowski, Medical Director, at 914-493-7065 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ↑ Return to Listings
Pelvic Pain Fellowship PositionThe Arthur Smith Institute for Urology of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine seeks Board eligible or certified urologist , gynecologist, neurologist, physiatrist, or internist wishing to gain experience in the management of pelvic pain syndromes and voiding dysfunction. This is a one to two year opportunity for NYS licensed eligible physician to gain clinical (medical and surgical) expertise and participate in related clinical research. Individual will gain training in medical management, nerve blocks, trigger point injections, endoscopic procedures, urodynamics, and physical therapy. For more information please contact Sofia Agoritsas at email@example.com.
How To Apply- completion of ACGME accredited residency preferred - NYS licensed eligible individual - Provide CV - 2-3 letters of reference - USMLE scores↑ Return to Listings
Biodesign and Innovation Fellowship (Med Device)Spend a year in medical device innovation. Multidisciplinary teams of three graduate and/or postgraduate engineers, business professionals (MBA), and physicians collaborate in a process involving clinical immersion, identification and verification of clinical problems, invention, prototyping, early-stage testing, and project planning. Problem-Based, Solution-Driven: Teams invent new technologies that address major clinical and surgical needs. In the past five years Biodesign teams have filed multiple patents, started new companies and have won many major technology development awards. For more information and to apply please visit www.mubiodesign.com.
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SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE FELLOWThomas Jefferson University Hospital is offering a one year ACGME accredited program in Surgical Critical Care. We are seeking highly competitive candidates for the 2013-2014 academic year. An emphasis is placed on management of a general surgical ICU, including trauma, transplant, and complex general surgery cases in our state of the art 25 bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Additional time will be spent in the cardiac surgery ICU with an emphasis on cardiac assist device management, cardiac transplantation, and ECMO. Additional elective opportunities exist as well as operative opportunity in trauma and acute care surgery. The applicant should have already undergone a minimum of 3 years post-graduate training in general surgery, urology, neurosurgery, gynecology or anesthesiology in an ACGME accredited program.
How To ApplyPlease Contact: Michael S. Weinstein, MD, Director Surgical Critical Care , Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Surgery, 1020 Walnut Street, 6th Floor. ATTN: Donna Guinto, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.↑ Return to Listings
Transplant FellowshipWe are currently looking for transplant fellowship applicants for a two-year advanced ASTS-approved training program in multi-organ transplantation at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, MA beginning immediately. Applicants must be board certified, eligible or equivalent in general surgery, and hold or be eligible to obtain a full State of Massachusetts medical license. The fellow will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of transplant management: organ procurement and preservation, living donor and recipient surgery, evaluation and listing of prospective transplant candidates and post transplant care and immunosuppression management. In addition, the fellow will gain experience in advanced Hepatobiliary surgery.
How To ApplyPlease submit applications to: Elizabeth Pomfret, M.D., Ph.D. Chair, Department of Transplantation c/o Tina Schuurman – email: email@example.com Lahey Clinic Medical Center Department of Transplantation 41 Mall Road, 4 West Phone: 781-744-7638 ↑ Return to Listings
Acute Care Surgery Fellowship 2013-2014This is an approved AAST Acute Care Surgery ( two-year) Fellowship based at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California and affiliated with UC San Francisco. We are currently interviewing for this position. The first year is a Surigcal Critical Care Fellowship so fellow is eligible for ABS Added Qualifications In Critical Care Boards. The Community Regional Medical Center is the regional trauma center for the six-county Central San Joaquin Valley, serving a population of approximately 2 million people. The Trauma Service is very active, admitting more than 2700 patients annually with approximately 20% of the patients requiring ICU admission. Community Regional Medical Center has the region’s only burn center. The surgical faculty for the fellowship includes 8 critical care board-certified surgeons active in all aspects of critical care and trauma. The goal of this fellowship is to produce skilled, competent surgeons capable of dealing with complex critical care and trauma problems, and prepared for leadership roles in emergent and trauma system administration and ICU management. Rotations include trauma, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and surgical intensive care, pediatric/neonatal intensive care, medical intensive care, cardiovascular, transplant, and burns.
How To ApplyA completed application must be received as well as a letter of recommendation from the Program Director, and two letters of recommendation from people who can address academic and clinical performance. Also current CV, ABSITE scores for all years of residency. Applicants will need to obtain a California Medical License if they do not currently hold one. Application for Acute Care Surgery Fellowship (apply online/PDF/WORD) www.fresno.ucsf.edu Follow the links for Medical Education – Surgery – Acute Care Surgery. Please direct any questions to Betty Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac Track) Residency OpeningDepartment: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery City/State: Loma Linda, California Clinical Specialty: Cardiac Track (Adult Cardiac, Pediatric Cardiac, and General Thoracic) Requirements: Graduate from a 5 year ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency Required Documents: 1. CV 2. Personal Statement 3. Medical School Transcript 4. ABS – ABSITE Scores 5. Dean’s Letter (MSPE) 6. Three Letters of Recommendation (one must be from General Surgery Program Director) 7. USMLE Transcripts 8. ECFMG status report (FMG only) Description: The Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center has an unexpected opening for a PGY – 6 (cardiac track) resident starting July 1, 2013. The residency program is ACGME accredited and is based at a large academic medical center. The faculty of six cardiac surgeons and two thoracic surgeons offer the residents hands-on experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, congenital and pediatric surgery, cardiac transplantation, and general thoracic surgery. The volume of cases per year has been consistent and includes: Coronary artery bypass grafting (both on and off pump) Valve repair and replacement operations Aortic surgery (including endovascular, and over 30 acute dissections per year) Surgery for heart failure Mechanical support devices (Joint Commission Certified for Destination Therapy) Minimally invasive surgery Arrhythmia surgery Adult and pediatric cardiac transplantation Congenital/pediatric cardiac cases High volume thoracic surgery (including esophageal surgery with exposure to patient populations in an academic medical center and the VA Healthcare System)
How To ApplyApplicants are required to have 5 years of general surgery training at an ACGME accredited program in the U.S.A. To submit an application, please submit the required documents to: Marcie L. O'Reilly Program Coordinator 11175 Campus Street, Suite 21121 Loma Linda, CA 92354 Phone: (909) 558-8648 Fax: (909) 558-0348 Email: email@example.com Website: http://lomalindahealth.org/medical-center/our-services/cardiothoracic-surgery/overview/index.page Anees J. Razzouk, MD Program Director 11175 Campus Street, Suite 21121 Loma Linda, CA 92354 Phone: (909) 558-8648 Fax: (909) 558-0348 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://lomalindahealth.org/medical-center/our-services/cardiothoracic-surgery/overview/index.page ↑ Return to Listings
Fellowship in Breast Surgical OncologyThe Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is pleased to offer a one-year post-graduate non-accredited fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology. We are currently accepting applications for one (1) position beginning July 2013. The fellowship will provide trainees with broad exposure to benign and malignant breast disease and will include hands-on experience performing breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided core biopsies. Fellows will have exposure to the disciplines of medical oncology, radiation oncology, plastic surgery, genetics, pathology, radiology, community service and outreach, cancer survivorship and rehabilitation, and psycho-oncology. Fellows will also participate in Multidisciplinary Breast Tumor Board, journal club, research projects and clinical trials. In order to apply, candidates must have completed a general surgery residency, hold an M.D., and be board eligible or board certified in surgery. To request an application, please contact Vicky Norton, Breast Oncology Fellowship Coordinator, at email@example.com.
How To ApplyTo request an application, please contact Vicky Norton, Breast Oncology Fellowship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, completed application form, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of recommendation to Vicky Norton at email@example.com. Letters of recommendation should be addressed to Armando E. Giuliano, M.D., Director, Breast Fellowship and Associate Director, Surgical Oncology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. ↑ Return to Listings
Vascular Surgery FellowshipGood Samaritan Hospital/Triheath Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio has a position open for the first year of the two year Vascular Surgery Fellowship beginning July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. Interested candidates may call 513-862-3220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Kidney Transplant Fellowshipopen for US graduates of surgery and urology and graduates of UK equivalents. Kidney transplant fellowship with exposure to liver and pancreas transplantation.Deceased donor procurements.Abundant access surgery. Opportunity to publish. starting in July 2013
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PGY-1 Categorical Position (General Surgery)–FilledThe Abington Memorial Hospital General Surgery Residency Program in Abington, Pennsylvania, has filled an opening for one categorical PGY-1 position beginning immediately.
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Surgical Nutrition FellowshipThe Surgical Nutrition Fellowship position has been filled.
How To Applyhttp://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/services/burntrauma/Medical/Surgical_Nutrition_Fellowship.aspx↑ Return to Listings
Fellow, Surgical Critical CareThomas Jefferson University Hospital is offering a one year program in Surgical Critical Care. An emphasis is placed on management of a general surgical ICU, including trauma, transplant, and complex general surgery cases. Additional time will be spent in the cardiac surgery ICU with an emphasis on cardiac assist device management, cardiac transplantation, and ECMO. Additional elective opportunities exist as well as operative opportunity in trauma and acute care surgery. The applicant should have already undergone a minimum of 3 years post-graduate training in general surgery, urology, neurosurgery, gynecology or anesthesiology. If interested, please contact Michael S. Weinstein, MD at email@example.com or 215-955-8813.
How To ApplyPlease send your cv, references and a brief personal statement to the email below.↑ Return to Listings
PGY 3 General Surgery Position Filled
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Trauma & Surgical Critical CareThe Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville is proud to offer an ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. It is the goal of our program to produce a well-rounded surgeon with clinical competence in the care of critically ill patients. Boasting extensive clinical experience from a broad and diverse population base, the University of Louisville Hospital is the Level-I Trauma Center that services Kentucky and Southern Indiana. While a majority of the training is completed at the University of Louisville Hospital, fellows are given the opportunity to pursue elective rotations at Kosair Children’s Hospital (pediatric critical care), Jewish Hospital (transplant critical care), and Norton Hospital (bariatric and oncologic critical care). All of these sites are within a 5-minute walk from the University of Louisville Hospital. This one-year fellowship in Surgical Critical Care is an ACGME-approved fellowship with an optional second year available for either an additional clinical fellowship or basic science research. Fellows have combined their year in Critical Care with Trauma Surgery (functioning as a junior faculty attending and taking trauma call with attending back-up for both years of the fellowship) or other surgical subspecialties and have the opportunity to pursue an MPH, MBA or PhD, as well.
How To ApplyPlease visit www.louisvilletrauma.com.↑ Return to Listings
Research FellowThe Thoracic Immunobiology Laboratory of Washington University in St Louis (http://www.lungimmunolab.wustl.edu) offers a unique training opportunity for individuals interested in Thoracic Surgery or transplantation and tumor immunology. The laboratory is an NIH funded collaborative of three investigators (Daniel Kreisel, Alexander S. Krupnick, Andy E. Gelman) within the Departments of Surgery and Pathology/Immunology. It was the first laboratory to describe the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation as well as intravital two photon microscopy of the lung and ongoing research projects involve the study of lung inflammatory mechanisms in murine models of ischemia-reperfusion injury, allograft rejection, and pulmonary malignancies. Potential trainees must have an MD and/or PhD degree and be a US citizen or have a permanent resident card (green card) and an interest in dedicating at least two years to this fellowship. For examples of recent publications please see: Emergency granulopoiesis promotes neutrophil-dendritic cell encounters that prevent mouse lung allograft acceptance. Blood. 2011 Dec 1;118(23):6172-82. Bcl3 prevents acute inflammatory lung injury in mice by restraining emergency granulopoiesis. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2011 Jan;121(1):265-76. In vivo two-photon imaging reveals monocyte-dependent neutrophil extravasation during pulmonary inflammation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 2010 107(42):18073 Cutting edge: MHC class II expression by pulmonary nonhematopoietic cells plays a critical role in controlling local inflammatory responses. Journal of Immunology 2010 Oct 1;185(7):3809 Cutting edge: Acute lung allograft rejection is independent of secondary lymphoid organs. Journal of Immunology 2009 Apr 1;182(7):3969-73 Orthotopic Mouse Lung Transplantation as Experimental Methodology to Study Transplant and Tumor Biology. Nature Protocols. 2009; 4(1):86-93
How To ApplyApplicants should submit their curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org or directly by mail at Box 8234, 660 South Euclid, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110 (Attention Paula Karides), or by calling at 314-362-9181 or 314-362-6021. Washington University is committed to providing a diverse environment and encourages applications from females and under represented minorities.↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care FellowshipThe Surgical Critical Care Program at Carilion Clinic- Virginia Tech in Roanoke Virginia is soliciting applications for our ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. Carilion Clinic is a multihospital group with the flagship located at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. CRMH is a state accredited level 1 trauma center and tertiary referral center for all of southwestern Virginia and eastern West Virginia. It is the primary teaching hospital of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and offers 19 residency and fellowship training programs. The Surgical Critical Care fellowship is a one year ACGME accredited fellowship in the care of critically ill patients from a variety of surgical subspecialities. Our 12 bed Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit and 12 bed Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit offer a wide variety of patient pathology. In addition we offer a robust training experience in critical care ultrasound as well as a variety of elective rotations. Ideally applicants for the position will have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency in a surgical program such as General Surgery, Neurosurgery or Obstetrics and Gynecology. However, candidates will be considered after completing their 3rd year of residency, as long as they have a documented categorical position to return to after completion of the fellowship program. For fellows who have completed their primary surgical training salary will be at the PGY-6 level. Further information and fellowship application are available on our website: http://www.carilionclinic.org/Carilion/Surgical_Critical_Care_Fellowship
How To ApplyIf interested please download and complete the application. In addition, we require the following additional items: • CV/Personal Statement • One letter of recommendation form the Chairman of the Department of Surgery • 2 letters of recommendation from other faculty in the Department of Surgery, to the Division of Surgical Critical Care Please forward the application and all supporting information to the program director, Mark Hamill at email@example.com. Mark E. Hamill, MD, FACS Carilion Clinic Department of Surgery Section Chief, Surgical Critical Care Medical Director 9 Mountain Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Medical Education Building #329 1906 Belleview Avenue Roanoke, VA 24014 office: (540) 981-7434 fax: (540) 981-8681 email: firstname.lastname@example.org ↑ Return to Listings
SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW T32The Department of Surgery Research lab at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School, Department of Surgery, is a prolific laboratory, funded by the NIH for the past 10 years. We are seeking applicants for an NIH T32 Training Grant who will be mentored by Edwin A. Deitch, MD (PI). Opportunities exist to conduct studies on inflammation after hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation with the goal of decreasing cellular priming and resultant organ failure. Specific emphasis will be placed on delineating mechanisms of hyper-inflammation and mitigating lung injury using clinical, animal, cellular and molecular details of inflammatory signaling. Additional research opportunities exploring mechanisms of post-injury red blood cell dysfunction are also available in the basic science arena as well as preclinical translation studies testing novel agents to reduce MODS after major shock and trauma. The NIH T32 funding requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence Preferred qualification: categorical surgical residents (PGY 2-5) Under represented minorities, disadvantaged and disabled applicants are encouraged to apply. Openings are available for July 1st start dates in 2012 to 2014
How To ApplyInquiries and applications, including personal statement, current CV, proof of US citizenship or permanent residency, reference list, and 2 - 3 letters of recommendation should be sent to email@example.com ↑ Return to Listings
Clinical/Research Resident-Yale Cardiac Surgery-PGY2 Surgery Level or HigherThis position is primarily intended for transitional junior residents seeking experience in the perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgical patients coupled with clinical and/or basic research. Currently available research opportunities exist in crdiac valve surgery, vascular biology and genetics, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
How To ApplySend CV and three letters of reference to: Suzanne Giannotti, Section Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org↑ Return to Listings
Africa Trauma Research Study AssociateLooking for an individual to spend 15 months in Tanzania doing a large population based study on rural road traffic injuries. The position is funded, and open to any nationality. The work would start as soon as possible. Ideal candidate is adventurous and interested in developing a career in developing world injury epidemiology. A good opportunity for someone who has worked as a research intern previously, and interested in taking ownership of a large project. Please forward to any students that you may have worked with that may enjoy such an opportunity and have the maturity and professionalism for such a project.
How To ApplySend an email to email@example.com Will reply with a formal job description and application instructions.↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care FellowshipThe New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell has two Surgical Critical Care fellowship spots. We are offering a 1 year ACGME-certified Surgical Critical Care fellowship with a second optional year for research. The goal of the fellowship is to train academic surgical intensivists and provide broad training in a variety of surgical disciplines. The fellow receives excellent training in a primary 14 bed trauma/surgical ICU with additional training in cardiothoracic intensive care, burn intensive care, and pediatric critical care. Elective time is available in additional trauma experience, anesthesiology, and neurological critical care. Qualifications: The applicant must have successfully completed residency in an ACGME accredited graduate medical education program in the disciplines of General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology or Obstetrics and Gynecology and be eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination. Board certification is also accepted. Successful completion of the program will qualify the fellow to sit for the examination for "Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care" from the American Board of Surgery.
How To ApplyPlease submit your CV and three references to Dr. Eachempati by email.↑ Return to Listings
Surgical Critical Care FellowThe twelve month Surgical Critical Care fellowship stresses state-of-the-art resuscitation of the critically ill patient with additional emphasis on intensive care unit administration, evidence-based medicine, Six Sigma quality assurance strategies, and clinical research. Training occurs in the surgical, burn, trauma, neurosciences, medical, and cardiac intensive care units under the direction of six board-certified surgical intensivists / trauma surgeons. A variety of electives are available to allow each fellow to tailor their learning experience to meet the needs of their future career. The optional twelve month Acute Care Surgery / Trauma fellowship builds upon the foundation created by the Surgical Critical Care fellowship, further emphasizing the care of critically ill surgical and trauma patients. Emphasis in the second year is placed on learning the skills necessary for trauma center administration. The Acute Care Surgery / Trauma Fellow rotates through a variety of surgical rotations in acute care surgery, trauma, hepatobiliary surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, burn surgery, orthopedics, and neurosurgery among others. Each fellow is also actively participates in both resident and medical student education as well as trauma center policy formulation and administration. This allows the fellow broad opportunities to develop skills in research, administration, and clinical practice. The applicant must have successfully completed a five-year general surgery residency and be either board certified or eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination. Successful completion of the program will qualify the fellow to sit for the examination for the "Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care" from the American Board of Surgery. Select candidates who have completed at least three years of general surgery and have an approved categorical position to complete their PGY-4 and PGY-5 years may also be considered.
How To ApplyThe applicant may either apply using www.surgicalcriticalcare.net or email the paperwork listed below to the Academic Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org: • Current curriculum vitae • Personal statement • 3 current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • USMLE Steps I, II, III scores • All ABSITE scores and reports ↑ Return to Listings
Multi-Organ Transplant FellowshipMULTI-ORGAN TRANSPLANT FELLOWSHIP UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL SCHOOL DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY Applications are now being accepted for one position for a two-year advanced ASTS-approved training program in multi-organ transplantation at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Must be board certified, eligible, or equivalent in general surgery, and hold or be eligible to obtain a State of Minnesota medical license (see requirements). Responsibilities include 24 months of specialty training in donor surgery, vascular access, and in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. Successful candidates will be appointed as full-time yearly renewable non-tenure track Instructors in the Department of Surgery or if on J-1 visa, as Medical Fellow. The start date available is January 1, 2013. Please see website for more information and application form. The position will remain open until filled.
How To ApplyTo apply, please submit curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, completed application form (can be found at website listed in job description), and bibliography to: Hang McLaughlin Coordinator, Transplant Fellowship Program University of Minnesota Dept. of Surgery 420 Delaware St. S.E., MMC 195 Minneapolis, MN 55455 email@example.com The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.↑ Return to Listings
Lung Transplant, Adult ECMO, EX-Vivo, Lung Failure Thoracic FellowFellowship training as a full member of the Thoracic and Advanced Lung Failure team at Columbia University, one of the busiest lung transplant, and lung failure teams in the country, with the most active adult ECMO program. Dedicated training in all aspects of Lung Transplantion, including ex-vivo lung reconditioning. Advanced training in the utilization of adult ECMO for treatment of acute lung failure, bridge to transplant, transport, and as bridge to recovery and alternative to mechanical ventilation. Additional lung failure training will be attained in Lung Volume Reduction surgery, Pulmonary Endarterectomy, and diaphragmatic pacing. Opportunities for advanced experience in minimally invasive surgery for lobectomy, esophagectomy, and mediastinal disease will complement the program. Opportunities for basic and clinical research available, including stem cell regeneration of lung tissue. Requirements: Board certification and or eligbility in General Surgery or Equivilent eligbility with ECFMG credetaling for foreign trained surgeons
How To ApplyApplicants may submit current cv's to: Joshua R. Sonett, MD, FACS Chief, Thoracic Surgery Columbia University New-York Presbyterian Hospital ↑ Return to Listings
SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOWThe Trauma Research Center lab at the University of Colorado Denver, Department of Surgery, Division of CT Surgery-Research, is a prolific laboratory, funded by the NIH for nearly 25 years. We are seeking applicants for an NIH T32 Training Grant who will be mentored by PIs: Ernest E. Moore, MD, and Anirban Banerjee, PhD. Opportunities exist to conduct studies on inflammation after hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation with the goal of decreasing cellular priming and resultant organ failure. Specific emphasis will be placed on delineating mechanisms of hyper-inflammation and mitigating lung injury using clinical, animal, cellular and molecular details of inflammatory signaling. Additional research opportunities exploring mechanisms of post-injury coagulopathies are also available in both basic science and clinical arenas using advanced techniques in proteomics and state-of-the-art viscoelastic hemostatic assays. The NIH T32 funding requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence Preferred qualification: categorical surgical residents (PGY 2-5) Underrepresented minorities, disadvantaged and disabled applicants are encouraged to apply Openings are available for July 1st start dates in 2012 to 2015
How To ApplyInquiries and applications, including personal statement, current CV, proof of US citizenship or permanent residency, reference list, and 2 - 3 letters of recommendation↑ Return to Listings
Trauma FellowThe one-year Trauma Fellowship at Hartford Hospital provides a unique experience with opportunities to develop clinical, education, leadership, research and administrative skills. The Fellowship places emphasis on pre-hospital care, air/ground transport systems, resuscitation and operative and non-operative management of multiple system injured patients in the settings of critical care, acute care, and rehabilitation. A prerequisite for this Fellowship is five years of general surgical training. The Fellow will participate, assist and have the opportunity to become an instructor in: Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course (The birthplace of the course) Simulated Trauma Education Course Trauma Ultrasound Course In addition, the Fellow will have the opportunity to gain experience in the following: Bioterrorism Preparedness Program LIFE STAR Air Medical Program Hartford Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine CESI Center for Education Simulation and Innovation (One of the largest in the country) We are an 800-bed, tertiary care facility, American College of Surgeons/Committee on Trauma verified, state designated Level I Trauma Center admitting an excess of 1,700 trauma patients yearly. Of this group, 1,500 are evaluated for multiple system injuries (90% blunt and 10% penetrating trauma). Our LIFE STAR Air Medical transport system provides over 1,300 patient transports annually. Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and performs over 40,000 surgical procedures each year and over 2,500 SICU admissions. A two-year Fellowship combining Trauma and Surgical Critical Care (Critical Care in an ACGME Accredited Program) is available to qualified applicants. Graduates of this two-year program are eligible for the certifying examination in Critical Care. A funded, full-time research opportunity is also available for those wishing to select this pathway.
How To ApplyFor further information, contact: Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS and Chairman, Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital,80 Seymour Street, PO Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102-5037, (860) 545-3112, e-mail: Ljacobs@harthosp.org. Lourdes Castanon, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery.,80 Seymour Street, PO Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102-5037, (860) 545-3112, email: firstname.lastname@example.org↑ Return to Listings
Harvard-Gutenberg Surgical Research FellowshipThe HGSR Fellowship is a 2 year research fellowship for surgical residents interested in tumor biology, tissue engineering or regenerative medicine. The training involves a primary laboratory experience in Boston with additional opportunities (typically 2-4 weeks/year) at the Anatomische Institut at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany. At the time of the Fellowship, candidates must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
How To ApplyFor more information regarding the specific research and Fellowships, please visit mentzerlab.org. Ongoing applicants are always welcome. Please send CV and a list of references if you wish to apply.↑ Return to Listings
Fellowship in Medical SimulationFellowship in Medical Simulation Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Mission This two year fellowship in medical simulation will, through experiential, didactic, and formalized graduate education, provide the participant with the skills necessary to conceive, design, develop, implement, manage, and assess programs utilizing medical simulation in their curricula. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare the participant to enter the next phase of his or her academic career at a leadership level in a medical simulation center, such as medical director, co-director, or associate director level. Applicant Qualifications The applicant must have graduated from an AAMC accredited (or equivalent) medical school and have either graduated from or successfully completed the second year of an approved ACGME residency program. Successful completion of USMLE parts 1, 2 and 3 is required. A record of achievement in medical education, as provided by letters of reference, publications, teaching evaluations, or prior specialized training or experience in medical education is desired, but not required. Elements of Simulation Fellowship
- Independent and didactic training in the history and theoretical basis of simulation in medical education.
- Instruction in the operation and programming of a variety of medical simulation technologies, including:
- High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulators
- Partial Task Simulators
- Computerized Simulation Technologies
- Virtual Reality Simulators
- Simulation Audio-Visuals
- Learning Management Systems
- Data Management Systems
- Mentored and graded participation in the conception, design, development, implementation (including scenario building, programming, and debriefing), and assessment of simulation programs offered to a wide variety of participants at multiple levels of training including medical students, residents, fellows, attending physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals in many medical and allied health specialties. It is anticipated that the fellow will, with the assistance of faculty mentors, conceive, design, develop, implement, and assess at least two programs during the fellowship. Fellows will develop a portfolio of simulation cases that shall be submitted for evaluation.
- Matriculation in the Harvard Graduate School of Education for completion of a Masters degree in Education, concomitantly with other fellowship activities and requirements. Flexible scheduling, tuition, fees, and up to $1000.00 in textbooks and course materials are provided by STRATUS.
- A minimum of two scholarly projects are to be successfully completed and submitted for publication during the fellowship.
- Funded travel to at least one scientific meeting annually in North America, as approved by the fellowship director.
How To ApplyFor more information, please contact: Charles Pozner, MD Medical Director, STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation Brigham and Women’s Hospital 126C Neville House 10 Vining Street Boston, MA 02115 email@example.com (617) 732-8187 (617) 688-8003↑ Return to Listings
Residency – Thoracic Surgery
Program/Institution: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Division/Department: Thoracic Surgery
City, State: Nashville, TN
Clinical Specialty: Cardiac, Pediatric Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Available Start Date: 7/1/2013
Requirements: Completion of an American College of Graduate Medical Education or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited General Surgery residency program.
ERAS Common Application Form
One Letter of Recommendation from Program Director or Dean
Minimum of 2 additional Letters of Recommendation
Official Medical School Transcripts
USMLE Transcript with Scores (Steps I, II, III)
ABSITE Transcript with Scores
Valid ECFMG Certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada).
The philosophy of this three year residency program is to:
- Provide a robust, appropriately supervised setting in which advanced highly skilled education in adult cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery can take place.
- Seek opportunities for the resident to acquire an in-depth knowledge and advanced skill in cardiac and thoracic surgical techniques
- Develop academically, and professionally. Skills to be acquired include those of medical knowledge, patient care, practice-based learning and improvement, communication and interpersonal skills, professionalism, and the systems based practice.
- Provide an excellent clinical education and graduated clinical advancement accomplished by directed expert clinical, academic, and social instruction promoting self-directed education, and fostering the refinement of the individual resident's clinical, professional, social, and academic pursuits.
- Combined resident mentoring with instruction by faculty including both didactic and Socratic education, hands-on experience, and self-directed learning.
Contact: Karen E. Kennedy
How To Apply
Send applications to:
Karen E. Kennedy, MBA
Department of Thoracic Surgery
609 Oxford House
1313 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-4682