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PGY-1 Preliminary Position

University of South Alabama
Date Posted: April 19, 2014

The University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama will have two General Surgery PGY-1 preliminary positions available to start on July 1, 2014. Established in 1949, the University of South Alabama General Surgery Residency is the oldest surgical residency in the state of Alabama. This five year residency currently includes 5 categorical residents in each class and two PGY-1 preliminary residents. The preliminary residents are offered a broad surgical experience which includes: Burn, Trauma, Surgical ICU, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, and ENT. The University of South Alabama Medical Center is the home of a level one Trauma Center and Burn Center. A recent quality measures report released by the University Health System Consortium (UHC) shows that the University of South Alabama Medical Center is ranked No. 1 in quality of care among 158 university teaching hospitals in the United States. About Mobile, Alabama Mobile is a beautiful mid-sized coastal city, which offers temperate climate, low cost of living, many cultural activities and close proximity to beaches and recreation. Mobile is known for its fine food and music. Mobile's streets are shaded by a canopy of live oaks and the city features a mild climate with flowers blooming year round. The city has many museums including the Mobile Museum of Art, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, the Mobile Carnival Museum, the Battleship USS Alabama and the Museum of Mobile. Performing arts are active in Mobile with the Mobile Opera, Mobile Symphony, Mobile Ballet, and the Playhouse in the Park. Sports and recreation are a big part of life in the Mobile area. Southern Alabama is a golfer's paradise with two courses of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove in Mobile and Lakewood in Point Clear. For college football fans, the annual Senior Bowl and the GoDaddy.com Bowl are played in Mobile. The University of South Alabama Jaguars are expanding their football program to become a full member of the Sun Belt Conference in 2013. Other university sports already compete in the conference. The Mobile Baybears play in Hank Aaron Stadium, named after the famous Mobilian. Hiking, bird-watching, and kayaking opportunities are offered at several state parks in the area including Meaher, Blakeley, Weeks Bay and Gulf State Park. A short drive across Mobile Bay is the Eastern Shore area of Baldwin County. The city of Fairhope is known for its active arts community and quaint shops and restaurants. Spanish Fort is known for its proximity to the Tensaw-Mobile River Delta. The town of Daphne is rich in history including Jackson's Oak, a several hundred-year old tree under which Andrew Jackson is said to have rallied his troops during the War of 1812. On the coast you can find Alabama's famous white sand beaches in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores.

How To Apply

Candidates must be a US citizen, permanent resident (green card), or possess a J-1 VISA. Candidates must also be eligible for Alabama licensure. All interested applicants should contact our Program Coordinator, Mrs. Dorothy Pettway, at dpettway@health.southalabama.edu or (251) 471-7992.

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Cardiothoracic Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: April 16, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY 4 Surgical Resident

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Date Posted: April 11, 2014

PGY 4 Categorical Residency Position The Brooklyn Hospital Center Date Posted: April 11, 2014 The Department of Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center has an opening beginning July 1, 2014 for a PGY 3 categorical residency position. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1, PGY 2, and PGY 3 in general surgery in good standing in an ACGME-accredited training program. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.

How To Apply

How To Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials via e-mail to Barbara Lingley, Residency Coordinator at bjl9003@nyp.org: 3 letters of recommendation, A summative performance evaluation from your current or most recent program director, ABSITE scores, USMLE Step Scores including Step 3, CV, Case logs, List of rotations completed.

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Prelim PGY-2

University of Connecticut
Date Posted: April 9, 2014

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine has 2 preliminary PGY-2 positions open starting July 1, 2014. Qualified applicants should EMAIL ONLY the following documentation to 2014PGY-2Applicants@uchc.edu No phone calls or faxes please. - Current Curriculum Vitae - Official USMLE Scores (step 1,2,3) - ABSITE scores - US Citizen, permanent resident, or J1 Visa only - Annual summative competency based evaluations for each level of training. - 3 Letters of recommendation including one from current Program Director Thank you. Pat Reilly Patricia Reilly Administrative Program Coordinator Department of Surgery General Surgery Residency Program PH 860-679-3467 Fax 860-679-1460

How To Apply

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2nd Year Preliminary Residency Position

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx New York
Date Posted: April 7, 2014

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center has an available position for a Preliminary Resident (PGY-2) to start on July 1, 2014. Qualified applicants will have completed one year of residency in an ACGME accredited program. Interested applicants should submit the following documents or advise that your application is on ERAS Curriculum Vitae Defined Category Operative Log Report from ACGME Case Log System USMLE Scores ABSITE score report Copy of Medical School Diploma Current US citizenship, valid green card, H1B or J-1 Visa status. Letters of Recommendation – at least three Letter of good standing from Current residency Program Director Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation from current program Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable Copy of medical school transcript and MSPE List of previously completed rotations Applicant must be a resident in good standing

How To Apply

Please submit all documents to the Residency Coordinator and please indicate Preliminary PGY 2 in the subject field. Please NO phone calls

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Preliminary PGY-2

University of Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals General Surgery Program
Date Posted: April 7, 2014

The University of Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals General Surgery Program has a single Preliminary PGY-2 position

How To Apply

How To Apply Interested applicants should submit the following documents ASAP: (1) Curriculum Vitae (2) Defined Category Operative Log Report from ACGME Case Log System (3) USMLE Scores (4) ABSITE score report (5) Copy of Medical School Diploma (6) Current US citizenship, valid green card or J-1 Visa status only (no exceptions). (7) Letters of Recommendation – at least three (8) Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation from current program (9) Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable (10) Copy of medical school transcript and MSPE (11) Letter of good standing from Current residency Program Director (11) List of previously completed rotations Applicant must be a resident in good standing in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency program and minimum ABSITE score of 50th percentile. Please submit all documents to Ashley Logan, Residency Administrator, at ashley.logan@advocatehealth.com indicate Preliminary PGY 2 in the subject field. Please NO phone calls!

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Preliminary PGY-2

Georgia Regents University
Date Posted: April 4, 2014

The Georgia Regents University/Medical College of Georgia, General Surgery Residency Program has a Preliminary PGY-2 position

How To Apply

Any eligible candidates should email the following information to: Carol Gibson at surgery_residency@gru.edu using subject PGY-2. (1) Curriculum Vitae(2) Defined Category Operative Log Report (ACGME Case Log System (3) USMLE Scores (4) ABSITE score (5) Copy of Medical School Diploma (6) Current US citizenship, valid green card or J-1 Visa status only. (7) Letters of Recommendation – at least three (8) Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation from current program (9) Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable (10) Copy of medical school transcript and MSPE.

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Surgical House Staff Physician

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Date Posted: April 3, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY-2 (Preliminary)

Howard University Hospital
Date Posted: April 3, 2014

Program: General Surgery Program year: PGY 2 (Preliminary) Start date: July 1, 2014 Deadline: May 1, 2014 Institution: Howard University Hospital Contact name/email: Bernice Harris, berharris@howard.edu Contact address: 2041 Georgia Avenue NW; Washington DC 20060 Prerequisites: Howard University Hospital Department of General Surgery located in Washington, DC has an opening beginning July 1, 2014 for a PGY-II preliminary residency position. Qualified applicants must have graduated from an accredited medical school in good standing and completed one year of residency in an ACGME accredited program. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Interested and qualified candidates must submit required documentation by Thursday, May 1, 2014 to be considered for this vacancy. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY).

How To Apply

(ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, OFFICE VISITS, or FAXES ACCEPTED) HOW TO APPLY: Enter PGY-2 (Preliminary) position in subject line. A single PDF file must contain below listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments (1) Current Curriculum Vitae (2) ERAS application (3) USMLE scores (Step I, II, and III) (4) ABSITE scores (all training years) (5) Three current letters of recommendation, (one of which must be from current Program Director) (6) Medical School transcript, diploma, and Dean's letter (LCME approved Medical School) (7) ACGME Case Logs and Defined Category Report (8) Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluations(s) from Program Director (all training years) (9) List of previously completed rotations (10) ECFMG certificate (if applicable) NOTE: HUH no longer sponsor H1-B visas. (11) Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS and PALS certifications. Comments: A single PDF file must contain listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments. Emails containing multi attachments will not be opened and reviewed. Letters of recommendations can be submitted separately.

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PGY-2 Preliminary

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Date Posted: April 3, 2014

Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery position, starting July 1, 2014 - Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey Eligibility requirement: Applicant must currently be a resident in good standing in an ACGME approved general surgery program. No Exceptions. Application Deadline: April 10, 2014.

How To Apply

Please submit 1 PDF application packet to sbmcdeptsurgery@barnabashealth.org Applications also accepted via ERAS. No faxes or phone calls please. Documents will be reviewed and applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Required documents: Current CV; medical school transcript; USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, 3) All steps must be passed on the first attempt; ABSITE scores (minimum score 50th percentile); three Letters of Recommendation - including one from current Program Director; Medical School Diploma; ECFMG certificate if applicable; Non US citizens must submit proof of current visa status. Visas: only J-1 accepted. Thank you. Maria Austin | Manager, Department of Surgery | Saint Barnabas Medical Center | 94 Old Short Hills Road | Livingston, NJ 07039 |  973.322.8945 | Fax: 973.322.2471 | 

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PGY 2 Preliminary

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Date Posted: April 3, 2014

The Department of Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center has an opening beginning July 1, 2014 for a PGY 2 preliminary residency position. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1 in general surgery in good standing in an ACGME-accredited training program. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.

How To Apply

Only ERAS applications being accepted. After applying on ERAS please send Barbara Lingley, Residency Coordinator an e-mail.

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PGY-4 Categorical General Surgery Position

University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV
Date Posted: April 2, 2014

The University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada has unexpected opening for a Categorical PGY 4 General Surgery position beginning July 1, 2014. Eligibility requirements: • Applicant must be a PGY 3 resident in good standing in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency program. • US citizen, permanent resident or qualified for a J-1 Visa (No other Visas are sponsored) • ECFMG certificate for non-US graduates Please submit the following via email only: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Official USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, 3) • ABSITE scores (minimum score 35th percentile) for EACH year completed • Three Letters of Recommendation including one from current Program Director • Annual summative competency-based evaluations for each level of training • Copies of Medical School transcript, Diploma and Dean’s Letter • Current ACGME Case log and Defined Category Report • List of previously completed rotations • BLS, ACLS, ATLS and FLS certifications

How To Apply

All documentation must be submitted electronically. NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES PLEASE. Please email it to: sthomas@medicine.nevada.edu

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General Surgery PGY-2 Preliminary

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Date Posted: April 1, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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Prelim PGY – 2

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Date Posted: March 31, 2014

Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery position, starting July 1, 2014 - Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey Eligibility requirement: Applicant must currently be a resident in good standing in an ACGME approved general surgery program. No Exceptions. Application Deadline: April 10, 2014. Please submit 1 PDF application packet to sbmcdeptsurgery@barnabashealth.org Applications also accepted via ERAS. No faxes or phone calls please. Documents will be reviewed and applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Required documents: Current CV; medical school transcript; USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, 3) All steps must be passed on the first attempt; ABSITE scores (minimum score 50th percentile); three Letters of Recommendation - including one from current Program Director; Medical School Diploma; ECFMG certificate if applicable; Non US citizens must submit proof of current visa status. Visas: only J-1 accepted.

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PGY 1 Categorical in General Surgery

Danbury Hospital
Date Posted: March 29, 2014

PGY1- Categorical position to begin 6/23/14

How To Apply

Current CV 3 letters of recommendation (1 letter should be from your current Program Director) USMLE Step 1, 2CK, 2CS, 3 (if available) transcripts Medical School diploma ABSITE scores ACGME Surgical Operative Logs IMG's must have valid ECFMG Certification We sponsor H1, J1 Visas NO FAXES or PHONE CALLS.

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Robotic/ Minimally Invasive and Advanced General Thoracic Surgical Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY 2 PRELIM

Harbor UCLA
Date Posted: March 26, 2014

The Department of Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA has an open PGY-2 preliminary surgery position beginning July 1, 2014. This position has the potential to transition into a categorical spot. Please send the following documents via email to: harborsurgery@hotmail.com - you can also send documents through ERAS, too (please include your AAMC#) Make sure your e-mail Subject references: the PGY-2 opening. Curriculum Vitae Dean's letter - MSPE Transcripts Letters of recommendation (at least 3) – one from the PD ABSITE score(s) Medical school diploma USMLE I, II, and III transcript Personal statement Operative case log Verification of previous residency training [if fully completed past year(s)] State of California Medical license (if applicable) ECFMG certification (if applicable) PTAL (California Medical Board letter) - A must if you're an international grad [if you're an IMG & do not currently possess a California PTAL, you will not qualify, as it takes more than four months to obtain] We only take J-1 clinical visas, if a visa is required. If you have any questions, please contact us. General Surgical Residency Coordinator Office Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA phone (310) 222-2700

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PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Resident

Southern California Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Date Posted: March 26, 2014

Southern California Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is seeking a PGY-2 preliminary resident to begin on July 1, 2014. All applicants must be current PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing within an ACGME-accredited residency. This is a ONE YEAR position.

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted by EMAIL ONLY. Please submit the following documents in PDF format: (1) Current Curriculum Vitae (2) USMLE scores transcript (3) ABSITE score summary (4) Two current letters of recommendation, one of which must be from current Program Director (5) Medical School transcript, diploma, and Dean's letter. Qualified applicants will be contacted by e-mail to arrange an interview. Applicants must have completed appropriate time in a General Surgery Residency in an ACGME-accredited training program by June 30, 2014 and must be a current PGY-1 resident in good standing. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applications without these documents will not be considered. EMAIL ONLY --- NO PHONE CALLS Send to: Juliett Ramirez, Residency Program Administrator, E-mail: Juliett.A.Ramirez@kp.org

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Fellowship in Body Contouring

University of PIttsburgh
Date Posted: March 26, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Date Posted: March 26, 2014

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS has an open ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship position for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is a one year fellowship program with a Level 1 trauma center (>3000 admissions/year). There is a twenty bed Surgical ICU in 120 bed/6 story Critical Care Tower. UMMC has the only Children’s Hospital in the state, is the site of the state’s only ECMO center, and has the only solid organ & bone marrow transplant center in state as well. There are rotation opportunities on trauma, MICU, Neuro ICU, Pediatric ICU, and CVICU. Applicants must have completed or be enrolled in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency. Consideration will be given to qualified individuals who have completed at least 3-years of general surgery training and have a guaranteed position to complete general surgery.

How To Apply

Interested individuals should e-mail CV and 3 letters of recommendations to: Lonnie W Frei, M.D., Program Director, at lfrei@umc.edu or Donna C. Guy, Program Coordinator, at dcguy@umc.edu, Telephone (601) 984-5102; fax (601) 984-5110. Thank you for your interest.

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Surgical Simulation Fellowship

University of Minnesota
Date Posted: March 24, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY 2 Preliminary Gen Surg

Lenox Hill Hospital
Date Posted: March 21, 2014

Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City has a Preliminary PGY 2 position available July 1, 2014. Applicants must have completed a PGY-1 year in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program.

How To Apply

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

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PGY-2 Preliminary Resident General Surgery

Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Date Posted: March 20, 2014

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA is seeking one preliminary PGY-2 resident to begin on July 1, 2014. All applicants must be a current PGY-1 general surgery resident in good standing at an ACGME-accredited residency.

How To Apply

Please submit the following along with contact information via email to Jessica Moyer, Program Coordinator, at jmoyer11@hmc.psu.edu. Current CV, Medical School transcript, MSPE (Dean’s letter), 3 letters of recommendation (1 from current Program Director), USMLE Transcript, PGY-1 ABSITE Score report, and Personal Statement. NO FAXES OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery

Maimonides Medical Center
Date Posted: March 18, 2014

PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Residency

How To Apply

Maimonides Medical Center has PGY-2 preliminary surgery residency for the upcoming academic year starting July 1, 2014. Interested candidates should submit the following: Current CV 3 letters of recommendation (1 letter should be from your current Program Director) USMLE Step 1, 2CK & 2CS transcripts Summative Evaluation Dean’s Letter & Transcripts Medical School diploma ABSITE scores ACGME Surgical Operative Logs IMG's must have valid ECFMG Certification We sponsor H -1, J1 Visa if necessary; we require Step 3 be taken by March 21, 2014 to ensure an H1 visa be issued in time for a July 1ST start date. Please send requested documents to me via email or apply through ERAS: Seema Chauhan Residency Program Administrator Email: schauhan@maimonidesmed.org PLEASE NO FAXES OR PHONE CALLS

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PGY-4 Position

Inova Fairfax Hospital Department of Surgery
Date Posted: March 14, 2014

The General Surgery Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital Department of Surgery in Falls Church, Virginia has a PGY-4 categorical vacancy July 1, 2014. Applicants must currently be in a general surgery training program and will have completed at least three years of training on June 30th. He/she must be a US citizen or permanent resident and should forward the following via email only: diann.carreker@inova.org Candidates must be in good standing in an ACGME accredited program

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents: - Application Deadline: April 18, 2014 • ERAS Common Application Form. • Current letters of recommendation inclusive of current Program Director. • USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 scores (must have passed all three on first attempt) • ABSITE scores • Current CV Current evaluations and operative case log must be available at time of interview. Thank you. Diann "Dee" Carreker Surgery Residency Program Manager Inova Fairfax Hospital - Dept of Surgery 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, Va 22042 Work: 703-776-2337 Fax: 703-776-2338

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Advanced Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

University of Florida
Date Posted: March 13, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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Trauma Research Fellow

Geisinger Medical Center
Date Posted: March 13, 2014

Job Summary: Our Research Fellowship program is a one year commitment with a possibility of an additional year. Research opportunities exist in clinical trials and outcomes studies. Our research fellow works directly with the research team and faculty on a number of ongoing studies. You will have the opportunity to be involved with development, writing, and editing manuscripts as well as oral/poster presentations at national conferences. Reports to the Director of General Surgery and Investigator staff physicians in Trauma Surgery. Major Duties and Responsibilities: 1. *Introduces critical topics in trauma research/traumatology and acute care surgery. 2. *Identifies legal, ethical, and regulatory aspects of research. 3. *Acquires basic knowledge of protocol development including literature searches, research design, statistical analysis, and interpretation of results. 4. *Participates on an interdisciplinary research team and successfully implements studies. 5. *Identifies funding opportunities and has previous grant writing experience. 6. *Writes up study results and/or review articles for publication, and disseminates findings through poster and podium presentations. A minimum of four submissions for publication is expected annually. 7. *Attends Trauma and General Surgery meetings, rounds and conferences as requested. 8. *Completes and maintains training for HIPPA and institutional review board (IRB) courses. 9. *Trains in literature search techniques for online databases. 10. *Introduces outcomes research and specifically strengths and limitations of commonly used traumatic outcome measures. 11. *Responsible for one or more active research studies including informed consent, subject enrollment, data collection, subject follow-up, management or institutional review board paperwork. 12. *Utilizes and mines the institutional trauma databases as well as state and national trauma databases for original research studies. 13. Participates in meetings with the Sponsored Programs and Research Organization. 14. Performs other duties as assigned. *Denotes essential job functions. Skills and Abilities: Demonstrates strong working knowledge of medical terminology. Demonstrates current knowledge of GCP and ICH guidelines, definitions and reporting requirements for adverse events, IRRB issues and guidelines, elements of informed consent, FDA codes and regulatory issues. Demonstrates computer literacy in a MS WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and ACCESS plus internet use. Previous experience in statistical analysis (SAS, SPSS, R). Demonstrates excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff, external sponsors, and research subjects. Demonstrates ability to work independently with strong attention to detail. Demonstrates ability to handle multiple projects and meet timelines in a dynamic workplace environment. Demonstrates the ability to write English fluently. Education and/or Experience: Master’s Degree in Medical Related Field or M.D. Required Research experience (first author on publication) is required. Working Conditions/Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Independent travel to regional clinics and meetings may be required. Work at the site of the research participant contact (clinic site, hospital units, emergency room) is required.

How To Apply

Please send 2 letters of recommendation and your resume to the email address listed below.

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Micro-Surgery Hand Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow

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

This is a one year fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, Colon & Rectal Division. The Fellowship is a non-accredited program involving the entire spectrum of colon & rectal surgery with an emphasis in minimal invasive and robotic surgery. The program is supported by three full-time and one part time military faculty and led by program director and Chief of Division, Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu. The fellow will be responsible as a junior faculty member providing patient care, teaching general surgery residents and medical students and conducting clinical research. The Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow will assist faculty in operations, research and will be involved in the teaching of Colon & Rectal surgery to residents, general surgery residents and medical students. It is the mission of the Department of Surgery to continue a path of excellence in clinical practice, education, and research. With over 60 full-time and clinical faculty spanning 10 divisions, our surgeons provide a variety of clinical services to the Las Vegas community which in turn generates a wealth of clinical experience. Positions funded by Federal contracts may be subject to the E-Verify process for employment eligibility verification.

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https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/12417

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Clinical /Research Training Opportunity at the Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: March 12, 2014

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

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

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PGY-4 Surgery Position at Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s/Roosevelt

Mt. Sinai St. Luke's and Mt Sinai Roosevelt Hospital
Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Mt. Sinai St. Luke's and Mt Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, in New York City has one open PGY 4 Categorical position beginning July 1, 2014. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 1, 2 and 3 year by June 30, 2014 in an ACGME accredited training program in good standing. Applicants must be able to obtain a license to practice medicine, and be a US citizen, permanent resident, or qualified for a J-1 Visa (No other Visas are sponsored). Foreign medical graduates must have a Valid ECFMG certificate.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants must submit via e-mail the following to to James McGinty, M.D., Surgical Residency Program Director (jmcginty@chpnet.org). : Curriculum Vitae Medical Degree Medical School Transcript USMLE Step 1, 2 (CS and CK), and 3 ECFMG (if applicable) Personal statement Operative log ABSITE scores 3 Letters of Recommendation, including one from your current program director Summative performance evaluation from current or most recent program director Application deadline is March 25th. Kindly send all materials together in a single e-mail; no application will be reviewed until all required documents are submitted.

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PGY-4 Categorical General Surgery Position

University of Colorado Surgical Residency Program
Date Posted: March 6, 2014

3/6/2014: University of Colorado Surgical Residency Program; Aurora, Colorado – One categorical PGY-4 position available starting July 1, 2014. Application Deadline: Open until filled (will post as filled). Eligibility requirement: Applicant must be a PGY-3 resident in good standing in an ACGME approved general surgery residency program.

How To Apply

Please submit the following via e-mail only. No faxes please. 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Personal Satement 3. Official USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, 3) 4. ABSITE scores (minimum score 30th percentile) for EACH year completed 5. Three Letters of Recommendation – including one from current Program Director 6. Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation from current program (may be included in letter of recommendation from Program Director) 7. Current ACGME Case log and Defined Category report 8. Copy of Medical School Diploma, MSPE and transcript 9. ECFMG certificate if applicable 10. Non US citizens must submit proof of current visa status. Please send all documents in only one email. Only complete applications will be considered for interview. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: March 6, 2014

Training slots are available for the Surgical Oncology Basic Science and Translational Research Training Program at Washington University School of Medicine. The goal of our program is to provide surgical trainees the opportunity to develop fundamental skill sets in basic science, translational, and public health research. The training program typically includes a focused mentored research experience with opportunities to participate in formal coursework through the Clinical Research Training Center and the Division of Public Health Sciences, with the potential to obtain a Masters degree. The program offers eight positions per year. Appointments are typically two to three years in duration. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents to qualify, and must be surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. Stipends for living expenses and health allowance are provided, along with a small budget for supplies, travel, and research expenses. Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time basic research training (40 hours/week) with a two year commitment (no clinical responsibility will be expected of the trainees) and are required to complete training in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). Additionally, trainees are required to provide annual progress reports during and after the period of support. More information is available at http://surgonct32.wustl.edu/.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact: Enid McIntosh (314)747-0072 mcintoshe@wudosis.wustl.edu. The deadline for receipt of all application material is March 30, 2014. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis until the postdoctoral positions are filled.

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General Surgery Fellowship

Mt. Sinai Services-Queens Hospital Center
Date Posted: March 4, 2014

Three Unaccredited General Surgery positions available starting June 2014 at Mt. Sinai Services-Queens Hospital in Jamaica, NY. You will function as a Senior/Chief Resident and run our surgical service both in and out of the operating room. You will sit for the ABSITE exam in January 2015. Two of my fellows scored 69 % and 53 % on the 2014 exam. Over the last 20 years, over 45 fellows have re-entered surgical residency at the PGY 3 or 4 level after completing this rehabilitative training program. We will also consider candidates who have completed an ACGME General Surgery Residency and are preparing for their board exams or require more operative experience. Requirements: 1. Completion of ACGME PGY-3 year in General Surgery. (This is a strict requirement of the Queens Hospital Medical Board) 2. New York State license or limited permit 3. Three letters of recomendation(One letter should be from your Program Director or Chairman) 4. Previous ABSITE scores

How To Apply

Please e-mail or fax your C.V. and supporting documents to: Bruce L. Morel, M.D., F.A.C.S. Director of Surgical Education Mt. Sinai Services-Queens Hospital Center 82-68 164th Street Jamaica, N.Y. 11432 fax- 718-883-6149

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PGY 2 Preliminary General Surgery Positions (3)

University of Colorado Surgical Residency Program
Date Posted: March 3, 2014

3/3/2014: University of Colorado Surgical Residency Program; Aurora, Colorado – Three preliminary PGY-2 positions available starting July 1, 2014. Application Deadline: Open until filled (will post as filled). Eligibility requirement: Applicant must be a PGY-1 resident in good standing in an ACGME approved general surgery residency program.

How To Apply

Please submit the following via e-mail only. No faxes please. 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Personal Satement 3. Official USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, 3) 4. ABSITE scores (minimum score 30th percentile) 5. Three Letters of Recommendation – including one from current Program Director 6. Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation from current program (may be included in letter of recommendation from Program Director) 7. Copy of Medical School Diploma 8. ECFMG certificate if applicable 9. Non US citizens must submit proof of current visa status. Please send all documents in only one email. Only complete applications will be considered for interview. Thank you.

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Burn Fellowship

Jacobi Medical Center
Date Posted: March 3, 2014

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center, the burn referral center for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, is seeking fellows beginning July 1, 2014. Responsibilities include management of burn ICU patients, assisting in the O.R., and staffing the burn clinics. Participation in the academic activities of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of YeshivaUniversity is strongly encouraged. These non-accredited positions are suitable for postgraduate trainees seeking careers in plastic and reconstructive surgery and/or general surgery.

How To Apply

Please send letter of inquiry and C.V. to: Ralph Wm. Liebling, MD, FACS Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery JacobiMedicalCenter Bronx, NY 10461 Tel: 718 918-7000 Fax: 718 918-5972 E-mail: ralph.liebling@nbhn.net

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Burn Fellow

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

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

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

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Categorical PGY4 – General Surgery

Georgetown University Hospital
Date Posted: February 18, 2014

The Department of Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC is announcing an opening in the categorical general surgery residency program at the PGY 4 level, to start late June, 2014. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed their PGY 1 – 3 years in an ACGME-accredited training program. For more information about our program, please visit https://www.medstarhealth.org/physicians/Pages/Education/Residency/General-Surgery/General-Surgery-Residency-at-MedStar-Georgetown.aspx

How To Apply

To apply, please send the required documents listed below to the following email address by March 10, 2014: Mguhpgy4resident2014@gmail.com Please send all materials by email; paper applications or supporting material sent via standard mail will not be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed only when all required documents have been received. 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. Three current letters of recommendation [one must be from your current program director] 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4. MSPE / Dean's Letter 5. USMLE transcript for Steps I, II CS/CK, and III 6. ABSITE scores and reports for all years completed 7. Competency-Based Evaluation Summary for each year completed (if not done at current program) 8. Current ACGME Defined Category Operative Report (Case Log). 9. Valid ECFMG certificate if applicable Thank you for your application.

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Surgical Nutrition Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: February 12, 2014

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Surgery Metabolic Support Service (MSS) launched its one-year Surgical Nutrition Fellowship in 2011. The fellowship is intended for residents who have completed at least two years of training. We are currently accepting applications for Academic Year 2014-2015. This fellowship offers curriculum in nutrition, metabolism, related surgical procedures excluding bariatric surgery, and translational research. The fellow will learn how to assess and manage nutrition with and without indirect calorimetry, with emphasis on high risk populations, including morbidly obese patients, solid and liquid organ transplant candidates, and patients with cystic fibrosis, short gut syndrome or enterocutaneous fistulae. The fellow will also learn how to manage a high volume parenteral and enteral access service, in and out of the operating room. In addition, a rotation with the Minimally Invasive Surgical Team will be provided to learn about the metabolic consequences of weight loss surgery. The fellow will also prepare for the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification Exam. For more information, please go to: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/departments_and_services/surgery/services/burntrauma/medical/surgical_nutrition_fellowship.aspx

How To Apply

Applications must include: Personal statement summarizing previous training and specific interests Curriculum vitae Letters of recommendation from your residency program director USMLE Scores Applications will be accepted via email at metabolicsupport@partners.org (no unsolicited ads) and at the following address until the position is filled: Vihas Patel, MD Trauma, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care Brigham and Women's Hospital 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115 Dr. Patel, Dr. Shimizu, and 1-3 additional faculty/staff will comprise the selection committee. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Date Posted: February 12, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY4 POSITION – Start 06/21/2014

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Date Posted: February 10, 2014

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

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit the following materials with their contact information via email to Rachelle.Bresnahan@ucsfmedctr.org University of California, San Francisco Surgery Education Office 513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S-321 San Francisco, CA 94143-0470 (415) 476-1239 tel (415) 502-1259 fax www.surgery.ucsf.edu

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Vascular Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: February 8, 2014

The Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University has an open position for a First Year Vascular Fellow, to start in July of 2014. This position has unexpectedly become available. The VCU Vascular Fellowship is a fully accredited Independent 2 Year Training Program in Richmond, Virginia. Fellows must have completed training in General Surgery prior to beginning the Fellowship. Fellows are trained in the full spectrum of open and endovascular procedures, including carotid endarterectomy and stenting, open thoracoabdominal aortic reconstruction, EVAR, TEVAR, mesenteric revascularization, lower extremity bypass/stenting, dialysis access, and advanced venous surgery. Graduating Fellows develop competence in both open and endovascular procedures, and have pursued both successful careers in academic as well as private practice Vascular Surgery.

How To Apply

Interested candidates may contact Mark Levy, the Fellowship Program Director at mmlevy@vcu.edu

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MD Postdoctoral Training Positions

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Date Posted: February 7, 2014

Integrative Training Program in Trauma and Regenerative Medicine. One of two training slots available for this T32 training grant. This 2-year program focuses on the application of basic science discoveries in regenerative medicine to the treatment of trauma and burn patients. The goal of the program is to train a cohort of outstanding physician scientists who will be able to translate the latest developments in regenerative medicine research into clinical care for trauma and burn patients. Key features of the progream include completion of the MS degree in Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences, full-time benchtop research at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and joint mentorship with both clinical and basic science faculty. The application deadline is April 1, 2014. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis for open postdoctoral positions. Wake Forest University Health Sciences is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE).

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and three letters of support to: John H. Stewart, IV, MD jhstewar@wakehealth.edu Please also formally apply by clicking on the link below and inserting Job Opening ID 5828. http://www.wakehealth.edu/Job-Openings/ Wake Forest University Health Sciences is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE)

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Fully Funded Fellowship in Graduate Surgical Education

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Medical Technology Innovation Fellowship

Northwestern University
Date Posted: January 24, 2014

The Center for Device Development at Northwestern is seeking one Surgical Innovation Fellow to join next year's team of fellows starting Aug 2014 until June 2015. CD2 seeks physicians and engineers who want to impact patient lives by becoming innovators in the medical device sector. We want to educate the next generation of innovators and give them the knowledge and skills to efficiently drive the medical device commercialization process. The Surgical fellows must be enrolled in a medical residency or fellowship program or must already hold a medical license. If they are enrolled at the Northwestern Medicine program, they can opt to enter the CD2 program in their research year. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM The Innovation Fellowship is a 1 year full-time salaried opportunity for a team of doctors and engineers to learn about medical device commercialization by test driving their own medical device idea with the support of medical and engineering faculty at Northwestern and CD2’s industry partners. By the end of the program, the Innovation Fellow will understand the challenges involved in commercializing medical devices and will have created a prototype and vetted a business plan for their medical device idea. Throughout the year, the team will: - Identify an unmet need in healthcare by observing surgeries in the hospital and by using design processes to prioritize the challenges they observe in healthcare - Design and prototype the concept into a working device using prototyping facilities at Northwestern and contract developers/ manufacturers as needed - Vet the opportunity by getting feedback from clinicians, patients and other stakeholders in the healthcare industry - Build a business case for the device and apply for funding - Design an intellectual property strategy and apply for patents* - Pitch to investors Learn more about the program here: http://cd2.northwestern.edu/innovation-fellowship

How To Apply

Please send your resume and contact information to the e-mail provided, 2 references we can contact, along with a short paragraph describing why you want to be in the program.

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ACGME Approved Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Hand & Plastics Fellow

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

One year Unaccredited Hand & Plastic Fellowship in the Department of Surgery at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center. Requirements are three years of General Surgery or more in the U.S. and must have a NYS License. Position begins july 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

How To Apply

Please e-mail the coordinator a CV and at least 3 letters of recommendation.

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Date Posted: January 14, 2014

Training slots are available for the Surgical Oncology T32 Research Training Program at Washington University School of Medicine, providing an intense experience in mentored basic science and translational research. The Research Training Program is funded by the National Cancer Institute and other sources, and has eight positions each year. Appointments are typically for two years. Stipends for living expenses and health allowance are provided, along with a small budget for supplies, travel, and research expenses. Trainee Expectations: - Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time basic research training (40 hours/week) with a two year commitment. - No clinical responsibility will be expected of the trainees. - Trainees will attend regularly scheduled seminars and journal clubs. - Trainees will be expected to complete training in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). - Trainees will have the responsibility to provide annual progress reports during and after the period of support. More information is available at http://surgonct32.wustl.edu/.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact: Enid McIntosh (314)747-0072 mcintoshe@wudosis.wustl.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is March 15, 2014. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis for open postdoctoral positions.

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ECLS (ECMO) Fellow- 2014

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Burn Surgery Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Non Accredited Endovenous Intervention Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Esophageal Surgery Research Fellowship

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Date Posted: December 11, 2013

Esophageal Surgery Research Fellowship Seattle, Washington Virginia Mason Medical Center, a multi-specialty academic training center in Seattle, WA, is offering an esophageal surgery research fellowship, combined with an interventional endoscopy fellowship, in the coming academic year beginning July 2014. Fellowship Director, Donald E. Low, MD, FACS, FRCS(c), is Head of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology at Virginia Mason Medical Center. In addition to Dr. Low, fellowship faculty consists of multiple providers on the Digestive Disease Institute care team who are a part of the Esophageal Center of Excellence and have extensive expertise in the treatment and research of digestive disease. This fully-funded fellowship is under the auspices of the Ryan Hill Research Foundation and provides the opportunity to take part in clinical esophageal research, work in an academic setting with a high-volume esophageal surgery practice and be involved in the most up-to-date interventional upper gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques. There is an emphasis on clinical research, including database design and analysis, as well as the potential for hands-on application of new endoscopic techniques in the clinical and laboratory setting. There is the opportunity for funded travel to select meetings. Physicians who have completed a formal surgical residency in the United States, as approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education before the application deadline, are eligible. International applications are also eligible, with candidate acceptance dependent in part on level of training and visa eligibility. Website: https://www.virginiamason.org/body.cfm?id=6675

How To Apply

For more information, contact: Donald E. Low, MD, FACS, FRCS(c) Fellowship Director, Ryan Hill Research Foundation Virginia Mason Medical Center 1100 Ninth Ave. Seattle, WA 98111 Bonnie Marston, Executive Assistant

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Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research

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

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

How To Apply

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

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2014 Vascular Fellowship 2-Yr Position

Michigan State University/Michigan Vascular Center
Date Posted: December 6, 2013

Michigan State University / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Program in Flint, MI is now accepting applications from qualified surgical residencies to fill two open positions beginning 07-01-2014. This is a 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. The program was recently approved with two Fellows beginning July 1, 2013. This is a community-based program covering all aspects of vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery. Michigan Vascular Center (MVC), now celebrating its 50th year, is one of the oldest private-practice vascular groups in the United States, having started in 1963. The distinguishing characteristics of MVC are innovation, research, efficiency and a broad exposure to a wide range of vascular pathology and coordination of patient-centered care to improve outcomes. In addition to three Flint area hospitals, the Fellow will have extensive exposure to the organizational infrastructure required to run a private practice vascular service. Private practice rotations include an office clinic, a free-standing VeinSolutions™ office, a free-standing angio access & diagnostic center; a Research Department, Non-invasive vascular labs at all locations, and a Mobility Center dedicated to the rehabilitation of the amputee. Visit our website at: http://www.MichiganVascular.com REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed a 5-year General Surgery Residency training program approved by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) or the RCPSC (Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons). REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed application (call 810-600-2024) or download from website Current Curriculum vitae Three reference letters from physicians currently acquainted with applicant Copy of scores for each examination taken Medical school diploma and translation if not in English International medical graduates must provide ECFMG certificate

How To Apply

INTERESTED CANDIDATES: Contact Program Coordinator Joan M. Brown Michigan Vascular Center (810) 600-2024 (810) 732-8559 Fax joanb@MichiganVascular.com 5020 W. Bristol Road Flint, MI 48507

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Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Independent Residency

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research

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

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY 3 Resident Physician

University of Missouri-Columbia
Date Posted: November 27, 2013

The 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 Apply

Please 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

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Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellow – 1 Year

University of Nevada School of Medicine
Date Posted: November 15, 2013

The 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 Apply

For 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.

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Anesthesiology-ECRIP clinical research fellowship

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Date Posted: November 7, 2013

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

How To Apply

send current cv via email to Dr. Ming Zhang

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University of Pittsburgh Surgical Oncology T32 Research Training Program positions available for July 1 2014

University of Pittsburgh
Date Posted: November 5, 2013

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

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position please email a one page description of research interest and long-term goals, current CV, and 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, schoonoversf@upmc.edu . Selected candidates will be required to sign a two year contract. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we both welcome and encourage women and minorities to apply.

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Transition to Practice Program (TPP) Mentee

Medical University of South Carolina
Date Posted: November 4, 2013

November 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 Apply

Please 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.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Cooper University Hospital
Date Posted: October 24, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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Fellow Surgical Critical Care

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: October 23, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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Acute Care Surgery Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow for July 2014

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

Winthrop University Hospital
Date Posted: October 9, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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Preliminary PGY-1 Surgical Residency Position Filled

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: October 4, 2013

Filled

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Endovenous Intervention Non-Accredited Fellowship

NYC-Surgical Associates
Date Posted: August 27, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Georgetown University Medical Center
Date Posted: July 25, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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SSO Accredited Breast Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Trauma Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Bariatric Fellowship

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

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

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PGY 4 Position Filled

Inova Fairfax Hospital Department of Surgery
Date Posted: June 21, 2013

The 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-2 Preliminary Surgery Residency

Maimonides Medical Center
Date Posted: May 15, 2013

The positions have been filled.

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The positions have been filled.

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General Surgery PGY-3, Categorical -Filled

Western Reserve Health Education/Northside Medical Center
Date Posted: April 28, 2013

Thank you for your interest in the posted position, but we are no longer accepting applications.

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PGY 2 Preliminary

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Date Posted: April 26, 2013

The 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: sunysurgery@gmail.com **No phone calls please** Only complete applications will be considered.

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Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Burn and Wound Care Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY-3 Categorical — Filled

Morristown Medical Center
Date Posted: March 15, 2013

Thank 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.

Yale Cardiac Surgery
Date Posted: March 15, 2013

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY3 Position Filled

The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Date Posted: March 8, 2013

Thank 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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Fellowship

Americas Surgery Centers
Date Posted: January 28, 2013

Phlebology/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 Apply

Send CV, ABSITE scores, 3 letters of recommendation, medical school transcript to Christa.AVC@gmail.com

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Trauma and Critical Care Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: December 18, 2012

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

How To Apply

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

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Burn Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Vascular Surgery Research

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date Posted: November 11, 2012

The 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 vascularsurgeryresearchtraining@surgery.wisc.edu.

How To Apply

To apply, please visit www.surgery.wisc.edu/vascular_T32 and see the Application Process tab for requirements and application submission.

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Surgical House Staff Physicians


Date Posted: October 17, 2012

Surgical 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 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. 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 surgery@sshsw.org No fax or phone calls, please Christina Lennon Residency Coordinator Sound Shore Medical Center Office # 914-365-3998 Fax # 914-365-5131 Email "clennon@sshsw.org"

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Georgia Regents University
Date Posted: October 10, 2012

Georgia 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.

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Interested applicants should submit their CV, 3 letters of recommendation, ABSITE score, personal statement, and recent photo to the following email sccfellowship@gru.edu.

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Burn Surgery Fellowship (Available Immediately)

Westchester Medical Center
Date Posted: October 5, 2012

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 Apply

How To Apply Interested applicants should contact Dr. Joseph Turkowski, Medical Director, at 914-493-7065 or turkowskij@wcmc.com.

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Pelvic Pain Fellowship Position

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Biodesign and Innovation Fellowship (Med Device)

University of Missouri
Date Posted: August 31, 2012

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

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www.mubiodesign.com

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Transplant Fellowship

Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Date Posted: August 24, 2012

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

How To Apply

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

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Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac Track) Residency Opening

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 10, 2012

Department: 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 Apply

Applicants 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: mloreilly@llu.edu 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: arazzouk@llu.edu Website: http://lomalindahealth.org/medical-center/our-services/cardiothoracic-surgery/overview/index.page

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PGY-1 Categorical Position (General Surgery)–Filled

Abington Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: July 5, 2012

The 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 Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: June 14, 2012

The Surgical Nutrition Fellowship position has been filled.

How To Apply

http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/surgery/services/burntrauma/Medical/Surgical_Nutrition_Fellowship.aspx

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Fellow, Surgical Critical Care

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Date Posted: June 8, 2012

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

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

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Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

University of Louisville
Date Posted: May 8, 2012

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

How To Apply

Please visit www.louisvilletrauma.com.

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Research Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW T32

UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE & DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY – NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL
Date Posted: March 27, 2012

The 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 Apply

Inquiries 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 edeitch@umdnj.edu

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

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Africa Trauma Research Study Associate

Amend.org
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Looking 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 Apply

Send an email to jobs@amend.org Will reply with a formal job description and application instructions.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Orlando Health
Date Posted: February 21, 2012

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

How To Apply

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

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

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

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

How To Apply

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

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SURGICAL RESEARCH FELLOW

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER
Date Posted: December 13, 2011

The 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 Apply

Inquiries and applications, including personal statement, current CV, proof of US citizenship or permanent residency, reference list, and 2 - 3 letters of recommendation

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Harvard-Gutenberg Surgical Research Fellowship

Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: September 13, 2011

The 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 Apply

For 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.

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Fellowship in Medical Simulation

Harvard Medical School
Date Posted: August 24, 2011

Fellowship 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.
Clinical work Fellows who have completed an ACGME accredited residency training program will be eligible for clinical work in their specialty at Brigham and Women's Hospital or an affiliated hospital, subject to approval by the clinical leadership within that specialty. The STRATUS Center of Medical Simulation The Simulation, Training, Research, and Technology Utilization System (STRATUS) Center for Medical Simulation is a fully interdisciplinary medical simulation center that provides training for a wide variety of medical and allied health practitioners at all levels of training. STRATUS leadership and faculty include physicians from the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, General Medicine, Orthopedics, amongst others. STRATUS has an active educational and technological simulation research agenda. Currently undergoing an expansion, STRATUS will encompass >10,000 square feet when fully completed; the first phase completed in June 2008. STRATUS is supported by both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Physician’s Organization, as well as educational and research grants. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has residencies and fellowships in 57 specialties, as well as a robust research agenda, with total research expenditures topping $370 million in FY2005 (> $253 million in NIH grants [ranked 2nd amongst independent hospitals]). Faculty Charles Pozner, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Medical Director Fellowship Director Douglas Smink, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School Associate Medical Director Sarah Peyre, Ed. D. Instructor of Surgery Harvard Medical School Director of Education and Research Associate Fellowship Director

How To Apply

For 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 cpozner@partners.org (617) 732-8187 (617) 688-8003

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Residency – Thoracic Surgery

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date Posted: June 1, 2011

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.

Required Documents:

ERAS Common Application Form
Curriculum Vitae
One Letter of Recommendation from Program Director or Dean
Minimum of 2 additional Letters of Recommendation
Official Medical School Transcripts
Personal Statement
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).

Description:

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
Education Specialist
Department of Thoracic Surgery
609 Oxford House
1313 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-4682
karen.e.kennedy@vanderbilt.edu
Phone 615-343-2951
Fax 615-936-7003
www.thoracic.vanderbilt.edu

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