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Clinical Research Fellow

Montefiore Medical Center
Date Posted: September 15, 2017

We are looking to recruit a Clinical Research Assistant for a new multi-center randomized controlled clinical trial launching at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. The What Matters Most Study aims to help women newly diagnosed with breast cancer decide which surgical option is best for them. The position entails in-person patient recruitment for the trial as well as phone and in-person patient follow-up at several post-operative time points. Commitments include being present in breast clinic in the Bronx on Tuesdays (all day) and Fridays (half day), providing weekly progress updates to investigators, and participating in monthly conference calls. This year-long position is paid (about $20,000). Training will be provided. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Weichman.

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Surgical Oncology Research Fellow

National Cancer Institute
Date Posted: September 12, 2017

The Surgical Oncology Fellowship trains surgeons committed to academic careers in the growing field of surgical oncology. The program instructs surgical oncologists in a combined modality approach to the evaluation and treatment of cancer patients that includes primary surgical treatment, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation therapy; and provides a solid basis for the conduct of clinical and laboratory research. The Surgical Oncology Fellowship is a two-year training program of which six months of the first year are dedicated to clinical training in surgical oncology with rotations on various clinical surgical services. Eighteen months are spent in one of the laboratories of the Thoracic and Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch or the Surgery Branch dedicated to basic science and translational research. For those interested in clinical immunotherapy, a year preceding or following the research fellowship are offered to select candidates under Dr. Steven A Rosenberg. Eligibility: The Surgical Oncology Fellowship is open to surgeons who have either completed at least 2 years of surgical residency or have successfully completed surgical residency training. Applications are accepted throughout the year and decisions are made for acceptance as qualified applicants are identified.

How To Apply

The Surgical Oncology Fellowship commences on July 1st. Applications are accepted throughout the year. A statement of interest in the program, curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation can be sent directly to the Program Administrator via email. Applicants may also visit our website: https://ccr.cancer.gov/training/clinical/surgical-oncology

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UCSF HEAL Fellowship

UCSF
Date Posted: September 11, 2017

Our fellowship begins in July 2018 with an immersive global health training where fellows from around the world come together to collaborate and learn. Fellows then travel to their placement sites to begin 6-month rotations and practice global health delivery in resource denied settings. The HEAL community aims to mold ourselves personally and professionally to embody the values of service and solidarity with underserved patients. A transnational and inter-professional community of like-minded health pro- fessionals allows us to create the space to better serve marginalized popula- tions. During the two-year fellowship, HEAL Rotating Fellows move every 6 months between underserved domestic and in- ternational sites.They work in solidarity with partner sites while receiving ongoing support and mentorship.

How To Apply

http://healinitiative.org

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UW Surgical Oncology Research Training Program

University of Wisconsin Madison
Date Posted: September 11, 2017

The University of Wisconsin Surgical Oncology Research Training Program, funded by a T32 grant from the National Cancer Institute, is actively seeking applications from qualified surgical residents for the upcoming academic year. Our training program is designed to train surgical residents in the conduct of basic, translational, health services and clinical surgical oncology hypothesis-based research. The program provides a two-year research training experience in the design, organization, conduct, analyses, and publication of surgical oncology research with an emphasis on understanding the complexities of translating science into clinical practice. Applicants must be MDs in their second year of surgical residency training and be willing to delay the completion of their clinical training for two years. Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or must have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence. If you have any questions, please contact Program Director, Dr. Caprice Greenberg at greenberg@surgery.wisc.edu or Program Administrator, Sarah Pavao at pavao@surgery.wisc.edu.

How To Apply

Interested applicants can apply online at http://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/training-for-researchers/

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UCSF HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship

UCSF
Date Posted: September 11, 2017

UCSF is offering a unique fellowship opportunity - the HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship. HEAL is an innovative global health fellowship committed to bringing together a community of physicians and building the skills necessary to improve equitable access to quality health care both in the US and internationally. To date, we have trained over 80 health providers at 16 partners sites in 8 countries around the world. HEAL has just launched our application for our two-year, inter-professional global health fellowship for surgeons. Each year, 10-16 fellows are selected to join this global health equity community. A few unique features of the HEAL Fellowship: -One of the largest global health fellowship cohorts in the world: The US-trained fellows join 10-16 site fellows from Navajo Nation and LMIC’s to build a diverse and passionate community, with lifelong comraderie -Underserved in both the Global North and South: Fellows work for 2 years across 2 different sites-- domestically in Navajo Nation and internationally in values-aligned partner organizations. -Organizations on the front lines of health equity and transformation: We partner with 16 organizations & sites, from Navajo to Chiapas to rural Nepal to Liberia. See all of our partners here Inter-professional: This year, HEAL is recruiting for FM, IM, Med/Peds, Peds, Surgery, Psychiatry, and Anesthesia. -Mentorship and professional development: In this program, immersive experience is paired with mentorship, professional development, and a growing community of practice. Applications close on 10/5/17. Learn more and apply at https://healinitiative.org/join-us/apply-to-be-a-fellow/ .

How To Apply

Application information can be found here: https://healinitiative.org/join-us/apply-to-be-a-fellow/

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Brennan Visiting Resident Rotation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date Posted: September 1, 2017

We are now accepting applications for the Brennan Visiting Resident Rotation which provides one month of intensive clinical and academic experience in surgical oncology for interest general surgery residents. Clinical rotations are designed for residents in their third or fourth year of training. Applications are reviewed a year ahead of time and therefore residents should apply during their 2nd or 3rd year of general surgery training. Residents from ACGME accredited general surgery residency training programs are eligible to apply. If selected, the resident is provided an apartment for the duration of their rotation and will be reimbursed for travel costs. We will accept residents from September through May of the academic year. Current PGY 3’s will rotate September through January; therefore it will not overlap with the Surgical Oncology application process. Current PGY 2’s will rotate February through May if there are no available slots from September through January. For residents who will be in their research year at the time of rotation, please note that you must be affiliated with your residency training program at your home institution. The residents will work as a junior resident on the Colorectal, Hepatopancreatobiliary or Gastric Mixed Tumor Service, as an assigned member of a team. The team consists of a surgical oncology fellow and one or more attending faculty from the Surgical Oncology Division. As a member of the clinical team, the Brennan Visiting Residents are involved with the care of Surgical Oncology inpatients and outpatients. Residents may participate in outpatient office hours as well as assist with surgical procedures and the preoperative and postoperative care of patients. By working closely with both the Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology Services, the resident’s experience will include an education set within a multidisciplinary setting. Visiting residents are expected to attend and participate in the Surgical Oncology Service’s numerous weekly and monthly meetings and will deliver a brief talk on a surgical oncology topic during their month. Residents will have call responsibilities 3 to 4 times per month which will include providing post-operative care for floor patients and working up new consultations received by the Surgical Oncology Service. The residents will be off on post call days and assurance will be made that they adhere to appropriate ACGME regulations while at MSK.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, personal statement, a letter of recommendation from their Program Director and an application form by December 1, 2017. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the end of February 2018 Please visit our website for further details on how to apply: https://www.mskcc.org/departments/surgery/residents/brennan-visiting-resident-rotation

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Clinical Research Fellow

Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Date Posted: August 28, 2017

The Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI) at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the nation's leading medical centers for the diagnosis and treatment of lung, esophageal, and chest diseases. Home of the nation's busiest lung transplantation program, NTI has earned a reputation for excellence and innovation in caring for patients with complex and difficult thoracic problems. NTI also conducts groundbreaking research and trains young physicians to improve outcomes for patients in Arizona and beyond. NTI is looking to a clinical research fellow that will engage in laboratory, translational or clinical research under the direction and guidance of a faculty member, developing skills necessary for success as an independent investigator. The fellow will be involved in the esophageal disease laboratory with esophageal studies and be responsible for maintaining functional studies and surgical databases. Laboratory or clinical research at the post-baccalaureate level with an interest in faculty member’s line of study required. Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline preferred. Minimun qualifications include: Ph.D., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant field or endeavor required. Doctoral degree in a relevant field or endeavor preferred. Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate required. Technical and/or conceptual expertise in relevant field preferred. Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning and oral and written communication skill as appropriate required. Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning and oral and written communication skills as appropriate preferred. Located in the heart of Phoenix, AZ, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph’s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It included the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University’s Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News and World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph’s among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

How To Apply

Please visit Dignity Health's Careers webpage to learn more and apply: http://www.dignityhealthcareers.org/careers/jobs/job.php?id=2017-35218-postdoctoral-fellow

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Burn Fellow

Johns Hopkins Burn Center
Date Posted: August 24, 2017

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, is seeking a Burn Fellow for Academic year 2017-2018. The Johns Hopkins Burn Center with its Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center is a regional burn center drawing from Maryland and surrounding states. There are over 400 acute burn admissions per year and 200 other related conditions. It has a nationally recognized program of comprehensive care for patients with injuries and their late effects including an international burn reconstruction program. The fellowship is a one year position of clinical and research activity within the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery and Division of Burn & Plastic Surgery. It will provide the fellow outstanding Johns Hopkins quality educational opportunities from the experienced faculty. The fellowship is available to physicians who are board eligible in either plastic or general surgery or those who have completed 3 years general surgery training. Exposure to adult, critical care & burn reconstruction will provide each fellow with an exceptional opportunity.

How To Apply

Julie A. Caffrey, D.O., M.S. Interim Director, Assistant Professor Division of Burn Surgery Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Johns Hopkins Burn Center Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD. 21224 Telephone - 410-550-0886 ext.2

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Medical Education and Simulation Fellowship

University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville
Date Posted: August 22, 2017

The Medical Education and Simulation Fellowship Program at the University of Tennessee Center for Advanced Medical Simulation is dedicated to training Fellows who aspire to become international leaders in medical education, simulation and simulation-based research. Three core skill sets are addressed in this Fellowship: (1) Teaching and learning; (2) Business management and leadership; (3) Research design and implementation. Through this Fellowship, graduates will be equipped with the teaching and learning skills essential to becoming an outstanding adult educator with business and leadership skills to navigate the administrative needs of a simulation center. In addition, the ability to design and implement simulation and research programs will contribute to future academic endeavors, creativity, and superb patient care. Graduates will have been formally trained in medical education and simulation and have received a Masters in Education from the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Education.

How To Apply

Applicants for this fellowship must have received an allopathic or osteopathic doctorate of medicine and have completed a residency. Applications will be accepted between September 1, 2018 – December 1, 2018 for Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2019. Potential Fellows will be interviewed between November 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. Applicants will be notified of selection by January 2019. For more information, please refer to web address http://gsm.utmck.edu/simfellowship or contact the program at: utsimfellowship@gmail.com .

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T32 Research Fellow in Cardiac Surgery

Oregon Science and Health University
Date Posted: August 18, 2017

T32 Research Fellow in Cardiac Surgery (Basic Lab) with Dr. Raman The laboratory of Dr. Raman at Oregon Science and Health University in the Knight Cardiovascular Institute is seeking a research fellow for a 2-year period to work in the lab. Potential fellows will be trained to work with experimental animals and routine basic science bench research techniques. Physiologic and molecular work will also be required. We are searching for individuals with surgical experience. As stated above, applicants should be interested in basic science research and must be willing to commit for a minimum of two years to this project. Background experience in basic laboratory techniques preferred (but not necessary). This is an ideal position for an applicant interested in a career in academic surgery. Full-time stipend for these fellowship positions are supported through a National Institute of Health T32 grant. Position start date is September 1st, 2017. Applicants must have a MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. They must be a current resident at an ACGME approved residency program, as the potential for NIH funding, candidates must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents to apply.

How To Apply

To apply please provide a cover letter, personal statement, and CV detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested individuals should contact: Dr. Raman directly (email enclosed herein)

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Global Surgery Fellowship Position (Non-ACGME)

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

The Loma Linda University Department of Surgery in Loma Linda, California has begun a new one year non-ACGME accredited Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) and is looking to find its next fellow to start August 1, 2018. The goal of the Global Surgery Fellowship is to prepare American-trained general surgeons to be competent and capable of performing the needed surgeries in low and middle income countries (LMIC). The Global Surgery Fellowship furthers the Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) goal ‘to make man whole’ physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually by continuing Christ’s healing and teaching ministry. It aims to address the overwhelming surgical needs throughout the developing world. In 2015, the World Health Organization recognized that the lack of access to safe surgical care results in more deaths than HIV, TB, and Malaria combined and the WHO made Global Surgery a priority in public health. There are approximately five billion people around the globe who lack access to safe and affordable surgical and anesthesia care with a vast majority of those people living in the low-resource settings of low and middle income countries. It is estimated that each year 143 million additional surgical procedures need to be done in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. The LLUH GSF will directly address surgery’s indispensable part of health care in underserved areas and will positively affect the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) is a one year training program for American Board of Surgery eligible or certified general surgeons. It consists of nine months training at Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) in Loma Linda, California and 3 months of guidance and experience at Malamulo Adventist Hospital (MAH) in Malawi, Africa. The fellowship training at LLUH will consist of rotations and case log completion in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, and Trauma, as well as Anesthesia, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Wound Care, Dentistry, Preventative Medicine, Tropical Disease, Public Health, financial literacy for organizations, and leadership in health administration. The fellow will be eligible to take the exam for the Diploma of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene after the completion of the required modules and in-person session. The fellow will complete at least one research paper focusing on a topic in Global Surgery. LLUH is uniquely equipped for the GSF with its strong history of international service and its direct connection to a wide network of hospitals in low and middle income countries. This modus operandi of mission focus is evident in the multidisciplinary enthusiasm and support for the Department of Surgery’s Global Surgery Fellowship. The fellowship program director, Dr. Carlos Garberoglio, and assistant program director, Dr. Ryan Hayton, have a continued interest in meeting the global needs of surgery based on their real experience in providing surgical care in low-resource environments.

How To Apply

Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved general surgery residency by June 30, 2018 and be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. If interested, applicants must provide the following documents via e-mail to Mrs. Nikki McCutchan program coordinator at nmccutchan@llu.edu.  A letter of reference from their department of surgery chairman  A letter of reference from their program director  A person statement about surgical global health  Current CV Fellowship Timeline for 2018 Open For Applications 08/14/2017 Interviews 11/2017 Begin Fellowship 08/01/2018

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PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery

Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

The General Surgery Residency Program at Einstein Healthcare Network located in Philadelphia, PA has an opening for an off-cycle preliminary PGY 2 General Surgery resident to begin immediately. Applicants are required to have successfully completed PGY-1 year in an AGME accredited General Surgery training program. Please note, we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.

How To Apply

How to Apply: Please submit the documents below in ONE application PDF packet, via e-mail only, to surgeryresidency@einstein.edu. Please, no FAXES, no CALLS. 1. ERAS Application (if available) - or Curriculum Vitae (must be in chronological order with no unexplained gaps in training), Medical School Diploma, Transcript and MSPE 2. USMLE Scores - All Steps must be passed on the first attempt (minimum score 220 on Steps 1-2) 3. PGY-1 ABSITE score 4. Three Letters of Recommendation – including 1 from Program Director 5. Summative Competency-based evaluation 6. PGY -1 year-end Milestone Evaluation. 8. Current Defined Category Case Log Report 9. We are unable to sponsor visas at this time. No phone calls please. Applicants will be notified via email regarding selection for interview. Thank you, Amit R.T. Joshi, MD, FACS Residency Program Director | Department of Surgery | Einstein Healthcare Network Assistant Professor of Surgery | Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, PA

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Surgical Education Fellow

Goodman Surgical Education Center (GSEC) in the Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine
Date Posted: August 9, 2017

American College of Surgeons - Accredited Education Institutes Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery. We are recruiting for a Surgical Education Fellow to begin July 2018 at the Goodman Surgical Education Center (GSEC) in the Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine. This is a funded two-year position for a resident between the 2nd and 3rd or 3rd and 4th post-graduate year in General Surgery. This is an American College of Surgeons – Education Institutes Accredited Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery. The intent of the fellowship is to equip surgeons with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for leadership positions in undergraduate and graduate medical education. This fellowship program has trained surgical residents in education for over eight years and has established a track record in mentoring education research arcs, outstanding teachers, and careers in surgical education. The fellowship consists of formal training in medical education, teaching residents and medical students, curriculum design and implementation, program evaluation, education research, and simulation as a teaching method. Fellows will also have the opportunity to apply for and pursue a Master’s in Health Professions Education (MHPE) degree at the University of Illinois in Chicago that would be funded by the program.

How To Apply

A current CV, letter of interest, and at least two letters of reference should be directed to Dr. James N. Lau, Director of the Education Fellowship and Director of the Goodman Surgical Education Center for the Department of Surgery at Stanford (email: jnlau@stanford.edu) Deadline for receipt of materials for this opportunity is September 1, 2017. We will be inviting qualified applicants for interview by the end of September and a selection will be made shortly thereafter.

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Pediatric Surgery Fellowship – Non-ACGME accredited

St. Louis University/ SSM Heatlh Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Date Posted: August 9, 2017

St. Louis University/ SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is offering a non-ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Surgery. This position provides comprehensive training in Pediatric Surgery including neonatal surgery, oncology, trauma, inflammatory bowel disease, and general thoracic surgery. Trainees will provide care for patients ranging in age from neonates to adolescence in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, and the operating room. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 200 bed free-standing tertiary children’s hospital with a 68 bed NICU. It serves as a busy Level I Pediatric Trauma center for patients in Missouri and Illinois. Trainees must be fully trained General Surgeons and have an ECFMG certificate. The length of the fellowship may range from 12 – 24 months.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of recommendation to Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick.

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Surgical Education Fellowship

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Date Posted: August 9, 2017

The Department of Surgery at New York Presbyterian, Columbia is offering a surgical education fellowship of 1 year duration. This fellowship was created in 2010 and has run consecutively since then. The focus of the fellowship is medical student and housestaff education including clerkship design, evaluation, outcomes and simulation. There is flexibility within the fellowship to allow exploration of the individual research fellow’s areas of interest. Past fellows have pursued projects in cardiovascular research, critical care, medical ethics and professionalism, public health, curriculum design, surgical resident education, simulation, and mentorship. For anyone interested, funding is available to support research in peripheral vascular surgery. Participation is encouraged and supported at the Association for Surgical Education, Surgical Education Week. The fellowship director is Dr. Roman Nowygrod. Eligible participants include surgical specialty residents. Funding is through the Department of Surgery. Interested applicants should forward a letter of support from their program director, curriculum vitae and personal statement to Marlene Haselbauer. Applicants at the PGY 2-3 level are preferred but there is flexibility depending on prior training and experience. Applicants should submit a letter of support from their program director, CV and personal statement to: Roman Nowygrod, M.D. C/o Marlene Haselbauer mh487@cumc.columbia.edu Program Coordinator Department of Surgery New York Presbyterian 177 Ft. Washington Avenue 7th Floor G.S, #313 New York, NY 10032

How To Apply

Please send email to: Marlene Haselbauer Program Coordinator

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International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship

Memorial Sloan Kettering
Date Posted: August 3, 2017

The Department of Surgery offers a one-year International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship to fully trained surgeons. The aim of the International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship is to train the fellow to effectively direct multimodality cancer therapy for the cancer patients in both high- and low-income countries. Cancer is a rapidly growing problem in low- and middle-income (LMIC) countries. Outcomes for cancer patients are poor. There is a need for improved research and training to improve these outcomes. The MSK Global Cancer Disparity Initiative was created in 2013. The goal of the initiative is to improve outcomes for patients with cancer in LMIC. It is based on a collaboration between physicians at MSK and Nigeria that began in 2010. This collaboration has now grown to include the African Research Group for Oncology (ARGO) in Nigeria, which is an MSK cofounded consortium that includes 5 centers in Nigeria and MSK. ARGO has multiple ongoing training endeavors and clinical trials regarding colorectal and breast cancer. In addition, in 2016, a new collaboration was created with the Aga Khan hospitals in Kenya and Tanzania, with a focus on breast and cervical cancer training and research. CLINICAL TRAINING The training throughout the fellowship is comprised of a rotation schedule. Fellows will spend 3 months in breast and colorectal services at MSK, 3 months on clinical research/elective time at MSK, and 6 months at MSK’s collaborating sites in West and East Africa. While they are on clinical services, fellows are responsible for all preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative patient care. In addition, they are responsible for teaching residents and medical students who are rotating on the service. While in research months at MSK, fellows will attend colorectal and breast cancer clinical conferences while performing research in global cancer disparity topics. Emphasis is placed on understanding and developing multimodality treatment protocols for the range of malignancies which are encountered by surgical oncologists in practice in both high- and low-income countries. Trainees are expected to gain a thorough understanding of cancer biology, cancer disparities, cancer care in resource limited environments, genetics, biostatistics and epidemiology. This is done through lectures, conferences, grant applications, directed readings and individual research projects. RESEARCH Fellows will become well-versed in the current literature with a specific reading list provided by the global cancer disparity fellowship. The fellow will have a dedicated mentor on the Colorectal Service and the Breast Service to guide research projects. In addition, the Global Disparities Director will have weekly meetings to assist with research projects and provide weekly education sessions specific to global cancer initiatives. Education during these 3 months will include Dept. of Surgery conferences such as Grand Rounds, Surgical Oncology Fellows Teaching Conference, the Gastric Mixed Tumor, Breast, and Colorectal Service Disease Management Team conferences. The global disparities fellow will participate in the surgery fellow research training course. This course, over an 8-week period, includes training in topics such as database management, research ethics, clinical trial design, and statistics. Over the course of the year, the fellow will create: Two retrospective research projects answering 2 important clinical research topics related to cancer in low- and middle income countries (LMIC). These projects will utilize the MSK supported databases and biobanks in Nigeria with breast and colorectal cancer patients. One prospective study that will be initiated during their clinical/research rotation in Nigeria. This study will focus on topics such as barriers to cancer care, implementation of treatment pathways, and methods for the early detection of cancer. The fellow will also inherit the prospective study that was created by the prior fellow – thus each fellow will generate a prospective study they will develop and initiate and inherit an already established prospective protocol that they will actively manage. Assist with writing one grant application specific to cancer research or training in LMIC. This will provide the fellow with valuable experience in synthesizing LMIC cancer topics, creating specific aims, grant structure, and the logistics of creating a grant application. Send one abstract to a conference with a topic specific to cancer in LMIC.

How To Apply

ELIGIBILITY Candidates must be graduates of a recognized foreign or US medical school and have completed a general surgery residency training program in their home country. The candidate must also be interested and committed to expanding his/her expertise in surgical oncology in high- and low-income countries. The candidate must have passed the USMLE examinations or any equivalent predecessor or successor examination and hold a valid ECFMG certificate, if applicable. In addition, the candidate must certify intent to return to his/her home country upon completion of training. Please visit our website for an application and further information, https://www.mskcc.org/hcp-education-training/fellowships/international-surgical-oncology-global-cancer-disparities-fellowship.

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Post-Doctoral Research position in Tracheal Tissue Engineering and Regeneration

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
Date Posted: July 17, 2017

Post-doctoral research position is available in the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY. Our lab is interested in developing novel scaffolds and grafts for tracheal tissue bioengineering in a preclinical model using various natural and synthetic biomaterials. The research fellow will be expected to: (1) Perform various molecular biology experiments including cell culture, DNA/RNA/Protein extraction, purification and quantification, PCR, gel electrophoresis, immunohistochemistry and western blotting (2) Develop animal protocols as per IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) guidelines (3) Assist with animal experiments including surgical procedure and post-operative care (4) Collect, analyze and present research data (5) Participate in lab meetings, journals clubs and departmental seminars (6) Collaborate with other members of the lab and the department for clinical outcomes research. (7) Develop proposals for grant submission (8) Publish at least 2 to 4 peer-reviewed manuscripts by the end of this fellowship. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD. The candidate must have at least one year of experience in molecular biology, cell biology or bioengineering with established publication record. Excellent grant and manuscript writing skills are essential and the applicant must be extraordinarily motivated. Experience with animal surgery and IACUC protocols, tissue culture, immunohistochemistry and western blotting is essential. Experience in bioengineering, 3D printing and/or immunology will be highly desirable. The candidate should be self-driven and able to manage multiple projects at a time.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send: - A brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the position - CV - Current letters of reference (optional) to Faiz Bhora, MD at faiz.bhora@mountsinai.org, with a copy to Sadiq Rehmani, MD at sadiq.rehmani@mountsinai.org

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Volunteering Observership at Bariatric Practice

Piedmont Hospital
Date Posted: July 17, 2017

Busy private Bariatric Surgery practice in Atlanta, GA seeks a motivated medical school graduate to broaden experience in General Surgery. Excellent opportunity for those individuals who have not matched into General Surgery and are seeking to enhance their C.V. Responsibilities will include seeing patients in outpatient clinic, writing detailed notes on each pt, obtaining appropriate consent for patients undergoing surgery, and further contributing to the team. Surgery days will include being in the OR observing various Bariatric procedures. If interested in assisting, credentialing can be done, to have you assist in surgeries. Individual will be held responsible to round on post-operative patients the following day and provide the attending with detailed information on the patient.

How To Apply

Please email your CV, Dean's letter, USMLE scores, personal statement, and two letters of recommendations to the following email address: dchanthaboury@beltlinebariatric.com. If we will you are a good fit, you will be notified via email to schedule a phone interview. Position is looking to be filled ASAP. ABSOLUTE requirements: First time pass on USMLE I, II, and CS exams and ECFMG certified. US or Canadian citizens preferred.

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Mark Kusek Colorectal Cancer Research Fellowship

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Date Posted: July 13, 2017

We are accepting applications for the Mark Kusek Colorectal Cancer Research Fellowship, a funded position in our Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. We are seeking candidates who will have completed a minimum of two post-graduate training years in a United States ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by June 30, 2018. This includes recent general surgery residency graduates who are interested in pursuing an intensive research experience. The focus of the research will be related to colon and rectal cancer. The position can be either a one- or two-year commitment, depending on the candidate’s research goals. We will provide a comprehensive research experience for a motivated, focused, and driven young surgeon who has a strong interest in pursuing a career in colon and rectal surgery. There will be significant opportunity for active participation in clinical trials, outcomes research, quality improvement programs, as well as translational research protocols, including a novel humanized mouse model of colorectal cancer. Interest in technology and media editing is advantageous. There will be several opportunities for presentations at national and regional meetings throughout the year. UMASS is a major academic tertiary regional referral center in Worcester, MA—less than a one-hour drive from Boston. We are a 4-physician colorectal-only high volume academic practice. We are a dynamic, team-oriented group with a diverse and vibrant colorectal practice. We have a clinical focus on minimally invasive techniques for colorectal cancer, including robotics, transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME), transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), and endoluminal colonic stenting. There will be significant opportunity to work on projects alongside our general surgery residents and clinical fellow in Colon & Rectal surgery. We also have dedicated statistician support and a research nurse as part of our team. We are eager to mentor a research fellow who has promise for a successful career as a leader in academic surgery. Our staff: Justin Maykel, MD (Division Chief) Jennifer Davids, MD (Research Fellowship Director) Karim Alavi, MD, MPH (Clinical Fellowship Director; Director of Colorectal Research) Paul Sturrock, MD

How To Apply

Start date is July 1, 2018. Only applicants who are in (or who have graduated from) a United States ACGME accredited general surgery residency are eligible to apply. All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and 2 letters of recommendation to Jennifer Davids, MD (Jennifer.davids@umassmemorial.org) by August 31, 2017. Any inquiries regarding the position may also be directed to Dr. Davids via email.

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Preliminary PGY-2

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Date Posted: July 11, 2017

The Yale New Haven Hospital General Surgery residency has an open PGY-2 preliminary surgery position available. Successful applicants will have completed an accredited PGY-1 year in surgery with a consistent record of academic and clinical excellence.

How To Apply

To apply, please forward the following: Curriculum Vitae USMLE transcript Medical School Transcript ABSITE score report Current ACGME Milestones report Three letters of recommendation (including one from PD)

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PGY-2 Prelim Position (Coryne {Khor-reen) Lewis)

Howard University Hospital
Date Posted: July 6, 2017

Howard University Hospital Department of General Surgery located in Washington, DC has an opening beginning July 1, 2017 for a PGY-II preliminary residency position. Prerequisites: Qualified applicants must have graduated from an accredited medical school in good standing and completed one year of residency in an ACGME accredited program. No Visa applicants due to time restriction. Only qualified candidates are invited to submit required documentation by Thursday, July 13, 2017 to be considered for this vacancy. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY). (ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, OFFICE VISITS, or FAXES ACCEPTED) Body of email must contain below information as presented: Name Cell # Medical School and date of graduation Citizenship or visa status Clinical years completed in ACGME-approved residency USMLE scores, including failures ABSITE percentile scores Total major cases logged A few sentences describing why you find yourself in need of a position, be succinct and blunt

How To Apply

EMAIL ATTACHMENT must include: 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 (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 recommendation can be submitted separately but all must be in same file.

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PGY 4

The Brooklyn Hospital Center,
Date Posted: July 5, 2017

The Brooklyn Hospital Center General Surgery Residency Program, located in Downtown Brooklyn, New York has an opening for a PGY-4 categorical position to begin July 1, 2017.

How To Apply

How To Apply Interested candidates must submit the following documents in one PDF file (excluding the letters of recommendation – they may be sent separately). Please note that ONLY complete applications with ALL of the required documents will be accepted. Please provide the following documents: Current CV with all previous residencies listed; Copies of USMLE (Steps 1, 2, & 3) scores; Copies of ABSITE scores; Milestone Evaluations for all years of training; 3 letters of recommendation (including a letter from the most recent Program Director); Complete Operative Log Report (Defined Category Report); Medical school transcripts; Personal Statement explaining current status; ECFMG certificate (if applicable) to Barbara Lingley, email: blingley@tbh.org.

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PGY1 or 2 Preliminary Position

Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York
Date Posted: June 29, 2017

The General Surgery Program at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York has open PGY 1 and PGY 2 Preliminary Positions available.

How To Apply

Applicants should email the following: 3 Recommendation Letters USMLE Scores Current Curriculum Vitae ECFMG certificate Personal Statement Medical School Transcript ABSITE Score Applicants should meet the following criteria: Minimum of 35th percentile for ABSITE Be a current PGY 1 resident US Citizen or Permanent Resident ONLY

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Burn Fellowship (Search re-opened)

Jacobi Medical Center
Date Posted: June 26, 2017

The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center, the burn referral center for New York City Health and Hospitals, is seeking a fellow beginning July 1, 2017. Responsibilities include managing burn ICU patients, assisting in O.R., and staffing the burn clinics. Research is strongly encouraged. This non-accredited position is suitable for a postgraduate trainee seeking a career in plastic and reconstructive surgery and/or general surgery.

How To Apply

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

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Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Northwestern University
Date Posted: June 20, 2017

We are seeking a candidate for fellowship training in multi-organ Transplant Surgery for a two year term beginning August 2018. Northwestern Medicine has the most active solid organ transplant program in Illinois and is among the top transplant programs in the country. Our comprehensive abdominal transplant service includes liver (both adult and pediatric deceased and living donor), kidney (both adult and pediatric deceased and living donor), and pancreas transplants. Our program is ASTS-certified and we perform more than 250 kidney transplants, 100 liver transplants, and 20-25 pancreas transplants annually. Fellows will also have regular participation in pediatric transplantation and exposure to hepatobiliary procedures. Living Donor Liver transplants and Kidney Stem Cell research is just some of the innovative work that sets us apart. High expectations and emphasis on learning creates a unique opportunity to train with our world class surgeons.

How To Apply

Now accepting applications for one position with a start date of August 1, 2018. Eligible applicants must have US Citizen or Permanent Resident status, or appropriate visa status to allow for completion of two year fellowship if a foreign medical graduate. Applicants must have completed a general surgery residency program by the fellowship start date. For information please contact Katie Crylen, kcrylen@nm.org or visit our website http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/transplant/education/surgery-fellowship/index.html

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Gneral Surgery Fellowship

Mt. Sinai Services - Queens Hospital
Date Posted: June 19, 2017

Unexpected opening for an (unaccredited) General Surgery fellow starting July 2017 at Mt. Sinai Services-Queens Hospital in Jamaica, NY. You will function as a senior resident both in and out of the operating room and run our surgical service along with 4 house officers and 18 PA's. You will sit for the 2018 ABSITE exam. We will mentor you. Over the last 20+ years, I have helped 55 residents resume General Surgery residency to complete their training. I will also consider a recent General Surgery residency graduate who needs more operative experience or as a bridge year prior to starting a future fellowship.

How To Apply

Requirements include: 1. Completion of PGY-3 year in General Surgery (This is a Queens Hospital medical board requirement). 2. Ability to obtain a NY State license or limited permit. 3. No J-1 or H1b visas. Please send me your C.V., recent ABSITE scores and 3 letters of recommendations(one from previous program director) to: Bruce L. Morel, M.D., F.A.C.S. Director Surgical Education Mt. Sinai-Queens Hospital 82-68 164th Street Jamaica, NY. 11432 fax-718-883-6149 No phone calls please.

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Associate Director of Trauma and Surgical Research

Jacobi Medical Center Bronx NY
Date Posted: June 19, 2017

Job Description- Associate Director of Trauma and Surgical Research –Jacobi Medical Center The candidate should have Master’s level training or a Ph.D. in one of the following related fields: public health/epidemiology/biostatistics or health services research. Among the primary responsibilities of this position will be to coordinate and direct surgical research efforts with special emphasis in Trauma–Critical Care Surgery within the Jacobi Medical Center’s Department of Surgery. He or she will also coordinate research efforts in other departments that are related to the field of trauma and critical care surgery. This will require an intricate knowledge of hospital organization, clinical work flow and clinical documentation. Responsibilities will include the design and execution of clinical and translational research projects—primarily in the field of trauma and critical care surgery—in collaboration with surgical faculty, residents and medical students. Therefore, expertise in clinical observational studies, outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research is a requirement. The candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well with team dynamics. Excellence in organizational skills and scientific writing is a must. Evidence of scholarly and scientific productivity is essential. It is understood that the candidate will have some familiarity with grant writing but, a history a funded grant is not essential. However, research and work experience in the clinical domain is required. It is expected that the candidate will have proficiency in statistical software, such as, SPSS or SAS. Furthermore, the research scientist will support the clinical faculty in supervising research assistants and trainees. It is also expected that the candidate will have familiarity in executing regulatory and IRB requirements. Upon presentation of the proper credentials the candidate may be offered a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (or higher) in the Dept. of Surgery of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should please send their CV to Lakiesha Howard at traumasurgery.research@gmail.com

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Preliminary PGY1

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: June 12, 2017

University of California, San Diego General Surgery Residency Program, has an opening for a PGY-1 Preliminary resident position to start on June 23, 2017. Due to the short time frame we cannot support any Visas for this position.

How To Apply

To apply, please e-mail the following documents in ONE PDF FILE with your name and PGY 1 in the SUBJECT LINE to the Residency Program Coordinator, at surgresidency@ucsd.edu • Current C.V. (must include updated e-mail, telephone and address contact information) • Personal statement • Medical School Transcript • MSPE (Deans letter) • USMLE Parts I, II scores • Absite score, if applicable • 3 Letters of Recommendation – 1 from Program Director, if applicable. We will NOT review any application until complete. No phone calls please.

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Preliminary PGY-2 Position

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: June 12, 2017

The General Surgery Residency program at the University of California, San Diego has an opening for one PGY-2 preliminary position to begin July 1, 2017. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency. Due to the short time frame, we cannot support any Visas for this position.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should send the below required documents, in a single PDF format, by e-mail: Current Curriculum Vitae ; Personal Statement ; Medical School Transcript/Dean’s Letter ; Medical School Diploma; USMLE Scores (Steps 1,2 and 3) ; ABSITE Reports, Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year; Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training ; ACGME Milestones Reports; List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training; 3 Letters of recommendation, to include letter from Program Director. Please no phone calls or faxes. Please email required documents to surgresidency@ucsd.edu

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Residency Program Administrator

West Virginia University-Morgantown, WV
Date Posted: June 12, 2017

2- PGY 1- Preliminary Positions Available to start July 1, 2017

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2- PGY 1- Preliminary Positions Available to start July 1, 2017 West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery will have two available PGY-1 Preliminary Surgical Residency positions to start on July 1, 2017. Qualified applicants and applicants with previous residency experience in General Surgery an ACGME-accredited program are welcome to apply. Interested applicants should submit the following documents: 1. Recent ERAS application 2. Curriculum Vitae 2. Personal Statement 3. Medical School Transcript 4. Medical School Diploma 5. USMLE Step Scores (I, II, III) (if applicable) 6. Defined Category and Resident Operative Report to date from the ACGME Case log system (if applicable) 7. (3) Letters of recommendation including one from current Chair or Program Director 8. Annual competency-based Summative Evaluation(s) for any previous residency training will be required prior to start of residency and certificate of completion (if applicable) 9. ACGME Milestones Reports to date (if applicable). 10. List of rotations for all residency years (if applicable) 11. BLS, ACLS, and ATLS certificates 12. US Citizens or J1 visa only 13. Valid ECFMG certificate Qualified applicants should email the required documentation listed above in one pdf to Dr. Jon Cardinal, jscardinal@hsc.wvu.edu NO phone calls or Fax please. We will be in touch with you via email if we would like to set up an interview.

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Volunteer Research Fellow

NYU Langone Medical Center
Date Posted: June 7, 2017

The NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the top surgical research institutions in the US. We are seeking two Volunteer Research Fellows to work on cardiovascular complications and immunology. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Bhama Ramkhelawon, Dr. Ludovic Boytard and Dr. Tarik Hadi to design and carryout experiments investigating the immune response in cardiovascular complications and diseases. Applicants should have an M.D. or Ph.D. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Our volunteers tend to be extremely hard working and as a result they are very successful in matching into residency programs. The position requires a commitment of 1 year. Job Location - New York, New York, United States. Position Type: Volunteer Full-Time/Regular

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send ALL of the following: CV, reference letters if any and visa status to Ms. Krista Barone at: Krista.Barone@nyumc.org.

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PGY 2 Preliminary

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Date Posted: June 7, 2017

The Brooklyn Hospital, located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2017. To be eligible for this PGY-2 position, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and will have successfully completed a PGY-1 year of general surgery training by June 30, 2017.

How To Apply

How To Apply Your application must include ALL of the following information: 1. Letter of recommendation from your current Program Director 2. Two additional letters of recommendation from faculty surgeons 3. Current Curriculum Vitae 4. ABSITE score reports from all years of training 5. USLME scores (Step I and II) ; pass on first attempt including CS 6. Medical school transcript, Dean’s letter, diploma and, if applicable, ECFMG certificate 7. ACGME Case Logs (defined category report format); must be up to date and signed by PD 8. List of all previously completed rotations 9. Documentation of ACLS, BLS, ATLS, PALS and, if completed, FLS and FES certification 10. Copies of all mid-year and summative evaluations by Program Director; including recent Surgery Milestones evaluation 11. Procedure Credentialing (Resident Summary Report of beside procedures) signed by PD

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PGY IV General Surgery

Western Reserve Health Education
Date Posted: June 6, 2017

Open Categorical Surgical Resident PGY IV with advancement to PGY V. Fully accredited ACGME approved residency affiliated with NEOMED. Please visit our website at https://northsidemedicalcenter.org/71/content/surgery-residency.

How To Apply

Please submit CV, Case Logs, USMLE I, II and III Scores, ABSITE Score for all previous years, transcripts, personal statement, summative evaluations, rotations completed to date, LORs.

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Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Resident

Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: June 6, 2017

The Department of Surgery at Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, in Newark, New Jersey has openings for ONE PGY-2 preliminary position to begin July 1, 2017. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency. Because of time constraints, no residents requiring visas can be considered.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail to Linda Vetrecin, Residency Program Coordinator at: vetreclh@njms.rutgers.edu. • Current CV • Personal statement • Medical school transcript • USMLE Steps I and II (All must be passed on first attempt) • ABSITE score reports • Mid-Year Milestone Report • Program Director letter of recommendation • Two additional letters of recommendation from current faculty • ACGME Surgical Operative Logs • Valid ECFMG Certification if applicable - no visas. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls or faxes.

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Categorical PGY3 General Surgery Resident

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Date Posted: June 5, 2017

Immediate opening for categorical PGY 3 General Surgery Resident in a community teaching hospital in Metro Detroit, Michigan.

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Please send cv to Dr. Fadi Baidoun at fbaidou1@hfhs.org

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General Surgeon – Transition to Practice Program

Loyola University Medical Center
Date Posted: May 23, 2017

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Department of Surgery is seeking a General Surgeon for a one year transition to practice program. The candidate will have successfully completed an accredited general surgery program and will be Board Certified/Board Eligible. The successful trainee will have an opportunity to experience practicing in many surgical specialties within General Surgery at Hines VA Hospital, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, all three hospitals provide care for over 1 million residents. The heart of the medical center campus, Loyola University Hospital, is a 570 licensed bed facility. It houses an American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Center, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, the Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and the Loyola Center for Health & Fitness. Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should address cover letter and CV to Fred Luchette, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Chief of Surgical Services at the Hines VA Medical Center and email to Michelle Pencyla, Physician Recruitment Office, at mpencyla@lumc.edu.

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Preliminary PGY-2

Stony Brook Medicine
Date Posted: May 23, 2017

Stony Brook Medicine General Surgery Program, Long Island, New York is accepting applications for a Preliminary PGY-2 position to start July 1, 2017. Eligibility requirement: Applicants must currently be a resident in good standing in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program. Must have passed USMLE 1 & 2 by 2nd attempt. Our institution only sponsors J1.

How To Apply

Please submit the documents below in one PDF packet, via e-mail to Deborah.Thornton@stonybrookmedicine.edu. 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Three letters of recommendation, one must be from Program Director 3. USMLE Score, must have passed by 2nd attempt 4. PGY1 Absite Score. 5. ECFMG certificate (if applicable) Applicants will be notified via email regarding selection for interview, no telephone calls please.

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PGY 3 Categorical Resident

UCSF Fresno
Date Posted: May 23, 2017

PGY 3 Categorical Surgery Resident at UCSF Fresno

How To Apply

The Department of Surgery at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program has an opening in the categorical general surgery training program at the PGY-3 level to start July 1, 2017. A valid California License must be obtained prior to July 1, 2017. Qualified applicants should submit the following documents to Valerie A. Pamatmat (VPamatmat@fresno.ucsf.edu). 1. Current CV 2. Brief Personal Statement 3. Medical School diploma and transcript 4. Dean’s Letter 5. USMLE Part I, II &III 6. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation. Prior to any final decision to offer a position, a letter from the current Program Director will be required. The position is also conditional upon successful completion of a PGY1 and PGY-2 year. 7. Competency based evaluations for ALL completed rotations 8. Current ACGME case log. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate A CALIFORNIA LICENSE IS REQUIRED. Only Complete applications will be considered. Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for an interview with faculty, PD, APD, and residents. Thank you M. Wolfe MD

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Categorical PGY 3 & Prelim PGY 2 openings

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Date Posted: May 23, 2017

The Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas is recruiting for two residency positions to begin on July 1, 2017.  Categorical PGY-3 (Please put Cat 3 on the subject line)  Preliminary PGY-2 (Please put Prelim 2 on the subject line) Applicant must be a current resident in an ACGME accredited program, in good standing, and authorized to work in the United States (J1 visa only).

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send all of their application materials in one email to Lisa.Bailey@utsouthwestern.edu. Chosen applicants will be contacted for an in-person or over-phone interview. • 3 current letters of recommendation, including one from the current Program Director • ABSITE results • Current CV • Dean’s letter & transcript • USMLE I, II, III if applicable • Medical school diploma and transcript • Case logs in Defined Category format • ACGME milestone evaluations • ACLS, ATLS certificates • List of completed rotations for all years of training • ECFMG certification No phone calls or faxes please. Deadline for application is Friday, May 26th

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Surgical Research Fellowships at Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Date Posted: May 19, 2017

Surgical Research Fellowships available in the Urological Diseases Research Center, Boston Children’s Hospital Surgical research fellowships are available in the Mauney laboratory within the Urological Diseases Research Center at Boston Children's Hospital. Studies in our laboratory are focused on the design of silk fibroin grafts for hollow organ tissue engineering including tissues of the urinary and digestive tract. Both small (rodent) and large (swine, rabbits, sheep) animal models of tissue repair in the bladder, urethra, small intestine, and esophagus are employed. In addition, our laboratory explores the mechanisms of constructive remodeling of tissue engineered constructs by delineating how host tissue microenvironments interact, populate, and integrate into scaffold environments in vivo. Our group synergizes the expertise of clinicians, bioengineers, and molecular biologists in a dynamic research environment to produce clinically-viable biomaterials. Experience with small/large animal surgery and husbandry is required. Completion of a general surgery, urology or comparable residency program is required. Pathology, biomaterials, and/or immunological expertise is recommended. The candidate should be able to work independently as well as with a team of investigators. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential and an established publication record in tissue engineering is desired. English proficiency is required. Only candidates who are authorized to work in the US should apply. This is an outstanding opportunity for persons interested in ultimately pursuing a medical and/or bioengineering career path. Applicants must have an MD, PhD, and/or DVM. The positions are available immediately. Interested candidates should send a CV, a brief summary of research experience and interests, and names of three references to: Joshua R. Mauney, Ph.D. Urological Diseases Research Center Enders Research Building, Rm 1009 Boston Children’s Hospital Email: joshua.mauney@childrens.harvard.edu

How To Apply

joshua.mauney@childrens.harvard.edu

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Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship

Augusta University
Date Posted: May 16, 2017

Job Description: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is offering a Fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery. The position provides a comprehensive microsurgical experience including, free flap reconstruction of the breast, head & neck, and lower extremities. Operative cases will include microsurgical free flaps, complex reconstructive surgery including local flaps, perforator flaps as well as the opportunity to perform general plastic surgery, and perioperative management. Replants are not part of the fellowship. The AU Health Center is a busy Level I trauma center and is a tertiary health care center. Must have completed general surgery and or plastic surgery training. The fellowship duration is 12 months. This position is fully funded including insurance. The length can be addressed.

How To Apply

Applicants should send a CV to: Edmond F. Ritter, MD, FACS eritter@augusta.edu

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Surgical Crtitical Care Fellow

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Date Posted: May 13, 2017

Join Inova Fairfax Hospital’s stimulating and unconventional Surgical Critical Care Fellowship where you will: • Develop advanced and proficient clinical management skills in critically-ill surgical patient care while collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, • Develop dynamic leadership and supervisory skills in surgical critical care units; and • Conduct scholarly activities in surgical critical care. As a Surgical Critical Care Fellow, you will advance your management and leadership skills in providing intensive care to medical and surgical patients. Plus, at Northern Virginia’s only State and ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center that sees adult and pediatric, blunt and penetrating trauma patients, acute care surgical patients, and about 3,000 trauma codes and consults a year, you will provide critical care services for all critically ill trauma and general surgery patients admitted to the Trauma Service and other surgical patients (such as vascular, thoracic, transplant, plastic surgery and more).

How To Apply

Apply for this awesome training opportunity, starting August 1, 2017, through the SAFAS, an application service of the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society, now available at www.sccpds.org/future-scc-fellows or email angelique.redmond @inova.org with the subject line: 2017 SCC Fellowship Opportunity. To be considered for this opportunity, submit the following documents: 1. CV 2. Personal Statement 3. (3) Letters of Recommendation written by supervising physicians (in addition to the standardized form letters included in the SAFAS website) (4) Results of Standardized Tests: o All in-service examinations o USMLE, NBME, Flex, FMGEMS or equivalent o ECFMG certificate (international graduates only) (5) ACGME Program Completion Verification Letter by your residency program director that you have graduated from a general surgery residency that is accredited by the ACGME, or will graduate from such a program by June 30 of the year in which fellowship begins. This statement may be included within a letter of recommendation by the program director. *Preferred applicants should have graduated within the last 5 years. For more information on this training opportunity, contact Angelique Redmond, Program Coordinator, at (703)776-5912 or angelique.redmond@inova.org.

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PGY2 preliminary general surgery position

Tulane University
Date Posted: May 9, 2017

Tulane University General Surgery Residency Program in New Orleans, Louisiana is seeking to fill a preliminary PGY2 position for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year beginning July 1, 2017.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must have completed at least 1 year of training at an ACGME accredited residency program. To apply, please send the following as one PDF file to Lauren Dickerson at ldicker@tulane.edu with “prelim PGY2 application” as the subject: CV or ERAS application, personal statement, medical school transcript, step 1 & 2 scores, Step 3 score (if taken), 3 letters of application (one must be from current program director), ABSITE scores from each year of training, list of rotations completed so far during training years, and ACGME case log. Applicants chosen to interview will be contacted. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

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PGY 2 Preliminary Position

Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital
Date Posted: May 9, 2017

The General Surgery Training Program at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI has an available PGY 2 preliminary position in general surgery beginning July 1, 2017. Qualified applicants must: • Successfully completed a PGY 1 year in an ACGME accredited general surgery training program. • Applicants must be in good standing with their program.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following: • Current CV • Medical School transcripts • Deans letter • Letter of recommendation from Program Director • 2 letters of recommendation from current residency program faculty • USMLE transcript for Part I, II IICS, III • ABSITE Transcript • ACGME Resident Operative Log Resident Report by Role. • Verification of residents educational experience that includes a summative competency based performance evaluation for all previous training programs • Listing of rotations from PGY 1 Year • Current ECFMG Certification – if applicable • Copy of Visa – if applicable Please e-mail your complete application to: Brownsurgerypgy2prelim@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS - All questions should be e-mailed to Brownsurgerypgy2prelim@gmail.com APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL June 1, 2017. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR REVIEW.

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Stanford HPB Research Fellow

Stanford University Medical Center
Date Posted: May 5, 2017

The Department of Surgery/Division of General Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a two-year postdoctoral research fellow beginning July 2017. Contracts are renewed annually based on professionalism and productivity. This research fellowship will have emphasis in clinical research and collaboration in translational research in hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease. The position is open to residents in general surgery residency programs or graduates of general surgery residency programs who have a career focus in HPB surgery. Prior research either clinical or laboratory is viewed beneficial. The position offers competitive salary and full benefits. Stanford University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and trainees. An interview will be required if the application is accepted for further review.

How To Apply

Please send updated CV, a cover letter describing career plans, and three professional references.

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PGY2 Preliminary Surgery Resident

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Date Posted: May 4, 2017

The University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS is now accepting applications for a Preliminary PGY2 position to start on July 1, 2017. Applicant must b a resident in good standing in an ACGME accredited general surgery program. J1 Visa only.

How To Apply

Please email current CV, USMLE scores, 3 LOR's and PGY1 ABSITE score. No phone calls please. You will be notified via email regarding selected for interview.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery – Foregut Surgery

Esophageal and Lung Institute, Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: May 2, 2017

The Esophageal and Lung Institute at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA,has currently one available opening for the MIS fellowship starting July 2017 (start date amendable). We currently offer three, one-year advanced thoracic surgery fellowship positions focused on minimally invasive and surgical techniques for esophageal diseases. The fellowship has received Fellowship Council accreditation and 2018/2019 positions will be filled through the match. The fellowship program will emphasize advanced endoscopic, laparoscopic, and video-assisted techniques used in the management of patients. Our clinical philosophy is to provide individualized care to patients utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach. Therefore, we are seeking highly motivated clinicians to participate in the delivery of cross-disciplinary disease-based care. Fellows will attend weekly multidisciplinary esophageal diseases conference. Weekly didactic lectures in thoracic surgery and M&M conferences are important educational features at our program. It is expected of each fellow to design, conduct and complete clinical research projects under the guidance of senior faculty members during their fellowship. Access to an onsite, state-of-the-art laboratory will be available to fellows if they wish to pursue bench research. We expect a successful applicant to participate in the full range of lung and esophageal endoscopic and surgical cases, learn the multidisciplinary management of esophageal cancers, and contribute to clinical research. Who should apply: • General surgery residents with an interest in foregut surgery. • General thoracic surgeons seeking to enhance their endoscopic and minimally invasive surgical skills. • Cardiothoracic surgeons who wish to re-focus their practice on general thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology. Eligibility: The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board certified or board eligible in General Surgery or Cardiothoracic Surgery from a U.S. residency program. These positions are open to citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

How To Apply

Please send inquiries to: Ali H Zaidi, MD, Director of Research, Esophageal and Lung Institute 4815 Liberty Avenue Mellon Pavilion, Suite 242 Pittsburgh, PA 15224 P 412.578.1342 F 412.605.6305 Email: ali.zaidi@ahn.org

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Categorical PGY 2 position

Detroit Medical Center - Sinai Grace Hospital
Date Posted: May 2, 2017

DMC-SGH is a level 2 trauma center in northwest Detroit that is interested to fill a categorical PGY2 position for the up coming 2017-2018 academic year starting July 1st. Applicants must have completed an internship in the field of general surgery with good academic standing and be a graduate of an osteopathic medical school. Although currently applying for dual accreditation, MD residents are not applicable to this position.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified residents may send the following information: CV; personal state; Letters of recommendation; ACOS In-service and/or ABSITE (if applicable); medical school transcripts; 1COMLEX and/or USMLE (if applicable) scores. Information may be sent to rshelden@dmc.org . Chosen applicants will be notified for an in-person or over-phone interview.

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Otolaryngology PGY-2

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: April 24, 2017

The Virginia Commonwealth University Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery residency program has an opening for a PGY-2 position beginning July 1, 2017. Those interested must have completed their PGY-1 Surgical Internship in an ACGME accredited program by June 30, 2017. For those interested candidates, please email your CV, USMLE scores/transcript, 3 references with contact information, and your PGY-1 internship rotation schedule to sharon.mann@vcuhealth.org. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2017.

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Those interested must have completed their PGY-1 Surgical Internship in an ACGME accredited program by June 30, 2017. For those interested candidates, please email your CV, USMLE scores/transcript, 3 references with contact information, and your PGY-1 internship rotation schedule to sharon.mann@vcuhealth.org. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2017.

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Post-Doc research fellowship (Cardio-thoracic Surgery)

RWJ Barnabas Health-Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Date Posted: April 24, 2017

The Cardio thoracic Surgery Department at the RWJBarnabas Health-Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ is accepting applications for a funded post-doc research fellowship for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is a 1-year training opportunity under the supervision of the principal investigator (Dr. Mark J Russo, MD) for self motivated surgical residency candidates interested in pursuing a career in cardio-thoracic surgery. Responsibilities of the research fellow will include the following but not limited to 1.Creation and maintenance of databases for clinical outcomes research 2.Collection, analysis and presentation of research data 3. Summarizing annual research outcomes for the department of cardio-thoracic surgery 4. Development of study proposals for grant submission 5.Collaboration with other members of the department for clinical outcomes research. 6. Publishing at least 4 peer-reviewed manuscripts at the end of the fellowship. 7. Participating in the enrollment of patients for ongoing clinical trials. Research Fellows will have access to numerous medical and scientific resources and opportunities at the RWJBarnabas Health Heart centers. Applicants should have completed at least a year of an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by the start of the fellowship. The candidate must have had at least a year of experience in outcomes research with established publication record. He/She should be self-driven, motivated and be able to handle multiple projects at a time. Only applicants with analytical and scientific manuscript writing skills will be considered. There is no visa sponsorship for this position. US citizens or permanent residents only.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents in one PDF file 1.Letter of intent 2.Recent CV 2.At least 2 letters of recommendation from previous mentors 3.Samples of previously published manuscripts 4.Summary of analytical skills to Alexis K OKOH, MD, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. RWJBarnabas Health NBIMC, Newark, NJ.

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Vascular Interventional Fellowship (Non ACGME) – NYC metro

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: April 24, 2017

NYC Surgical Associates, a 6 campus, multispecialty surgical practice in the New York City metro area is pleased to announce we are accepting applications for 2 new interventional and endovascular fellows starting July 1, 2017. Our case load includes but is not limited to approximately 200 cases monthly of: 1. Lower extremity deep venous stenting 2. Embolization therapy for fibroids, BPH, malignant lesions, deep venous insufficiency, AVM, hemangioma, etc 3. Recannalization of DVT, PE and portal vein thrombosis 4. Upper extremity and brachiocephalic interventions 5. Saphenous ablation and microphlebectomy 6. Radio and chemoembolization for metastatic and primary liver and biliopancreatic lesions 7. Standalone angioplasty for a variety of issues such as fibromuscular dysplasia The practice is very active in academics and research, leading to 3-5 papers per year, and participation in research is mandatory and part of your curriculum. Fellows will rotate between 4 staff surgeons, and be well taught and responsible for all pre, intra and post operative care of patients. To be eligible, you MUST have at LEAST 3 years of PROGRESSIVE US ACGME CLINICAL RESIDENCY training, and be eligible for both NJ and NY state licenses, please check with the boards before applying. Foreign training of any sort, regardless of the institution does not count. Please see www.nycsurgical.net for details

How To Apply

Please submit 1. 3 letters of recommendation 2. passport photo 3. CV to be considered. Suitable applicants will be contacted. Incomplete packets or those with incomplete training will not be considered.

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PGY-3 Categorical General Surgery Resident

University of Illinois at Chicago – Mount Sinai Hospital
Date Posted: April 17, 2017

The University of Illinois at Chicago – Mount Sinai Hospital General Surgery Program has an opening for a PGY-3 categorical position to begin July 1, 2017. Mount Sinai Hospital is a 250 bed teaching hospital located just west of downtown Chicago. It provides a wide array of high quality medical, surgical, behavioral health, therapeutic and diagnostic services in an urban environment and is a very busy adult and pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center. The General Surgery Residency Program graduates 3 Chief Residents per year.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants will have successfully completed at least a PGY-1 to PGY-2 years in general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2017. We can only accept a US citizen or permanent resident with work authorization (no exceptions!). Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Qualified applicants should submit the following to susan.avila@sinai.org: • Current curriculum vitae • 2 current letters of recommendation (one from Program Director) • ACGME Defined Category Report • ABSITE scores • List rotations completed We will only consider applications that are complete and contain all of the above information. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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Vascular Interventional Fellowship (Non ACGME) – NYC metro

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: April 17, 2017

For those interested, submit a cover letter, CV, photo, and 3 letters of recommendation to careers@nycsurgical.net . All othe

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For those interested, submit a cover letter, CV, photo, and 3 letters of recommendation to careers@nycsurgical.net . All applications without these criteria will not be answered.

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Body Contouring and Cosmetic Surgrery Fellowship- NYC metro

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: April 17, 2017

Very busy multicenter practice specializing in mostly the post bariatric weight loss patient population. Procedures performed include but are not limited to: 1. Panniculectomy and Abdominoplasty 2. Reduction Mammoplasty, Mastopexy, Augmentation mammoplasty, and reconstructive breast surgery 3. Brachioplasty and Thigh plasty of all types 4. Liposuction, all types 5. Fat grafting 6. Facial cosmetic surgery including blepharoplasty and rhinoplasty Candidates must be board eligible in general surgery or obgyn, with 5 years of residency training in the united states.

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For those interested, submit a cover letter, CV, photo, and 3 letters of recommendation to careers@nycsurgical.net . All other applications not meeting criteria will not be answered.

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PGY2 Categorical Position

San Joaquin General Hospital
Date Posted: April 13, 2017

San Joaquin General Hospital, located in French Camp, CA will have an opening for a Categorical PGY-2 General Surgery Resident to begin June 12, 2017. Applicants are required to have successfully completed 1 year of ACGME general surgery residency training and be in good standing.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items as one PDF file: Current CV, Medical school diploma, Medical school transcript, MSPE, 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director, USMLE transcript Step 1,2,CS and 3 (a first-time pass is preferred), Personal Statement, PGY1 ABSITE transcript, Competency based evaluations and Milestone evaluations, ACGME defined category operative log, Proof of current US citizenship or visa status. Only J-1 visa are sponsored (no exceptions). Foreign Graduates: Must have all of the above plus ECFMG certificate and PTAL from the Medical Board of CA. Only complete applications will be considered. Qualified applicants should submit documents along with their contact information to Christina Roland, Program Coordinator, via email only: SanJoaquinGenSurg@gmail.com **No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.** Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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Microsurgery and Advanced Breast Reconstruction Fellow

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Date Posted: April 13, 2017

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Plastic Surgery is offering a one year fellowship position in Microsurgery and Advanced Breast Reconstruction based at its Main Campus in Cleveland, OH to begin July 1, 2017. This represents an expansion of our current microsurgery fellowship program given the high volume of complex reconstructive procedures performed at this quaternary care institution. Fellows will gain significant experience in microvascular reconstruction with particular emphasis on reconstructive breast procedures. The fellow will also develop expertise in soft tissue and bony reconstruction in the head and neck, trunk and extremity. A breadth of oncologic and traumatic presentations will be encountered. Additional training in microsurgical and supermicrosurgical treatments for lymphedema will be available. The fellow will have an opportunity to participate in the care of vascularized composite tissue allotransplant patients. Access to the Cleveland Clinic microsurgery skills training lab is available. Abundant research opportunities exist and participation resulting in publication is expected. Resident supervision and teaching will be required.

How To Apply

Applicants will have completed an approved training program in US or Canada by July 1, 2017 and must be eligible for licensure in Ohio. Qualified applicants should send a CV, cover letter, in-service exam scores, and 2 letters of recommendation to SFMatch.org

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Preliminary PGY-2

Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia
Date Posted: April 11, 2017

Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, PA is now accepting applications for a Preliminary PGY-2 position to start July 1, 2017. Eligibility requirement: Applicant must be a resident in good standing in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program.

How To Apply

Please submit the documents below in one PDF packet, via e-mail only, to surgeryresidency@einstein.edu. 1. ERAS AAMC Number or ERAS application 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Medical School Diploma 4. Transcript 5. MSPE 2. USMLE Scores - all steps must be passed on the first attempt (minimum score 220 on Steps1-2) 3. PGY-1 ABSITE score 4. Three Letters of Recommendation – including 1 from current Program Director 5. Summative competency-based evaluation 6. Milestone evaluation(s) for current academic year 7. ECFMG certificate if applicable 8. Current Defined Category Case Log Report 9. Non-US citizens: Only J-1 visas accepted, no exceptions No phone calls please. Applicants will be notified via email regarding selection for interview. Thank you, Amit R.T. Joshi, MD, FACS Residency Program Director | Department of Surgery | Einstein Healthcare Network Assistant Professor of Surgery | Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, PA Lauren Hook Residency Program Administrator Department of Surgery Klein Suite 510

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Fellow in Surgical Critical Care starting July 1, 2017

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA
Date Posted: April 10, 2017

The Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA seeks one fellow in Surgical Critical Care to commence July 1st, 2017. Qualified applicants should have completed a residency in general surgery by this date. We will consider an applicant who has completed three years in general surgery if it is anticipated that the individual will return to the core program and graduate. This one year fellowship in SCC is an ACGME accredited program in the Department of Surgery and is administered by the Division of Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Surgery certification examination for added qualification in SCC. Harbor-UCLA is a robust ACS level I trauma center; one of only four in the Los Angeles County system. There are required rotations in the Harbor-UCLA adult Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), the Harbor-UCLA Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), the Los Angeles County- University of Southern California (LAC + USC) Burn Center and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). There are also rotations dedicated to research and an elective rotation (one month each). Interested applicants please send a CV and three letters of reference to: dplurad@dhs.lacounty.gov

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Interested applicants please send a CV and three letters of reference to: dplurad@dhs.lacounty.gov

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Global Surgery Fellowship Position

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Date Posted: April 7, 2017

Dear Program Director: The Loma Linda University Health Department of Surgery in Loma Linda, California is beginning a new one year non-ACGME accredited Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) starting August 1, 2017. The goal of the Global Surgery Fellowship is to prepare Christian, American-trained general surgeons to be competent and capable of performing the needed surgeries in low and middle income countries (LMIC). The Global Surgery Fellowship furthers the Loma Linda University Health goal ‘to make man whole’ physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually by continuing Christ’s healing and teaching ministry. It aims to address the overwhelming surgical needs throughout the developing world. In 2015, the World Health Organization recognized that the lack of access to safe surgical care results in more deaths than HIV, TB, and Malaria combined and the WHO made Global Surgery a priority in public health. There are approximately five billion people around the globe who lack access to safe and affordable surgical and anesthesia care with a vast majority of those people living in the low-resource settings of low and middle income countries. It is estimated that each year 143 million additional surgical procedures need to be done in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. The LLUH GSF will directly address surgery’s indispensable part of health care in underserved areas and will positively affect the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) is a one year training for American Board of Surgery eligible or certified general surgeons. It consists of nine months training at Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) in Loma Linda, California and 3 months of guidance and experience at Malamulo Adventist Hospital (MAH) in Malawi, Africa. The fellowship training at LLUH will consist of rotations and case log completion in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, and Trauma, as well as Anesthesia, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Wound Care, Dentistry, Preventative Medicine, Infections Disease, Tropical Disease, Public Health, Financial Literacy for organizations, and Leadership in Health Administration. The GSF will include a Diploma of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene as well as a membership in the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. The fellow will complete at least one research paper focusing on a topic in Global Surgery. LLUH is uniquely equipped for the GSF with its strong history of international service and its direct connection to a wide network of hospitals in low and middle income countries. This modus operandi of mission focus is evident in the multidisciplinary enthusiasm and support for the Department of Surgery’s Global Surgery Fellowship. The fellowship program director, Dr. Carlos Garberoglio, and assistant program director, Dr. Ryan Hayton, have a continued interest in meeting the global needs of surgery based on their real experience in providing surgical care in low-resource environments. Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved general surgery residency by June 30, 2017 and be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. Thank you and God Bless, Carlos Garberoglio, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery Fellowship Timeline for 2017 Open For Applications 04/04/2017 Application Deadline 04/19/2017 Interviews of fellows 04/28/2017 Selection of Fellows 04/28/2017 Notifications to applicants 05/01/2017 Begin Fellowship for first fellow 08/01/2017

How To Apply

If interested, applicants must provide the following documents via e-mail to Mrs. Nikki McCutchan program coordinator at nmccutchan@llu.edu.  A letter of reference from their department of surgery chairman  A letter of reference from their program director  A person statement about surgical global health  Current CV

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PGY-2 Prelim – NYMC Westchester Medical Center

New York Medical College / Westchester Medical Center
Date Posted: April 6, 2017

Residency Program at New York Medical College/ Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY has an opening for a preliminary PGY-2 position beginning July 1, 2017. Westchester Medical Center, which consistently has had the highest patient severity of illness index in the USA, provides the 3.5 million residents in the Hudson Valley with the only American College of Surgeons Level 1 Verified Trauma Center. The Department of Surgery is composed of the following divisions: (1) General Surgery/Oncology, (2) Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Burn (3) Cardiothoracic and Cardiac Transplantation (4) Vascular/Endovascular (5) Intra-abdominal Transplantation (adult and pediatric liver and kidney) (6) Plastic and Reconstructive (7) Pediatric Surgery (8) Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Surgical residents are granted graded autonomy in diagnosis and clinical decision making, and provided supervision in the operating room, while developing their critical thinking and deductive reasoning abilities. We also have a Clinical Research Unit (DSCRU), which will train and educate staff and residents on the basics of biostatistics, research design and provide continuing support for all research initiatives.

How To Apply

Please provide e-mail containing the following: 1) CV, 2) Case Log, 3) ERAS application, 4) USMLE Step I & II, 5) ABSITE score reports, 6) 3 LOR (one from current Program Director), 7) Past Milestone Evaluations, 8) List of past rotations 9), Copy of medical school transcript and MSPE, 10) ECFMG Certificate - if applicable. -- No H1 visas. Interested candidates should submit the following documents via e-mail to Olga Mateo-Rodriguez, Program Coordinator, at Olga.Mateo-Rodriguez@wmchealth.org. No phone calls please.

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Surgery Preliminary PGY 2 (1 Opening)

St. John Providence – Providence Park Hospitals, Southfield Michigan
Date Posted: April 4, 2017

St. John Providence – Providence Park Hospital located in Southfield Michigan, is seeking to fill a PGY2 preliminary position. The applicant must currently be a PGY1 resident in good standing in an ACGME accredited General Surgery residency program, and will successfully complete that training by June 30, 2017. We only sponsor J-1 visas.

How To Apply

Eligible candidates should email the following information in a single PDF document: (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Defined Category Operative Log Report (ACGME) Case Log System, (3) USMLE Scores (step I & II); pass on first attempt is required (4) ABSITE score reports, (5) 3 Letters of Recommendation (1 must be Program Director), (6) Summative or Milestone Evaluation from current program, (7) Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable, (8) Copy of medical school transcript and MSPE. Interested candidates should submit the following documents via e-mail to Lynne Cowles, Program Coordinator, at glynne.cowles@stjohn.org, using subject PGY-2 prelim. No phone calls please.

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General Surgery Preliminary, Program Level 2 Position

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 4, 2017

General Surgery, Preliminary, Program Level 2 position available in Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY

How To Apply

E-mail CV and 3 letters of reference. One letter must be from previous Program Director.

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T32 Research fellow in Transplantation

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation
Date Posted: April 4, 2017

The laboratory of Dr. Luis Fernandez at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a research fellow for a 2-year period to work in a lab focusing on the immunobiology of deceased organ donation. We are interested in the development and testing of therapeutic strategies for the management of brain-dead donors with the ultimate objective of improving post-transplant outcomes. For this purpose, we have developed a non-human primate model of organ donation and transplantation that closely resembles the human scenario. Potential fellows will be trained to work with experimental animals with emphasis on management of the brain-dead donor, organ procurement, transplantation and post-operative care of transplanted animals. Physiologic and molecular work will also be required. We are searching for individuals with surgical experience and knowledge in the management of critical care patients. As stated above, applicants should be interested in basic science research and must be willing to commit for a minimum of two years to this project. Background experience in basic laboratory techniques preferred (but not necessary). This is an ideal position for an applicant interested in a career in academic surgery. Full-time stipend for these fellowship positions are supported through a National Institute of Health T32 grant and institutional funding. Position start date is July 1st, 2017. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. They must be a current resident at an ACGME approved residency program. Because of potential for NIH funding, candidates must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents to apply.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a CV and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with a deadline of 5/1/2017. Interested individuals should contact: Janet Fox.

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Thoracic Surgery Integrated – PGY 2

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Date Posted: April 4, 2017

Requirements: Completion of an MD or DO degree from an institution accredited by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME). Graduates of medical schools from countries other than the United States or Canada must present evidence of final certification by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Required Documents: 1. Current CV 2. USMLE Transcript – Step I, 2, 3 (first time pass rate required) 3. Medical School Transcripts 4. Medical School Diploma 5. Dean’s Letter 6. 3 Letters of Recommendation – 1 from current Program Director 7. ECFMG certificate (if applicable) 8. Citizenship/Visa Status 9. Annual competency-based summative evaluation for year of training 10. Milestones evaluation report from current program 11. ABSITE Scores 12. ACGME Case Log- Minimum Report and Defined Category Report UPMC Thoracic Surgery Integrated Program is seeking PGY2 to start 7/1/2017. Program provides training in CT surgery for a focused, in-depth, interdisciplinary approach to cardiac and thoracic disease. Optional 1-2 years of academic enrichment through laboratory or clinical research or to pursue graduate degree in related field. The integrated program includes both a cardiovascular track and a general thoracic track. Program graduates are eligible to sit for ABTS certification. Curriculum includes rotations in core surgical education, adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery. The CT and GS PDs work closely to provide the best educational and operative experience for CT Integrated residents. Program faculty are invested in providing a comprehensive academic and clinical training utilizing weekly conferences, progressive clinical responsibility in OR, outpatient setting, critical care and simulation while complying with ACGME work hour restrictions. http://www.ctsurgery.pitt.edu/

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email their complete applications to careycr@upmc.edu. See above requirements.

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Chief Resident in Quality & Safety

The Edward Hines Jr. Veteran Administration (VA) Hospital
Date Posted: April 3, 2017

Chief Resident in Quality and Safety (Fellowship Position) The Edward Hines Jr. Veteran Adminstration (VA) Hospital along with Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is offering a one year post-residency position focused on quality improvement and patient safety. The position begins on July 1st, 2017 and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Chief Resident in Quality and Safety (CRQS) fellowship includes a teaching, leadership, research and clinical role. • As a teacher, the CRQS is expected to participate in teaching of QI/PS to General Surgery residents. • As a leader, the CRQS will serve as a member of Patient Safety Committees at both the Hines VA and LUMC bringing the perspective of a trained General Surgeon to patient safety event analyses and initiatives. • As a researcher, the CRQS will have a mentored project in QI/PS that will be presented at a regional or national venue. The CRQS’s ability to develop the project will be augmented by attending a 1-week “CRQS Boot Camp” immersion experience in the fall that teaches advanced quality improvement and patient safety concepts, skills, and hands-on use of simulation in teaching. Monthly two-way interactive video-teleconferences, with pre-assigned preparatory work occur throughout the year. • As a clinician, the CRQS will function as an Attending on the Hines General Surgery Service, leading daily rounds, taking call, staffing General Surgery Clinic, and operating independently. No more than 25% of the CRQS’ time will be spent on clinical duties. The CRQS must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency by the start of the position and be eligible for board certification. The CRQS must also qualify for credentialing and privileging as a licensed independent practitioner. It is the expectation that after completion of this year, the CRQS will be well positioned to transition into an academic position or further his/her training with an academic fellowship and be a leader in surgical quality improvement and patient safety.

How To Apply

Interested candidate should address cover letter and CV to Fred Luchette, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery, LUMC and Chief of Surgical Services at the Hines VA Medical Center via email to Frederick.luchette@va.gov or fluchet@lumc.edu .

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PGY-4 Categorical Surgery Position

New York Presbyterian/Queens
Date Posted: March 31, 2017

New York Presbyterian/Queens will have a PGY-4 categorical surgery position to begin July 1, 2017. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of accredited ACGME training by June 30, 2017.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents. Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter Medical School Diploma USMLE scores ABSITE scores ECFMG certification (if applicable) J-1 or green card only Current Op Log “Defined Category Report” Annual competency-based summative evaluation for all years of training ACGME milestones report for 2016-17 List of completed rotations for the all three years 3 letters of recommendation, to include the Program Director and the Chair. Please put PGY-4 Application in the subject line, and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls please. We will be in touch via email.

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Transition to Practice Fellowship Position

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Date Posted: March 31, 2017

Anne Arundel Medical Center, located in Annapolis, MD, is seeking to fill a Transition to Practice (TTP) Fellowship position for the 2017-2018 academic year, beginning August 1, 2017. Interested residents and recent residency graduates are encouraged to review our program profile below and/or visit our website for more information. AAMC Transition to Practice Program Profile: Brooke Buckley, MD, FACS – TTP Program Director Program Description and Highlights: Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is proud to be the only hospital in Maryland offering one of the latest developments in advanced surgical training: the Transition to Practice Fellowship program. This program is tailored to new surgeons leaving residency and entering the practice of general surgery. For the majority of the year, you will work as a member of our acute care surgery team, focusing on emergency surgery and wound care, while also gaining endosurgical and endoscopic skills through rotations in minimally invasive surgery and bariatrics. Independent electives in thoracic surgery, critical care, oncology, vascular surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology are offered to help you customize your training to your career focus. The year will be roughly divided in three-month intervals of oversight evolution. Initially, all of the work of the TTP Associate will be closely overseen. At the end of each three months, the TTP Associate will be reviewed and subsequently released to more independent work until, by the last three to six months, the TTP Associate will be providing independent emergency surgery services with backup only as needed. In the fourth interval, the program will look to provide retrospective review and debrief. Goals of the Fellowship Program: The Transition to Practice Fellowship program is driven by the leadership of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and is designed to support your move to independent practice through: • Hands-on learning tailored to your individual needs • Independence and autonomy in clinical decision making • Practical general surgery experience under the guidance of notable practicing surgeons • One year, paid staff appointments at institutions accredited by ACS • Exposure to important elements of practice management Website: http://www.aahs.org/gme/

How To Apply

Interested applicants should visit the American College of Surgeons (ACS) website at: https://www.facs.org/education/program/ttp/news/available-positions This page on the ACS website will provide a link to the TTP application to complete.

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PGY 3 Categorical Resident – Tulane General Surgery

Tulane University
Date Posted: March 31, 2017

The Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Surgery General Surgery Residency Program has an unexpected opening for a PGY-3 categorical resident beginning for academic year 2017-2018 starting on July 1, 2017. The opening is to accommodate a current resident entering a research year.

How To Apply

Requirements for application - Applicant must be (1) current PGY 2 resident in good standing (2) completed their PGY 1 year at the same institution (3) ABSITE 40% or above for each of the 2 years (4) Current US citizen, holder of a valid green card or have current J-1 Visa status Those that meet the above qualifications must submit via email a single PDF including: (1) Curriculum Vitae (2) Defined Category Operative Log Report (3) USMLE Scores, (4) ABSITE scores, (5) Copy of Medical School Diploma, Transcript and MSPE (6) PGY 1 year Competency-based Summative Evaluation (7) Proof of current US citizenship, valid green card or J-1 Visa (8) Current ECFMG Certificate - if applicable. (9) Three letters of recommendation may come in separate emails. One letter must be from the current program director. Only complete applications receive by email to TulaneSurgeryResidentApplications@wave.tulane.edu will be considered and reviewed. Any other form of contact will be disregarded. Chosen applicants will be offered an in person or Skype interview. Those not selected will not be notified.

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PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Resident

The George Washington University
Date Posted: March 30, 2017

The George Washington University General Surgery Program is seeking PGY-2 preliminary residents to begin on July 1, 2017. All applicants must be current PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items via email. Please condense files as much as possible into one document: Current CV Medical school diploma Medical school transcript MSPE (Dean's letter) 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) ABSITE Score Personal statement ACGME Surgical Operative Logs Visa Status -- We only accept J-1 visas - NO EXCEPTIONS! IMG's must have valid ECFMG Certification Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. Qualified applicants should submit documents along with their contact information via email to Robert Pakan, Program Administrator, at rpakan@mfa.gwu.edu. No phone calls or faxes, please.

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Burn Fellow

Johns Hopkins Burn Center
Date Posted: March 29, 2017

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, is seeking a Burn Fellow for Academic Year 2017 - 2018. The Johns Hopkins Burn Center with its Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center is a regional burn center drawing from Maryland and surrounding states. There are over 400 acute burn admissions per year and 200 other related conditions. It has a nationally recognized program of comprehensive care for patients with injuries and their late effects including an international burn reconstruction program. The fellowship is a one year position of clinical and research activity within the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery and Division of Burn & Plastic Surgery. It will provide the fellow outstanding Johns Hopkins quality educational opportunities from the experienced faculty. The fellowship is available to physicians who are board eligible in either plastic or general surgery, or those who have completed three years general surgery training. Exposure to adult, critical care & burn reconstruction will provide each fellow with an exceptional opportunity. For additional information, please contact:

How To Apply

Julie A. Caffrey, D.O., M.S. Interim, Director Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins Burn Center Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD. 21224 Phone: 410-550-0886 Option #2 Fax: 410-550-8161 E-mail –jcaffre5@jhmi.edu

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Thoracic Surgery Research Fellowship

Mount Sinai St. Luke's/ West
Date Posted: March 29, 2017

Post-doctoral research position is available in the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY. Our lab is interested in developing novel scaffolds and grafts for tracheal tissue engineering in a preclinical model using various natural and synthetic biomaterials. In addition, our lab analyzes various large datasets to study outcomes related to various thoracic malignancies and their management. The research fellow will be expected to: (1) Perform various molecular biology experiments including cell culture, DNA/RNA/Protein extraction, purification and quantification, PCR, gel electrophoresis, immunohistochemistry and western blotting (2) Develop animal protocols as per IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) guidelines (3) Assist with animal experiments including surgical procedure and post-operative care (4) Collect, analyze and present research data (5) Participate in lab meetings, journals clubs and departmental seminars (6) Collaborate with other members of the lab and the department for clinical outcomes research. (7) Develop proposals for grant submission (8) Publish at least 2 to 4 peer-reviewed manuscripts by the end of this fellowship. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD. The candidate must have at least one year of experience in molecular biology, cell biology or bioengineering with established publication record. Experience with animal surgery and IACUC protocols, tissue culture, immunohistochemistry and western blotting is essential. Experience in bioengineering, 3D printing and/or immunology will be desirable. The candidate should be self-driven and motivated, and able to manage multiple projects at a time. The fellow will have access to world class research facilities available at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. This fellowship will be a good opportunity for those who are interested in becoming academic surgeons and looking forward to join a general surgery/thoracic surgery/plastic surgery training program.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter and 2 letters of references to faiz.bhora@mountsinai.org.

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PGY 2 General Surgery Preliminary

Bronx- Lebanon Hospital Center
Date Posted: March 29, 2017

Bronx- Lebanon Hospital Center, located in Bronx, New York, is seeking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2017. The applicant must be currently enrolled (graduating in June 2017) or have completed in a PGY-1 year of general surgery training in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program.

How To Apply

Please contact me at Gvega@bronxleb.org. I will provided an email with details on how to apply for our program. Thank you!

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Categorical PGY-4 General Surgery Residency Position

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program has an opening for a PGY-4 categorical position to begin June 24, 2017. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area, it hosts more than three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. The medical center has 651 licensed beds, including 473 medical/surgical beds, 77 critical care beds, and a full range of emergency services, including a Level 1 Trauma Center and roof-top heliport. The General Surgery Residency Program graduates 9 Chief Residents per year.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must submit the following documents in one PDF file (excluding the letters of recommendation – they may be sent separately). Please note that ONLY complete applications with ALL of the required documents will be accepted. Please provide the following documents: Current CV with all previous residencies listed; Copies of USMLE (Steps 1, 2, & 3) scores; Copies of ABSITE scores; Milestone Evaluations for all years of training; 3 letters of recommendation (including a letter from the most recent Program Director); Complete Operative Log Report (Defined Category Report); Medical school transcripts; Personal Statement explaining current status; ECFMG certificate (if applicable) to Rachel Sampson at rsampson@bidmc.harvard.edu.

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PGY 2 General Surgery Preliminary

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Date Posted: March 24, 2017

The Brooklyn Hospital, located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2017. To be eligible for this PGY-2 position, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and will have successfully completed a PGY-1 year of general surgery training by June 30, 2017.

How To Apply

Your application must include ALL of the following information: 1. Letter of recommendation from your current Program Director 2. Two additional letters of recommendation from faculty surgeons 3. Current Curriculum Vitae 4. ABSITE score reports from all years of training 5. USLME scores (Step I and II) ; pass on first attempt including CS 6. Medical school transcript, Dean’s letter, diploma and, if applicable, ECFMG certificate 7. ACGME Case Logs (defined category report format); must be up to date and signed by PD 8. List of all previously completed rotations 9. Documentation of ACLS, BLS, ATLS, PALS and, if completed, FLS and FES certification 10. Copies of all mid-year and summative evaluations by Program Director; including recent Surgery Milestones evaluation 11. Procedure Credentialing (Resident Summary Report of beside procedures) signed by PD

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PGY4 Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Position

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Date Posted: March 24, 2017

The Department of Plastic Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC has an opening in the Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the PGY4 level, to start July 2017. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited training program in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Thoracic Surgery or Urology.

How To Apply

To apply, please send the required documents listed below to the following email address: MGUHSurgicalEducation@gunet.georgetown.edu Please send all materials by email in pdf format with the applicant name in the subject line. 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. In-training exam scores, if applicable 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

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: March 23, 2017

Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee Training slots are available for the Surgical Oncology Basic Science and Translational Research T32 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. 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. Eligible applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. 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 or mcintoshe@wustl.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is April 30, 2017. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis for open postdoctoral positions.

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Advanced Wound Care Fellowship

Stanford University, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Palo Alto, CA
Date Posted: March 21, 2017

A one-year position in Comprehensive Wound Care is available beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, at the Stanford University Medical Center. Individuals will acquire deep expertise in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient wound care including hands on experience in reconstructive surgery (plastic, vascular, podiatric, orthopedic), diagnostic evaluation (infectious disease, dermatology) and multidisciplinary management (rehabilitation medicine, physical therapy, nutrition). At the conclusion of this fellowship, the trainee will be prepared to independently organize, develop and run a state-of-the-art wound service. Fellows will be appointed as Clinical Instructors. Along with their clinical training, fellows will participate and plan clinical trials within the Stanford Applied Regenerative Medicine Program (SARM) and the Stanford Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (SCBRM). Fellows will be exposed to emerging technologies in wound care including EMR based data analytics, stem cell therapies, point-of–care diagnostics and others. Fellows will gain hands on experience in the evidence-based use of existing wound technologies including hyperbaric oxygen, skin substitutes and negative pressure. The position is offered through the newly opened state-of-the-art Stanford Advanced Wound Center (AWCC). Stanford also has a Level I Trauma Center, a Comprehensive Cancer Center and exposure to burn patients via the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Fellows will be supported to submit abstracts and attend all major wound meetings including the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), the Wound Healing Society (WHS) and the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR). Must have completed an internship (with eligibility for licensure in California) and be a graduate of or trainee in an accredited residency program, such as plastic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, etc. Foreign applicants are welcome. Preference will be given to board eligible or board certified applicants.

How To Apply

Please send letter of intent, CV, and 3 letters of reference to: Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS (ggurtner@stanford.edu)

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Cleveland Clinic Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship (Funded)

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: March 19, 2017

2-3 partially funded research fellow positions, starting July 1, are available at the Department of plastic surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Research Fellow’s primary responsibilities include: 1. Animal protocol design, submission and revision according to IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) guidelines; 2. Animal care including: pre and post - operative care, surgical procedures (including sample collection); 3. Human subject research protocol design, submission and revision according to IRB (Institutional Review Board) guidelines; 4. Active contribution to data collection and analysis; 5. Collaboration with the primary investigator, sponsor and research staff in planning, conduction and evaluation of the research projects; 6. Microsurgical training course: education of assigned trainees during basic and advanced microsurgery courses (responsible to prepare microsurgical tools and operating table, animals and providing direct supervision for trainees); 7. Participation in lab meetings, seminars, journal clubs according to the departmental schedule 8. Preparation of scientific abstracts, publications, presentations and grants in cooperation with the primary investigator (s) and co –authors (s) 9. Collaboration with the other research fellows in the ongoing projects 10. Participation to some projects may involve weekends and nights. In this case the fellow will have the next day off. All international research fellows must pass the TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) exam prior to appointment. ECFMG (Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certification prior to the start date is desirable. The performance of the research fellow is subject to Quarterly evaluation of the above, based on the number of prepared and submitted IACUC and IRB protocols, grants, abstracts and papers and surgical proficiency. At the end of the year, pending verification of the surgical proficiency and contribution to microsurgical training and satisfactory performance, the research fellow will be awarded both a certificate of completion of the fellowship and microsurgical instructor from the department.

How To Apply

Please send CV, 2 LOR, USMLE transcripts and a letter of intent detailing goals and future plans.

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Transplant Research Training Program

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date Posted: March 18, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Surgery has funding through a T32 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to support training of future investigators. We are specifically seeking surgical residents who are interested in a transplant career. Our goal is to provide postdoctoral trainees who are strongly motivated toward a career in transplant-related research, with a two-year, comprehensive, hypothesis-based research experience. Post-doctoral fellows accepted into the Transplant Research Training Program engage in a mentored research experience which is complemented by a curriculum including principles of clinical trials, research design, management, ethics, and data analysis. The program will provide trainees with multiple opportunities for research activities as well as foster the development of knowledge, competence, skills, professional attitudes, and experience required for successful academic careers in laboratory, translational, or clinical transplant research.

How To Apply

http://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/training-for-researchers/uw-transplant-research-training-program/

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Preliminary PGY-2 Positions (2)

University of Maryland Medical Center
Date Posted: March 18, 2017

University of Maryland General Surgery Residency Program is seeking two PGY-2 preliminary residents to start on July 1, 2017. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS March 31, 2017. Prefer applicant to be current preliminary PGY1, but will consider PGY-2 preliminary resident in good standing. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS. All interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail to general.surgery@som.umaryland.edu **No phone calls or faxes, please**

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items: -Current CV -Medical school diploma -Medical school transcript -MSPE (Dean's letter) - Personal statement -3 letters of recommendation (1 from current Program Director) -USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) -Annual Competency-based summative evaluations from Program Director (all training years) -PGY-1 (and PGY-2 if applicable) ABSITE Score -Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS Certification -List of previously completed rotations (block schedule) -ACGME Milestone Evaluations (PGY1) -ACGME Defined Category Case logs -ECFMG certificate (if applicable)

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Funded Plastic Surgery Research fellowship Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: March 18, 2017

2-3 Funded research fellowships are available at the plastic surgery department of Cleveland CLinic. Th funding covers part of the salary and benefits. Research Fellow’s primary responsibilities include: 1. Animal protocol design, submission and revision according to IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) guidelines; 2. Animal care including: pre and post - operative care, surgical procedures (including sample collection); 3. Human subject research protocol design, submission and revision according to IRB (Institutional Review Board) guidelines; 4. Active contribution to data collection and analysis; 5. Collaboration with the primary investigator, sponsor and research staff in planning, conduction and evaluation of the research projects; 6. Microsurgical training course: education of assigned trainees during basic and advanced microsurgery courses (responsible to prepare microsurgical tools and operating table, animals and providing direct supervision for trainees); 7. Participation in lab meetings, seminars, journal clubs according to the departmental schedule 8. Preparation of scientific abstracts, publications, presentations and grants in cooperation with the primary investigator (s) and co –authors (s) 9. Collaboration with the other research fellows in the ongoing projects 10. Participation to some projects may involve weekends and nights. In this case the fellow will have the next day off. All international research fellows must pass the TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) exam prior to appointment. ECFMG (Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certification prior to the start date is desirable. The performance of the research fellow is subject to Quarterly evaluation of the above, based on the number of prepared and submitted IACUC and IRB protocols, grants, abstracts and papers and surgical proficiency. At the end of the year, pending verification of the surgical proficiency and contribution to microsurgical training and satisfactory performance, the research fellow will be awarded both a certificate of completion of the fellowship and microsurgical instructor from the department.

How To Apply

Send CV, USMLE transcripts (preferential) and 2 letters of reccomendation.

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PGY-2 Preliminary Surgery Resident

Lenox Hill Hospital (Hofstra-Northwell)
Date Posted: March 17, 2017

Lenox Hill Hospital (Hofstra-Northwell) in New York City is seeking two PGY-2 preliminary residents to begin on July 1, 2017. All applicants must be current PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing in ACGME-accredited residency programs.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email their complete applications to LenoxSurgery@gmail.com, in one or two emails and should include: • Current CV • Medical school diploma • Medical school transcript • MSPE (Dean's letter) • Personal statement • USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) • ECFMG certificate (if applicable) • Citizenship/Visa Status • 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director • Milestones evaluation report from current program • ABSITE Scores • Year 2 Defined Category Case Log Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted once all application materials are reviewed. PLEASE—NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, OR VISITORS

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Prelim PGY-2

Howard University Hospital
Date Posted: March 17, 2017

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGLY BEFORE APPLYING CV NOT IN PROPER FORMAT WILL NOT BE REVIEWED (ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, OFFICE VISITS, or FAXES ACCEPTED) Subject Line: Resident Name - Prelim II position Howard University Hospital Department of General Surgery located in Washington, DC has an opening beginning July 1, 2017 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 listed documentation by Thursday, March 30, 2017 to be considered for this vacancy. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY). (ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, OFFICE VISITS, or FAXES ACCEPTED)

How To Apply

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGLY BEFORE APPLYING CV NOT IN PROPER FORMAT WILL NOT BE REVIEWED (ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, OFFICE VISITS, or FAXES ACCEPTED) Subject Line: Resident Name - Prelim II position HOW TO APPLY: A single PDF file must contain below listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments will be considered (1) Current Curriculum Vitae (2) ERAS application (3) USMLE scores (Step I, II, and III) (first time pass rate required on Step 1 & 2 exams) (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 from Program Director (all training years) (9) Milestone Evaluation 2016-2017 (10) List of previously completed rotations (block schedule) (11) ECFMG certificate (if applicable) NOTE: HUH no longer sponsor H1-B visa. (only J-1 visa) (12) Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS and PALS certifications Body of email should contain following: Note: copy formatting, line by line. Do not add additional comments in body of your email – just the requested information presented as briefly as possible. Name Medical School Date of Graduation Citizenship or visa status Clinical years completed in ACGME-approved residency USMLE scores, including failures ABSITE percentile scores Total major cases logged Couple of sentences describing why you find yourself in need of a position, be succinct and blunt. Example: John Doe, MD University of _________________ Grad Year: 2013 U.S. citizen Currently preliminary PGY-1 at University of ______________ Step 1 226 Step 2 234 Step 2cs 211 ABSITE PGY-1: 55%ile ABSITE PGY-2: 46%ile Total Major Cases: 232 Initially planned orthopedics but failed to match. Currently a pg 1 year prelim and goal is a categorical General Surgery position Bill Norris Sr. Coordinator House Staff Surgery Education Office ___________ Hospital ______ Street Address City, State, Zipcode Ph: (000) 000-0000 Fax: (111) 111-1111

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship-July 2017

Albany Medical Center
Date Posted: March 17, 2017

The Albany Medical College Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is accepting applications for July 2017. The 12-month training program offers extensive educational opportunities in a busy Surgical ICU at Albany Medical Center (AMC). AMC, the only tertiary medical center and Level I trauma center in northeastern New York, serves a catchment population of 3 million people. In 2015 our trauma center had over 3000 admissions that met National Trauma Databank (NTDB) requirements. The Surgical Critical Care Service accepts over 1700 admissions per year with an average daily census of twenty-seven (27) patients per day. The distribution offers a wide-variety of cases including patients with trauma, elective and emergent vascular surgery, neurosurgical diseases and stroke, surgical oncology, and complex general surgical conditions (e.g.-severe pancreatitis, necrotizing fasciitis, etc.). Rotations in the Pediatric ICU and Neuro ICU as well as 1-2 electives in related disciplines are available at the Albany Medical Center. Candidates must have completed at least 3 clinical years in an accredited graduate educational program in the disciplines of general surgery, urology, OB/GYN, or neurosurgery and have a categorical position at the completion of the critical care fellowship. Applicants who are completing Anesthesia or Emergency Medicine training programs will also be eligible. Our program is accredited by the ACGME and approved by the Residency Review Committee (RRC) for Surgery. We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for July 2018. The position for July 2017 is available outside the match.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must send the following: • Current CV • Personal Statement • Three Letters of Recommendation• All application materials should be sent to: Veronica Bennett Program Coordinator Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Albany Medical Center 47 New Scotland Avenue, MC - 61 Albany, NY 12208-3479 tel. 518-262-4880 fax. 518-262-5999 bennetv@mail.amc.edu

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PGY 2 Prelim Position to start July 1, 2017

Stanford University
Date Posted: March 16, 2017

Stanford General Surgery Training Program is looking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary position to start duties on July 1, 2017.

How To Apply

All interested applicants should submit the following documents as one PDF by April 7: · Personal statement · Current CV · USMLE scores · ABSITE scores · Medical school diploma · Medical school transcripts · Foreign medical graduates: o Must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) o Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) confirming completion of pre-residency requirements o No more than 2 years out of medical school o At least 1 year of US clinical experience required o We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS 3 letters of recommendation – can be sent as separate files Please submit all required documentation to Anita Hagan, Program Manager Anita.Hagan@stanford.edu. If the applicant has already applied in ERAS, notify Anita and no need to email documents, except for ABSITE scores. Please use the following in your subject line when sending documents: Stanford General Surgery Prelim PGY2 Applicant- 2017 (Last Name, First Name) Any questions should be directed to Anita Hagan by email.

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PGY-4 General Surgery Resident

Francisccan Health - Olympia Fields/Chicago Heights
Date Posted: March 16, 2017

Prerequisites: Qualified applicants must have an Osteopathic degree and must have successfully completed their PGY 1–3 years in an ACGME/AOA-accredited training program. • Current curriculum vitae • 3 current letters of recommendation (1 must be from your current program director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • MSPE/Dean's letter • USMLE/COMLEX transcript for Steps I, II CS/CK, and III • ABSITE scores and reports for all years completed • Competency-Based Evaluation Summary for each year completed (if not done at current program) • Current ACGME/AOA Defined Category Operative Report (Case Log). • ACLS/ATLS certificates

How To Apply

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.

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Available PGY 2 preliminary position- Boston University Medical Center General Surgery Program

Boston University Medical Center
Date Posted: March 16, 2017

The Department of Surgery at the Boston University Medical Center has an opening for a PGY 2 preliminary general surgery resident beginning June 24th, 2017. The second year at Boston Medical Center includes an operative general surgery experience with emphasis on critical care medicine.

How To Apply

All applicants must have successfully completed / pending completion one year of an ACGME general surgery residency program and be in good standing. The application must include the following: CV Personal statement Medical school diploma and transcript Dean’s letter USMLE transcript ( Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS) Three letters of recommendation ACGME defined category operative log report ABSITE score report ECFMG certificate, if applicable Only complete applications will be reviewed and considered for an interview by our program director. Qualified applicants should EMAIL ONLY the required documentation noted above to bumcsurgery1@gmail.com Please put PGY-2 on the subject line. No phone calls or faxes please. Thank you. Lana Ketlere, C-TAGME Surgical Education Office Boston Medical Center 88 East Newton Street, C515 Boston, MA 02118 Ph. 617-638-8442 F. 617-638-8409 Lana.ketlere@bmc.org

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Surgical Research Scholar in the Division of Pediatric Surgery

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital
Date Posted: March 13, 2017

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital welcomes applications for the position of Surgical Research Scholar in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. This is a full-time paid position for a Post-Graduate year 2 or higher level trainee, beginning July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019, with the option of a one year position. The primary goal of the surgical scholar is to participate in basic science and clinical research. Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital has a busy clinical practice and draws from over 5.5 million people. There are significant opportunities for meaningful retrospective, prospective and interdisciplinary projects. Basic science projects are carried out in the Center for Perinatal Biology (https://medicine.llu.edu/research/centers/center-perinatal-biology) under the direction of Dr. Arlin Blood PhD, Associate Program Director for the Scholar program. Available laboratory projects include the use of animal models of necrotizing enterocolitis, pulmonary hypertension, and cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury. Collaboration with faculty members of the Center provides access to a broad range of state-of-the-art medical science technologies. Further information is available on request. The scholar also participates in Resident education and clinical care. In addition to full-time research, the scholar provides seven senior level calls each month. An interest in a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship position is an asset.

How To Apply

INTERESTED CANDIDATES MUST: Applications will be accepted by EMAIL ONLY. Faxed or mailed applications will not be considered. 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 (6) List of previously completed rotations. FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES MUST have ECFMG certification AND be eligible for a CA Medical Board License. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Qualified applicants will be contacted by e-mail to arrange an interview with the Program Director, Dr. Baerg, and the Associate Program Director, Dr. Blood. Applicants must have completed TWO OR MORE years in a General Surgery Residency in an ACGME-accredited training program by June 30, 2017 and must be either a current or former resident in good standing. Applications without these documents will not be considered. Interested individuals should email THEIR APPLICATION to jbaerg@llu.edu. Clinical Research Scholar Position Opening

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Surgical Research Fellowships at Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital
Date Posted: March 13, 2017

Surgical research fellowships are available in the Mauney laboratory within the Urological Diseases Research Center at Boston Children's Hospital. Studies in our laboratory are focused on the design of silk fibroin grafts for hollow organ tissue engineering including tissues of the urinary and digestive tract. Both small (rodent) and large (swine, rabbits, sheep) animal models of tissue repair in the bladder, urethra, small intestine, and esophagus are employed. In addition, our laboratory explores the mechanisms of constructive remodeling of tissue engineered constructs by delineating how host tissue microenvironments interact, populate, and integrate into scaffold environments in vivo. Our group synergizes the expertise of clinicians, bioengineers, and molecular biologists in a dynamic research environment to produce clinically-viable biomaterials. Experience with small/large animal surgery and husbandry is required. Completion of a general surgery, urology or comparable residency program is required. Pathology, biomaterials, and/or immunological expertise is recommended. The candidate should be able to work independently as well as with a team of investigators. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential and an established publication record in tissue engineering is desired. English proficiency is required. This is an outstanding opportunity for persons interested in ultimately pursuing a medical and/or bioengineering career path. Applicants must have an MD, PhD, and/or DVM.

How To Apply

The positions are available immediately. Interested candidates should send a CV, a brief summary of research experience and interests, and names of three references to: Joshua R. Mauney, Ph.D. Urological Diseases Research Center Enders Research Building, Rm 1009 Boston Children’s Hospital Email: joshua.mauney@childrens.harvard.edu

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Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Resident

Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: March 13, 2017

The Department of Surgery at Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, in Newark, New Jersey has openings for FOUR PGY-2 preliminary positions to begin July 1, 2017. All applicants must have completed a PGY-1 general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency. Because of time constraints, no residents requiring visas can be considered.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail to Linda Vetrecin, Residency Program Coordinator at: vetreclh@njms.rutgers.edu. • Current CV • Personal statement • Medical school transcript • USMLE Steps I and II (All must be passed on first attempt) • ABSITE score reports • Mid-Year Milestone Report • Program Director letter of recommendation • Two additional letters of recommendation from current faculty • ACGME Surgical Operative Logs • Valid ECFMG Certification if applicable - no visas. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls or faxes.

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PGY-4 General Surgery Residency Position

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Date Posted: March 10, 2017

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program has an opening for a PGY-4 categorical position to begin June 24, 2017. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area, it hosts more than three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. The medical center has 651 licensed beds, including 473 medical/surgical beds, 77 critical care beds, and a full range of emergency services, including a Level 1 Trauma Center and roof-top heliport. The General Surgery Residency Program graduates 9 Chief Residents per year.

How To Apply

Interested candidates must submit the following documents in one PDF file (excluding the letters of recommendation – they may be sent separately). Please note that ONLY complete applications with ALL of the required documents will be accepted. Please provide the following documents: Current CV with all previous residencies listed; Copies of USMLE (Steps 1, 2, & 3) scores; Copies of ABSITE scores; Milestone Evaluations for all years of training; 3 letters of recommendation (including a letter from the most recent Program Director); Complete Operative Log Report (Defined Category Report); Medical school transcripts; Personal Statement explaining current status; ECFMG certificate (if applicable)

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AACS certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Programs

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Date Posted: March 9, 2017

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery certifies in-depth Facial Cosmetic Surgery and General Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Programs to advance a physician's education in cosmetic surgery and enhance clinical skills. Post-residency fellowships around the country provide comprehensive training with the brightest minds in cosmetic surgery. Comprehensive training – Each AACS certified Fellowship Program participant performs more than 300 cases in one year. Dedicated mentorship – The AACS certified Fellowship Programs were created by leaders in cosmetic surgery who possess a wealth of experience and a desire to teach. Unmatched educational experience – Because the AACS certified Fellowship Programs are capped at a limited number of slots across the country, they provide rare access to patients and expertise. No other fellowship program can offer that caliber of training and instruction. Eligible candidates must meet criteria as outlined in the Fellowship Guidelines. The Program Guidelines can be found on the AACS website, www.cosmeticsurgery.org or by contacting Margaret Bengtson at mbengtson@thesentergroup.com.

How To Apply

The online application can be found on the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Website, https://cosmeticsurgery.site-ym.com/?page=Fellowship_Main.

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Postdoctoral Associate in Surgical Oncology

Duke University
Date Posted: March 8, 2017

The Duke University Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology Training Grant has 3 positions available for 2-year research fellowships. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree and be in good standing or have completed a clinical training program that supports eligibility for certification in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Head and Neck Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, or an ACGME-approved surgical subspecialty. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. The Duke Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology Program will develop surgeons and perioperative physicians into physician-scientists, a critical element of the multidisciplinary approach needed to investigate novel approaches to cancer. Full-time stipends for these fellowship positions are supported by a National Cancer Institute T32 training grant. (Trainee stipends are fixed by the National Institutes of Health and vary depending on the number of years of experience following doctoral degree.) For a full program description, please visit NCI T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology. (https://surgery.duke.edu/research-training-surgical-oncology)

How To Apply

1. Much of our application uses a well-known standard format (specifically, the NIH F32 application.) a. Therefore, we will accept either a completed F32 application. F32 application and instructions can be found by visiting https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-307.html. b. Or you can follow the application instructions found on our website https://surgery.duke.edu/research-training-surgical-oncology. 2. Submit your completed application via email to SurgeryT32@duke.edu 3. If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Champion, T32 Administrator, at SurgeryT32@duke.edu.

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Acute Care Surgery Fellowship

Hartford Hospital/University of Connecticut
Date Posted: March 6, 2017

Hartford Hospital is the only Level I trauma center in Hartford, CT. Hartford Hospital is an 867-bed primary teaching hospital of the University of Connecticut and is the birthplace of the ATOM Course. the Hartford Consensus and the national Stop-the-Bleed Campaign. We are pleased to offer the position of Acute Care Surgery (ACS) Fellow to fill a vacancy in the position starting in July of 2017. The AAST-approved fellowship will expose the successful applicant to a research, academic and clinically-focused program that includes rotations in Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic/Cardiac Surgery, Transplant, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics. The fellow will join a vibrant group of Acute Care surgeons with a diverse training background and clinical expertise that will combine to ensure a broad exposure to the latest approaches, techniques and critical thinking in the care of acute surgical patients.

How To Apply

Please contact Ms. Allison Clark in the Department of Surgery at Hartford Hospital

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Breast Fellowship Position

The University of California, Los Angeles
Date Posted: March 3, 2017

The University of California, Los Angeles has a Breast fellowship position available for the academic year 2017-18. The fellow will work closely with the multidisciplinary breast team which includes breast radiologists, breast pathologists, breast surgeons, plastic surgeons, medical oncologist, radiation oncologists, cancer geneticists, and members of the psychosocial supportive team. The fellow will play a key role in the Tumor Board, the Radiology-Pathology Correlation Conference, and the High-Risk Program. Many clinical research opportunities are available at UCLA for fellows who have investigative interests. The faculties of the breast team are tremendous mentors. They are collegial, supportive, and are good role models to fellows with regards to their career development.

How To Apply

Residents interested in the fellowship should email Dr. Helena Chang (hchang@mednet.ucla.edu) directly.

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Burn and Wound Fellow

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock
Date Posted: March 2, 2017

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, 2017. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is an internationally recognized burn and wound care program with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. With approximately 600 admissions and 1500 outpatient visits each year, this is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds. 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. This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of acute and reconstructed burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required. Finally, the participant will have the opportunity to participate in both clinical and basic science research aimed at developing cutting edge techniques for managing burn patients, and will attend the annual American Burn Association meeting.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send the following documents via email: Current CV, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores and 3 current LORs to Kristen Brake, Fellowship Coordinator at kristen.brake@ttuhsc.edu

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship Position

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: March 2, 2017

The Division of Vascular Surgery at University of California, School of Medicine has a fellowship position available starting July 2017. Our fellowship program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Interested candidates must have completed an ACGME approved General Surgery Residency by June 30, 2017. The candidate must be in good standing with their current training program, and at the completion of their general surgery program must be eligible to sit for their general surgery boards.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must sent the following: • Current CV • Proof of Citizenship or Immigration Status • Personal Statement • 3 Letters of Recommendation • A letter from your current program director or Chairman of Surgery stating that you are in good standing and qualify for this position. This letter may serve as 1 of your letters of recommendation. • Recent Photo All applicant material should be sent or emailed to: Lupita Nuno Vascular Surgery Fellowship Coordinator University of California, San Diego 200 W. Arbor Drive, MC 8220, San Diego, CA 92103 gnuno@ucsd.edu

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PGY4 General Surgery Resident

Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL
Date Posted: February 27, 2017

The University of Illinois at Chicago – Mount Sinai Hospital General Surgery Program has an opening for a PGY-4 categorical position to begin July 1, 2017. Mount Sinai Hospital is a 250 bed teaching hospital located just west of downtown Chicago. It provides a wide array of high quality medical, surgical, behavioral health, therapeutic and diagnostic services in an urban environment and is a very busy adult and pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center. The General Surgery Residency Program graduates 3 Chief Residents per year.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants will have successfully completed at least a PGY-1 to PGY-3 years in general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2017. We can only accept a US citizen or permanent resident with work authorization (no exceptions!). Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. Qualified applicants should submit the following to susan.avila@sinai.org: • Current curriculum vitae • 2 current letters of recommendation (one from Program Director) • ACGME Defined Category Report • ABSITE scores • List rotations completed We will only consider applications that are complete and contain all of the above information. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email for an interview.

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University of Iowa T32 Research Fellow

University of Iowa
Date Posted: February 23, 2017

The University of Iowa Surgical Oncology Training Grant has a two year research fellowship opening to qualified surgical residents interested in a career in academic surgery. Full-time stipends for these fellowship positions are supported by a National Cancer Institute T-32 training grant. The University of Iowa is committed to train the next generation of Surgical Oncologists who will be capable of providing outstanding clinical services, transformative research and leadership in oncology in Iowa and nationally. Trainees must be MD or MD, PhD post-graduates who have completed at least two years of surgical training. Only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply. Our current opening begins July 1, 2017.

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter, CV and reference materials to Jackie Searls

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Surgical Immuno-Oncology Fellowship

Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at Providence Cancer Center
Date Posted: February 22, 2017

The purpose of the fellowship program in surgical immuno-oncology is to provide a structured educational and training experience necessary to facilitate expertise in clinical immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer, and to provide a foundation in research methodology that will equip the fellow for a successful academic career in surgical oncology. • This curriculum provides: o Expert program faculty for instruction and mentorship; o A structured immuno-oncology curriculum consisting of curated reading syllabi accompanied by one-on-one discussion/didactic sessions with leaders in the field; o Rotations in the medical oncology clinic, in-patient biotherapy service (includes TIL, CAR-T and high-dose IL-2), immune monitoring laboratory, and the clinical trials office; o 70% protected time to conduct mentored, independent research in immune-oncology, with the expectation of publication. The surgical immuno-oncology fellowship at Providence Cancer Center is intended to provide advanced, supplemental training in the field of immuno-oncology, but is not intended to replace accredited fellowship training in surgical oncology. The fellowship is ideal for recent graduates of a surgical residency who wish to pursue formal sub-specialty training in surgical oncology after a one year period of intensive immuno-oncology training and research or those who have already completed a surgical oncology fellowship. To be eligible, a fellow must have a surgical residency or a fellowship in surgical oncology. Candidates should be proficient in general immunology, but are neither required nor are expected to have previous formalized training in tumor immunology.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to R. Bryan Bell, MD, DDS, FACS, FACD 4805 NE Glisan St. Suite 2N35 Portland, OR 97213 richard.bell@providence.org

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PGY2 Categorical Surgery Resident

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Date Posted: February 15, 2017

The Department of Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC has an opening in the categorical general surgery residency program at the PGY 2 level, to start July 2017. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed a surgery internship in an ACGME-accredited training program. Thank you for your application. For more information about our program, please visit: http://medstargeorgetown.org/hoyasurgery

How To Apply

To apply, please send the required documents listed below to the following email address: guhgensurgresidency@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 6. Semi-annual evaluation summary including milestone scores 7. Current ACGME Defined Category Report for PGY2 minimums and overall minimums (Case Log). 8. Valid ECFMG certificate if applicable 9. ABSITE scores and reports for all years completed 10. IF AVAILABLE: USMLE transcript for Step III

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Pediatric Surgery Clinical Research Fellowship

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Date Posted: February 15, 2017

This fellowship is available to individuals interested in obtaining dedicated training in pediatric surgical clinical research. Fellows will gain hands on experience with local, regional, and national prospective trials, outcomes research and large database analyses, such as NSQIP-Pediatrics. Emphasis will be placed on study design, implementation, and manuscript and grants preparation. Fellows will be paired with a primary research mentor from amongst eight pediatric surgeons involved in research spanning the breadth of pediatric surgical disease. Specific areas of research focus within the Division include health disparities in pediatric surgical outcomes, use of clinical pathways in trauma and burn care, application of biomedical informatics techniques to quality improvement, management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and translational projects involving congenital colorectal disease. Coursework in clinical research education can be obtained through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Graduate Health Sciences. Potential coursework includes epidemiology, statistics, use of statistical software, human subject research training, geographic information systems, and other topics. Pursuit of a Master’s degree in epidemiology may be made available to interested candidates. Duration: 2 years

How To Apply

Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals. Prior experience with statistical software (i.e. SAS/SPSS) preferred, but not required. Candidates must have a MD/DO or PhD degree or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States (we do not sponsor visas). The position is open to categorical residents that have completed at least two years of residency training. Clinical call on the Pediatric Surgical Service is required (frequency of call is negotiable). Program Director: Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, Director of Research, Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Website: www.lebonheur.org, www.uthsc.edu Qualified applications should submit a Personal statement (1 page) outlining their interest in a research fellowship position and future career goals, a current Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of recommendation from their Program Director.

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Surgical Research Fellow

University of Texas Medical Branch
Date Posted: February 8, 2017

We are pleased to offer a two-year Gastrointestinal Research Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas to qualified surgical residents interested in a career in academic surgery. Full-time stipends for these fellowship positions are supported by a National Cancer Institute T-32 training grant. Only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply. Our program builds on a 40-year history of successfully mentoring surgical residents for careers in academic surgery. We currently have an opening (beginning July 1st 2017) in our Basic Science Tract that engages fellows in conducting cutting-edge research in cancer cell biology and mechanisms of inflammation as they pertain to surgical diseases of GI tract, liver and pancreas. Fellows will have an opportunity to obtain formal education and an advanced degree (Masters of Science) in the area of their research interest.

How To Apply

Please send a letter of interest; state your current surgical training program, PGY level, CV and research interests to mhellmic@utmb.edu. Please do not apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria.

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Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Surgery

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Date Posted: February 6, 2017

Seeking a research fellow for 2 years to work in a lab investigating spinal cord protection for ThoracoAbdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. This is in a pig model and the fellow will be trained to operate on pigs with open and endovascular techniques being employed. Physiologic and molecular work will be undertaken. The applicant should have an MD degree or equivalent. Basic surgical skills required (at least PGY 2 or equivalent). This is an ideal position for an applicant interested in Cardiothoracic Surgery as a career. USA Citizen or Green Card Holders only please. This is not a visa sponsorship position.

How To Apply

Please email a CV and letter of interest with your career goals to: ajay.dhadwal@rutgers.edu gabriele.diluozzo@mountsinai.org

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PGY-4 General Surgery Position

UCSF-East Bay General Surgery Program
Date Posted: February 6, 2017

The UCSF-East Bay General Surgery Residency (http://eastbay.surgery.ucsf.edu/ ), has an opening at the PGY-4 level for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. Applicants must be current PGY-3 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency, or have successfully completed their PGY-3 year in the same within the past 2 years.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit the following documentation: Current CV All ABSITE reports ACGME Case Log Defined Category Report ECFMG Certification, J-1 Visas only Medical School Diploma, Transcript and MSPE (Dean’s Letter) USMLE Transcripts, Steps 1 through 3 2016-17 Midyear Milestone Evaluation or Summative Evaluation for training completed through PGY-3 3 letters of recommendation Application materials should be sent by email to mgeorge@alamedahealthsystem.org or by post to Martha George UCSF-East Bay General Surgery Dept. of Surgery; QIC 22134 1411 East 31st Street Oakland, CA 94602 510-437-4965 Applicants will be contacted by email regarding the status of their applications.

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Burn Surgery Fellow

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
Date Posted: February 2, 2017

The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine is currently seeking a Burn Surgery fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Burn, Critical Care, and Trauma Surgery team at Weill Cornell. For three decades, the nationally acclaimed William Randolph Hearst Burn Center has been setting the standard for excellence in burn care. With an average of more than 1,000 inpatients and 4,000 outpatients per year – about four times the average burn unit – the Burn Center is known not only for providing the highest level of medical care, but also as being one of the most compassionate centers in the world. The Burn Center team is comprised of more than 180 staff members from multiple disciplines, many of whom have decades of service to the Center. These include physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, nutritionists, psychiatrists, chaplains, aides and volunteers who are well-equipped to handle the physical and emotional challenges of caring for victims of burn injury, survivors and their loved ones. Since its founding in 1976, the Burn Center has had a close and unique relationship with the New York City Fire Department and works closely with the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, which has continuously supported the development of the program to educate the public on fire hazards and prevention. In addition the center has established an extensive community outreach program.

How To Apply

Please submit the following: • Personal statement • Current CV • USMLE scores • ABSITE scores (if applicable) • Medical school diploma • Medical school transcripts • 2 letters of recommendation (Current Program Director) • We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS The Fellows will be responsible for the surgical critical care of all burn injured patients, supervising medical students and residents, education, and participation in clinical research protocols. Candidates should have completed a minimum of two years of general surgery residency. A New York State medical license is required upon acceptance of position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Local housing is guaranteed. To apply or for more information, please contact Aleks Karnick at alk3004@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5380.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Date Posted: January 31, 2017

We are an ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship that is designed to develop proficiency in the care of critically-ill adult patients. The fellowship provides experience in the acute care and management of general surgery, trauma, vascular, hepatobiliary and liver transplant patients. Critical care fellows will work closely with surgeons, residents and nurse practitioners as well as pharmacists, dietitians and other members that regularly round with the team as to have a multidisciplinary approach in the care of these complex patients. https://www.umc.edu/SCC_residency/

How To Apply

We accept applications through SAFAS, the SCC and ACS Fellowship Application Service, found at https://safas-sccpds.fluidreview.com/. See Applicant Instructions for details of the application process. The following items are required to complete your electronic application: •Completed SAFAS application form •Uploaded supporting documents to include: CV, photograph, personal statement •Three letters of recommendation •USMLE scores and ABSITE scores All applications will be screened, and all applicants will receive notification by e-mail of the status of their application. We will conduct interviews in August and September. The NRMP rank order list deadline is submitted in late September with the NRMP Match Day in early October. An applicant without U.S. citizenship must have either a J-1 visa or Permanent Resident status (Green Card) in order to be employed as a resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Please feel free to contact our program for further information: Jodi L. Boyd, Education Administrator Phone: 601-984-5102

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New Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

University of New Mexico
Date Posted: January 31, 2017

The University of New Mexico is pleased to offer an ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship through the Department of Surgery starting August 1, 2017. The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) in Albuquerque is the only ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center in the state and has a busy surgical critical care practice. The fellowship is overseen by 6 Trauma/Critical Care faculty and the fellows will interact with intensivists from other specialities. Fellows will spend 6 months in the Trauma Surgical ICU, 3 months in the CardioVascular ICU and 2 months the Neurosciences ICU all at UNMH. The UNMH serves as the major referral for tertiary and quaternary care in New Mexico as well as parts of the surrounding states, serving a population of 1.2 million people. A Surgical Critical Care fellow will manage patients that span the depth and breadth of surgical critical care issues in a high volume practice. UNM HSC is one of only 29 institutions nationally that has both an NIH (NCI) designated Cancer Center (Comprehensive Cancer Center) and a CTSC. UNMH has 629 beds for adult, pediatric and psychiatric care Preferred applicants will have completed an ACGME-approved surgical residency and be either Board certified or eligible. General Surgery Residents who will have completed at least three categorical years in an RRC approved residency program are also welcome to apply.

How To Apply

Please contact Renee Pepin, Program Coordinator RPepin@sauld.unm.edu - (505) 925-7671 (phone) , (505) 272-8145 (fax)

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

University of New Mexico
Date Posted: January 27, 2017

The University of New Mexico is pleased to offer an ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship through the Department of Surgery starting August 1, 2017. The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) in Albuquerque is the only ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center in the state and has a busy surgical critical care practice. The fellowship is overseen by 6 Trauma/Critical Care faculty and the fellows will interact with intensivists from other specialities. Fellows will spend 6 months in the Trauma Surgical ICU, 3 months in the CardioVascular ICU and 2 months the Neurosciences ICU all at UNMH. The UNMH serves as the major referral for tertiary and quaternary care in New Mexico as well as parts of the surrounding states, serving a population of 1.2 million people. A Surgical Critical Care fellow will manage patients that span the depth and breadth of surgical critical care issues in a high volume practice. UNM HSC is one of only 29 institutions nationally that has both an NIH (NCI) designated Cancer Center (Comprehensive Cancer Center) and a CTSC. UNMH has 629 beds for adult, pediatric and psychiatric care Preferred applicants will have completed an ACGME-approved surgical residency and be either Board certified or eligible. General Surgery Residents who will have completed at least three categorical years in an RRC approved residency program are also welcome to apply.

How To Apply

please contact our program coordinator Renee Pepin The following documents are requested: 1) Curriculum vitae 2) Personal statement 3) Three letters of recommendation (One from Program Director) 4) Milestone Evaluation: Mid-Year 2015-2016 (If applicable)

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Deborah Heart and Lung center
Date Posted: January 18, 2017

1 Vascular surgery fellowship position open starting July 1, 2017. Fully accredited 2-year fellowship program at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in NJ. Interviewing now.

How To Apply

Medical Education Coordinator Karen Goebel 200 Trenton Road Browns Mills, NJ 08015-1705 ph (609) 893-6611 x4771 | fax (609) 893-0938 goebelk@deborah.org

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Advanced GI Surgery Fellow

The University of Missouri
Date Posted: January 12, 2017

The Advanced GI Surgery Fellowship at the University of Missouri is a clinical fellowship with ample opportunities for clinical and basic science research. The focus of the fellowship is in the diagnosis and surgical care of complex gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, bariatric, thoracic, and advanced general surgical procedures. The fellow is expected to assume the role of the operative surgeon with the attending being the assistant. The faculty is comprised of internationally recognized academic surgeons with expertise in open, laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic surgical techniques. The fellow is appointed as an Instructor within the Department of Surgery and receives clinical privileges. Clinical responsibilities include all aspects of care for advanced GI and thoracic surgical patients, from the initial clinic visit to post-operative care. Our multidisciplinary clinics and conferences are an integral part of the management of these patients. These conferences allow for seamless interactions between the departments and create a collaborative spirit which is beneficial for the patients and physicians. The fellow will assume an active role in the clinics and conferences. The fellow will also have the opportunity to take part in numerous clinical trials/basic science research and will be expected to participate in the presenting and publishing of these results. Teaching responsibilities include supervision to mid and upper level residents and instruction to all levels of residents and medical students. One position is offered each academic year for comprehensive fellowship training in Advanced GI Surgery (complex gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, bariatric, thoracic, and advanced general surgical procedures). We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year.

How To Apply

Candidates must qualify for medical licensure in the State of Missouri. Only those selected to interview will be contacted. PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR FAX. Applicants should email the following documents to Stacey Hodler at hodlers@health.missouri.edu : 1. CV (in chronological order with no gaps) 2. 3 letters of recommendation (One from current program director) 3. ABSITE scores

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Research Fellowship

University of Buffalo
Date Posted: January 3, 2017

The Department of Surgery at the University of Buffalo invites applications for a 1 or 2 year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented MDs interested in clinical outcomes and health services research in Transplantation. This opportunity focuses on combining outcomes research experience and rigorous graduate level didactic training to produce well-trained clinical outcomes and health services researchers with an exposure to 4 core areas central to health services and outcomes research (registry dataset analysis, patient-centered outcomes, healthcare policy, and clinical research development). In addition to completing a One-Year Accelerated Masters in Public Health degree (sphhp.buffalo.edu), fellows will become involved with a variety of research projects under the mentorship of Liise Kayler, MD and Katia Noyes, PhD. Funding for this fellowship is made possible by the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) and includes a stipend commensurate with PGY-2 year salary, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance.

How To Apply

Candidates must hold either an MD or DO, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the US or Canada, have completed at least one year of clinical training, and at least one of the following: (a) graduated with MD or DO from a school located in New York State; (b) NYS residency training program resident or graduate; or (c) residing in NYS as of November 22, 2016. The start date is flexible. A current CV and letter of interest should be directed to Liise Kayler, MD, FACS. Email:lkayler@ecmc.edu. Tel: 716-289-8255.

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Advanced Colorectal Surgery Fellowship

Florida Hospital Tampa
Date Posted: January 3, 2017

The Advanced Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at Florida Hospital Tampa is a one year fellowship. The fellowship position will begin on August 1st of each academic year, and it is designed for surgeons who want to increase their knowledge and technical skills in advanced colon and rectal procedures. The program includes clinical, academic, and research components. The goals of this one year fellowship are to train fellows in advanced surgical procedures and to prepare them for a career in Surgery. The Program Director for the fellowship is Dr. Allen Chudzinski, and the Co-Director is Dr. Haane Massarotti. This Advanced Fellowship provides the fellows a full range of exposure to advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures for colorectal disorders, as well as endoscopic procedures. The Program Director, Allen Chudzinski, FACS, FASCRS, is board certified in both General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery. Prior to joining Florida Hospital Tampa, Dr. Chudzinski held an academic appointment at Georgetown University. Dr. Haane Massarotti recently completed 2 years of Advanced Colorectal Surgery fellowship training at Cleveland Clinic in Florida. Dr. Chudzinski and Dr. Massarotti are trained and well experienced in the most advanced minimally invasive techniques available today for the treatment of colon and rectal disorders. The Colorectal Surgery practice offers an extensive experience in treating colorectal disorders, and provides training in a broad range of surgical techniques including endo-luminal, laparoscopic, robotic and open procedures. The clinical activity of the fellowship is undertaken at Florida Hospital Tampa (FHT), a beautiful 500 bed hospital locate in North Tampa. Florida Hospital Tampa is the tertiary hospital for the West Florida Region, which is comprised of six local hospitals. The mission of Florida Hospital is to offer patients access to the most advanced technology and treatment options available today. Clinical Responsibilities: The fellow is fully engaged in both clinical and research activities throughout the year. Clinical activities include inpatient care and outpatient care. The outpatient clinical experience includes new, established, and postoperative patients, and clinics are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week. In addition to outpatient clinic visits, the fellow will assist with flexible sigmoidoscpopies and banding procedures done in the outpatient setting. The fellow will focus at least 2.5 days each week on operative and inpatient care. The operative experience includes endo-luminal, laparoscopic , robotic and open procedures for the treatment of colon and rectal disorders. Florida Hospital Tampa is home to three robots, a dual console and simulator, as well as state of the art integrated operating rooms; therefore, the fellow will gain extensive knowledge in robotic operations for colon and rectal disorders. Inpatient care is done in collaboration with two advanced practitioners. Educational Responsibilities: There are a number of multi-disciplinary conferences held within our institution each week, and fellows are encouraged to actively participate and present at these conferences. Educational Conferences are held weekly, and are as follows: Monday (bi-weekly): Grand Rounds Wednesday (weekly): GI conference Thursday (bi-weekly): GI Tumor Board Thursday (weekly) Colorectal Case Conference and Instruction Friday (weekly): Research Meeting Research Responsibilities: The fellow will be engaged in clinical, as well as research activities throughout the year. There is a research department comprised of two data managers and three clinical research coordinators. The database managers provide ongoing support of data extraction, statistical analyses, and coordination of abstracts and manuscripts. Similarly, a full-time clinical research coordinator is available to provide research support.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for the 2018-2019 fellowship position, or have questions regarding this position, please contact the Fellowship Administrator at: Jennifer Kilbourn jennifer.kilbourn@ahss.org (813) 615-7450

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Trauma Research Fellowship

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Date Posted: January 2, 2017

The Trauma Research Fellowship allows candidates to work intimately with our trauma surgeons and research scientists at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The goal of this program is to conduct Trauma and Acute Care research in collaboration with our research team. This position is an unpaid position. Fellows are expected to be an integral part of the Trauma Department and Trauma Research Group. Research fellows will publish manuscripts under the guidance of our experienced surgical and research faculty. As the only Level I Trauma Center serving South Dallas, our unique patient population forms the basis for numerous and diverse investigations. The Fellow will participate in multiple clinical research projects related to retrospective, prospective, and randomized controlled studies. Additionally, Fellows will be given an opportunity to publish and present their work at national and international meetings. The Division targets several large meetings each year, including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American Surgical Association, Western Trauma Association and the American College of Surgeons. The Research Fellow will attend all educational programs of the Division and participate in an observational capacity in clinical activities. Direct patient contact for clinical practice is not allowed in this program. At the end of the fellowship, the Fellow is expected to have a rich knowledge in trauma, emergency surgery, and surgical critical care research. This position is an unpaid position. Requirements: Individuals interested in applying for a Research Fellowship position must meet the following criteria: • FULL comprehension of the English language, both written and oral • Minimum 6 month commitment (12-24 months preferred) • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder Sponsor Joseph Darryl Amos, MD, Trauma Medical Director/Chief of Surgery, Michael S. Truitt, MD, Program Director – General Surgery & Vaidehi Agrawal, Ph.D. Clinical Research Scientist for Trauma/Acute Care/Critical Care & GME Location Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2016-2017 We accept applications on an ongoing basis and select applicants who demonstrate a desire and aptitude for success in clinical research. Program Contacts: Vaidehi Agrawal, Ph.D. Clinical Research Scientist, Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX, 75074 vaidehiagrawal@mhd.com

How To Apply

Please send the following to Dr. Vaidehi Agrawal at vaidehiagrawal@mhd.com. • One-page letter of intent describing the candidate's goals and expectations from the research fellowship including length of intended stay. • Detailed and chronologically organized Curriculum Vitae • Two letters of recommendation from Professors or Directors at the applicant's institution in English (from past 12 months) • Copy of Diplomas

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Surgery Research Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: January 2, 2017

Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio is seeking for a research fellow to join the research team in order to work on the clinical and translational research projects in the field of bariatric and metabolic surgery. This is a one-year research fellowship position which can be extended to two years. Candidate should be a MD, surgical resident, or trained surgeon with surgical research interest, background, and publication record. This is an unpaid position and the research fellow should have a sponsor to cover the salary and benefits. Candidate should meet the requirements for J1 research visa, or should have the US residency or citizenship. We don’t sponsor H1b visa for this position.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and personal statement to Carmita Williams (WILLIAC25@ccf.org).

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Global Surgery Fellolwship

Creighton University
Date Posted: January 2, 2017

The fellow will rotate on Dentistry, Urology, Orthopedics, Trauma, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology here in Omaha and for a week in the Dominican Republic with a hernia mission. The fellow will learn post-operative and pre-operative care in clinic settings and perform operations. A target number of appropriate operations for each specialty have been assigned. A written examination for each rotation must be passed and a letter of recommendation from the respective program chairman is required before proceeding to the next rotation. During the second year the surgeon will perform at a first level hospital in a developing country 200 – 400 major operations and develop and put in place 2 or more systems for improved health care. The fellow will take general surgical call periodically and may do locum tenens. A satellite phone will be provided for consultation purposes and a standard salary and benefits will be provided. Transportation costs for two round trips to and from the developing country site during the second year are included. The second year site will be safe but austere. Pre-requisites: Available for fellowship starting July 1, 2017 US Citizen Completed an American Board of Surgery approved General Surgery Residency within two years. Has a cumulative ABSITE score of 50% or better throughout residency Curriculum Vitae A letter of reference from the program director and the chairman of surgery with their contact information Available for fellowship starting July 1, 2017

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Application requirements - Documents to send CV Personal Statement with a global surgery focus ABSITE Score Reports General Surgery Board Results if applicable Letter of recommendation from Program Director Letter of recommendation from Department of Surgery Chairman

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