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American College of Surgeons Transition to Practice Junior Associate

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

The Department of General Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA has an opening for a one year American College of Surgeons Transition to Practice Junior Associate position available starting August 1, 2016. This is an American College of Surgeons sponsored position designed for young surgeons leaving residency and entering into the practice of general surgery. This one year position is a transitional year to gain autonomy. The goals of the year will be to obtain enhanced autonomous experience in broad-based general surgery, increase competence and confidence in clinical matters, gain exposure to aspects of practice management, experience mentoring with notable practicing surgeons, and participate in experiential learning to individual needs. The course of the year will be tailored to the needs of the individual associate but will incorporate practice at both the main hospital as well as community practice sites in the regional area. There will be approximately four to six months spent at the tertiary care hospital (main site) and 6 to 8 months spent at community hospital sites.

How To Apply

If you feel you are an ideal candidate for this position, we are actively recruiting a Junior Associate for August 1, 2016. Interested and qualified applicants must submit the following documents: current curriculum vitae, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, and ABSITE scores for all years of training. Applicants MUST have completed a five year surgery residency and MUST be Board eligible. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Application packets may be submitted by mail or email to: Mohsen Shabahang, MD TTP Program Director Geisinger Medical Center, General Surgery 100 N. Academy Ave. Danville, PA 17822-2169 mmshabahang@geisinger.edu

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Prelim PGY-2 position has been filled.

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 18, 2015

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

How To Apply

Applications are no longer being accepted.

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Preliminary PGY-2

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: August 14, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Categorical PGY 2 Positions

Florida State University College of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
Date Posted: August 5, 2015

The Florida State University College of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has two PGY 2 categorical positions to fill for a start date of 7/1/2016. Interested candidates should forward the following information by email. Minimum requirements: USMLE scores Step 1 and 2 of 200 or higher, completion of USMLE Step 3 prior to the start date, ABSITE Scores 50 percentile or higher, must be actively training in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency program, must have completed PGY 1 general surgery residency training prior to the start date, a summative competency-based performance evaluation completed by your program director prior to the start date, a milestone report from your current training program prior to the start date, three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, personal statement, medical school diploma and transcripts, Medical school Dean’s letter, photo, ECFMG certificate (if applicable), and proof of citizenship. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received.

How To Apply

Qualified Candidates should submit documents in one consolidated PDF file, along with their contact information to lilly.lewis@med.fsu.edu. Only complete applications will be considered. ***No phone calls please***

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Surgical House Officer

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Date Posted: July 29, 2015

The Department of Surgery at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has a Surgical House Officer position available. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York 2. Must have 2 years of General Surgery experience 3. Current CV 4. USMLE Step I, ll & lll 5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 6. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director

How To Apply

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

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Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Focused University of Illinois Sponsored Fellowship

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

Advocate llinois Masonic Medical Center Chicago, IL University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Urban Level I Trauma Center in Chicago with an active Surgical Critical Care Service providing consults on all SICU admissions. Interdisciplinary format with full surgical resident support. One year ACGME Approved Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Focused University of Illinois Sponsored Fellowship. Applicants: Candidates who have completed residencies in general surgery Start Date: July 1, of each year will move to August 1st when new fellowship start date changes. Advocate Illinois Masonic is an urban Level I trauma center with 280 beds providing trauma coverage to the northern third of Chicago. Approximately 22% of the admissions are secondary to penetrating trauma. The SICU is a mixed 12 bed unit seeing over 750 admissions annually housing patients from the Trauma Service, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Cardio thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT/, Plastics, Urology, and Obstetrics-Gynecology services with an adjacent 8 bed intermediate care unit. Your educational experience is under two experienced full time and one part-time board certified surgical intensivists. A very hands on approach to surgical critical care is emphasized as one progresses through the comprehensive surgical critical care curriculum. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is part of Advocate Healthcare an integrated healthcare delivery system and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. You have an exceptional opportunity to acquire intense hands-on trauma and critical care experience in an urban setting. We prefer candidates who will be completing an ACGME certified residency in general or cardiothoracic surgery. However, mid-level candidates with a minimum of 3 years in an ACGME certified residency program may apply, provided they have guaranteed 4th and 5th year positions. We look forward to providing interested applicants with additional information. Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS Director, Trauma Services Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care Clinical Professor of Surgery University of Illinois College of Medicine

How To Apply

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

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Preliminary PGY2 Position

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: June 29, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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

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

Michigan State University / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Program in Flint, MI is now accepting Fellow applications to fill an open off-cycle PGY6 position beginning 2015 and an open PGY6 position beginning 07-01-2016. This is a 2-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program. This is a community-based program covering all aspects of vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery. Michigan Vascular Center (MVC), celebrated its 50th in 2013 and is one of the oldest private-practice vascular groups in the United States, having started in 1963. The distinguishing characteristics of MVC are innovation, research, efficiency and a broad exposure to a wide range of vascular pathology and coordination of patient-centered care to improve outcomes. Fellows participate in operative cases at three Flint area hospitals. Additional training is provided with open vascular skills and endovascular simulator training. In addition, Fellows have extensive exposure to the organizational infrastructure required to run a private practice vascular service. Private practice rotations include an office clinic, a free-standing VeinSolutions™ office, a free-standing angio access & diagnostic center; a Research Department, Non-invasive vascular labs at all locations, and a Mobility Center dedicated to the rehabilitation of the amputee. Visit our website at: http://www.MichiganVascularCenter.com REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have completed a 5-year General Surgery Residency training program approved by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) or the RCPSC (Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada). REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed application (call 810-600-2024) or download from website Current Curriculum vitae Three reference letters from physicians currently acquainted with applicant Copy of scores for each examination taken Medical school diploma and translation if not in English International medical graduates must provide ECFMG certificate

How To Apply

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

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PGY2 Categorical

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Date Posted: June 19, 2015

The Department of Surgery, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has a categorical PGY2 position to be filled immediately. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed PGY1 year in an ACGME accredited surgical training program. Required documents: curriculum vitae, personal statement, 3 current letters of recommendation (one must be from current Program Director), ACGME case log system defined category report, ABSITE report and USMLE Step 1-3.

How To Apply

Please forward the application/documents (via email only) to Berkelee Williams, Residency Program Coordinator, berkelee.williams@cshs.org. No phone calls please.

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Preliminary PGY 2 positions

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Sugical Critical Care Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: June 17, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Preliminary PGY 2 positions

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn
Date Posted: June 17, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY 4 Categorical Surgery Resident

Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, New York
Date Posted: May 29, 2015

Available PGY 4 Surgery Residency Position for an the General Surgery ACGME Accredited Program.

How To Apply

Please send your CV, Letters of Recommendation, Letter from your present Program Director, Picture, All Absite Scores, Transcript, Dean's letter, USMLE Scores, Visa Status, Citizenship, Most Recent Milestones Evaluation. Submit explanation of current residency status.

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Research Associate, General Surgery

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

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

How To Apply

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

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PGY-2 Preliminary–Filled

Nassau University Medical Center
Date Posted: May 8, 2015

Nassau University Medical Center of East Meadow, New York PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery position filled.

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Burn Surgery Research Fellow

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Date Posted: May 6, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Categorical PGY-1 Filled

Mercer University School of Medicine – Savannah Campus
Date Posted: May 4, 2015

Please note that we are no longer accepting applications for the PGY-1 categorical position in General Surgery at Mercer University School of Medicine – Savannah Campus at Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA. Thank you to all who applied for this position.

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PGY-2 preliminary (FILLED)

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Date Posted: May 1, 2015

The job that was previously posted for St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for a PGY-2 preliminary has been filled. Thank you to all that applied as we had an overwhelming amount of applicants. We thank everyone that was interested in our program. We also want to wish everyone luck that is still searching for an open position. Please do not send any further requests to us as we have filled all of our positions for the 2015-2016 academic year. We encourage you to contact us next year in the event that you still need a position at that time.

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Categorical PGY 2 position–FILLED

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center/Kaiser Permanente (Fontana)
Date Posted: May 1, 2015

The job that was previously posted for Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for a PGY-2 categorical position has been filled. We thank everyone who was interested in our program.

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Rush University Medical Center
Date Posted: April 29, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Advanced Vascular Surgery Fellowship position – 1 year

Rush University Medical Center
Date Posted: April 29, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Hand/Plast Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 23, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Surgery Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 21, 2015

Qualifications: Completion of 1, 2 or 3 years of general surgery resident training•Possess a current NYS Medical License•Possess current certification in ACLS and ATLS• Requirements:Maintain membership on the Medical Staff of Lincoln Medical Center by continuously meeting the qualifications, standards, and requirements set forth in the bylaws of the medical staff. This will include night-time and weekend coverage.The house physician will integrate with the on-call team to provide appropriate coverage of all in-house patients covered by the general surgery service, as well as responding for requests for consultation. Specific assignment for a particular shift will be at the discretion of the on-call attending surgeon or designee.The house physician will report to, and be responsible to the Surgical Program Director and Chief of Surgery. The house officer will meet the requirements for work hour documentation as set forth by the employer (PAGNY).The house officer will participate in departmental quality efforts and performance improvement programs.

How To Apply

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

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Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery (PMIS) Fellowship

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

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

How To Apply

Any eligible candidates should email the paperwork listed below to the Program Coordinator at astroupe@uthsc.edu• Current curriculum vitae • Photo • Personal statement• 3 current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • USMLE Steps I, II, III scores • current ECFMG certificate (if applicable). Please send all documents in one single email, as any incomplete application will not be reviewed until all required documentation has been received.

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Associate Program Director

Grand Strand Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Program Director

Grand Strand Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Senior Program Coordinator

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

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

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Burn Fellowship

Jacobi Medical Center
Date Posted: March 16, 2015

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center, the bum referral center for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, is seeking fellows beginning July 1, 2015. Responsibilities include managing burn ICU patients, assisting in the O.R., and staffing the bum clinics. Participation in the academic activities of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is strongly encouraged. These non-accredited positions are suitable for postgraduate trainees seeking careers in general surgery, surgical critical care, and/or plastic and reconstructive surgery. Residents with no less than PGY I and PGY II years in an ACGME accredited surgery program are welcome to apply. Please send letter of inquiry and C.V. to: Ralph Wm. Liebling, MD, FACS Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Jacobi Medical Center Bronx, NY 10461 Tel: 718 918-7000 Fax: 718 918-5972 E-mail: ralph.liebling@nbhn.net

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Physician

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

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

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please email your most current resume

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Fellowship Surgical Education

Department of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
Date Posted: March 9, 2015

We are recruiting for a Surgical Education Fellow to start July 2015 at the Penn Medicine Surgical Simulation Center. The Penn Simulation Center at Rittenhouse Square is a state of the art, dedicated 22,000 square foot simulation center which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Simulation Center and by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This position will be a 1 or 2 year funded position and is open to surgeons, physicians or surgeons in training with an interest in surgical education and simulation. The objective is to develop future leaders and train scholarly pursuit in surgical education. The fellowship is geared towards obtaining a Masters in Medical Education degree. The successful candidate will gain first-hand expertise with regard to simulated patient scenarios, technical skills training (including virtual reality and animal trainers) and team training. A significant component of the Fellowship is based upon academic research, within the areas of surgical education, skills assessment and outcomes analysis.

How To Apply

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

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Plastic Surgery Research Position

Montefiore Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Date Posted: March 4, 2015

The Division of Plastic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine is offering a one or two year research fellowship position starting July 2015. This is an opportunity to get involved in cutting edge research in 3D technology in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. The research is focused on 3D printing applications in surgery, as welll as 3D scanning and virtual surgical computer planning. This is a great clinical research opportunity with group of surgeons who have a proven track record of multiple abstracts accepted at international and national meetings as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals. Looking for someone with some previous research experience. .

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to Dr. Oren Tepper at otepper@montefiore.org.

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Surgical Administration Fellow

NYC Surgical Associates
Date Posted: February 22, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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T-32 Surgical Research Fellow

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

Surgical Research Fellowship -T32 Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Research University of Texas Medical Branch. The Department of Surgery at the University of TX Medical Branch in Galveston, TX seeks interested surgical research fellows for a NIH T32 Training Grant in gastrointestinal research. Applicants should be general surgery residents who will devote 2 years to full-time laboratory training in Basic Science. Trainees will learn modern laboratory techniques essential to conducting research in either gastrointestinal endocrinology, cancer cell biology, and mechanisms of inflammation as they pertain to surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. All mentors have a well-established record in research and training. We are seeking individuals who are looking for two-years of dedicated bench science research experience and interested in future academic leadership. Available openings are available beginning July 01, 2015. Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. NIH Funding for this position requires that trainees hold US citizenship or permanent residence. Salary & Benefits: Salary will be based upon NIH guidelines for postdoctoral compensation which directly relates to the number of residency years one has trained after receiving their MD degree. Candidates will also receive a full package of benefits from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit a formal application via e-mail that includes a letter of interest including a statement about future career goals, C.V., and proof of US citizenship or residency status. Please do NOT apply unless you meet citizenship/residency requirements.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Lutheran Medical Center
Date Posted: February 18, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Houston Methodist Hospital
Date Posted: February 13, 2015

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

How To Apply

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

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Clinical Research Fellow

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Urology Fellowship – Voiding Dysfunction

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

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

How To Apply

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

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RUTGERS-RWJUH (Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Fellowships)

RUTGERS - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Date Posted: January 9, 2015

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

How To Apply

***Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved residency in general surgery. We are currently seeking surgical critical care fellow candidates for a 2016 start and acute care surgery fellow candidates for a 2017 start. Acute care surgery candidates must have received fellowship training in surgical critical care by the start date. Although most of our candidates opt for our 2-year program, it does remain optional. Interested applicants may apply through SAFAS, beginning in March 2015. The following documents will be required for application: current CV, personal statement, USMLE scores (Steps 1-3), a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation, and a small photo. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact: Dr. Matthew Lissauer Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship ml1141@rwjms.rutgers.edu Dr. Rajan Gupta Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship rg733@rwjms.rutgers.edu Dr. Gregory Peck Associate Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship peckgr@rwjms.rutgers.edu Crystal Camarena, CPC Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Fellowships Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 89 French Street 3rd floor, Room 3268, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Phone: (732) 235-7766 camarecr@rwjms.rutgers.edu Rutgers RWJMS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

St Luke's University Health Network (Bethlehem, PA)
Date Posted: January 9, 2015

Post-Doctoral Researcher in General Surgery/Traumatology & Orthopedic Surgery This position is at St Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) in Bethlehem PA. It is conveniently located in Lehigh Valley, Eastern Pennsylvania, approximately 1 hour from New York City and Philadelphia. We are seeking a highly qualified, post-doctoral (MD or DO) researcher. Prerequisites include a medical degree and interest in general surgery/trauma and orthopedic surgery. Foreign medical graduates with an eligible visa will be considered; however, St Luke’s University Health Network does not sponsor new visa applications for the purposes of this position. Requirements for consideration: (a) Familiarity with outcomes research; (b) Track record of scientific publications and presentations; (c) Excellent knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and database software; (d) Ability to work flexible hours; (e) Excellent ability to work with large teams and perform inter-disciplinary research; (f) Knowledge of fundamental IRB procedures (i.e., protocol submissions, etc.); (g) High degree of motivation; and (h) Ability to work independently Preferred duration of commitment: This will be a two year commitment. Candidates will be actively supported for residency positions provided that they satisfactorily complete the 1st year of their Post-Doctoral training, as determined by SLUHN Post-Doctoral Research Program faculty. During the 1st year of the Post-Doctoral experience, participants will be eligible to participate in both research and clinical classroom residency curricula. During the 2nd year of the experience, candidates will be able to participate as observers in clinical activities during their rotations.

How To Apply

Application process for those interested in being considered for the position: 1) Submit a statement describing your interest in research and describing how the Post-Doctoral research training might benefit your competitiveness, as well as enhance your career. The statement should be 1,000 words or less and must be original. 2) Your complete CV, focusing on previous research experience; Please ensure that you list all of your publications, presentations (podium & poster), any clinical trials you participated in, as well as any lectures and/or curricula that you were a part of 3) Two letters of recommendation, of which at least one must be from someone you worked with in a research capacity 4) Attach the last 4 research manuscripts you have authored/co-authored (your name must be listed on the author line); If you have fewer than 4 manuscripts, you need to provide a written statement (approximately 500 words) explaining why you have not authored/co-authored a sufficient number of manuscripts, including a plan describing how you intend to overcome any challenges that may be associated with your ability to finish and publish research projects For those interested, please submit all required materials to: 1) Stanislaw P. Stawicki MD FACS; Medical Director, Post-Doctoral Research Program (stanislaw.stawicki@sluhn.org) 2) Jill C. Stoltzfus PhD; Scientific Director, Post-Doctoral Research Program (jill.stoltzfus@sluhn.org)

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Abdominal Transplant Surgery Opportunities for Fellows

Georgetown University
Date Posted: January 9, 2015

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute offers one of the nation’s most comprehensive abdominal transplant surgery opportunities for fellows. As one of the few programs in the country to be ASTS accredited in liver, kidney, and intestinal transplant, as well as hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, MGTI fellows are fully trained in both adult and pediatric transplantation of liver, bowel, kidney and pancreas. A complete didactic curriculum and commitment to training are embedded in our program. We are searching for highly motivated individuals who want to commit to training at one of the premier facilities in the country. > All interested applicants are asked to submit a CV, USMLE transcripts, ECFMG, medical school transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement to Gtowntransplant2016@gmail.com.

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PGY4 General Surgery

Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: December 29, 2014

PGY 4 General Surgery position has opened up to allow an current resident additional research time.

How To Apply

Please send Current Curriculum Vitae, Brief Personal Statement, Medical School Transcript , including Dean's Letter, USMLE Parts I, II, III scores, ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed, Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation, Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations, Current ACGME case log, including the “Defined Category” Operative Report to Terri Fisher at GeneralSurgeryResidency@wpahs.org Prior to offering a position, we will require a letter from the current Program Director.

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PGY2-3 General Surgery

Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: December 29, 2014

PGY 3 General Surgery Resident at Allegheny Health Network Consortium.

How To Apply

Please send CV, medical school transcript, USMLE Scores, ABSITE scores, and 3 letters from within your current program to Terri Fisher at GeneralSurgeryResidency@wpahs.org

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Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco
Date Posted: December 17, 2014

Due to sudden vacancy, the Division of Transplant Surgery at UCSF is recruiting to fill one ASTS approved abdominal transplant fellowship position for training in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. Candidates must have completed a general surgery residency program. Available immediately, this two-year appointment will be as a Clinical Instructor in Surgery. UCSF is a worldwide leader in both adult and pediatric transplants for liver, kidney, and pancreas. The UCSF Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program provides comprehensive training in all aspects of abdominal solid organ transplantation. This includes the evaluation of transplant candidates, management of patients with chronic and acute liver disease, and care of organ transplant recipients operatively, peri-operatively, and post-operatively. The program provides considerable exposure to deceased donor multi-organ procurement and living donor nephrectomy, and hepatectomy as well as kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant operations. As a large volume program, the UCSF fellow will be fully exposed to the entire spectrum of anatomical challenges, disease severity, and post-transplant medical and surgical complications will emerge with substantial competency. There is also strong didactic program with numerous weekly meetings including a Transplant Mortality and Morbidity Conference, Kidney and Liver Selection Committees, Liver Transplant Pathology Conference, and Transplant Seminar Series. For a full description of the fellowship, and information on the application process, please visit the Abdominal Transplant Fellowship website at http://transplantfellowship.ucsf.edu/. We welcome any inquiries.

How To Apply

For Application: Please submit your CV and contact information ONLY via email to Kristine.torres@ucsf.edu due to urgent staffing need and we will contact you for more information as needed. Contact: Sandy Feng, MD PhD Professor of Surgery in Residence Director, Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship University of California San Francisco Tel: 415 353 8725 Email: Sandy.Feng@ucsf.edu Assistant: Kristine Torres Email: Kristine.Torres@ucsf.edu

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Surgical House Officer

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Date Posted: December 8, 2014

The Department of Surgery at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has a Surgical House Officer position available. Candidates must meet the following requirements to apply for this position. Interested candidates must submit the following via e-mail at surgery@sshsw.org Minimum requirements/qualifications 1. Must be currently Licensed in the State of New York ( Full or limited permit) 2. Must have 2 years of General Surgery experience 3. Current CV 4. USMLE Step I, ll & lll 5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 6. Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director How to Apply: Please forward the required information to the following: Madhu Rangraj, MD Director, Department of Surgery Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital,16 Guion Place New Rochelle, NY 10802 or email to mnrhsurgery@montefiore.org

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SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE FELLOWSHIP

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Date Posted: December 4, 2014

Inova Fairfax Hospital is accepting applications for a one-year fellowship position available for August 2015, and through the Match for 2016. Large tertiary medical center in Northern Virginia, minutes from DC, busy ACS-verified Level I Trauma Center. Fellowship offers broad clinical experience in all aspects of Surgical Critical Care and Trauma, all bedside ICU procedures, critical care ultrasound/echo, complex open abdomen management, as well as rotations in Pediatrics and Cardiovascular ICU, elective month, and administrative instruction for future ICU leadership. Applicants must be graduates of ACGME-approved surgical residency. Find more information at: http://www.inova.org/education/surg-crit-care-fellowship/. Diann Carreker Surgery Residency Program Manager Department of Surgery Inova Fairfax Medical Campus 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, Virginia 22042 T1 703-776 2337 F 703-776-2338

How To Apply

Forward CV, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation and verification of residency completion from program director to: Christopher Michetti, MD, FACS (christopher.michetti@inova.org).

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Endovenous Intervention Fellowship

NYC Surgical Associates - NYC Metro
Date Posted: November 18, 2014

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

How To Apply

No phone calls. Please send resume to careers@nycsurgical.net 2 letters of recommendation from surgical staff must accompany resume.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Washington University in St. Louis
Date Posted: November 18, 2014

The Thoracic Immunobiology Laboratory of Washington University in St Louis(http://www.lungimmunolab.wustl.edu) offers a unique training opportunity for individuals interested in Thoracic Surgery or transplantation and tumor immunology. The laboratory is an NIH funded collaborative of three principle investigators (Daniel Kreisel, Alexander S. Krupnick, Andy E. Gelman) within the Departments of Surgery and Pathology/Immunology. It was the first laboratory to describe the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation as well as intravital two photon microscopy of the lung and ongoing research projects involve the study of lung inflammatory mechanisms in murine models of ischemia-reperfusion injury, allograft rejection, and pulmonary malignancies. Potential trainees must have an MD and/or PhD degree and be a US citizen or have a permanent resident card (green card) and an interest in dedicating at least two years to this fellowship. Ideal candidates possess independent research abilities with expertise in cellular and molecular techniques and strive to excel scientifically. Strong oral and written communication skills as well as previous publications are required.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae to Daniel Kreisel, MD PhD, Professor of Surgery, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University in St. Louis, kreiseld@wudosis.wustl.edu. Washington University is committed to providing a diverse environment and encourages applications from females and under represented minorities.

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PGY 2 Surgery

Grand Starnd Regional Medical Center- Myrtle Beach
Date Posted: November 11, 2014

Our new program in General Surgery has just been approved by the RRC in Surgery allowing us to seak exceptional candidates for the PGY 2-4 years. As a brand new program in General Surgery we have been able to design the program from the ground up based on serious post graduate medical education and not service needs. An improtant part of this program besides the high degree of attention to the details of each individual's education is the need for a balanced environment to learn in. Matching work life with personal life is an important philosophy for this program. Resident will start operating from the first year on and when there are significant service needs they will be provided by a team of mid-level providers. I anticipate that each resident's surgical volume will be well above the national mean and am looking for candidates who are driven to to excellent and make a diference. About 30+% of residents in my programs end up going into academic programs as faculty.

How To Apply

How to apply: Please, send your medical school transcript, three current letters of recommendation , USMLE 1,2, & 3 scores and first time pass, ABSITE score if available, letter from your program director to... Sharon Homes our program co-ordinator. sharon.holmes@hcahealthcare.com, FAX (843) 692-1122, phone (843) 6921595.

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Burn Fellowship

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Date Posted: October 24, 2014

One Year Burn Fellowship Position with optional second year as the surgical intensive care fellow (three years of general surgery experience required) Accredited Burn Center at University Of Iowa Level One Trauma Center Hospital 400-500 annual burn and wound patient admissions >2000 outpatient visits   The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics seeks surgical residents or board eligible surgical graduates for a one year BURN FELLOWSHIP with optional second year as the Surgical Critical Care Fellow. With admissions between 300-400 annually, the trainee will acquire in-depth experience in the management of the entire spectrum of burn, complex wound care and critical care in the setting of a tertiary university teaching hospital. Upon completion of the one-year burn fellowship, the trainee (at least three years of general surgery required) can complete a second year as the critical care fellow in the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. This will allow the trainee to sit for the American Board of Surgery Examination in Surgical Critical Care.   Ideal candidates for our program must have completed/be completing an ACGME General Surgery and/or Plastic Surgery residency and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applicants interested in stepping out of their general surgery or plastics residency for fellowship are reviewed on an individual basis, but must have completed a minimum of two years residency. J-1 and H1b visas are encouraged to apply.   The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes a Burn Center which has been verified by the ACS/ABA Burn Center Verification Program since 1996. The University sits in the midst of beautiful rural landscapes in Iowa City, Iowa. This diverse and educated community is a hub for arts and entertainment, with energy and vitality for the arts, athletics, and medicine. The Iowa City area features some of Iowa’s top elementary and secondary schools, and its cost of living compares favorably with other cities that boast Big Ten universities. For additional information on this position please feel free to contact us directly.  

How To Apply

Please send a CV, 3 LOR's, a personal statement, USMLE score reports and ABSITE score reports to Billie Ruden

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Pediatric Track of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Regional One Health
Date Posted: October 22, 2014

The Pediatric Track of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program (which is a ACGME accredited fellowship) at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and Regional One Health in conjunction with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a 1 year fellowship that offers a broad training in trauma, emergency general surgery and elective surgical procedures. The goal of the Surgical Critical Care Residency Pediatric Track at Le Bonheur is to provide advanced proficiency in the care and management of critically ill surgical patients ranging in age from extreme prematurity to adolescence. Fellows take in-house attending trauma call and function as a junior faculty member with full surgical privileges. The fellowship is overseen by six full-time pediatric surgeons, who have a myriad of clinical and research interests. Eligibility: • U.S. residency or equivalent (VISA) • Fellows must be graduates of an accredited general surgery residency training program either by the Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada • Must be able to provide proof of passing USMLE steps 1, 2, 3 to the program director and GME office.

How To Apply

Any eligible candidates should email the paperwork listed below to the Program Coordinator at astroupe@uthsc.edu• Current curriculum vitae • Photo • Personal statement• 3 current letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director) • Medical school diploma and transcript • USMLE Steps I, II, III scores • current ECFMG certificate (if applicable). Please send all documents in one single email, as any incomplete application will not be reviewed until all required documentation has been received.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

The Ohio State University
Date Posted: October 9, 2014

The surgical critical care unit at Ohio State is a 44-bed, state-of-the-art facility that houses the general surgery, neurosurgery, and burn intensive care units. These units are co-directed and staffed by faculty from the Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology (Section of Surgical Critical Care and Trauma), all of whom are certified in critical care. More than 3,000 patients are admitted to the surgical critical care units each year. Curriculum The curriculum provides advanced clinical training in all aspects of surgical critical care. Areas of particular emphasis include: •Application of current principles of metabolic and nutritional support •Management of complex hemodynamic problems •Use of newer modes of ventilatory support Critical care fellows participate in the clinical and basic science research projects of the Section of Surgical Critical Care. Trainees who complete appropriate course work in the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship may be eligible to receive a master of medical science degree. Four fellowship positions are available each year. Completion of at least three clinical years in an ACGME-accredited graduate educational program in the disciplines of general surgery, neurosurgery, urology, or obstetrics and gynecology is a prerequisite for admission to the program.

How To Apply

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed application (download from website), current Curriculum Vitae, three reference letters from physicians with whom you are currently acquainted, USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2 and 3), ECFMG Certificate (if applicable), undergraduate and medical school transcripts and copy of medical school diploma. Program Contact: Lori Bardon, Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program. Phone: 614-293-1830 Fax: 614-293-9155 Email: lori.bardon@osumc.edu Mailing Address: 395 W. 12th Ave, Suite 634, Columbus, OH 43210

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Parathyroid / Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

Norman Parathyroid Center / Tampa General Hospital
Date Posted: October 1, 2014

The Norman Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital is the busiest parathyroid surgery practice in the world, performing over 2600 parathyroid and 200 thyroid operations annually (more than 50 per week). Our patients are referred from all over the world and include the most complex cases, rare presentations, and difficult re-operative cases. We have developed superior parathyroid surgery techniques allowing each of our surgeons to routinely complete 4-gland operations in less than 20 minutes. Our database of hyperparathyroidism cases contains over 20,000 patients, and our ability to study this disease prospectively is unmatched. We are creating a new 1-year fellowship position for board certified or board eligible surgeons, to start July 2015. The fellow will learn parathyroid and thyroid surgery from the most experienced surgeons on the most interesting and complex cases. He or she can expect to participate in 750 parathyroid/thyroid operations and become expert at thyroid ultrasound. He or she will also contribute to the understanding of parathyroid disease by studying the largest series of hyperparathyroidism patients in both retrospective and well-designed prospective studies. The fellow is expected to present clinical research at national meetings and publish in the top surgery and endocrinology journals.

How To Apply

Applicants must have completed a General Surgery or ENT residency before July 2015. Graduating chief residents are encouraged to apply. Pay will be at the PGY-6 level. Please email a CV and cover letter to Dr. Deva Boone at dboone@parathyroid.com.

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ACS TTP (Transition To Practice) Associate

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Pancreas Cancer Research Fellow

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Date Posted: September 9, 2014

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

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Fellow, Burn Unit

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

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

How To Apply

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

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Burn Surgery Fellowship

Westchester Medical Center
Date Posted: September 3, 2014

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

How To Apply

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

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Professor/Associate Professor of Surgical Education

The University of Sydney
Date Posted: August 27, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

    CLOSING DATE: 5 October 2014

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

    © The University of Sydney

    How To Apply

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

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    MIS/General Surgery Research Fellowship

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Surgery House Physician

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    REVISION – NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Date Posted: June 17, 2014

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Educator

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

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

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    Cardiothoracic Fellow

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Date Posted: April 16, 2014

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Surgical House Staff Physician

    Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
    Date Posted: April 3, 2014

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Robotic/ Minimally Invasive and Advanced General Thoracic Surgical Fellowship

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Fellowship in Body Contouring

    University of PIttsburgh
    Date Posted: March 26, 2014

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Advanced Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

    University of Florida
    Date Posted: March 13, 2014

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Burn Fellow

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Fully Funded Fellowship in Graduate Surgical Education

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Burn Surgery Fellow

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Non Accredited Endovenous Intervention Fellowship

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Anesthesiology-ECRIP clinical research fellowship

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Date Posted: November 7, 2013

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

    How To Apply

    send current cv via email to Dr. Ming Zhang

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    Fellow Surgical Critical Care

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Date Posted: October 23, 2013

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Endovenous Intervention Non-Accredited Fellowship

    NYC-Surgical Associates
    Date Posted: August 27, 2013

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Trauma Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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    Bariatric Fellowship

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

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

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    Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety

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

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

    How To Apply

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

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