Outcomes Research Fellowship – Cardiac Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital
Date Posted: September 2, 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Cardiac Surgery is offering a funded two-year onsite fellowship in surgical outcomes for surgical residents to pursue during their research years. Includes salary and benefits in accordance with PGY level and tuition at Harvard School of Public Health Master’s program. Research fellows will spend two years conducting research and taking advanced degree courses at Harvard School of Public Health to earn a Masters. The advanced degree tuition will be fully funded, however each applicant is responsible for independent application and acceptance to the program. The goal of the research fellowship is to help prepare residents for a successful career in academic surgery by developing an expertise in clinical outcomes research. Current initiatives include outcomes research in adult cardiac, congenital, thoracic surgery, and heart-lung transplantation. Prior fellows have had very successful research experiences with numerous publications and presentations, including recent invited presentations at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Society of Thoracic Surgery, and the American Association of Thoracic Surgery. Benefits • Large database management and analysis • Departmental quality improvement and safety initiatives • Opportunities to collaborate with the Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery • Strong team of mentorship from leaders in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery • Opportunities for travel to present at national and international meetings

How To Apply

For position beginning July 1, 2020 Applications to the Outcomes Research Fellowship are due by October 15, 2019. Submit statement of purpose and objectives, CV and letter of reference from current program director by email to Aokeefe@mgh.harvard.edu Decision date: November 1, 2019 Applications to Harvard School of Public Health are due December 1, 2019. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/admissions/admissions/how-to-apply/ Decision date: late February/early March 2020 Massachusetts General Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

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