Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Date Posted: January 29, 2018

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Center designation of "comprehensive cancer center," is pleased to be accepting applications for its Thoracic Surgery Oncology Fellowship. This fellowship will provide a concentrated experience to the general thoracic surgeon in the area of advanced thoracoscopic and other minimally invasive techniques as well as immersion in a center devoted entirely to oncology care. Candidates must have the credentials to attain New York State licensure. Candidates should have either completed a cardiothoracic or general surgery residency and desirous of attaining additional expertise in thoracic oncology to prepare them for a focused practice or a formal cardiothoracic residency respectively. The thoracic surgery service at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center performs a broad spectrum of surgical procedures for both malignant and benign conditions of the lung, esophagus and mediastinum and consists of six full-time surgical faculty. The thoracic surgical experience will focus on, but not be limited to advanced thoracoscopic (VATS) lung resection techniques, robotic assisted thoracic procedures, complex airway reconstruction, and minimally invasive esophagectomy. There are opportunities for exposure to interventional pulmonary and pleural procedures as well. Elective rotations tailored to candidates’ interests are available during the one-year fellowship, and include focused clinical experiences in thoracic radiation oncology, imaging, pathology, and/or and interventional bronchoscopy. Participation in approved personal or ongoing departmental laboratory or clinical research projects is required. A unique aspect of the fellowship is the opportunity for an elective international rotation to obtain experience in surgical management of infectious pulmonary disease. Those completing this training program will be prepared to assume a prominent role in a center devoted to advanced multidisciplinary thoracic oncologic care including academic health care environments.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae to: Mark Hennon, MD, FACS Director of Education Department of Thoracic Surgery Oncology Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Elm & Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY 14263 OR Nancy Sikora Education Coordinator Department of Thoracic Surgery Oncology Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Elm & Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY 14263

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