Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

compensated

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital of St. Louis University
Date Posted: March 26, 2021

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital of St. Louis University is offering a Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery, ideal for a current PGY2/PGY3 seeking research experience during their surgical residency. The position is a fully funded two-year onsite research fellowship with an established Pediatric Surgery team with a track record for academic productivity and research interests including pediatric trauma, short bowel disease and intestinal rehabilitation, pediatric social determinants of health and educational research. This fellowship program includes clinical/patient care as candidates take part of the senior trauma resident call pool, covering pediatric surgery consults and trauma activations during their shifts. The fellow will also interact with junior residents from St. Louis University who rotate on our service, and take an integral part in their education and training while here. The fellow will receive training and gain experience in: Study design and methodology, critical analyses, abstract preparation/manuscript publication/research presentation and career development training. Resources and benefits include: Personalized mentorship, access to large databases along with statistical support, administrative support, salary that commensurates with PGY level and medical benefits. Although this opening is immediately available, the start day for the position is negotiable.

How To Apply

Eligible candidates must hold an MD/DO degree and should have completed at least 2 years of surgical residency training (current PGY2 or PGY3). International candidates must have completed their general surgery training in their native country. All candidates must have passed their USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3. A categorical position at a home institution is preferred. Prior research experience and interest in pediatric surgery or trauma is strongly preferred. Interested candidates should forward the following to shin.miyata@health.slu.edu: Current CV, medical school diploma, USMLE transcripts, ECFMG certificate (if applicable), TWO letters of recommendation, and ABSITE scores (if any) Please route all communications about this position to shin.miyata@health.slu.edu.

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