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Burn Fellow

Connecticut Burn Center, Bridgeport Hospital
Date Posted: July 9, 2019

**Immediate opening** The Connecticut Burn Center in Bridgeport, CT is accepting applications for a one-year non-ACGME Burn Fellowship to begin August 1, 2019. The Connecticut Burn Center is affiliated with the Yale Surgical Residency and is the only center in Connecticut to be verified by the American Burn Association for treatment of adult burns. A substantial number of pediatric burns, complex wounds, and necrotizing infections are treated as well. Our nine-bed, renovated burn unit offers state-of-the-art facilities and a well-integrated, energized team dedicated to the care of the burn patient. The fellow plays a pivotal role in the burn unit, and over the year will be expected to master all aspects of care of the burn patient, from initial management, including critical care, through to excision and grafting of burns as well as reconstruction. The fellow will also engage in teaching of students and surgical residents as well as in ongoing research in burns. Applicants must have completed at least PGY-2 in surgical training at an accredited general surgery residency.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their current CV, USMLE & ABSITE scores, and 3 current letters of recommendation to: Pamela Nelson, Residency Coordinator, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport CT 06610; telephone 203 384 3998; email Pamela.Nelson@bpthosp.org

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Research Fellowship Opportunity in Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery or Surgical Oncology

University at Buffalo
Date Posted: July 5, 2019

The Department of Surgery at the University at Buffalo invites applications for a 1 or 2 year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented MDs interested in clinical outcomes and health services research in the fields of bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery or surgical oncology. This opportunity focuses on combining outcomes research experience and rigorous graduate level didactic training to produce well-trained clinical outcomes and health services researchers with an exposure to 4 core areas central to health services and outcomes research (registry dataset analysis, patient-centered outcomes, healthcare policy, and clinical research development). The fellows will complete a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) or other advanced graduate degree (e.g., Master's in Business Administration (MBA), Master's in Science (MS) in Biomedical Informatics). In addition, fellows will be involved with a variety of research projects under the mentorship of Dr. Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH. Funding for this fellowship is made possible by the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) and includes a stipend commensurate with the NIH postdoctoral rate, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance. Candidates must hold either an MD or DO, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the US or Canada, have completed at least one year of clinical training, and at least one of the following: (a) graduated with MD or DO from a school located in New York State; (b) NYS residency training program resident or graduate; or (c) residing in NYS as of April 1, 2019. The start date is any time before December 31, 2019.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit a current CV and a letter of interest to Dr. Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH. Email: enoyes@buffalo.edu and copy to rlkranz@buffalo.edu; Tel: 716-829-5365

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University
Date Posted: July 3, 2019

Due to expansion of our training programs, which currently include both a 5+2 Independent Vascular Surgery Fellowship and a 0+5 Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency, we are excited to announce an additional open Fellowship position starting August 1, 2020. Our program provides multiple outstanding training venues for breadth and variety of clinical cases, including a large academic referral center, a regional referral VA medical center, as well as a busy community hospital. Multiple services and facilities also allow for proper separation of senior vascular residents from vascular fellows, eliminating competition for cases or clinical experience. Our Vascular Surgery faculty partner with teaching faculty from Vascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Podiatry to offer comprehensive training and a robust educational conference schedule. This experience encompasses all aspects of evaluation and treatment of vascular diseases including advanced diagnostic imaging, medical therapies, endovascular treatment, and surgery. Our program also offers the opportunity to participate in clinical research activities during the fellowship. Finally, Cleveland is an easy city to live in, with outstanding arts, food, and 3 national professional sports teams.

How To Apply

Candidates for this position must have completed a 5-year ACGME-accredited training program in General Surgery. Submission of a CV and letter or statement of interest in the program, along with ABSITE score transcripts, and 2 Letters of Recommendation (at least one from a Department Chair or Program Director) are required. A telephone or in-person interview may be requested as well. For more information or to submit application materials, please contact: Meggi Lensman, MBA Vascular Surgery Program Coordinator University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 11100 Euclid Ave, Lakeside 7 Cleveland, OH 44106-5047 216-844-1323 Meggi.Lensman@UHHospitals.org Virginia Wong, MD Program Director University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 11100 Euclid Ave, Mailstop LKSD 7060 Cleveland, OH 44106-7060 216-844-3013 Virginia.Wong@UHHospitals.org

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PGY-4 categorical surgery resident

New York Presbyterian Queens
Date Posted: July 3, 2019

New York Presbyterian/Queens will have a PGY-4 categorical surgery position to begin July 1, 2019. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of accredited ACGME training by June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents. Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter Medical School Diploma USMLE scores ABSITE scores ECFMG certification (if applicable) J-1 or green card only Current Op Log “Defined Category Report” Annual competency-based summative evaluation for all years of training List of completed rotations for the two years 3 letters of recommendation, to include the Program Director and the Chair.

How To Apply

Please put PGY-4 Application in the subject line, and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls please. We will be in touch via email. Donna DeChirico House Staff Supervisor dmdechir@nyp.org

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Transplant Research Fellowship Opportunity

University at Buffalo
Date Posted: July 2, 2019

The Department of Surgery at the University of Buffalo invites applications for a 1 or 2 year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented MDs interested in clinical outcomes and health services research in Transplantation. This opportunity focuses on combining outcomes research experience and rigorous graduate level didactic training to produce well-trained clinical outcomes and health services researchers with an exposure to 4 core areas central to health services and outcomes research (registry dataset analysis, patient-centered outcomes, healthcare policy, and clinical research development). In addition to completing a Masters in Public Health degree (sphhp.buffalo.edu), fellows will become involved with a variety of research projects under the mentorship of Liise Kayler, MD and Thomas Feeley, PhD. Funding for this fellowship is made possible by the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) and includes a stipend commensurate with the NIH postdoctoral rate, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance. Candidates must hold either an MD or DO, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the US or Canada, have completed at least one year of clinical training, and at least one of the following: (a) graduated with MD or DO from a school located in New York State; (b) NYS residency training program resident or graduate; or (c) residing in NYS as of April 1, 2019. The start date is any time before December 31, 2019.

How To Apply

A current CV, letter of interest should be directed to Liise Kayler, MD, FACS. Email:lkayler@ecmc.edu. Tel: 716-289-8255.

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Clinical Associate Position on Endocrine Surgical Oncology

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: June 24, 2019

The position is designed to give a broad exposure in the field of endocrine surgical oncology, with an emphasis on laparoscopic/robotic abdominal solid organ and robotic thyroid surgery. There will be operative and non-operative responsibilities. The candidate will receive an exposure to robotic surgery, as well as laparoscopic and conventional endocrine surgery. The clinical responsibilities will include seeing and managing undergoing laparoscopic/robotic adrenalectomy, robotic thyroidectomy, laparoscopic liver resection and radiofrequency/microwave ablation for malignant liver tumors. The clinical associate will be expected to be involved with the clinical research projects related to this practice. The position will be paid and for a year. The requirements include US general surgery board eligibility (having completed residency in the US), with an ability to obtain an Ohio medical license. The accepted candidate is expected to start the position in the summer of 2019 for a duration of 1 year. Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs to Dr.Eren Berber, at berbere@ccf.org.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs and 2 recommendations letters to Dr.Eren Berber, at berbere@ccf.org.

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Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow

Saint Louis University
Date Posted: June 24, 2019

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at St. Louis University/ SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow to start in July 2019. This is a 1 or 2 year research fellowship. Fellows must have completed 2 years of clinical surgical training in the US. We have clinical and basic science opportunities. Fellows will participate in outcomes clinical research and are expected to engage in study design, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation, and presentation of results at local and nation meetings. Fellows will also participate in the Pediatric Surgery call schedule. We are not able to accept J1 visas

How To Apply

Please submit application to program director Gustavo Villalona MD

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Cardiothoracic Fellowship – Thoracic Track

Oregon Health & Science University
Date Posted: June 21, 2019

The division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Oregon Health & Sciences University is seeking applicants for our ACGME accredited 2 year categorical fellowship, general thoracic track. Candidates must have successfully completed a general surgery residency in the Unites States or Canada, currently have or able to obtain an Oregon Medical License, and be US citizens or able to obtain an appropriate visa. Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications who have completed the USMLE exams’ & hold a valid ECFMG certificate are also eligible to apply. Start Date: July 29, 2019. Candidates will receive training in the full spectrum of cardiothoracic disease, including thoracic oncology, esophageal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, airway surgery, chest wall surgery, heart transplant, ventricular assist devices, percutaneous valve and aortic procedures. OHSU does require a background check and pre-employment drug screening. For benefits, salary, and more program information please visit our webpage: https://www.ohsu.edu/school-of-medicine/graduate-medical-education/residents-and-fellows-gme

How To Apply

Required Documents: 1. Current CV 2. Personal Statement

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SSO-Certified Breast Fellowship Open Position 2019-2020

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Date Posted: June 21, 2019

The one-year Breast Fellowship Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center accepts two trainees annually. The Breast Fellowship Program is approved by the Society of Surgical Oncology, and accepted its first fellow in 2004. The program is designed to prepare the trainee for a leadership role in multidisciplinary breast care in an academic or community setting. Trainees will participate in a multidisciplinary breast evaluation clinic and rotate on breast surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology and reconstructive surgery. A rotation with a nationally recognized breast cancer risk assessment and management program will also provide the trainee with an understanding of genetics and risk counseling. Extensive exposure to both dedicated cancer and benign breast clinics prepares the fellow for the myriad of routine situations typically seen in practice, as well as complex cases more commonly encountered at quaternary referral centers. Fellows are expected to complete at least one original academic project to submit for national presentation and one other project which may include a review article or book chapter. Resources to assist in academic work include clinical breast cancer databases and a biospecimen repository. Prerequisite Training: The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board-eligible in General Surgery. Prospective candidates from the United States must have successfully completed a residency in general surgery. Applicants from other countries must have passed the USMLE Steps I, II, & III or FLEX, FMGEMS, and TOEFL exams and must be able to secure an unrestricted Pennsylvania Medical License. Fox Chase Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Center includes a 100-bed hospital devoted entirely to cancer patients, an outpatient center which includes a facility for clinical cancer prevention and research, one of the oldest and most nationally recognized high risk programs in the country, and the Institute for Cancer Research. The Women’s Cancer facility enclosed within the Center’s clinical outpatient building opened in March 2010. Fox Chase has a residency in radiation oncology and approved fellowship programs in medical oncology, urologic oncology, gynecologic oncology, thoracic oncology, pathology, head and neck oncology, microsurgery/plastics, palliative care, and an complex general surgical oncology. Residents from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University also rotate at the Center, along with residents from other regional institutions. Members of the Center are active participants in multiple clinical trials groups, and the fellow will participate in recruitment and follow up of trial subjects. Didactic teaching on topics of current interest occurs at a regular monthly multidisciplinary educational conference. This open position is available from August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020.

How To Apply

To apply for the open 2019-2020 Breast Fellowship position, please send a letter of interest along with your CV and letters of recommendation to: Stephanie Ragsdale Fellowship Coordinator Fox Chase Cancer Center 333 Cottman Avenue, C-308 Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497 Phone: 215-728-3160 Fax: 215-728-2773 stephanie.ragsdale@fccc.edu Contact Information Richard J. Bleicher, MD Director, Breast Fellowship Program Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD Co-Director, Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Surgical Oncology 333 Cottman Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

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PGY-4 CATEGORICAL RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY

UIC/Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery
Date Posted: June 21, 2019

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR ONE PGY-4 CATEGORICAL RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY The University of Illinois /Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery, in Chicago is recruiting one Categorical PGY-4 General Surgery resident for academic year 2019-2020 starting on August 1, 2019. Qualified Applicants must submit all documents in the order below: • Must have three years of ACGME approved training in the U.S in good standing. • ABSITE Scores over 50th percentile (each year) • Complete list of operative case logs of at least 500 cases in defined categories. • Three letters of recommendation from U.S. including one from the current Program Director. • No remedial or probation Residents. • Proof of U.S. citizenship, permanent residency (Green Card) or valid current J-1 visa How To Apply All completed applications must be sent in a single e-mail to leticia.delcerro@advocatehealth.com Please no calls or faxes. Selected applicants will be invited for in person interviews. Incomplete applications or ones without meeting selection criteria as stated above will be automatically rejected without notice. Feel free to look at our website www.uicmgh.org

How To Apply

All completed applications must be sent in a single e-mail to leticia.delcerro@advocatehealth.com Please no calls or faxes. Selected applicants will be invited for in person interviews. Incomplete applications or ones without meeting selection criteria as stated above will be automatically rejected without notice. Feel free to look at our website www.uicmgh.org

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Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow

Saint Louis University
Date Posted: June 21, 2019

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at St. Louis University/ SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow to start in July 2019. This is a 1 or 2 year research fellowship. Fellows must have completed 2 years of clinical surgical training in the US. We have clinical and basic science opportunities. Fellows will participate in outcomes clinical research and are expected to engage in study design, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation, and presentation of results at local and nation meetings. Fellows will also participate in the Pediatric Surgery call schedule.

How To Apply

Applicants for this position must submit a current CV, a personal statement and at least one letter of recommendation.

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CATEGORICAL PGY-4 General Surgery resident position

University of Missouri-Kansas City General Surgery Residency Program
Date Posted: June 12, 2019

The University of Missouri-Kansas City General Surgery Residency program is seeking to fill a CATEGORICAL PGY-4 resident position beginning July 1, 2019. Eligible applicants must have successfully completed a PGY 3 year in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency by June 30, 2019. Due to the short time frame we cannot support any visas for this position. Interested applicants should submit the following documents no later than June 16, 2019: Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript MSPE (Dean’s Letter) Medical School Diploma USMLE Scores (Steps 1, 2, and 3) ABSITE scores 3 Letters of recommendation (include letter from CURRENT Program Director) ACGME – Current Case Log “Defined Category and Minimum Report” ACGME Milestone Report List of Completed Rotations

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should send the require documents, in PDF format, by e-mail only to: donita.dalton@tmcmed.org **Please, no phone calls** http://med.umkc.edu/surgery/

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Breast Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

Beaumont Health, Breast Care Center, Royal Oak, MI
Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Breast Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship The Breast Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship in the Division of Breast Surgery at the Beaumont Hospital- Royal Oak campus is a 12-month funded fellowship dedicated to patient related research. The research fellowship is an outstanding opportunity for those applying into any oncology related field or those interested in a career in clinical/patient-related research. Position Description The Clinical Research Fellow will be responsible for working with investigators and other trainees to develop project ideas, prepare applications for internal and extramural research support, prepare manuscripts and presentation, and submit IRB protocols. Broad responsibilities also include the prospective and retrospective management and statistical analysis of several large databases, including our own institutional database. Bio-statistical and clinical research training will be supported by the Beaumont Research Institute and a full time research coordinator. The multidisciplinary, collaborative environment and abundance of practical training provides Clinical Research Fellows with a robust knowledge of the current state of academic literature in their areas of interest within breast oncology, as well as an ability to effectively explore literature; develop new ideas; gather, manage, and analyze institutional and national data sets to answer novel hypotheses; and ultimately improve clinical care and health outcomes. At the end of the year, a Clinical Research Fellow is expected to be involved in the completion of several clinical research ideas and submit them for publication.

How To Apply

To apply for the clinical research fellowship (8/2019-7/2020), submit a letter of interest along with your CV and a letter of recommendation from a close mentor to Dr. Nayana Dekhne and CC to Blerina Pople. Individuals with an M.D., D.O. and/or Ph.D. degree and demonstrated research training are encouraged to apply. Nayana Dekhne, MD Telephone: 248-551-3300 Email: Nayana.Dekhne@beaumont.org Blerina Pople, BS, CCRP Telephone: 248-551-3533 Email: Blerina.Pople@beaumont.org

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Research Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Laboratory Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University offers a unique training opportunity for scientist and surgical residents interested in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery research. Dr. James L. Cox established the division’s research laboratory in 1983 and since then we have trained over one hundred surgeons. It evolved into a laboratory led by well-established investigators researching a wide range of clinical and basic scientific problems that originate in cardiac and thoracic surgery. These include: Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias (Dr. Damiano); Novel Surgical Treatments of Pulmonary Hypertension (Dr. Moon); Noninvasive Assessment of Cardiac Mechanic Using MRI (Dr. Pasque); The Role of the Adaptive Immune System in Lung Allograft Rejection (Dr. Kreisel); Underlying mechanism in the development of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (Dr. Eghtesady) Inflammatory Mechanisms in Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation (Dr. Melby); Innate Immune Response in Lung Transplantation (Dr. Gelman); and Patient outcomes research (Drs. Kozower and Puri). These investigators are all well-funded and presently have $4.2 million of NIH Funding. In addition, the division has an NIH Institutional National Research Service award (T32). This training grant provides full salary support for qualified individuals for two years. Starting July 1, 2020.

How To Apply

Potential trainees must have an MD and be a US citizen or have a permanent resident card (green card). We are now accepting applications. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to Dr. Richard B. Schuessler, Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Laboratory via email (schuesslerr@wustl.edu), or directly by mail at Box 8234, 660 South Euclid, St. Louis, MO 63110, or by calling at 314-362-8300. Washington University is committed to providing a diverse environment and encourages applications from females and under represented minorities.

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Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded Fellow

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota
Date Posted: June 5, 2019

Neurocritical care is one of the newest and fastest growing subspecialties in medicine. Neurocritical care brings together specially-trained physicians and nurses using advanced technology to monitor and treat life-threatening neurological diseases and improve patient outcomes. The Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, recruits the finest candidates across the world. The goal of the fellowship is to provide a world-class training experience, both procedurally and cognitively. Mayo Clinic provides the perfect setting academically and all the resources for research and educational excellence, including the Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, National Institutes of Health-funded and intramurally funded research, and graduate-level courses. The Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded fellowship has many distinctive features: • Certified by the Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST) Society of Neurologic Surgeons. • Management of patients with acute neurological disorders in Mayo Clinic's dedicated Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) • Hands-on neurocritical care procedures including percutaneous tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, intubation, external ventricular drain and multimodal monitoring (MMM) bolt placement, lumbar puncture/drain catheter placement, central venous and arterial line placement. • Post-operative management of neurosurgical ICU patients, neurology patients and those with critical illness. • Recognition and management of clinical neurological signs of secondary deterioration in acute neurological illness • Management of the first (golden) hour of catastrophic neurological illnesses in the emergency department as well as continued NeuroICU-level care. • Management of acute hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke • Comprehensive critical care exposure in different intensive care unit (ICU) environments, such as the medical ICU, cardiovascular surgical ICU and transplant ICU • Critical care EEG reviewing including Quantitative EEG (QEEG) with machine-learning features and automated seizure detection panels • Clinical research related to neurocritical care • Teaching in end-of-life care and family communication • Comprehensive teaching in neuroimaging of critical neurological illness There is flexibility within the fellowship to tailor it according to your clinical and research interests and long-term career goals. Accreditation Mayo Clinic's Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded Fellowship is accredited by the Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST) Society of Neurologic Surgeons. Accreditation was received in 2015. The program is accredited by the Society of Neurological Surgeons Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (SNS-CAST). Related requirements are found here. Certification Fellows who successfully complete this program will be eligible for the Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST) SNS board certification examination. Program history Mayo's Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded Fellowship began in July 2015. Approximately one fellow completes the program each year.

How To Apply

The academic year begins July 1. The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by December 1 of the year preceding the appointment date. You must apply through ApplyYourself, a third-party application service. No matching services are used. 1. Visit the Apply Yourself website (https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=mayo-fp). All applications to Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials (https://college.mayo.edu/academics/residencies-and-fellowships/admissions-and-benefits/application-process/). 2. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted November through January each year.

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PGY 2 Preliminary- General Surgery Residency Position

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Date Posted: June 5, 2019

The General Surgery program at MCG at Augusta University has an opening for a PGY-2 Preliminary resident position to begin on July 1, 2019. Applicants must either be a current PGY-1 general surgery resident in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency. All applicants must currently be PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program. Qualified applicants should submit the following documents, via email only. Please consolidate as many documents as possible into one PDF file. Indicate PGY 2 Preliminary on email Subject Line. * Updated CV * Medical school diploma * Medical school transcript * MSPE (Dean's letter) * USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on all exams is required) * Personal statement * ECFMG certificate (if applicable) * Citizenship/Visa Status ACGME Milestone evaluation report * Defined Category Case Log Report * 3 letters of recommendation from current faculty - 1 from current Program Director * PGY-1 ABSITE Score Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email or phone.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should send the above documents in a single PDF application to Tiffany L. Smith, Program Administrator, at surgery_residency@augusta.edu . Applicants will be notified via email once the application has been reviewed and if they are selected to interview. No phone calls or faxes please.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Date Posted: June 5, 2019

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia has an open position for its ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. We are looking to fill the position with a highly qualified, recent general surgery graduate interested in pursuing a career in trauma/acute care surgery/critical care. The fellows will work with seven fellowship trained, board certified trauma surgeons on core services and throughout the year for a broad based critical care experience. The majority of the fellow’s clinical responsibilities will be in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and Shock Trauma Unit (STU) at Augusta University Medical Center. Highlights of the curriculum include, Ultrasound, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Children's Hospital of Georgia (CHOG), Burn Unit at the Joseph Still Burn Center, and a stint in the Neurointensive Care Unit (NICU).

How To Apply

More information can be found at our website: https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/surgery/residents/surgical_critical-care/ Interested applicants should contact Dr. Terence O’Keeffe at tokeeffe@augusta.edu or Dr. Cassandra White at caswhite@augusta.edu

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Advanced Coronary Surgery Fellow (Non-ACGME)

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke's
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

We have one position available starting July 1, 2019. We are also accepting applications for two positions starting July 1, 2020. Please specify which year you are applying for. Thank you. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Advanced Coronary Surgery Fellowship at Mount Sinai St. Luke's (MSSL) is designed to train an individual in all aspects of state-of-the-art surgical coronary revascularization. It is a one-year fellowship after formal 6-8 year cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgery education and expects Advanced Coronary Surgery fellows to have full experience in all areas of general cardiovascular surgery prior to starting the Advanced Coronary Surgery fellowship. The ultimate goal of the Advanced Coronary Surgery training program is to teach the requisite cognitive and technical knowledge of state-of-the-art CABG in all its forms, varieties and complexities. This includes indications and contraindications for the procedures, pre- and post-procedure care, management of complications, and analysis and interpretation of the hemodynamic, radiographic and angiographic data. The cardiac surgery operating rooms and cardiac surgery ICU at MSSL provide an excellent platform for the teaching of the core knowledge bases of coronary anatomy, pathology, physiology, and pathophysiology that should be possessed by all dedicated coronary surgical specialists. The progress of the Advanced Coronary Surgery Fellowship is monitored on a daily/weekly basis during the entire year by the Program Director/Chairman and the Fellow is expected to become fully proficient in performing all aspects of surgical coronary revascularization, such as the harvest of multiple arterial conduits, deployment of multiple arteries in complex arterial revascularization of the coronary circulation, proficiency in intraoperative Doppler graft assessment and ultrasonic imaging assessment of coronary conduits/anastomoses, mastery of techniques for cardiopulmonary bypass as they apply to CABG, the appropriate use of saphenous vein conduits, minimizing aortic manipulation during both on-pump and off-pump CABG, techniques to minimize mortality/morbidity/infection during CABG, minimally invasive techniques for CABG, robotic-assisted CABG, Hybrid Coronary Revascularization. The Advanced Coronary Fellow will scrub with the Program Director and other faculty cardiac surgeons on a routine basis, typically multiple times weekly, and be under the direct tutelage of the Program Director. The Fellow is expected to adopt the collaborative Heart Team culture of Mount Sinai Heart at Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s and interact with all faculty/staff in the Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology and throughout the hospital respectfully and collaboratively. The Fellow is also expected to perform clinical research related to surgical coronary revascularization and to write articles in this field. Each Fellow will be assigned one or two clinical research projects to be completed during the fellowship year. These will involve quasi-independent work under close supervision of the Program Director, other faculty members of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at MSSL and their extramural collaborators. Candidates for the Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Fellowship in Advanced Coronary Surgery will be graduates of a US integrated 6-year or traditional 5 + 2 year or traditional 5 + 3 year training program in Cardiothoracic Surgery who are committed to learning the skills and techniques of advanced coronary surgery in order to develop a specialty practice in coronary surgery. A candidate who will be hired back to the institution in which he/she trained and who has the support of his/her Chairman to spend this year focused on advanced coronary skills would be ideal. Applicants should be board-eligible in the USA, however, international medical graduates are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Applicants must specify the year they are applying for (July 1, 2019 or July 1, 2020) and submit via email their CV, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, USMLE and ABSITE transcripts, ECFMG certificate, if applicable and visa status to Education Manager, LaVerne Powell. Applicants must be eligible for a NY State Medical License. For Letter Writers: John Puskas, MD Chairman and Program Director Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital New York, NY 10025 For Questions: LaVerne Powell 212-659-6864

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PGY1 Preliminary Position

University of Florida
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

The University of Florida Department of Surgery is seeking one PGY1 General Surgery preliminary resident to begin on July 1, 2019.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following documents via email: current CV, medical school diploma, medical school transcript, MSPE (Dean's letter), 3 letters of recommendation, USMLE Transcript (score reports will not be accepted), personal statement. Only complete applications will be considered. Consolidation of all documents in a single email is preferred; however, candidates who have waived access to letters of recommendation may have those sent separately by the writers. Candidates selected for an interview will be notified via email. All questions and application materials should be sent to gatorsurgery@gmail.com. No phone calls or faxes, please.

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Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Resident

Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital is accepting applications for a PGY-2 General Surgery Preliminary Resident position to begin June 24, 2019. Information about the program is available at: http://gsres.wustl.edu. Qualified applicants must currently be a PGY-1 General Surgery Resident in good standing at an ACGME-accredited residency program. International medical graduates must be ECFMG certified.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to asksurgery@wustl.edu. Applications will be accepted by email to this address only. No phone calls, letters or faxes will be accepted. Candidates will be contacted only if they are selected for an interview. •ERAS Application (if available) •Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) •Personal Statement •USMLE Transcript (Step I, Step II CS & CK) •Three (3) current letters of recommendation, to include one (1) from the current Program Director •Medical School transcript •A list of completed rotations •Mid-year and summative evaluation reports from current training program •ACGME Milestone reports •ACGME Case Log defined Category Report •ABSITE Scores •ECFMG Certificate (IMGs only)

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Breast Surgical Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

Division of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

The Division of Surgical Oncology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and the Seidman Cancer Center is offering a mentored, paid research fellowship position for 1-2 years to qualified medical school graduates and surgical residents interested in a career in surgery or oncology. We are especially interested in recruiting curious and ambitious physician researchers eager to contribute knowledge and understanding to breast surgery and breast cancer fields. Research fellows will have dedicated mentoring by Dr. Megan Miller, Dr. Jill Dietz, Dr. Robert Shenk, and colleagues. Experience with clinical research including biostatistics, database design and analysis, clinical trials, and manuscript writing is preferred but not required. Goals include first-author manuscript submission and publication, grant preparation and submission, as well as presentations at national meetings. Strong communication skills are required but international applicants are welcome. Position location: 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States.

How To Apply

One paid, full-time position is available beginning July 2019. Please send a single PDF file to Dr. Megan Miller, including your 1) curriculum vitae; 2) one page personal statement/cover letter summarizing your experience, research and career goals; 3) one faculty letter of recommendation; 4) U.S. citizen or visa status. Megan E. Miller MD Breast Surgical Oncology Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 11100 Euclid Avenue, Lakeside 7009 Cleveland OH 44106-5047 Office: (216) 844-3320 Fax: (216) 844-1350 Megan.Miller6@UHhospitals.org

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Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Resident

The George Washington University
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

The George Washington University General Surgery Program is looking for a PGY-2 non-designated preliminary position for our General Surgery Residency Program. All candidates are required to have completed prior training in an ACGME approved program.

How To Apply

Please email rpakan@mfa.gwu.edu a current copy of your CV, 3 LOR, Case Logs, ABSITE scores, USMLE scores, ECFMG certificate if applicable, ATLS/ACLS certification and current evaluation forms. These documents must be condensed into one PDF file. No phone calls, please.

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: May 28, 2019

The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is one of the nation's leading academic surgery departments, with a strong and uncompromising commitment to training the next generation of academic surgeon-scientists. The Surgical Oncology Basic Science and Translational Research Training Program is a critical component of this overall training goal. The Research Training Program provides trainees with an intense experience in mentored basic science, public health, or translational research. The Research Training Program has evolved in parallel with a dynamic training environment at WUSM, and currently takes advantage of unique resources in the Department of Surgery, the Siteman Cancer Center, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Department of Surgery's Division of Public Health Sciences, and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences to develop customized and highly structured formal didactic and mentored research experiences for individual surgical trainees. The Research Training Program has been continuously funded by the National Cancer Institute for over thirty years and has an outstanding track record of placing trainees in academic surgery. Appointments are typically for two to three years. Stipends for living expenses and health allowance are provided, along with a small budget for supplies, travel, and research expenses. Trainee Expectations include: (1) Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time basic research training (40 hours/week) with a two year commitment. No clinical responsibilities will be expected of the trainees. (2) Trainees are expected to complete didactic and mentored research experiences including formal coursework, seminars, journal clubs, and formal training in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). (3) Trainees are required to provide annual progress reports during and after the period of support. Eligible applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D., must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must be surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. More information is available at http://surgonct32.wustl.edu/.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact Enid McIntosh (314)747-0072 or enidmcintosh@wustl.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is June 15, 2019. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis.

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Translational and Clinical Research

UMMS-Baystate
Date Posted: May 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery at the University of Massachusetts-Baystate in Springfield, MA is looking for a surgery research resident to fill a position beginning July 1, 2019. This is a funded and mentored two-year training position in translational and clinical outcomes research working with faculty in the Department of Surgery. Trainees are expected to be inquisitive and motivated individuals committed to full-time research. There will be some limited clinical call responsibilities. The successful candidate will have successfully completed two years of surgical residency training in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by June 30, 2019, and eligible for a medical license in Massachusetts.

How To Apply

Applications should include a brief statement of interest, CV and at least two letters of reference.

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Preliminary PGY 2 General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: May 16, 2019

Cleveland Clinic’s General Surgery Residency Program is accepting applications for a PGY-2 Preliminary Resident position to begin on July 1, 2019. Information about the program is available at: www.clevelandclinic.org/generalsurgeryresidency Qualified applicants must currently be a PGY-1 General Surgery resident in good standing at an ACGME-accredited residency program. International medical graduates must be ECFMG certified.

How To Apply

Please submit the documents listed below in one email to surged@ccf.org. Applications will be accepted by email to this address only. No phone calls, letters or faxes will be accepted. Candidates will be contacted only if they are selected for an interview. •ERAS Application (if available) •Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) •Personal Statement •USMLE Transcript (Step I, Step II CS & CK) •Three current letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the current Program Director •Medical School transcript, and MSPE (Dean’s letter) •Summative (end of rotation and 6-month) evaluation reports from current training program •ACGME Milestone reports • ACGME Case Log defined Category Report •All ABSITE Scores

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Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Resident

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: May 8, 2019

The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School General Surgery Residency Training Program located in Newark, NJ has one (1) Preliminary PGY-2 position available beginning July 1, 2019. Applicants must have successfully completed their PGY-1 year by June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents via email: Current Curriculum Vitae with no gaps, Medical School Transcript/Dean’s Letter, USMLE Step 1-3 scores, ABSITE scores, ACGME year 2 Defined Category and Minimum Report, ACGME Activity Report, ACGME Milestones report, a list of completed rotations, ECFMG Certificate for non-US graduates, Three (3) Letters of Recommendation – one must be from the Current Program Director. Please be advised that Rutgers NJMS only sponsors J1 Visas.

How To Apply

Please send completed packet as one (1) PDF by email only to Linda Vetrecin, Program Coordinator.

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Preliminary PGY-2 Position

Kaweah Delta
Date Posted: May 8, 2019

The Surgery Residency program at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia, California is accepting applications for a preliminary PGY-2 position for the academic year 2019-2020, beginning June 17, 2019. Applicants must be current PGY-1 preliminary surgery residents in good standing with their program.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants must submit via email the following items in a *single* PDF format: 1. Current CV 2. Copy of ERAS application 3. Medical School diploma 4. Medical School transcript 5. MSPE (Dean’s letter) 6. USMLE Transcript (first time pass on Step 1 and Step 2 required) 7. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (including one from current Program Director or Program Chair) 8. Personal Statement 9. ACGME Milestone Report(s) 10. List of completed rotations 11. 2019 ABSITE scores 12. ECFMG Certificate Please email complete application packets to knourie@kdhcd.org. Please indicate 'PGY-2 Prelim' in the subject line. No phone calls.

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Burn Fellow

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date Posted: May 7, 2019

The University of North Carolina Department of Surgery and the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill, NC are accepting applications for a one-year non-ACGME Burn Fellowship to begin July 1, 2020. The North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center is verified by the American Burn for both adult and pediatric burn care, with over 1700 inpatient admissions and 5100 clinic visits in 2018. Our unit features 36 inpatient beds, state of the art capabilities for resuscitation and burn intensive care, access to ECMO, specialized therapies, and reconstructive services, including both operative reconstruction and laser therapy. This fellowship will provide rigorous training in the medical and surgical management of the critically ill burn patient. Candidates must be committed to the clinical, education, and research missions of the Department of Surgery and School of Medicine. In addition, candidates must be team-oriented and collegial, with the aim of providing the highest standards of care to our patients. Applicants must be eligible for a full license to practice in the state of North Carolina and have completed an ACGME or AACOM approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency. Candidates who have completed PGY-3 at an ACGME or AACOM approved General Surgery residency will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Internal opportunities for applicants wishing to pursue further training in Surgical Critical Care may be available. Please indicate this interest in further training when applying.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their current CV, USMLE & ABSITE scores, and 3 current letters of recommendation to: Cynthia Newkirk Administrative Coordinator North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center (919) 966-8159 cynthia_newkirk@med.unc.edu The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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PGY4 Surgery Resident

MedStar Health at Georgetown University Hospital-Washington Hospital Center
Date Posted: May 7, 2019

The MedStar Health Surgery Residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC has an opening in the categorical general surgery residency program at the PGY 4 level, to start July 2019. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed their PGY 1–3 years in an ACGME-accredited training program. Credit toward ABS certification will not be granted for foreign graduate medical education. Thank you for your application. For more information about our program, please visit: http://medstar.org/surgery

How To Apply

Please send all materials by email with the applicant's name in the subject line; paper applications or supporting material sent via standard mail will not be reviewed. Due to the high volume of application materials received, we will be unable to confirm if applications are received and complete. 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. Three current letters of recommendation [one must be from your current program director] 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4. MSPE / Dean's Letter 5. USMLE transcript for Steps I, II CS/CK, and III 6. ABSITE scores and reports for all years completed 7. Competency-Based Evaluation Summary for each year completed (if not done at current program) 8. Current ACGME Defined Category Operative Report (Case Log). 9. Valid ECFMG certificate if applicable

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PGY4 Categorical

Grand Strand Medical Center
Date Posted: May 6, 2019

Grand Strand Medical Center, a 369-bed acute care facility, has an opening for a PGY4 general surgery resident beginning July 1, 2019. Located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, our program offers excellent exposure to the entire breath of general surgery training. From emergency and trauma surgery (in the setting of a Level I Trauma center with 110,000 ED visits annually), to elective vascular and oncologic surgeries focusing on minimally invasive techniques, we provide tertiary care for the population living between Charleston, SC and Wilmington, NC. Approximately 80% of residents from our first 3 classes have decided to pursue fellowship, with all of them successfully matching into their fields of choice, such as: plastics, cardiothoracic, vascular, and HPB. Additionally, the low cost of living, weather, and outdoor activities make Myrtle Beach a great place to live, work, and learn. Applicants must have completed their PGY1 through PGY3 training in an ACGME-accredited program to be considered, and must be in good standing in their current program.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items as one PDF in the order outlined below to Shannon.papazian@hcahealthcare.com. All application materials must be sent as one PDF document in order to be considered. o Current CV o Medical school diploma (if applicable) o Medical school transcript o USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) o Personal statement o ECFMG certificate (if applicable) IMG¹s must provide copy of valid ECFMG certification ¬ We only sponsor J-1 visas; NO EXCEPTIONS. o 3 letters of recommendation (One must be from current Program Director) o Current Defined Category and Minimum ACGME Case Log o Final Summative Evaluation completed by Program Director Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. **No phone calls or faxes, please**

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PGY2 PRELIMINARY GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENT

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SOM/MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER (PHOENIX)
Date Posted: May 6, 2019

The General Surgery Residency Program at Creighton University SOM/Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona has one (1) PGY2 Preliminary position starting July 1, 2019. Candidates must currently be in good standing in an accredited program. Non-US graduates must submit a valid ECFMG certificate. For visa status applicants, only sponsored J-1 visas can be accepted.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following: 1. CV 2. Personal Statement 3. USMLE Scores 4. All ABSITE Score Reports 5. Milestone Reviews 6. ACGME Defined Category Report and PGY2 Minimum Report 7. 3 recent Letters of Recommendation, including one from current Program Director 8. Preferred email address and contact phone number Only complete applications will be considered for review. Documentation should be sent via email to: lila_mirza@dmgaz.org. Please do not send via FAX. Thank you.

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2019-2020 burn fellowship

Indiana University School of Medicine
Date Posted: May 6, 2019

The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine has an opening for 2019-2020 for a one-year fellowship in Burn and Reconstructive Surgery. The facilities include two independent burn centers: the Speedway Burn Center within Riley Hospital for Children, an 8 bed dedicated pediatric unit, and a new 15 bed adult burn unit at Eskenazi Hospital. With burn admission totaling over 500 annually between both units, the trainee will acquire in-depth experience in the management of acute burns and burn reconstruction as well as critical care management. The fellowship includes the opportunity to assist in plastic surgery aesthetic and reconstructive procedures and will be directly involved with the plastic surgery residency program by attending lectures and conferences. The trainee will also be given the opportunity to participate in clinical research with a chance to present at the ABA. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of general surgery training and must be able to obtain an Indiana Medical License prior to beginning fellowship.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit their up-to-date CV, two (2) letters of recommendation/support, and ABSITE/in-service scores to Rhonda Gerding (rgerding@iupui.edu).

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PGY-3 Otolaryngology Resident

UPMC Hamot
Date Posted: May 3, 2019

The UPMC Hamot Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program is a five year, ACGME-accredited program offering comprehensive clinical training that prepares physicians for autonomous practice or entrance into a specialty fellowship. As a tertiary hub and the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, UPMC Hamot treats a high volume of patients with a wide variety of conditions. While the program is based at UPMC Hamot, the otolaryngology service is responsible for 100 percent of the otolaryngologic care for the entire city of Erie and the surrounding region. Therefore, residents and attendings work at three local hospitals, three ambulatory surgery centers, and a state-of-the-art outpatient otolaryngology physician practice. This exposure to the entire otolaryngologic patient population of Erie and the surrounding area allows residents to gain experience with vast pathologies and provides ample operating opportunities. At the end of the training program, residents have typically logged over 3,000 cases. The PGY2-4 residents spend only three months off-service yearly in order to complete the plastic surgery (2 months) and research rotation (1 month). Residents have the option of taking an elective in PGY3. Residents are given increased responsibility and autonomy as they progress through the program, culminating in their final chief resident year, during which they complete an away neurotology rotation in Pittsburgh, where the trainee works on skull base approaches, complex mastoids, and cochlear implants. At the outpatient physician office, ENT Specialists of Northwest PA , residents receive a well-rounded clinical and operational education that includes principles of office management, coding, and billing. This practice is a state-of-the-art facility with 18,000 square feet and 22 exam rooms. The unique scribe system allows residents and faculty to see over 50 patients a day with live scribe documentation. As the only otolaryngologists in the city, the practice sees over 33,000 patient visits annually, and there are approximately 7,000 in-office surgical procedures performed each year.

How To Apply

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Brief Personal Statement 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4. Dean's Letter 5. USMLE Parts I, II, III or Comlex scores. 6. Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation. Prior to any final decision to offer a position, a letter from the current Program Director will be required. 7. Semi annual evaluations and end of year milestones reports. 8. Current ACGME case logs. Please send the above information via email to Sean Carroll, D.O. Place your name in the subject line and email to carrollst@upmc.edu.

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Fellow – Physician PGY4

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Date Posted: May 3, 2019

Fellow in the Pressure Ulcer & Wound Management Program which includes plastic reconstructive surgery for these complex wounds. Removal of hip joint and calcification around the hip joint in spinal cord injury patients. Requirements: 1. Atleast 3 years of general surgery training 2. Mandatory Valid California Medical License (please do not apply if you do not have CA license) as this post is a County of Los Angeles. This a 1 year post and starts July 1st or Aug 1st, 2019.

How To Apply

Please contact: (email preferred) Salah Rubayi, MD FACS Chairman, Dept. of Surgery Chief, Pressure Ulcer Management Service Professor of Clinical Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery, U.S.C. 562-385-6257 srubayi@dhs.lacounty.gov Please include your CV and copy of your CA medical license.

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Categorical PGY-3

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: May 3, 2019

The Department of Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has one (1) ACGME accredited CATEGORICAL position available at the PGY-3 level scheduled to start on July 1, 2019. PREREQUISITES: • Candidates must have successfully completed TWO (2) years of US clinical experience in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency training program by June 30, 2019 and MUST be in good standing. Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS (MUST be in a single PDF): 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Personal Statement 3. Medical School Diploma and Transcripts 4. Dean's Letter 5. USMLE Steps I, II and III or Comlex scores with reports. 6. ABSITE scores with reports. 7. Three (3) CURRENT Letters of Recommendation. Prior to any final decision to offer a position, a letter from the current Program Director will be required. 8. Semi annual evaluations from programs(s) and end of year milestones reports. 9. Current ACGME case logs, including the “General Surgery Year 2 Minimum”, "Activity" Operative Report and case report. 10. BLS, ACLS and ATLS certification. ONLY complete applications (all items noted above) will be considered/reviewed.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit the following materials in a SINGLE PDF with their contact information via email to: Linda Vetrecin, Program Coordinator, vetreclh@njms.rutgers.edu. Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for an interview with the Program Director.

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PGY-4 Categorical Resident in General Surgery

University of Illinois, Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery
Date Posted: May 3, 2019

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR ONE PGY-4 CATEGORICAL RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY The University of Illinois /Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery, in Chicago is recruiting one Categorical PGY-4 General Surgery resident for academic year 2019-2020 starting on July 1, 2019. Qualified Applicants must submit all documents in the order below: • Must have three years of ACGME approved training in the U.S in good standing. • ABSITE Scores over 50th percentile (each year) • Complete list of operative case logs of at least 500 cases in defined categories. • Three letters of recommendation from U.S. including one from the current Program Director. • No remedial or probation Residents. • Proof of U.S. citizenship, permanent residency (Green Card) or valid current J-1 visa

How To Apply

All completed applications must be sent in a single e-mail to leticia.delcerro@advocatehealth.com Please no calls or faxes. Selected applicants will be invited for in person interviews. Incomplete applications or ones without meeting selection criteria as stated above will be automatically rejected without notice. Feel free to look at our website www.uicmgh.org

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas
Date Posted: May 3, 2019

UT Southwestern Medical Center has an open position for its ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. We are looking to fill the position with a highly qualified, recent general surgery graduate interested in becoming an expert in the practice of evidence-based critical care. The mission of the UT Southwestern Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is to provide fellows with a comprehensive structured cognitive and procedural clinical education. The fellows will work with fellowship trained, board certified trauma surgeons and anesthesiologists who will aide them in becoming proficient and professional surgeons adept at leading a multidisciplinary ICU team. The majority of the fellow’s clinical responsibilities will be in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at Parkland Memorial Hospital and SICU at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. Our fellows will achieve certification in the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Course. Upon completion of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, the fellow will have succinct knowledge of cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology, pathophysiology, ventilator management, cardiovascular monitoring and interpretation. The fellow will be competent in the total operative and non-operative management of multiply injured trauma patients, and in the diagnosis and management of postoperative complications across a broad range of surgical patients.

How To Apply

Please send a copy of your CV, personal statement, and letters of recommendation to Surgical Critical Care Program Coordinator Shenisa Mitchell.

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General Surgery – PGY 4

Harlem Hospital, NY, NY
Date Posted: April 29, 2019

General Surgery residency program is a fully accredited residency program by ACGME and is made up of 24 residents including 3 chief residents. It serves the Harlem community in New York City where the residents are exposed to a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions. Harlem Hospital General Surgery residency program has an opening for a PGY 4 Categorical position beginning on July 1, 2019. Applicant must have completed three years of clinical training, up to PGY 3, in an approved ACGME general surgery residency program. The applicant must be in good standing and when applying should include the following: • Visa Status • Personal statement • Current CV • Summative Evaluation • Rotation Schedule up to PGY III • ACGME Defined Category case log • Medical school Diploma & Transcript • 3 letters of recommendation, including one from the Program Director • ABSITE scores for PGYI, PGYII, PGYIII • USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3

How To Apply

email your application to Ms. Rodriguez, Program Coordinator Rodriguy5@nychhc.org **NO CALLS PLEASE **

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: April 29, 2019

The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is one of the nation's leading academic surgery departments, with a strong and uncompromising commitment to training the next generation of academic surgeon-scientists. The Surgical Oncology Basic Science and Translational Research Training Program is a critical component of this overall training goal. The Research Training Program provides trainees with an intense experience in mentored basic science, public health, or translational research. The Research Training Program has evolved in parallel with a dynamic training environment at WUSM, and currently takes advantage of unique resources in the Department of Surgery, the Siteman Cancer Center, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Department of Surgery's Division of Public Health Sciences, and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences to develop customized and highly structured formal didactic and mentored research experiences for individual surgical trainees. The Research Training Program has been continuously funded by the National Cancer Institute for over thirty years and has an outstanding track record of placing trainees in academic surgery. Appointments are typically for two to three years. Stipends for living expenses and health allowance are provided, along with a small budget for supplies, travel, and research expenses. Trainee Expectations include: (1) Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time basic research training (40 hours/week) with a two year commitment. No clinical responsibilities will be expected of the trainees. (2) Trainees are expected to complete didactic and mentored research experiences including formal coursework, seminars, journal clubs, and formal training in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). (3) Trainees are required to provide annual progress reports during and after the period of support. Eligible applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D., must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must be surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. More information is available at http://surgonct32.wustl.edu/.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact Enid McIntosh (314)747-0072 or enidmcintosh@wustl.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is May 31, 2019. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

University of Chicago
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

The University of Chicago has an open Surgical Critical Care Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2019. The applicant would need to have completed at least 3 years in a General Surgery residency, and be in good standing at their institution. The previous fellows taken in our fellowship have had an interest in pediatric surgery as a career path moving forward, however, the fellowship is structured with a large amount of time in the adult SICUs. For a fellow not interested in pediatric surgery, I would minimize time in the children’s hospital (1-2 months), and focus more on adult SCC and trauma.

How To Apply

Please e-mail: Nikunj Chokshi, MD at chokshi@uchicago.edu NIKUNJ K. CHOKSHI, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Pediatric Surgery Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences

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Vascular Surgery Fellow

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: April 18, 2019

The Division of Vascular Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, has an opening in its two-year (5+2) fellowship training program to begin August 1, 2019. We currently accept two vascular surgery fellows to begin training August 1st of every even year and one vascular surgery fellow every odd year. Our vascular surgery fellows rotate through three hospitals offering unique training environments: University Hospital, Newark; Hackensack University Medical Center; Jersey City Medical Center/RWJBarnabas Health. Through these three sites the vascular surgery fellow will take a primary role in all open and endovascular cases, including complex aortic reconstructions. The vascular surgery fellow will also run a vascular surgery fellow’s clinic, an opportunity for the fellow to take the patient through all phases of perioperative care while at University Hospital. The didactic curriculum is composed of a weekly Preoperative Case Conference and, on a rotating schedule, monthly Vascular Surgery Morbidity & Mortality, Journal Club, or Core Curriculum Lecture. All fellows will convene at University Hospital once weekly to attend the Division's conference activities. In addition to this protected time, the fellows also receive dedicated time to interpret vascular studies in preparation for the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) examination. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is located in New Jersey’s largest city and close to many cultural opportunities and living environments to suit every taste throughout the northern regions of the state. Beyond New Jersey, the medical school is approximately 25 minutes by public transport to New York City, the cultural and financial capital of the United States.

How To Apply

Candidates for this position will have completed an ACGME-accredited General Surgery residency program by July 31, 2019. Those interested are encouraged to forward a copy of their CV and a cover letter to our Program Coordinator, Mrs. Cynthia Soto, at cs1284@njms.rutgers.edu. For more information regarding the fellowship program, please visit our website: http://njms.rutgers.edu/departments/surgery/divisions/vascular_surgery/fellowship_overview.cfm Any inquiries should be directed to Timothy Wu, M.D., F.A.C.S. Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Division of Vascular Surgery 150 Bergen Street, Suite F102 Newark, NJ 07103 Tel (973)972-9371 Fax (973)972-0006 tim.wu@rutgers.edu

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PGY-II Preliminary Residency Position

Howard University Hospital
Date Posted: April 18, 2019

Howard University Hospital Department of General Surgery located in Washington, DC has an opening beginning July 1, 2019 for a PGY-II Preliminary Residency Position. Qualified applicants must have: a. graduated from an accredited medical school in good standing b. completed at least one year of residency in an ACGME accredited program. c. There is no time limit to your graduation date from a program; although you must account for all your time since graduation on your CV. d. No part of your application documents, process, or scores may be substituted. Foreign Medical Graduates must have: a. valid ECFMG certificate. Interested and qualified candidates must submit required documentation by Friday, May 3, 2019 to be considered for this vacancy. *** Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY) *** ** (Please DO NOT call, visit or fax as you will be DISQUALIFIED from the applicant pool) ** Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY).

How To Apply

A single PDF file must contain below listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments (1) Subject Line: 2019 PGY-II Preliminary Position: Resident Name (1) Current Curriculum Vitae (2) ERAS application (3) USMLE scores (Step I, II, and III) ** 230 or greater on First Attempt for all Steps ** (4) ABSITE scores (all training years in a Program) ** 30% or greater (5) Three current letters of recommendation, (one must be from current Program Director) (6) Medical School transcript, Diploma, and Dean's letter (LCME approved Medical School) (7) ACGME Case Logs and Defined Category Report (8) Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluations(s) from Program Director (all training years) (9) List of previously completed rotations (all training years) (10) ECFMG certificate (if applicable) NOTE: HUH no longer sponsors H1-B visas. (11) Current ACLS, BLS, ATLS and PALS certifications. ***A single PDF file must contain listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments. Emails containing multi attachments will be rejected.

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PGY 2 Preliminary Position

UT Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas, TX
Date Posted: April 18, 2019

The Surgery Residency program at UT Southwestern Medical Center has a preliminary PGY2 position opening for the 2019-2020 year.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit via email the following items: 1. Current CV 2. Copy of ERAS application 3. Medical School diploma 4. Medical School transcript 5. MSPE (Dean’s letter) 6. USMLE Transcript (first time pass on Step 1 and Step 2 required) 7. 3 Letters of Recommendation (one letter from the Program Director or Program Chair) 8. Personal Statement 9. ACGME Milestone Report 10. List of completed rotations 11. ABSITE scores 12. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable). Only J-1 visas sponsored. Please email complete application packets to Lisa.Bailey@utsouthwestern.edu. Please indicate PGY2 Prelim in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR PGY-2 PRELIM RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY

UIC/Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery
Date Posted: April 17, 2019

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR ONE PGY-2 PRELIM RESIDENT IN GENERAL SURGERY The UIC/Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery, in Chicago is recruiting one Preliminary PGY-2 position for academic year 2019-2020 starting on July 1, 2019. Qualifications of Preliminary Residency Applicants: • Completion of PGY-1 year in General Surgery in good standing • ABSITE Scores of at least 50th percentile • Current Operative Case log report • USMLE1 and USMLE2 of at least 240 • Three letters of recommendation from U.S. including one from the current program director. • Current CV with copy of Medical school diploma and complete transcripts • Proof of US citizenship, permanent visa or valid current J-1 visa

How To Apply

•All completed applications must be sent in a single e-mail to leticia.delcerro@advocatehealth.com Please no calls or faxes. Selected applicants will be invited for, in person or Skype interviews Feel free to look at our website www.uicmgh.org

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PGY-2 Preliminary Position

Yale
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Yale Surgical Residency seeks to fill a PGY-2 preliminary position to start in mid-late June 2019. All interested applicants should submit the following documents as one PDF by April 22. Personal statement, Current CV, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores, Medical school diploma, Medical school transcripts, and up to three letters of recommendation. Foreign medical graduates must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) confirming completion of pre-residency requirements. No more than 2 years out of medical school. At least 1 year of US clinical experience required in an ACGME accredited program. We will only sponsor J-1 visas and there will be no exceptions. Please submit all required documentation to Ania Shea, Program Manager, surgicaleducation@yale.edu. If you have already applied in ERAS, notify surgicaleducation@yale.edu and no need to email documents except for ABSITE scores. Please use the following in your subject line when sending documents: Yale Surgery Prelim PGY2 Applicant- 2019 (Last Name, First Name) Program Director: Peter S. Yoo, MD Program Manager: Ania Shea

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PGY 4 Position

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has open categorical PGY 4 position to start on July 1, 2019. Qualified applicants must successfully complete PGY-3 year by June 2019 in ACGME-accredited General Surgery training program. Interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only: • Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director • Milestone Evaluations • ERAS Application • USMLE Scores • Curriculum Vitae • ABSITE Reports (minimum 50th percentile) • Operative Case Log Report • A List of all rotations completed during PGY1-3 • Current Evaluations • Letters of Recommendations (3) • Medical School Diploma • ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) – J-1 visa status • Transcript • Deans Letter • Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. 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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Preliminary PGY 2

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has open preliminary PGY 2 position to start on July 1, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only: Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director Milestone Evaluations ERAS Application USMLE Scores Curriculum Vitae ABSITE Report(s) Operative Case Log Report A List of all rotations completed during PGY 1 Current Evaluations Letters of Recommendations (3) Medical School Diploma ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) – J-1 visa status Transcript Deans Letter Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. 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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PGY2 Preliminary Position

Easton Hospital
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Easton Hospital General Surgery Residency Training Program located in Easton, Pennsylvania has a PGY-2 Preliminary position available beginning July 1, 2019. Applicants must have successfully completed a PGY-1 year by June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents via email: Current Curriculum Vitae Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter USMLE scores ABSITE scores ACGME Current Year 2 Defined Category and Minimum Report ACGME Milestones report List of completed rotations ECFMG Certificate for non-US graduates Letters of Recommendation – Current Program Director plus two other letters Easton Hospital sponsors J1 visa only. Please send completed packet as one PDF by email only to kimberly.agretto@steward.org

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Preliminary PGY2

SUNY Downstate/Kings County
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has open preliminary PGY 2 position to start on July 1, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only: Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director Milestone Evaluations ERAS Application USMLE Scores Curriculum Vitae ABSITE Report(s) Operative Case Log Report A List of all rotations completed during PGY 1 Current Evaluations Letters of Recommendations (3) Medical School Diploma ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) – J-1 visa status Transcript Deans Letter Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. 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.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only: Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director Milestone Evaluations ERAS Application USMLE Scores Curriculum Vitae ABSITE Report(s) Operative Case Log Report A List of all rotations completed during PGY 1 Current Evaluations Letters of Recommendations (3) Medical School Diploma ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) – J-1 visa status Transcript Deans Letter Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. Qualified applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: **No phone calls please** Only complete applications will be considered.

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PGY 4 General Surger

SUNY Downstate/Kings County
Date Posted: April 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, at Brooklyn has open categorical PGY 4 position to start on July 1, 2019. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed PGY-3 year by June 2019 in ACGME-accredited General Surgery training program.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents via e-mail only: Summative Competency-Based Performance Evaluation completed by Program Director Milestone Evaluations ERAS Application USMLE Scores Curriculum Vitae ABSITE Reports (minimum 50th percentile) Operative Case Log Report A List of all rotations completed during PGY1-3 Current Evaluations Letters of Recommendations (3) Medical School Diploma ECFMG Certificate ( If applicable) – J-1 visa status Transcript Deans Letter Proof of US citizenship or residency status Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. 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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Academic Fellowship in Simulation Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation offers a two-year fellowship in Simulation Education. Applicants will learn all aspects of simulation education, complete a Master of Science in Health Professions Education from the MGH Institute of Health Professions and participate in the education, leadership and systems courses at the Harvard Macy Institute. The fellow will have a primary role in the STRATUS Non-Technical Skills Research Laboratory. Educational focus During the two-year fellowship program, you will: Develop, implement, debrief and assess, simulation-based curricula Become proficient in technical areas of simulation, design and operations Build analytic skills and learn the path to becoming an independent researcher Publish original research and scholarly work in peer-reviewed journals Present your research and curricula at local and national conferences Mentorship STRATUS recognizes that fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a professional career as a clinician-educator. A faculty mentor will work closely with you to identify specific goals for your professional growth and identify a mentoring team. Fellows are also expected to function responsibly and autonomously within STRATUS and the complex environment of Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions.

How To Apply

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA // • Physicians (must have completed at least 2 years of a residency) • Open to all specialties • Must have demonstrated an interest in simulation and/or medical education APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS // Please include the following in a single email to Sumaira Ahmed (spahmed@bwh.harvard.edu): • Updated CV • Cover letter – illustrate your interest in the program and why simulation education is an important aspect of your career. Include specific simulation projects you would be excited to work on during the fellowship. • (3) Letters of recommendation specifically for this program (one must be from your program director)

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Harbor UCLA
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

Primarily based at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the fellowship is accredited by the ACGME and recruiting candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year (to begin July 1, 2019). Harbor-UCLA is located in Torrance, CA and is a verified Level 1 Trauma center. There will be ample opportunity for operative experience in trauma and acute care surgery. The trauma division has a robust clinical research program those interested in research. The fellow will be supported by residents from the General Surgery program and seven core faculty boarded in Surgical Critical Care. Suitable candidates should have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited general surgery program to be board eligible or certified.

How To Apply

Please send most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores for all levels of training, USLME Step (1-3) scores, along with 3 letters of recommendations to Fellowship Coordinator Rosa Cruz, sscriticalcare@gmail.com

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Categorical PGY-2 and PGY-3

Inova Fairfax Hospital Medical Campus
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Virginia is seeking a Categorical PGY-2 and PGY-3 General Surgery Resident to begin training on July 1, 2019. Qualified applicants may submit documents along with their contact information to Diann Carreker diann.carreker@inova.org Qualified applicants must currently be, or have completed training as, a PGY-2 General Surgery resident in good standing at an ACGME-accredited residency program. Applicants are required to submit the following: • Curriculum Vitae (must be in chronological order with no unexplained gaps in training) • 3 Current Letters of Recommendation (one from current or most recent Program Director) • Medical School Diploma • Medical School Transcript • ACGME Case Log Defined Category Report • Summative Competency-Based Evaluations (to date) • Milestone Evaluation(s) for current academic year, if applicable • USMLE Step 1-3 Certified Transcripts (first attempt passing on all exams required) • Current ECFMG Certificate, if applicable • Proof of Citizenship/Visa/Immigration Status • All ABSITE score reports to date • Current ACLS and ATLS certification – if applicable Candidates will be contacted once a complete application has been received, if they have been selected to interview. NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES PLEASE. Diann Carreker Surgery Program Manager

How To Apply

Please send complete packet as a PDF by email only to diann.carreker@inova.org

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PGY-1 Preliminary Position

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

West Virginia University General Surgery Residency Program in Morgantown, West Virginia has an unexpected PGY-1 Preliminary resident position to begin July 1, 2019. Orientation June 17, 2019.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items outlined below via email to Linda Shaffer, Residency Program Administrator at lishaffer@hsc.wvu.edu **No phone calls or faxes, please** We must receive all application materials below to be considered. Please send in one pdf. or a zip file. Current CV Copy of ERAS Application Medical School diploma Medical School transcript MSPE (Dean’s letter) USMLE Transcript (a first time pass on both exams is required) Personal Statement 3 Letters of Recommendations ECFMG Certificate J1- Sponsorship only • If applying as a resident with previous experience (prelim, etc.), in the United States, resident must have competency-based milestone and summative evaluation from current or previous program director. o List of completed rotations o ACGME case log report o ABSITE Scores • Cannot accept a resident if in a current NRMP matched position. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received.

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Trauma Research Fellow

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

The Trauma Research Fellowship allows candidates to work intimately with our trauma surgeons and research scientists at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The goal of this program is to conduct Trauma and Acute Care research in collaboration with our research team. Fellows are expected to be an integral part of the Trauma Department and Trauma Research Group. Research fellows will publish manuscripts under the guidance of our experienced surgical and research faculty. As the only Level I Trauma Center serving South Dallas, our unique patient population forms the basis for numerous and diverse investigations. The Fellow will participate in multiple clinical research projects related to retrospective, prospective, and randomized controlled studies. Additionally, Fellows will be given an opportunity to present their work at national and international meetings. The Division targets several large meetings each year, including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American Surgical Association, Western Trauma Association and the American College of Surgeons. The Research Fellow will attend all educational programs of the Division and participate in an observational capacity in clinical activities. Direct patient contact for clinical practice is not allowed in this program. At the end of the fellowship, the Fellow is expected to have a rich knowledge in trauma, emergency surgery, and surgical critical care research. Individuals interested in applying must meet the following criteria: FULL comprehension of the English language, both written and oral; Minimum 1year commitment; Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder. This is an unpaid position. Sponsors: Michael S. Truitt, MD, Program Director – General Surgery & Heather Grossman Verner, MS, Clinical Research Scientist. (214) 947-1283

How To Apply

Please submit a one-page letter of intent describing the candidate's goals and expectations from the research fellowship, detailed and chronologically organized Curriculum Vitae, two letters of recommendation, in English, from Professors or Directors at the applicant's institution (from the past 12 months), copy of Diplomas. We accept applications on an ongoing basis and select applicants who demonstrate a desire and aptitude for success in clinical research. To apply, please email Ms. Grossman Verner with all of the above mentioned documentation.

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Categorical PGY-3

Danbury Hospital
Date Posted: April 8, 2019

The Surgery Residency Program at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT has an opening for a PGY3 resident beginning June 20, 2019. Danbury Hospital is part of the Western Connecticut Health Network, which currently includes New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Western Connecticut Home Care, Western Connecticut Medical Group, and an EMS division. Our affiliation with the University of Vermont gives our residents access to clinical, teaching and research experiences beyond those of just Danbury Hospital, though we have our own multi-million dollar research facility, a state of the art Simulation Lab for our residents. To be eligible for a PGY3 position applicants must have completed PGY1 and PGY2 in an ACGME-accredited program and be in good standing in his/her current program.

How To Apply

Eligible applicants should submit the following documents: Curriculum vitae Letter of intent/personal statement Verification of completion of PGY1 and PGY2 Rotations completed in PGY1 and PGY2 Defined Category Report and Critical Care Index Report Milestones Reports ABSITE transcripts USMLE/COMLEX transcript Medical School transcript and diploma MSPE 3 letters of recommendation (one must be from current/most recent program director) All applications must be sent as a single PDF by email to Meryl.glasser@wchn.org. NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES or POP-IN VISITS PLEASE.

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PGY-2 Preliminary Resident Position

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: April 8, 2019

The University of California, San Diego General Surgery Residency program, is seeking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2019. To be eligible for this PGY-2 position, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and will have successfully completed a PGY-1 year of general surgery training by June 30, 2019. Due to the short time frame we cannot support any visas for this position.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents: Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript MSPE (Dean’s Letter) Medical School Diploma USMLE Scores (Steps 1 & 2) ABSITE Report Defined Category Case Log Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training ACGME Milestones Reports List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training, 3 Letters of recommendation, to include letter from Program Director Qualified applicants should send the require documents, in PDF format, by e-mail only to surgresidency@ucsd.edu **Please, no phone calls**

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Surgical Oncology T32 Trainee

Washington University School of Medicine
Date Posted: April 5, 2019

Training slots are available for the Surgical Oncology Basic Science and Translational Research T32 Training Program at Washington University School of Medicine, providing an intense experience in mentored basic science and translational research. The Research Training Program is funded by the National Cancer Institute and other sources. Appointments are typically for two to three years. Stipends for living expenses and health allowance are provided, along with a small budget for supplies, travel, and research expenses. Trainee Expectations: - Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time basic research training (40 hours/week) with a two year commitment. No clinical responsibility will be expected of the trainees. - Trainees are expected attend regularly scheduled seminars and journal clubs. - Trainees are required to complete training in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). - Trainees are required to provide annual progress reports during and after the period of support. Eligible applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D., must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and must be surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. More information is available at http://surgonct32.wustl.edu/.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact: Enid McIntosh (314)747-0072 or enidmcintosh@wustl.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is May 31, 2019. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis for open postdoctoral positions.

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Clinical research

University of Toledo, Department of Surgery
Date Posted: April 4, 2019

The Department of surgery at the University of Toledo is looking for applicant to work as clinical research staff. The applicants should have at least two years of training as a surgical resident, and eligible to get Ohio license. Please contact ; rebecca.diaz@utoledo.edu, phone 4193836298

How To Apply

Contact Rebecca Diaz, by email, rebecca.diaz@utoledo.edu or by phone 4193836298

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PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Resident Position

University of Connecticut General Surgery Residency Program
Date Posted: April 3, 2019

The University of Connecticut General Surgery Residency Program has a PGY-2 preliminary general surgery resident position available beginning July 1, 2019.

How To Apply

• Applicant must have successfully completed a PGY 1 year by June 30, 2019, and is in good standing in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency program. Interested applicants should submit the following documents: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter • USMLE scores • ABSITE scores • ACGME - Current Op Log “Defined Category and Minimum Report” • ACGME - Current Year 2 “Defined Category and minimum Report” • ACGME Milestones reports • List of completed rotations • ECFMG Certificate for non-US graduates • Current Program Director letter of recommendation and 2 additional letters • The University of Connecticut accepts J1 visa only, do not apply unless you currently have a J1 visa Please put PGY-2 Application in the subject line and send complete packet as a PDF by email only to SurgeryResidency@uchc.edu. No phone calls or faxes please. After reviewing the applications we will be in touch via email.

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Preliminary PGY-2

Stony Brook Medicine
Date Posted: April 3, 2019

Stony Brook Medicine General Surgery Training Program has openngs for PGY-2 non-designated preliminary for academic year 2019-2020, beginning on July 1, 2019. Must have completed at least one year of general surgery in an ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

All interested applicants should submit the following documents as one PDF by April 30 · Personal statement · Current CV, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores, Medical school diploma, Medical school transcripts, Foreign medical graduates: Must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), 3 letters of recommendation. No more than 3 years out of medical school, At least 1 year of US clinical experience required in ACGME accredited program . We only accept J-1 visas- NO EXCEPTIONS Applications being considered for interview will be contacted via email, No phone calls accepted.

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PGY 2 Surgical Resident

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: April 3, 2019

A one-year PGY 2 Preliminary General Surgery position available at Lincoln Medical Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451. Must have completed one year of general surgery in an ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

Please email your application and letters of recommendation to the Program Coordinator, Roxanne Gonzalez at Roxanne.gonzalez@nychhc.org

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Funded Clinical Research Fellow

NYU Winthrop Hospital
Date Posted: March 29, 2019

The NYU Winthrop Hospital Division of Wound Care would like to invite qualified individuals to apply for a funded 1-year research fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Scott Gorenstein. This position will start July of 2019. The research fellow will work closely with wound surgeons to organize and direct all research efforts of the Wound Care division within the Department of Surgery. The fellow will also be trained in the development and coordination of clinical trials, NIH grant submission, and manuscript preparation. Ample opportunities exist to collaborate with residents and faculty within the department as well as from other departments and academic institutions. The fellow will also be supported and encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation at national meetings. Recent fellows have published in journals such as JACS, Advances in Skin & Wound Care, and JSLS. Besides a full-time salary and health benefits, the position offers a unique supportive environment with ample resources including a data coordinator, research scientist, biostatistician support, surgical residents, and volunteers interested in medical careers who will assist research efforts at the direction of the research fellow and PI. NYU Winthrop Hospital is located in Mineola, NY and fellows will have access to both the NYU Winthrop and NYU Langone medical libraries.

How To Apply

Qualified candidates will have completed at least one year of surgical residency with an academic interest. The deadline for completed applications is April 30, 2019. Prior research experience is preferred, but not required. Visas are not supported at this time. Interested candidates should submit a current CV, 2 letters of recommendation for the research position, and a letter of intent specifying interest in the fellowship by email to Raelina Howell, MD; Raelina.Howell@nyulangone.org.

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PGY-II Preliminary Residency Position

Howard University Hospital
Date Posted: March 29, 2019

Howard University Hospital Department of General Surgery located in Washington, DC has an opening beginning July 1, 2019 for a PGY-II Preliminary Residency Position. Qualified applicants must have: a. graduated from an accredited medical school in good standing b. completed at least one year of residency in an ACGME accredited program. c. There is no time limit to your graduation date from a program; although you must account for all your time since graduation on your CV. d. No part of your application documents, process, or scores may be substituted. Foreign Medical Graduates must have: a. valid ECFMG certificate. Interested and qualified candidates must submit required documentation by Friday, April 20, 2019 to be considered for this vacancy. *** Qualified applicants will be contacted via email (ONLY) *** ** (Please DO NOT call, visit or fax as you will be DISQUALIFIED from the application pool) **

How To Apply

A single PDF file must contain below listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments (1) Subject Line: 2019 PGY-II Preliminary Position: Resident Name (1) Current Curriculum Vitae (2) ERAS application (3) USMLE scores (Step I, II, and III) ** 230 or greater on First Attempt for all Steps ** (4) ABSITE scores (all training years in a Program) ** 30% or greater (5) Three current letters of recommendation, (one of which must be from current Program Director) (6) Medical School transcript, Diploma, and Dean's letter (LCME approved Medical School) (7) ACGME Case Logs and Defined Category Report (8) Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluations(s) from Program Director (all training years) (9) List of previously completed rotations (all training years) (10) ECFMG certificate (if applicable) NOTE: HUH no longer sponsors H1-B visas. (11) Current ACLS, BLS, ATLS and PALS certifications. ***A single PDF file must contain listed documentation in numerical order: no multi-attachments. Emails containing multi attachments will not be opened or reviewed. ***

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Burn Fellowship UT Memphis

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Date Posted: March 27, 2019

Burn Fellowship July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 The Burn fellowship provides clinical education in burn critical care and all aspects of burn surgery including reconstruction is offered through a 14-bed Burn Center located in Memphis’ large tertiary referral hospital, Regional One Health (ROH). Research activity is encouraged and supported. The Burn Center is staffed by plastic surgeons and the burn fellow is strongly encouraged to participate in the Plastic Surgery Program including Grand Rounds, Journal Club, clinics and operative procedures. UTHSC only accepts J-1 Visas at this time. All applicants, including International Foreign Medical Graduates, who have passed USMLE parts 1, 2 and 3 are welcome to apply.

How To Apply

The following documents are required to apply to program: CV 3 letters of reference USMLE scores (Step 1, 2 and 3 are required) Copy of state medical license Signed letter from program director indicating that resident is in good standing in current training program ECFMG (applicable to International Medical Graduates)

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PGY-2 Non-Designated Preliminary General Surgery Resident

Tulane University School of Medicine
Date Posted: March 26, 2019

The Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Surgery, General Surgery Residency Program has an opening for a PGY-2 Non-Designated Preliminary Surgery Resident for academic year 2019-2020, beginning on July 1, 2019.

How To Apply

Requirements for application - Applicant must be (1) current PGY 1 or 2 resident in good standing, (2) PGY 1 year ABSITE 40% or above, (3) Current US citizen, holder of a valid green card or have current J-1 Visa status. Those that meet the above qualifications must submit via email a single PDF including: (1) Curriculum Vitae (2) Personal statement (3) ACGME Defined Category Operative Log Report (4) USMLE scores (minimum 210 on step 1 and 2 or COMLEX equivalent) (5) 2019 ABSITE score (6) Copy of Medical School Diploma, Transcript and MSPE (7) PGY 1 year milestone evaluation (8) List of completed rotations to-date and all evaluations from rotations (9) Proof of current US citizenship, valid green card or J-1 Visa (10) Current ECFMG Certificate (if applicable) (11) Three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from the current program director). LORs may be submitted by separate email, however applications will not be considered complete until 3 LORs have been received. Application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019. Only complete applications received by email to tulanesurgeryresidentapps@gmail.com will be considered and reviewed. Any other form of contact will be disregarded including direct email to coordinator or program director. No phone calls, please. Selected applicants will be offered an in-person or Skype interview. Those not selected will not be notified.

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Volunteer Research Fellows

NYU Langone Medical Center, Department of Surgery
Date Posted: March 26, 2019

Dr. Diane Simeone is the Director of Pancreatic Cancer Center and Associate Director of Perlmutter Cancer Center of NYU Langone Medical Center, one of the top surgical research institutions in the US. We are one of the best laboratories nationwide performing basic and translational research in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Simeone’s lab is seeking two Volunteer Research Fellows to work on pancreatic cancer. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Simeone in the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery. Applicants should have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Volunteer research fellows will be involved in all aspects of research, including experiment design, data acquisition, analysis, and submissions for abstract and manuscript publication. Volunteer research fellows are encouraged to attend weekly multidisciplinary pancreatic tumor board discussion in Perlmutter Cancer Center. Job Location - NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, 10016, United States.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send ALL of the following: CV, two reference letters and visa status (if any). Please include all the documents together in a single PDF file. International applicants are encouraged to apply. To apply please email to: Ende.zhao@nyulangone.org and/or Daniel.Diolaiti@nyulangone.org NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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PGY2 Preliminary General Surgery Resident

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Date Posted: March 25, 2019

PGY 2 Preliminary General Surgery position available in a mid-size academic program for 2019-2020. Must have completed at least one year of general surgery in an ACGME accredited Program.

How To Apply

Interested applicants please send your CV, 3 letters of recommendation (one from former or current Program Director or Associate Program Director), ABSITE scores, medical school transcript, dean's letter to Karen.G.Lee@hitchcock.org.

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PGY-4 Categorical General Surgery Resident

New York Presbyterian Queens
Date Posted: March 21, 2019

New York Presbyterian/Queens will have a PGY-4 categorical surgery position to begin July 1, 2019. Qualified applicants must have successfully completed three years of accredited ACGME training by June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following documents. Current Curriculum Vitae Personal Statement Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter Medical School Diploma USMLE scores ABSITE scores ECFMG certification (if applicable) J-1 or green card only Current Op Log “Defined Category Report” ACGME milestones report for 2016-18 List of completed rotations for the all three years 3 letters of recommendation, to include the Program Director and the Chair.

How To Apply

Please put PGY-4 Application in the subject line, and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls please. We will be in touch via email. Donna DeChirico House Staff Supervisor dmdechir@nyp.org

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Surgical House Officer

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Date Posted: March 21, 2019

This is a non-accredited ACGME position. Responsibilities include the care and management of all general surgery patients. The Surgical House Officer provides surgical consultation, acute and urgent care - medical histories, physical assessments and the formulation of diagnosis and treatment plans. The Surgical House Officer will also provide assistance to surgical attendings during operative procedures.

How To Apply

Please provide the following information: Current New York State License Two (2) years general surgery experience Current CV USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 Three (3) Letters of Recommendation Letter of Recommendation from Chairman and Program Director

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PGY2 Preliminary Resident

University of Massachusetts
Date Posted: March 21, 2019

PGY2 Preliminary Resident

How To Apply

The University of Massachusetts is seeking two Preliminary PGY-2 General Surgery Residents to begin on July 1, 2019, for the 2019-2020 academic year. Interested applicants should email their complete applications to Jeannine.bottis@umassmed.edu in one or two documents which should include: • Current CV • Medical school transcript • MSPE (Dean's letter) • Personal statement • USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams and the CS is required) • ECFMG certificate (if applicable) • Citizenship/Visa Status. For those requesting visas, we can only accept J Visa’s. • 3 current letters of recommendation • Milestone evaluations • Updated case log • Absite Score Applicants must currently be a PGY1 in an ACGME accredited Surgery Program. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted once all application materials are reviewed. Applications will only be accepted via email to Jeannine Bottis. Please no phone calls.

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PGY-2 Preliminary General Surgery Position

Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Date Posted: March 19, 2019

The General Surgery Residency Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey has an opening for a Preliminary PGY-2 to begin on July 1, 2019. Applicants are required to be currently in, or have successfully completed, their PGY–1 year in an ACGME-accredited General Surgery program. For more information about our program, please visit our website: https://www.rwjbh.org/for-healthcare-professionals/medical-education/saint-barnabas-medical-center/general-surgery-residency/

How To Apply

Interested applicants, please submit the following items, as one PDF file via email only, to sbmcdeptsurgery@rwjbh.org: Current CV, medical school diploma, medical school transcript, MSPE (Dean's letter), 3 letters of recommendation (current program director required), USMLE transcripts for Steps 1, 2, CS (all passed on the first attempt), personal statement, ABSITE transcript(s), ACGME milestone report(s) to date. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants being considered for interview will be contacted via email. **No phone calls, please.**

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PGY-4 Surgery Categorical Position

MedStar Health Baltimore Program
Date Posted: March 19, 2019

MedStar Health Baltimore Program has an opening for a PGY 4 training position starting in July of 2019. The residency program graduates 3 residents per year and offers a robust training environment with rotations at a busy tertiary care medical center. Our emphasis is on training academically strong surgeons with critical thinking skills and procedural expertise in caring for the diverse patients seen in the practice of general surgery. We focus on a range of general surgical procedures, including abdominal, endocrine, and breast surgery; robotic surgery and GI endoscopy. Graduating residents in recent years have obtained top tier fellowships in colorectal surgery, breast oncology, minimally invasive surgery, plastic surgery, and vascular surgery. If not choosing to do a fellowship our grads have obtained competitive private practice positions throughout the nation. We are an academically minded program, looking for someone to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to take their training to the next level.

How To Apply

Eligible applicants should submit the following documents: CV with personal statement including future goals. 3 letters of recommendation, one from your current program director and two including the ability to comment on current operative, clinical and interpersonal skills. A defined category and Critical care index report. Verification of completion or pending completion of pgy years 1-3. Transcript of rotations completed. All 3 Years of ABSITE Report -top page only, USMLE, MSPE transcripts. PGY1 – PGY3 Defined Category Report and Critical Care Index Report. All inquiries and applications must be sent by email to jeneen.bishop@medstar.net *NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. *

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Transplant Surgery Research Fellowship

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Date Posted: March 18, 2019

The transplant surgery research fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in transplant immunology for surgical residents who have completed at least two years of surgical residency in an ACGME accredited residency program. Georgetown University’s nationally and internationally prominent investigator transplant surgeons are experienced as mentors, collaborative, and possess a variety of funding (NIH, industry, foundational, etc) resulting in a research training environment which is highly supportive and provides unparalleled training for physician scientists. The overarching goal of the fellowship is to provide both basic science and clinical training to bridge the gap from bench top to bedside. We are searching for a highly motivated individual who want to commit to training at one of the premier facilities in the country. Duration This will be a 1 to two year (12 – 24 month) fellowship beginning July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 or June 30, 2021. Candidates seeking a two year fellowship will be preferred. Prerequisite Training/Selection Criteria Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited medical school and enrolled in an ACGME approved (or equivalent) residency program and successfully completed at least PGY2. Applicants need to be eligible for a DC medical license which will allow them to moonlight

How To Apply

Interested applicants please submit your CV and two letters of recommendation to our Education Coordinator, Caroline Johnson - Caroline.E.Johnson@gunet.georgetown.edu

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PGY 2 Preliminary General Surgery Position

Maimonides Medical Center
Date Posted: March 18, 2019

Maimonides Medical Center, located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking to fill a PGY-2 preliminary resident position in General Surgery beginning July 1, 2019. To be eligible for this PGY-2 position, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program and will have successfully completed a PGY-1 year of general surgery training by June 30, 2019. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. We also sponsor H1B or J1 visa if necessary- we require your Step III be taken to ensure your visa be issued in time for a July 1st start date.

How To Apply

Your application must include ALL of the following information: 1. Letter of recommendation from your current Program Director 2. Two additional letters of recommendation from faculty surgeons 3. Current Curriculum Vitae 4. ABSITE score report 5. USLME scores (Step I, II and III); pass on first attempt 6. Medical school transcript, Dean’s letter, diploma and, if applicable, ECFMG certificate 7. ACGME Case Logs (defined category report format); must be up to date and signed by PD 8. List of all previously completed rotations 9. Documentation of ACLS, BLS, ATLS, PALS 10. Copies of all mid-year and summative evaluations by Program Director; including recent Surgery Milestones evaluation 11. Procedure Credentialing (Resident Summary Report of beside procedures) signed by PD Applications are only being accepted electronically in PDF format in one document. No faxes or phone calls, please. To apply, please send your complete application via electronic email to schauhan@maimonidesmed.org

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Transplant Surgery Research Fellow

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date Posted: March 14, 2019

The laboratory of Dr. Luis Fernandez at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a research fellow for a 2-year period to work in projects related to the immunobiology of deceased organ donation. We are interested in the development and testing of therapeutic strategies for the management of deceased donors with the ultimate objective of improving post-transplant outcomes. We have developed a large animal model of organ donation and transplantation that closely resembles the human scenario. Potential fellows will be trained to work with experimental animals with emphasis on management of the brain-dead donor, organ procurement, transplantation and post-operative care of transplanted animals. We are searching for individuals with surgical experience and knowledge in the management of critical care patients. Applicants should be interested in basic science research and must be willing to commit for a minimum of two years to this project. Basic surgical skills required and background experience in basic laboratory techniques preferred. This is an ideal position for an applicant interested in a career in academic surgery. Full-time stipend for this fellowship position will be supported through a National Institute of Health T32 grant and/or institutional funding.

How To Apply

To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing your career goals in academic surgery. Trainees must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and have completed at least two years of surgical training. Only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply. Our current opening begins July 1, 2019. Interested individuals should contact: Janet Fox (608) 263-9903 or janet@surgery.wisc.edu. Interested applicants should submit the application documents at their earliest convenience. The full application deadline is May 1st, 2019. However, applications will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis for open postdoctoral positions.

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Volunteer Research Fellows-George Miller, MD, Professor, Dept. of Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center
Date Posted: March 14, 2019

Dr. George Miller is a Surgical Oncologist, Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Cell Biology, Director and Principal Investigator of the S. Arthur Localio Laboratory at NYU Langone Medical Center. The S. Arthur Localio Research Laboratory is one of the top surgical research labs in the world. We have published numerous papers in Nature Medicine, Cell, Cancer Cell and many more – see our website https://med.nyu.edu/localiolab/publications. Dr. Miller is seeking Volunteer Research Fellows to work on pancreatic cancer immunology and chronic liver diseases. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. George Miller and their assigned Post-Doc Fellow to design and carryout experiments investigating immune regulation in the pancreatic cancer tumor micro-environment. Applicants should have an M.D. or Ph.D. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Our volunteers tend to be extremely hard working and as a result they are very successful in matching into residency programs. With the involvement of Dr. Miller, our Post-Doc Fellows and the commitment of everyone’s career development; we have successfully placed volunteers in general surgery, internal medicine and pathology programs. The position is available beginning March 13, 2019 through April 30, 2019. Job Location - 435 East 30th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10016, United States. Position Type: Volunteer Full-Time Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm

How To Apply

To apply, please email Nilda Marmol, Laboratory Supervisor at: nilda.marmol@nyulangone.org. Applicants must submit a formal email with career and research goals. Please attach your CV and include your visa status (if any). International applicants are encouraged to apply.

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PGY3 General Surgery Resident

University of Illinois at Chicago – Mount Sinai Hospital
Date Posted: March 14, 2019

The University of Illinois at Chicago – Mount Sinai Hospital General Surgery Program has an opening for a PGY-3 categorical position to begin July 1, 2019. Mount Sinai Hospital is a 250 bed teaching hospital located just west of downtown Chicago. It provides a wide array of high quality medical, surgical, behavioral health, therapeutic and diagnostic services in an urban environment and is a very busy adult Level 1 Trauma Center. The General Surgery Residency Program graduates 3 Chief Residents per year. Our website is: http://www.sinai.org/content/surgery-residency-program

How To Apply

Qualified applicants will have successfully completed at least a PGY-1 and PGY-2 years in general surgery residency in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program by June 30, 2019. We can only accept a US citizen or permanent resident with work authorization (no exceptions!). Foreign Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. • Current curriculum vitae • 2 current letters of recommendation (one from Program Director) • ACGME Defined Category Report • ABSITE scores • List rotations completed We will only consider applications that are complete and contain all of the above information. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email for an interview.

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Fellow in Bariatric and MIS Surgery

AdventHealth Tampa
Date Posted: March 12, 2019

There is an immediate opening for one fellowship position in Bariatric and MIS surgery for the year 2019-2020 to start on August 1, 2019. Applications will be processed in the order they are received, and face-face interviews will be required. This is one of two positions that we offer through the MIS Fellowship Council to applicants who are interested in MIS and bariatric surgery. We require a full and unrestricted Florida License. This is a newly established fellowship program in a large and progressive health system in Tampa. The program faculty (Dr Murr and Dr Gonzalvo) have previously administered an accredited fellowship program at another Tampa Hospital that graduated 30 fellows. The program has been a resource for graduated fellows, local surgeons and bariatric patients. Previous fellows have received ASMBS research grants in 2008 and 2016 to study resolution of diabetes and NASH after bariatric surgery. This fellowship provides comprehensive training in the surgical management of the metabolic syndrome. We expect our surgical volume to exceed 300 index cases with a mix of primary and revisional bariatric operations; primary operations are 55% gastric bypass and 45% gastric sleeve and 10-20% of the total volume is revisional cases. The overall experience will be 40% laparoscopic and 60% robotic. A large component of cases includes non-bariatric MIS cases, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Fellows will be the 'primary surgeon' on all procedures and will be caring for patients as ‘junior attendings’. We follow a Halstedian model of apprenticeship; fellows will rotate with one of the three Attendings to hone specific skills and to master advanced techniques of surgery while following standardized order sets and clinical pathways. The Fellows are on HOME call and do not cross-cover any other services. The fellowship is housed in the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at AdventHealth Tampa in an inter-disciplinary environment that enhances training of Fellows in leadership skills, business development and communication skills. The three faculty (Dr. Murr, Dietrick and Gonzalvo) are embedded in the Tampa community and have extensive experience of >7,500 bariatric procedures in addition to MIS, laparoscopic, robotic and endoscopic procedures.

How To Apply

Please send request by email to susan.orellana@adventhealth.com or michel.murr@adventhealth.com with a copy of CV. Indicate that you are applying for the 2019 fellowship position.

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PGY 2 preliminary open position

Boston University Medical Center
Date Posted: March 11, 2019

Boston University Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program will have a PGY-2 preliminary General Surgery Resident position to begin June 24th, 2019. Eligibility requirements: • Applicant must have completed PGY 1 by June 2019, in good standing in an ACGME-approved general surgery residency program. Interested applicants should submit the following documents: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Letter of Interest • Medical School Transcript / Dean’s Letter • USMLE scores • ABSITE scores • ACGME - Current Op Log “Defined Category and Minimum Report” • ACGME - Current Year 2 “Defined Category and minimum Report” • ACGME Milestones report(s) • List of completed rotations • ECFMG Certificate for non-US graduates • Three current Letters of Recommendation from the Department of Surgery, to include the Program Director

How To Apply

Please put PGY-2 Application in the subject line and send complete packets as a PDF by email only. No phone calls or faxes please. We will be in touch via email. Please email it to: bmcsurgeryresidency@gmail.com

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Preliminary PGY-2 Geeral Surgery Residents

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: March 11, 2019

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School General Surgery Residency is seeking to fill four (4) Preliminary PGY-2 positions to start on July 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. The General Surgery Residency Program is ACGME accredited. Suitable applicants should have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited PGY-1 year in good standing (by 6/30/2019).

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the required documentation (listed below) in one PDF via e-mail to Linda Vetrecin, Program Coordinator at vetreclh@njms.rutgers.edu: - Current CV - Personal Statement - ABSITE score(s) - USMLE Scores (1-3) - Three (3) letters of recommendation: one letter must come from the current Chair of Program Director with their contact information on it) - Case Logs Sent on behalf of: Anastasia Kunac, M.D. Program Director, General Surgery Residency Division Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School 185 South Orange Avenue Medical Science Building, G-595 Newark, NJ 07103

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Robotic HPB Surgery Fellow

Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Date Posted: March 11, 2019

Position: Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Robotic Surgery Fellowship. Requirements: This HPB Robotic Surgery Fellowship is offered to physicians who have completed an accredited General Surgery Residency Program AND an accredited fellowship, preferably HPB Surgery. SSO and ASTS fellows who have met the required case numbers for HPB certification will also be considered. Candidates must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), or the European Board of Surgery (EBS). The fellow must be able to obtain a full North Carolina Medical License which requires a minimum of 3 years in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program. Length of Training: This is a 12-month Fellowship. One fellow per year will be trained. Anticipated 150 index robotic HPB surgery procedures, including Whipples and major hemihepatectomies. Structure: At the beginning of this 12-month HPB Robotic Surgery Fellowship, the fellow will choose one of two pathways to pursue: 1. Pure Clinical 2. Clinical and Research At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the fellow will be able to: 1. Perform robotically HPB-relevant operative procedures, including 20 designated index procedures. 2. Provide state-of-the-art postoperative care for patients who undergo HPB Robotic Surgery procedures. 3. Counsel referring colleagues on HPB Robotic Surgery. 4. Act in a multidisciplinary environment. 5. Recognize and acquire emerging knowledge regarding HPB Robotic Surgery. 6. Conceive, realize, present and publish research projects regarding HPB Robotic Surgery. 7. Develop and support institutional programs related to HPB Robotic Surgery professional and societal policies.

How To Apply

Candidates must be a current fellow or have completed one of the following fellowship programs: - HPB Surgery - Surgical Oncology (must have minimum HPB case numbers) - Transplant/HPB (must have minimum HPB case numbers) Materials to be submitted: 1. Letter of recommendation from fellowship program director plus contact information 2. Two additional current letters (within the past two years) 3. Updated CV 4. Breakdown of the following index cases: - Whipple (open and laparoscopic) - Distal Pancreatectomy (open and laparoscopic) - Major Hepatectomy (open and laparoscopic) - Biliary Tree Reconstruction (open and laparoscopic) - Total number of robotic HPB cases performed within the fellowship - Total number of robotic HPB cases performed during residency Send all materials to Suzie Smeaton as below.

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PGY-4 Surgery Categorical Position

University of California, San Diego
Date Posted: March 11, 2019

The University of California San Diego has an opening for a PGY 4 training position starting in July of 2019. The residency program graduates 7 residents per year, and offers a robust training environment with rotations at a busy tertiary care academic medical center, a Veteran's hospital, and a trauma center. Graduating residents in recent years have obtained top tier fellowships in surgical oncology, pediatric surgery, colorectal surgery, breast oncology, minimally invasive surgery, and vascular surgery. If not choosing to do a fellowship our grads have obtained competitive private practice positions through out the nation. The residency program is also home to one of the nations largest and most advanced simulation centers, the Center for the Future of surgery. This includes training access to the Da Vinci Xi and Si robotic platforms as well as a variety of endoscopic and laparoscopic simulators. We are an academically minded program, looking for someone to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to take their training to the next level.

How To Apply

Eligible applicants should submit the following documents: CV with personal statement including future goals. 3 letters of reccomendation, two including the ability to comment on current operative, clinical and interpersonal skills. A defined category and Critical care index report. Verification of completion or pending completion of pgy years 1-3. Transcript of rotations completed. Absite and USMLE and MSPE transcripts. PGY1 – PGY3 Defined Category Report and Critical Care Index Report. All inquiries and applications must be sent by email to surgresidency@ucsd.edu *NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. *

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Burn and Wound Fellow

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, TX
Date Posted: March 8, 2019

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center in Lubbock, Texas are accepting applications for a TMB approved one year burn fellowship to begin July 1, 2019. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is an internationally recognized burn and wound care program with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds. Applicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General or Plastic Surgery residency. Please note that our fellowship program does not offer visa sponsorship. This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of acute and reconstructed burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required.

How To Apply

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

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Volunteer Vascular Surgery Research training

New York University School of Medicine
Date Posted: March 7, 2019

The NYU school of medicine is one of the top surgical research institutions in the US. We are seeking Volunteer Research Fellows to work on vascular complications and immunology. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Bhama Ramkhelawon's laboratory in the division of vascular surgery, department of surgery, to design and carryout experiments investigating the immune response in cardiovascular complications and diseases. We use cutting-edge technologies and perform basic and translational research to investigate the immune response in vascular diseases. Applicants should have an M.D. or Ph.D. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Candidates should be extremely hard working and demonstrate eagerness to complete assigned projects.

How To Apply

Email CV and 2 letters of recommendations.

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General Surgery Fellowship

Mt. Sinai Services at Queens Hospital Center
Date Posted: March 6, 2019

4 open positions for our (unaccredited) General Surgery Fellowship starting July 1, 2019 at Mt. Sinai Services at Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica, New York. You will function as a senior resident both in and out of the operating room and run our surgical service along with 5 house officers and 18 PA's. You will sit for the 2020 ABSITE exam. We will mentor you. Over the last 20 years I have helped over 55+ residents resume General Surgery Residency to complete their training. I will also consider a recent General Surgery Residency graduate who needs more operative experience or as a bridge year prior to starting a future fellowship.

How To Apply

Requirements Include: 1. Completion of PGY-3 year in General Surgery (This is a Queens Hospital Center medical board requirement). 2. Ability to obtain a New York State Medical License or limited permit. 3. We do not sponsor J-1 Visas. 4. Please send me your C.V., recent ABSITE scores and 3 letters of recommendation (One from previous program director) to: Bruce L. Morel, M.D., F.A.C.S. Director Surgical Education/General Surgery Fellowship Program Mt. Sinai Services at Queens Hospital Center 82-68 164th St. Jamaica, NY. 11432 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE email: morelb@NYCHHC.org Fax: 718-883-6149

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Saint Josepsh's University Medical Center, Paterson, NJ
Date Posted: March 5, 2019

Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center, a 550 bed teaching hospital in Paterson, NJ, has an open position for its ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. We are looking to fill the position with a high quality recent general surgery or anesthesia graduate who may be interested in pursuing a career as a surgical intensivist or who wants to augment their critical care skills as a practicing general surgeon. The mission of the Saint Joseph’s Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program is to provide fellows with a comprehensively structured cognitive and procedural clinical education in the critical care setting. This, in turn, will enable them to become competent, proficient, and professional critical care surgeons who are qualified to treat critically ill surgical patients, teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate clinical level and develop and nurture a lifelong commitment to learning and refining their skills and abilities as critical care surgeons. The fellow will work with a team of trauma surgeons who are all critical care trained and board certified. The hospital has a 12 bed, state of the art Surgical Critical Care Unit. The fellow will be exposed to a wide variety of critically ill surgical patients with a strong emphasis on trauma, general surgical and neurosurgical pathologies. The fellow will assume gradual responsibility for the initial evaluation and subsequent care and treatment of all patients in the SICU and surgical stepdown unit under the supervision of a board certified intensivist and will be responsible for supervising and teaching junior residents rotating through the SICU. Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center is a state-designated, ACS-verified Level 2 trauma center with an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency. Our Emergency Department is one of the ten busiest in the country with over 160,000 visits over the last year. Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center is committed to graduate medical education and has over 220 residents and fellows in programs in most major specialties. In addition to the standard critical care training, fellows have the opportunity to become ATLS instructors and take the American College of Surgeons’ BEST, ASSEST and REBOA courses, all of which are taught at the SJUMC campus.

How To Apply

Please send a copy of your CV, personal statement and letters of recommendation to Alan Sori, MD, FACS sori@sjhmc.org

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Miminal Invasive Robotic Surgery Fellowship

Good Samaritan Medical Center
Date Posted: March 1, 2019

Robotic General Surgery Clinical Fellowship. (August 2019- July 2020). Must be board eligible / board certified and able to obtain Massachusetts full medical license. This position will not be through the the match. Greater Boston Area. Fellow will join a very busy community MIS practice with broad spectrum of robotic general surgery cases with expectations to complete at least 350 robotic cases ( foregut, Colorectal, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Biliary, and Solid organ). We have a research fellow full time and well established research center that fellow could contribute. Fellow will have a salary and benefits from hospital as fellowship is completely funded by hospital. We have a teaching Console and Utilize Davinci Xi. The fellow will assume attending responsibilities and will have a very close mentorship by faculty as we focus as well on transition to practice especially for broad MIS in community general surgery. Omar Yusef Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS Minimal Invasive Robotic Surgery Fellowship, Good Samaritan Medical Center Assistant Professor of Surgery Tufts University School of Medicine Brockton, MA 02301 Phone: 508 584 4104

How To Apply

Must be board eligible or board certified. Must be able to obtain Massachusetts Medical License. Please send CV, Personal statement, and LORs.

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NIH Funded T-32 Research Trainee – Transitional Research

University of Michigan
Date Posted: February 27, 2019

The University of Michigan Plastic Surgery Program is seeking a trainee for an NIH funded T-32 surgical scientist training grant in translational research. Eligible candidates must be a US citizen or a permanent resident with proof of their citizenship as well as have completed a minimum of 2 years of surgery training in any of the surgical disciplines. The trainee would be joining a comprehensive bench to bedside research program that consists of over 6 different surgical investigators supervised by Dr. Steven Buchman. The trainee will have access to world class translational researchers who will serve as mentors for a trainee who aspires to be an academic surgeon with an interest in translational bench research.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit an application (which includes a personal statement and copies of medical licensure) as well as a CV and three letters of recommendation (one should be from your residency program director). Application requests and inquiries should be directed to Kim Blackmore at kamc@umich.edu. Application deadline April 22, 2019. Interviewing will begin as soon as possible. The selected applicant will start July 1, 2019. This position is guaranteed for one year, with the possibility of two pending renewal.

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Burn Surgery Fellowship

Westchester Medical Center / New York Medical College
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

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 separate 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, exfoliative skin disease and surgical critical care in the setting of a university teaching hospital. 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 @ joseph.turkowski@wmchealth.org.

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Mastery in General Surgery Fellow

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Mastery in General Surgery Fellowship program is a one year program offered to those who are finishing or have finished an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency training program. We offer additional training in general surgery emphasizing mastery as a lifetime process. Experiences include emergency and elective general surgery including aspects of minimally invasive surgery, oncologic surgery and endocrine surgery. Experiences in surgical critical care, obstetrics/gynecology are also available. Practice settings include both academic and community locations. The aim of the program is to further prepare graduates for the successful practice of general surgery whether it be in private practice or academic medical center. The program is not designed to provide remediation but to provide an environment for the development and maturation of already excellent surgical skills. It is expected that graduates will be highly sought after by those recruiting general surgeons in the private and academic practice arenas.

How To Apply

https://school.wakehealth.edu/Education-and-Training/Residencies-and-Fellowships/Mastery-in-General-Surgery-Fellowship/How-to-Apply

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PGY 2 General Surgery Preliminary Position

BronxCare Health System (Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center)
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at BronxCare Health System, Bronx, NY has an available PGY 2 Preliminary Position. It is an ACGME approved position. Interested candidates must have successfully completed level PGY 1 in General Surgery and in good standing in an approved ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

REQUIREMENTS and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: ERAS application - Current CV - USMLE transcript - Three Letters of Recommendation, One from PD preferred - Medical School Diploma- Deans Letter - School Transcript - ECFMG Certificate, if IMG - ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed - A summative performance evaluation from previous and ALL programs - ACGME Milestone reports all years - ACGME Case Log Defined Category Report. Applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: Gvega@bronxcare.org **MUST ALL BE IN PDF AND ONE FILE**

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PGY 4 General Surgery Categorical Position

BronxCare Health System (Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center)
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

The Department of Surgery, at BronxCare Health System, Bronx, NY has an available PGY 4 Categorical Position. It is an ACGME approved position. Interested candidates must have successfully completed levels PGY 1-3 in General Surgery and in good standing in an approved ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

REQUIREMENTS and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: ERAS application - Current CV - USMLE transcript - Three Letters of Recommendation, One from PD preferred - Medical School Diploma- Deans Letter - School Transcript - ECFMG Certificate, if IMG - ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed - A summative performance evaluation from previous and ALL programs - ACGME Milestone reports all years - ACGME Case Log Defined Category Report. Applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: Gvega@bronxcare.org **MUST ALL BE IN PDF AND ONE FILE**

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Trauma Fellowship

Medical College of Wisconsin
Date Posted: February 21, 2019

MCW/Froedtert Trauma Center in Milwaukee has an opening for academic year 2019 in Trauma Surgery. This is a one year position that offers a focus on operative approaches to Trauma and Complex Acute Care Surgery. The position offers the flexibility to rotate on dedicated thoracic and vascular surgery rotations, as well as, the opportunity to rotate on a trauma service in Colombia or South Africa for a month. Froedtert Trauma Center is the only level I trauma center in Milwaukee, which is the largest city in Wisconsin with approximately 1.5M population. The trauma service admits approximately 2800 traumas per year, not including non-trauma services, with 20% penetrating trauma mechanisms. There is ample opportunity for operative experience and the fellow will function as a junior faculty member with an appointment at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The fellow is always on call with an experienced trauma faculty member and is groomed to be a confident and independent trauma surgeon. We have 14 trauma surgeons in the group who are double board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. In addition to a great group, Milwaukee is a great place to live and has lots to do outside work. Applicants must have graduated an ACGME or equivalent general surgical residency at the time of enrollment and be board eligible for General Surgery.

How To Apply

Applications should include: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Three Letters of Recommendation 3. USMLE/Absite Scores Please submit application material via email to Laurie Hein, Program Manager.

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Burn Fellowship Position

Virginia Commonwealth University
Date Posted: February 19, 2019

The Evans-Haynes Burn Center in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking applicants for our Burn Surgery Fellowship Program, to begin July 2019. The Evans-Haynes Burn Center is the oldest civilian burn facility in the United States. VCU Health has been granted Level 1 trauma center status since 1981 and is the only nationally verified burn center in Virginia. The Burn Fellowship is a year-long commitment that involves all aspects of burn care. The Fellow is particularly involved in the following: * Care of both adult and pediatric burn patients * Acute burn resuscitation * Burn wound management including the use of artificial skin products, allograft, and cultured epidermal autograft - Functioning within a multidisciplinary team environment for care of complex patients * Managing social aspects and emotional needs of burn patients * Tertiary burn reconstruction including burn scar management, releases, flap coverage, and laser treatment This program is designed to provide a multidisciplinary exposure to the art and science of burn surgery. We are seeking ambitious surgeons with a minimum of two years of residency training and a commitment to training completion. The clinical portion of the fellowship involves all aspects of burn surgery including resuscitation, acute operative care, and reconstructive operations. Minimum Qualifications: * Must have completed USMLE steps 1, 2 and 3 (or equivalent) * Must be within 4 years of graduation from medical school or direct patient care activity

How To Apply

If you are interested in our Burn Fellowship please send the following to our coordinator at gayle.meadows@vcuhealth.org Please send: 1. Current CV 2. Three letter of recommendations 3. Copy of all 3 USMLE scores (or equivalent) Contact: Gayle Meadows, gayle.meadows@vcuhealth.org, 804-827-1241.

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Microsurgery Fellow 2019-UT Memphis-July 1, 2019

UTHSC Plastic Surgery Memphis TN
Date Posted: February 19, 2019

Opening July 1, 2019 to residents that have completed a Plastic Surgery Training Program. The Microsurgery fellowship provides in-depth experience with breast, head and neck, and extremity microsurgery. The fellows are involved with surgical cases at Methodist University Hospital (MUH) and Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH). Opportunities to participate in perforator flap, robotic-assisted, hand and upper extremity, facial reanimation, and cosmetic surgery are available. Interest in research, travel, and moonlighting can be accommodated. The Micro Fellow is strongly encouraged to participate in the Plastic Surgery Program including Grand Rounds, Journal Club, clinics and operative procedures. UTHSC ONLY accepts J-1 Visas at this time. All applicants, including International Foreign Medical Graduates, who have passed USMLE parts 1, 2 and 3 are welcome to apply.

How To Apply

Accepting Applications until March 25, 2019 for PGY6 and above. The following documents are REQUIRED to apply to the program: CV, 3 Letters of Reference, USMLE Scores (Step 1, 2, and 3 are required). Copy of state medical license. Signed letter from current program director indicating that applicant is in good standing in the current training program. ECFMG Certificate. Only applications with ALL above documentation will be considered. Please do not send partial applications, they will not be reviewed and candidate will not be considered for the fellowship.

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NCI T32 Postdoctoral Trainee in Surgical Oncology

Duke University
Date Posted: February 19, 2019

The NIH – NCI funded Duke Translational Research in Surgical Oncology training program will develop surgeons and perioperative physicians into physician-scientists, which is critical to the multidisciplinary approach needed to investigate novel approaches to cancer. The program will be led by a leadership team of academic surgeon-scientists with expertise in surgical oncology, pathology, immunology, and health outcomes research. Supplemented by mentors with expertise in basic, translational, and clinical research, this multidisciplinary team spans the breadth of surgical oncology research to address research questions in three distinct tracks: 1. Cancer Biomarkers and Biology of Local Disease 2. Cancer Immunotherapy 3. Clinical Investigation and Health Services Research The Duke Surgical Oncology T32 supports six residents or postdocs during a two-year research fellowship. Potential applicants will be US citizens or permanent residents who are trainees in good standing at ACGME- and ABS-approved surgery training programs in the US and Canada. The application and selection process typically occurs during the PGY-2 year for a 2-year training period during PGY-3 and PGY-4. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree and have completed or be in good standing in a clinical training program that will provide eligibility for certification in Surgery or a surgical subspecialty with research focused in oncology. Candidates outside of Duke are welcome to apply. Starting 7/1/2019, there are four open slots for trainees.

How To Apply

Please visit the website listed below for all information regarding the application process. Please contact SurgeryT32@duke.edu with any questions.

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Immuno-Oncology Research Fellow

Providence Portland Medical Center
Date Posted: February 11, 2019

The fellowship will run July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020. The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute, offers a one-year immuno-oncology research fellowship as part of the three-year head and neck surgery fellowship. Located within the Robert W. Franz Cancer Center in Portland, Ore., the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute is a leader in immuno-oncology, and home to a team of world-renowned scientists and physicians. With expertise in cancer immunotherapy, clinical and translational research, and training programs spanning the continuum of higher education, it provides a rich environment for immuno-oncology fellowship. Program hallmarks The purpose of the immuno-oncology research fellowship is to provide structured education and training to facilitate expertise in clinical immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer, and to provide a foundation in research methodology that will equip the fellow for a successful academic career in immuno-oncology. Hallmarks of the program include: Expert program faculty for instruction and mentorship. A structured immuno-oncology curriculum consisting of curated reading syllabi accompanied by one-on-one discussion/didactic sessions with leaders in the field. Rotations in the medical oncology clinic, inpatient biotherapy service (includes TIL, CAR-T and high-dose IL-2), immune monitoring laboratory and clinical trials office. 70 percent protected time to conduct mentored, independent research in immuno-oncology, with the expectation of publication. Candidates for fellowship The immuno-oncology research fellowship will provide advanced, supplemental training in the field of immuno-oncology, and is not intended to replace accredited fellowship training in oncology. The fellowship is ideal for recent medical/surgical oncology fellowship graduates, or internal medicine/surgery residency graduates who wish to pursue formal subspecialty training in medical/surgical oncology fellowship after a one-year period of intensive immuno-oncology training and research. To be eligible, a fellow must have completed at least one year of residency training in a related field (e.g., medicine, surgery or pathology). Candidates should be proficient in general immunology, but are neither required nor expected to have previous formal training in tumor immunology. Program curriculum The curriculum consists of the following components: Structured didactic training and weekly lecture series (15 percent). Fellows will receive intensive didactic training in the principles of immuno-oncology, taught by leaders in the field across a variety of domains, including clinical immuno-oncology, translational/basic immunology and clinical trials management/nursing. Practicums in clinical/laboratory rotations and observer-ships (15 percent). Concurrent to didactic training, practicums will provide on-the-job immersion experiences. While the nature and quantity of practicums will depend on the interest of the fellow, at least one practicum for each didactic unit will be required. Mentored research projects (70 percent). Under faculty guidance, the fellow will formulate several research projects in immuno-oncology to gain hands-on experience in clinical trials development, biomarkers development and literature review. Projects should be cohesive and thematic, allowing the fellow to develop in-depth knowledge and research which he/she may continue to pursue following fellowship completion. Expected outcomes At conclusion of the fellowship, the fellow will demonstrate depth of knowledge and exposure to a variety of domains in clinical immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer, as well as expertise in clinical and translational research methodologies. In collaboration with one or more faculty members, the fellow will lead formative research projects that will culminate in publication in a peer-reviewed journal and/or presentation at an international immuno-oncology meeting.

How To Apply

Submit application here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/89588480ae6348b69be82dbc3de971ae

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Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship starting July 2019.

Boston University
Date Posted: February 11, 2019

The Cutaneous Oncology Program at Boston University Medical Center is currently accepting applications for a one year Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship starting July 2019. Fellows will receive training in the multidisciplinary management of patients with cutaneous lymphoma, melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers, and pigmented lesions using such treatment modalities as targeted therapy, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, extracorporeal photopheresis, and phototherapy. Fellows will be actively involved in conducting clinical trials and are expected to present their work at regional and national meetings and to publish their findings where appropriate. In addition, fellows will be participating in General Dermatology clinics. The prerequisites are as follows: • Recent graduates from U.S. accredited medical schools who have completed an internship; applicants who have matched into dermatology (PGY-2 beginning July 2020) and have a year open between completion of their internship and starting their PGY-2 year; applicants who have completed their dermatology residency and are looking to advance their experience in cutaneous oncology. • USMLE transcript (Step 1, Step 2 CS, and Step 2 CK) • Medical school transcript • Three letters of recommendation from your recent job • CV For more information, please see our website at: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/derm/training-programs-overview/fellowships/skin-oncology/

How To Apply

Candidates should send a statement of career goals, their CV and contact information for two current supervisors who can provide letters of recommendation to cdejean@bu.edu Dermatology training experience is required. The deadline for application is March 30 2019.

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Surgical Simulation Fellow

University of Minnesota SimPORTAL
Date Posted: February 7, 2019

The University of Minnesota is currently recruiting a Post-Doctoral Associate for a one-year research Surgical Simulation Fellowship that is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (AEI) Program. The goal of this position is to provide a foundation for creating international leaders in the development, evaluation, and delivery of surgical curricula enhanced by simulation. The Fellow will be involved with all surgical simulation activities that occur within the Medical School’s Simulation PeriOperative Resource for Training and Learning (SimPORTAL) and an array of simulation research and development projects. Applicants must be an M.D. and be enrolled, or have completed a residency, in any surgically-oriented field. Previous experience in teaching surgical students/residents should be included in your CV. International candidates with the intention of developing a simulation center/program in their home country are encouraged to apply. This fellowship primarily is a research-focused experience (no clinical rotations). Applications are being accepted now.

How To Apply

Applicants are asked to provide: • Curriculum vitae • Letter of intent explaining your interest in simulation and why you are pursuing this fellowship: please include your past experience with simulation, technical knowledge, medical device knowledge, general abilities, and career goals • Letter of recommendation from your institution supporting this simulation fellowship • Letter of recommendation from a colleague Matching support from your home institution is desired if available. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact: Nicholas A. Newman, Administrative Services Supervisor; University of Minnesota Email: nanewman@umn.edu Further details about the program, and previous graduates can be found on our website: www.simportal.umn.edu/simulation-fellowship

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Categorical PGY-3 Spot

Mayo Clinic Arizona
Date Posted: February 6, 2019

The Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an open position for a PGY-3 resident for the 2019-2020 year. Applicants must have completed 2 years of surgical training consecutively and must be actively enrolled in a current program as a PGY-2 or higher. How To Apply Please submit the following as a single PDF. 1) CV 2) ABSITE Reports 3) Medical School Diploma and Transcript 4) USMLE Transcript 5) Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) 6) Rotations you have completed 7) Rotation evaluations 8) Milestone evaluations 9) Case log (Defined category report, endoscopy report, critical care report) 10) ECFMG certification, if applicable (we support J1 visas and current holders of an H1-B visa). 11) Brief statement as to why you are leaving your current program Do not call the program to check on your status. If your application is promising, you will be contacted to obtain more information.

How To Apply

Please send your application to: Program Coordinator Leah Moore moore.leah@mayo.edu

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2019-20 Design Fellowship

Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center
Date Posted: February 4, 2019

Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) is the first university-based research center dedicated to discovering and testing cost-saving innovations in clinically excellent care. Our 1-year fellowship program, now in its eighth year, is inviting outstanding early-career physicians to apply for the fellowship year starting in August 2019. Fellows will acquire valuable skills in research manuscript preparation, public speaking, scalability analysis and grant-writing. Additional information is available at https://tinyurl.com/CERCfellowship

How To Apply

Applicants must include a CV and a cover letter explaining their interest, please email your materials to Zoe Richardson, CERC’s Fellowship Coordinator, at cercinquiry@stanford.edu.

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Vascular Surgery Fellow

Englewood Health
Date Posted: January 31, 2019

The Englewood Health Vascular Fellowship Program is ACGME accredited for two-year postgraduate training leading to Board eligibility in all aspects of vascular therapies. This includes the entire spectrum of open and endovascular procedures, diagnostics, medical treatments and eligibility for certification in ultrasonics. The fellows work with residents as a team and enjoy their relationship with the attending staff that includes, in addition to the vascular faculty, interventionists and cardiologists. The Program has a long history dating to 1978 and currently functions as a component of the Heart and Vascular Institute that fosters a working relationship between the specialties. Additional team work with an active podiatric service that boasts a full-training program plus a Wound Center and hyperbaric chamber, add to the overall experience of the fellows. The operating room suite possesses two state of the art hybrid rooms that enable treatment of even the most complex vascular pathologies. Fellows are encouraged to participate in a variety of research projects and are assisted in their academic pursuits including manuscript preparation. Completion of the program prepares the trainee to become certified by the American Board of Vascular Surgery and to pursue a career in academia and/or clinical practice.

How To Apply

Applicants should send their CV and cover letter to our Program Coordinator, Elis Tossounian, at elis.tossounian@ehmchealth.org. Applicants for the program beginning July 1, 2019 will not be in the Match and should accordingly submit their application and CV as soon as possible.

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Clinical Research Fellow

NYU Winthrop Hospital
Date Posted: January 30, 2019

The NYU Winthrop Hospital Division of Wound Care would like to invite qualified individuals to apply for a 1 year research fellowship position in the Department of Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Scott Gorenstein. This position will start June/July of 2019. The research fellow will work closely with wound surgeons to organize and direct all research efforts of the Wound Care division within the Department of Surgery. The fellow will also be trained in the development and coordination of clinical trials, NIH grant submission, and manuscript preparation. Ample opportunities exist to collaborate with residents and faculty within the department as well as from other departments and academic institutions. The fellow will also be supported and encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation at national meetings. Recent fellows have published in journals such as JACS, Advances in Skin & Wound Care, and JSLS. Besides a full-time salary and health benefits, the position offers a unique supportive environment with ample resources including a data coordinator, research scientist, biostatistician support, surgical residents, and volunteers interested in medical careers who will assist research efforts at the direction of the research fellow and PI. NYU Winthrop Hospital is located in Mineola, NY and fellows will have access to both the NYU Winthrop and NYU Langone medical libraries.

How To Apply

Qualified candidates will have completed at least one year of surgical residency with an academic interest. Prior research experience is preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should submit their CV, 2 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement by email to Raelina Howell, MD; Raelina.Howell@nyulangone.org.

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Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research (SOAR) Fellowship

Boston University Medical Center
Date Posted: January 30, 2019

FellowshipThe Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center is delighted to announce the creation of a SOAR Fellowship, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year. Qualifications: –MD (or equivalent) –PGY-2 or above in a US general surgery residency –Commitment from candidate's residency program for at least 1 year of full-time dedicated research REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: SOAR Fellowship 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEARApplication Due Date: Funding Announcements: February 15, 2019 March 15, 2019 The SOAR fellowship will support the successful applicant's salary and benefits at the research PGY2 T32 (ARHQ) level, and will also include a small stipend for research and meeting expenses. Awards are not transferable to any other institution; sub-awards are not allowed. SOAR Fellowships are not intended to supplement existing funded awards. The successful candidate will have a dual mentoring relationship in the Department of Surgery at BUSM/BMC; a clinical (content mentor); and the Surgical Outcomes Analysis & Research Director (methods mentor). The candidate will have access to BUSM, BUSPH, and CTSI resources in addition to in-house biostatistical mentoring and support. It is anticipated that the SOAR Fellow will undergo longitudinal didactic training under the aegis of the BUSM/BMC combined T32 inter-departmental T32 and T32-equivalent training programs.

How To Apply

All applications must include: –A statement of interest (one page maximum) discussing the applicant's background, research experience, clinical interests, and goals for research year(s) and in his/her career. If particular mentor(s) at BUSM/BMC is desired, please specify. –A curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch.A letter of support from the candidate's program director and/or Chair, stating support that the candidate is a resident in good standing and that the resident will be free of clinical or other departmental obligations during the 2019-2020 research year. –Two additional letters of support. Brief letters and/or scanned emails are acceptable. –Other supporting documentation (optional, not to exceed three pages) may be included if relevant to theapplication.Interested individuals must apply for the position on the BMC website. Applications should also be submitted via email to Sing Chau Ng, MS (singchau.ng@bmc.org) as a single PDF by 5 PM on February 15, 2019. Applications will be reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee comprising faculty with relevant expertise. Questions related to this RFP should be directed to Sing Chau Ng who will direct them to the Committee.

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PeriOperative Safety, Quality, and Management Fellowship

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Date Posted: January 25, 2019

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) offers a one year full time fellowship in Perioperative Quality and Safety starting July 1, 2019. Up to three positions are available annually. The principles and practice of patient quality and safety, particularly as applied to the complex perioperative environment, are the focus of this program. The Periop Safety Fellows (program started 2016) are an integral part of the perioperative quality and safety group at HUP. They are involved in the hands-on investigation, analysis, and process improvement plan for all significant patient quality and safety issues in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative (PACU) areas. HUP perioperative services encompasses 40 operating rooms (inpatient and outpatient) and 10 endoscopy rooms, performing over 60,000 procedures annually. Graded supervision is provided by dedicated on site faculty and staff from surgery, anesthesia and nursing with special experience and knowledge in safety, quality, and perioperative patient care. The structured curriculum, developed and taught by Penn faculty, includes readings, seminars, training, and projects designed to educate fellows regarding (inter alia): clinical errors and human factors engineering, root cause analysis, process improvement, measurement of clinical quality, six sigma, team training, in-situ simulation and change management. Fellows are also intimately involved in other important aspects of perioperative management including supply chain, scheduling, personnel, materials management and clinical engineering.

How To Apply

Applicants should envision a clinical career trajectory that would include administration and/or management in perioperative services. Most competitive candidates will likely come from anesthesia (includes CRNA), surgery, nursing, and/or advanced practice providers. Operating room experience is mandatory. Physician candidates must have completed 2 years of training in an ACGME approved program. They also must send, prior to interview, a letter of support from the program director and if applicable, documentation of visa status that allows employment through June 2020. Nursing and APP candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years work experience, including 2 years in a perioperative area (OR, preop, PACU). Prior to interview non-physician applicants must send a letter of support from the director of OR nursing or the OR director of their hospital. Salary and benefits are commensurate with level of training and experience. Interested qualified candidates should contact the fellowship director Daniel T. Dempsey, MD, MBA at daniel.dempsey@uphs.upenn.edu.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

UCF COM/HCA GME Consortium Ocala
Date Posted: January 18, 2019

University of Central Florida College of Medicine/HCA GME Consortium is currently seeking 2 fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. This newly accredited program is based at Ocala Regional Medical Center, the consortium for North Florida Division in Ocala, Florida. The consortium provides trainees with all resources needed for a complete, well-rounded educational experience. Ocala Health, the primary site, has a State and American College of Surgeons (ACS) verified Level II Trauma center (over 2,800 cases last year) with a fully staffed ICU and TICU, as well as a variety of surgery resources. Fellows will have full access to inpatient and outpatient facilities, clinics, and a dedicated department for education at the primary clinical site.

How To Apply

Please send the follow items to Linda White, Program Coordinator @ Linda.White5@hcahealthcare.com: • Most recent curriculum vitae • ABSITE scores for all levels of training • USLME Step (1-3) scores • 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director)

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Pediatric Surgery Clinical Research Fellow

John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Date Posted: January 17, 2019

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital – Buffalo, NY Clinical Call Required?: Yes Clinical Call Requirements: Some evening and weekend Program Length: 2 years Location: Buffalo, NY Program Director: David Rothstein, MD MS Source of Support: Foundation Grants, Institutional Support Program Description: The Department of Pediatric Surgery at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, is seeking individuals who are looking for a dedicated research experience in areas of Pediatric Surgery, including opportunities in basic science, translational and clinical research. The research fellow will participate in mentor-directed research and the educational activities within the department that include faculty, the Pediatric Surgery Fellow, general surgery residents and medical students. Research Fellows have some clinical exposure, including opportunities to operate and participate in the resident call schedule. Positions available for 2019 and 2020. Fellow will have access to robust hospital and university resources, a research coordinator, biostatistical support, a medical librarian, etc. Additional opportunities exist to take writing and statistics courses at the University at Buffalo. Program offers assistance to pay for travel to national conferences. Preferred to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in general surgery and MUST be able to obtain a NYS medical license. Research projects and opportunities focused on: • Outcomes research using KID, PHIS, TQIP, NSQIP, SPARCS and other databases. • Neonatal surgical procedure improvement. • Patient risk analysis and prevention. • Patient satisfaction improvement. • Prenatal evaluation of high-risk gastroschisis • Quality improvement in the care of patients with hepatobiliary motility disorders • Childhood obesity. • Lab research including operative bariatric procedures on rats. • Basic science research regarding obesogenic genetics and pathology. • Trauma research focused on regionalization of care, evaluation and treatment of burns, trauma triage, and case studies • Wound care research focused on novel approaches to acute and chronic wounds Mentoring • 5 Pediatric Surgery attendings serve to answer questions and offer guidance. • Serve as a mentor to junior residents and medical students. Opportunity to gain experience in pediatric surgery and trauma care: • Evening and weekend on-call with pediatric surgery team. • Occasional operative experience. Participation in department meetings including • Weekly research meetings - collaborate with the team, brainstorm new ideas while working on current projects. • Weekly academic teaching conferences.

How To Apply

Please contact David H. Rothstein, MD, MS for further information. DRothstein@kaleidahealth.org David H. Rothstein, MD, MS Department of Pediatric Surgery Oishei Children’s Hospital Associate Professor Department of Surgery Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Conventus 3rd Floor 1001 Main St Buffalo, NY 14202 (o) 716-323-6110 (f) 716-323-6683

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NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Biotherapy of Cancer

University of Pittsburgh
Date Posted: January 17, 2019

July 1, 2019-University of Pittsburgh-Research Position for Surgical Residents NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Biotherapy of Cancer This training grant is a long-standing award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh to provide eligible candidates with state-of-the-art basic research training in the biological therapy of cancer. The training period is for two years. There are four areas of focused research interests: Immunotherapy, Autophagy/DAMP biology, Oncolytic/gene therapy, and targeted molecular therapy in cancer. The goal of this program is to prepare surgeons for a career as translational scientists in the field of biologic therapy of cancer. We will provide trainees with an immersive experience that will stress three core proficiencies necessary to be a successful translational scientist: • Basic laboratory research skills • Fundamental principles of clinical investigation • Pragmatic experience in clinical trial management At the completion of this training program the surgical trainee will be uniquely prepared to bridge the gap between clinical and laboratory research. Eligibility: Candidates must have a MD or MD/PhD, be a categorical surgical resident or a surgical oncology fellow, have a strong interest in cancer research and a desire for an academic career in surgical oncology. Candidates need to possess integrity, perseverance, good communication skills, self-motivation, and strong recommendations. As stipulated by the granting agency, Candidate must be a US citizen or a US permanent resident. Selected candidates will be required to sign a two year contract. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position please email a one page description of research interest and long-term goals, current CV, and two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your Program Director indicating your ability to participate in this program for two years) to Susan Schoonover, Research Manager, schoonoversf@upmc.edu .

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PGY-4 Surgery Resident Position

University of Utah
Date Posted: January 16, 2019

The University of Utah has an open position for a PGY-4 resident for the 2019-2020 year. Applicants must have completed 3 years of surgical training consecutively and must be actively in a current program as a PGY-3 or higher or out of training for one year.

How To Apply

Please submit the following as a single PDF. Do not call the program to check on your status. If your application is promising, you will be contacted to obtain more information. CV Medical School Diploma Medical School Transcript USMLE Transcript Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) Statement as to why you are leaving your current program Rotations you have completed Rotation evaluations Milestone evaluations Case log (Defined category report, endoscopy report, critical care report) ABSITE Reports ECFMG, if applicable (we only support J1 visas)

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Osteopathic (DO) Surgical Critical Care Fellowship in New York City

SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital)
Date Posted: January 16, 2019

Osteopathic Surgical Critical Care Fellowship in New York City SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital) Participate in a trauma-heavy surgical critical care (SCC) fellowship program in the heart of the Bronx in New York City. The program is based at SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital) and is currently accepting applicants to start July 1, 2019 (later start dates would be considered). Accredited through the American Osteopathic Association, the SCC fellowship program includes rotations through closed surgical intensive and intermediate care units (SICU/SIMCU) as well as subspecialty critical care, ultrasound, simulation and research rotations. The fellowship offers the opportunity to craft a schedule that best suits an individual fellow’s educational and professional needs. Fellows receive excellent exposure to an urban, underserved population at an American College of Surgeons-certified level 2 trauma center with annually >1800 trauma activations (including a high-rate of penetrating injuries) and >800 SICU/SIMCU admissions. The program is supported by six SCC fellowship-trained full-time attendings, a general surgical residency program and diverse surgical subspecialties. Bronchoscopies, invasive monitor insertion, tracheostomies, gastrostomies and other critical care procedures as well as trauma and acute care surgery operations are integrated into the curriculum along with formal didactic education. How To Apply To apply for the fellowship, contact Interim Program Director Dmitriy Karev, MD or Surgery Residency Coordinator Corinne Acevedo, MPH at cacevedo@sbhny.org or 718-960-6269.

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General Surgery PGY3 Categorical Position

University of Rochester
Date Posted: January 15, 2019

The University of Rochester General Surgery Training Program is looking to fill a PGY-3 Categorical position to start duties on June 26, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. All applicants must be current PGY-2 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACME-accredited residency.

How To Apply

All interested applicants should submit the following documents as one PDF: o Current CV o Medical school diploma o Medical school transcript o MSPE (Dean's letter) o USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on both exams is required) o Personal statement o ECFMG certificate (if applicable) o Milestones evaluation reports from current program o Defined Category Case Log Report o 3 letters of recommendation - 1 from current Program Director– can be sent as separate files o ABSITE Score Reports o IMG¹s must provide copy of valid ECFMG certification ¬ We accept J-1 visas only. Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted once all application materials are received. **No phone calls, please.* Please submit all required documentation to Amy Mills, Program Administrator at: Surgeryres@URMC.Rochester.edu

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Research Fellowship

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Stanford
Date Posted: January 14, 2019

Clinical Call Required?: Yes Clinical Call Requirements: One 12-24 hour shift per week Program Length: 1 to 2 years Location: Stanford, CA Program Director: Matias Bruzoni Program Coordinator: Maria Sanchez http://pediatricsurgery.stanford.edu/education/innovationpedsurg.html Source of Support: Institutional Grants, NIH Grants, Training Grants Program Description: The Division of Pediatric Surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford would like to offer a non ACGME accredited fully funded 1-2 year fellowship. This program is designed for highly motivated mid- or post-general surgery residency candidates interested in becoming successful, independent basic or clinical investigators, and future leaders in academics. The main objective for the fellowship is to graduate individuals who will advance the field of pediatric surgery. Fellows will develop and conduct high-quality research protocols under the guidance of experienced faculty with advanced degrees in basic science and clinical investigation. At the completion of the fellowship, participants will have gained hands-on experience in local, regional and national research, presentation of research results at high-profile professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Our diverse faculty allows for the development of a variety of clinical and basic science research interests, reflecting the general nature of our specialty. More specifically, minimal access surgery and endoscopy, bariatric surgery, fetal therapy, short bowel syndrome, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, necrotizing enterocolitis, surgical oncology, vascular anomalies, and large databases analyses such as NSQIP-Pediatrics. The Fellowship is intended to include 70% of research time and 30% of clinical time, and the fellow should work less than 80 hours a week. The Program Coordinator and the Program Director (Michele Gibson and Matias Bruzoni, MD) will be in charge of monitoring works hours. Examples of clinical time include: Scrubbing in the operating room for selected cases related to research projects; Participating in selected outpatient specialty clinics; Enrolling patients for clinical trials and participating in the clinical care associated with them; Call schedule participation: Many of the studies we perform include patients that come in after hours, in a more unpredictable fashion, i.e. gastroschisis management, operative versus non operative management of appendicitis, research in trauma, fetal therapy, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, necrotizing enterocolitis, etc.The fellow will also participate in our weekly division meeting that includes our Core Course didactic session, Journal Club, Morbidity and Mortality conference, and different subspecialty conferences with Radiology, Pathology and the Gastrointestinal service.

How To Apply

Eligibility: Applicants should have completed at least the PGY-2 year of an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by the start of the fellowship. A current curriculum vitae, a statement of interest, and one letter of recommendation from the candidate's current program director or chair are required. Prior experience with statistical software (i.e. SAS/SPSS) is preferred.

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Plastic Surgery Research Fellow

Albany Medical Center - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Date Posted: January 14, 2019

The Division of Plastic Surgery at Albany Medical center is looking to recruit an exceptional general surgery resident with a strong interest in plastic surgery for a one-year research fellowship position to start July 1, 2019. Albany Medical Center, located in the state capital of New York, is one of the top surgical research institutions in the United States. We are recruiting individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application. This is a non-paid, full-time volunteer position and a minimum commitment of one year is necessary. The position is designed to give a broad exposure in the field of plastic surgery and to train surgical residents in the conduct of basic, translational, and clinical plastic surgical hypothesis-based research. The responsibilities of the research fellow include are to design, implement, and conduct research projects involving both animals and human subjects. The successful applicant will be guided through all aspects of the conduct of research including generating hypotheses, developing a research plan, analyzing data, as well as publication and presentation of results. Primarily, the research fellow will perform human subject research protocol design, submission and revision according to IRB (Institutional Review Board) guidelines; perform data collection and analysis; collaborate with the primary investigator in planning, conduction and evaluation of the research projects; enroll patients into ongoing studies; and the preparation of scientific abstracts, publications, presentations and grants in cooperation with the primary investigator. There is ample opportunity for basic science or animal-based research for interested fellows, with access to an animal care / surgical center and the ability to collaborate with an R01 grant-funded basic science lab. Additionally, there will be several opportunities for presentations at national and regional meetings, with full institutional funding support. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Ricci in the division of plastic surgery, department of surgery and will also be expected to participate in the plastic surgery residency microsurgical training program, weekly research meetings, journal clubs, division conferences and the plastic surgery educational curriculum. Applicants should have an M.D. or Ph.D., or equivalent. Previous research experience is an asset, but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Our research volunteers and students tend to be extremely hard working and as a result they are very successful in matching into residency programs. We are eager to mentor a motivated, focused, and driven young surgeon who has promise for a successful career as a leader in academic surgery.

How To Apply

To apply please send via email a complete CV, a cover letter (briefly stating expectations and goals in pursuing the research year), one letter of recommendation and USMLE transcripts to Ms. Jennifer Davies at bubJ@amc.edu. Both American and international graduates are welcome to apply. All international research fellows must pass the TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) exam prior to appointment. ECFMG (Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certification prior to the start date is desirable. Only complete applications will be considered. The successful applicants will be contacted via email for a phone or in-person interview.

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Gastrointestinal Surgical Research Fellowship

University of Texas Medical Branch
Date Posted: January 14, 2019

We are seeking a qualified General Surgery resident for a dedicated two-year Gastrointestinal Research Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, begining July 1,2109. The research fellowship is focused on providing state-of-the art interdisciplinary research training experiences for surgical residents interested in diseases of the GI tract, pancreas and liver. Fellows will gain experience on the conduct of basic and/or translational research, with the opportunity to earn a Masters Degree in Medical Science. Full-time stipends for these fellowship positions are supported by a National Cancer Institute T-32 training grant. Candidates must 1) hold a MD degree, or equivalent, 2) must have completed at least two post-graduate training years in an ACGME-accredited General Surgical Residency program, and 3) must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent residence at the time of appointment.

How To Apply

Please submit a one-page "Letter of Research Interest", current CV, and two letters of recommendation (one from a research mentor is preferred). Please send requested application materials and/or inquiries to Mark R. Hellmich, PhD via email (mhellmic@utmb.edu).

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Robotic Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

Moffitt Cancer Center
Date Posted: January 9, 2019

ROBOTIC THORACIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP The Department of Thoracic and GI Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL is now accepting applications for its1-year fellowship in thoracic surgical oncology with an emphasis on robotic lung and esophageal surgery. Moffitt Cancer Center is the 3rd largest cancer center in the United States. Our faculty includes 4 general thoracic surgeons and performs annually over 1000 major thoracic resections including 250 robotic lobectomies and 80 robotic esophagectomies. We expect a successful applicant to lead the Thoracic Service in conjunction with a PGY-2 general surgery resident from University of South Florida as well as mid-level providers. There are no other residents or fellows competing for surgical experience. The Fellow will be fully integrated in Moffitt’s multi-disciplinary thoracic clinics including direct exposure to related medical and radiation oncology as well as interventional pulmonology. It is expected of the fellow to participate in clinical research projects under the guidance of senior faculty members. The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board-certified or board eligible in General Surgery or Thoracic Surgery from a US or Canadian residency program.

How To Apply

Please send inquiries to: Jacques P. Fontaine, MD Department of Thoracic & GI Oncology Associate Professor – University of South Florida Tel (813) 745-7640 Jacques.fontaine@moffitt.org

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Advanced GI Surgery/ MIS Fellowship

University of Florida COM, Jacksonville FL
Date Posted: January 8, 2019

Advanced GI MIS Fellowship Program at UF Health Jacksonville – August 1, 2019- July 31, 2020 This is a one year fellowship program that is available for candidates desiring additional training in advanced minimally invasive and gastrointestinal surgery that will lead to certification by the Fellowship Council. The overall goal of the fellowship is to develop academic general surgeons with interest in advanced gastrointestinal surgical management and techniques. The program will teach advanced operative skills and patient management. It will further develop clinical research and teaching skills. The objectives of the fellowship are as follows: Develop and enhance operative technique and clinical skills in the pre and postoperative management in advanced gastrointestinal, hernia and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery with a major emphasis on minimally invasive techniques and emerging technology. Development and implementation of research projects related to the content areas of the fellowship. Obtain experience in techniques and application of basic and clinical science in the field of minimally invasive surgery, hernia surgery, malignancies of the GI track, hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, flexible endoscopic techniques, and nutritional management. Manuscript preparation, poster preparation, oral presentation, and/or book chapter preparation are expected. Obtain experience in development and application of advanced surgical technologies within the University of Florida Center for Simulation Education & Safety Research (CSESaR). A major programmatic focus of the fellowship will allow the unique opportunity to obtain experience in the development and application of simulation and other skills training techniques in CSESaR. Expectations include: teaching and rounds with residents, medical student lectures, presentation and coordination of general surgery conferences, and the development and implementation of research projects related to the content areas of the fellowship. The accepted fellow will gain significant experience in laparoscopic upper GI, colorectal, hernia, solid organ, and thoracic procedures (optional). The fellow will also learn techniques in robotic assisted laparoscopic and thoracoscopic operations. The fellow will also be exposed to complex open gastrointestinal and hepatopancreaticobiliary procedures. The fellow will participate in all of the major teaching conferences of the Department of Surgery and will obtain experience in educational methods for describing and teaching techniques related to the content areas of the fellowship. This includes teaching basic laparoscopy to junior residents in the OR and laboratory setting, and assistance with GI surgical, laparoscopic, and endoscopic courses and conferences hosted by the Department of Surgery. The delivery of one surgical grand rounds presentation during the academic year of training is required. During the course of the year, the fellow will function in a supervisory role, with attending back-up, for some general surgery cases. Operative experience will take place at UF Health Jacksonville, a 695 bed teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville (UFCOM-J) with 20 operating rooms including four state-of-the-art videoscopic designated rooms with endoscopic integration. Two of the rooms are also configured for robotic surgery. The fellow will be appointed as an Instructor in Clinical Surgery. Salary and benefits will be equivalent to ACGME regional standards appropriate for the PGY-6 level of training. Benefits, insurance, and other fringe benefits are per UFCOM guidelines. Parking is free. Call will be taken from home and will average one day out of five and one weekend each month. Fellows always have attending backup. The management of assigned patients and assistance with emergencies is expected. Routine rounding on all patients with whom the fellow has had direct involvement is required. Support services and systems are in place to assure that fellows do not spend an inordinate amount of time in non-educational activities that can be conducted properly by other personnel. Work hours will be limited according to the institutional guidelines as mandated by the ACGME. The fellowship is approved by the UFCOM-J Graduate Medical Education program.

How To Apply

For further information please contact: Ziad T. Awad, M.D., FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of General Surgery Program Director MIS Fellowship University of Florida COM, Jacksonville, FL ziad.awad@jax.ufl.edu

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Transplant Surgery Research Fellow

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Date Posted: January 8, 2019

The transplant surgery research fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in transplant immunology for surgical residents who have completed at least two years of surgical residency in an ACGME accredited residency program. Georgetown University’s nationally and internationally prominent investigator transplant surgeons are experienced as mentors, collaborative, and possess a variety of funding (NIH, industry, foundational, etc.) resulting in a research training environment which is highly supportive and provides unparalleled training for physician scientists. The overarching goal of the fellowship is to provide both basic science and clinical training to bridge the gap from bench top to bedside. We are searching for a highly motivated individual who want to commit to training at one of the premier facilities in the country. Duration This will be a 1 to two year (12 – 24 month) fellowship beginning July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 or June 30, 2021. Candidates seeking a two year fellowship will be preferred. Prerequisite Training/Selection Criteria Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited medical school and enrolled in an ACGME approved (or equivalent) residency program and successfully completed at least PGY2. Applicants need to be eligible for a DC medical license which will allow them to moonlight

How To Apply

Interested applicants please submit your CV and two letters of recommendation to Caroline.E.Johnson@gunet.georgetown.edu

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PGY 2 Preliminary- General Surgery Residency Position

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Date Posted: January 8, 2019

The General Surgery program at MCG at Augusta University has an opening for a PGY-2 Preliminary resident position to begin on July 1, 2019. Applicants must either be a current PGY-1 general surgery resident in good standing in an ACME-accredited residency.

How To Apply

All applicants must currently be PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program. Qualified applicants should submit the following documents, via email only. Please consolidate as many documents as possible into one PDF file. Indicate PGY 2 Preliminary on email Subject Line. * Updated CV * Medical school diploma * Medical school transcript * MSPE (Dean's letter) * USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on all exams is required) * Personal statement * ECFMG certificate (if applicable) * Citizenship/Visa Status ACGME Milestone evaluation report * Defined Category Case Log Report * 3 letters of recommendation from current faculty - 1 from current Program Director * PGY-1 ABSITE Score Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email or phone. Qualified applicants should send the above documents in a single PDF application to Carol Gibson, Program Coordinator, at surgery_residency@augusta.edu. Applicants will be notified via email once the application has been reviewed and if they are selected to interview. No phone calls or faxes please.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Jacobi Medical Center - Monterfiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Date Posted: January 4, 2019

Sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and primarily based at Jacobi Medical Center, the Fellowship is accredited by the ACGME and recruiting candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year (to begin August 1, 2018). Jacobi Medical Center, located in the Bronx, is part of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and is an American College of Surgery verified Level I Trauma Center. With approximately 2000 trauma admissions (80% blunt, 20% penetrating) a year, Jacobi is one of the busiest trauma centers among a total of 16 in NYC. Additionally, Jacobi is one of only three burn centers in NYC. Fellows will do nine months of critical care to be board eligible for Surgical Critical Care. However, there will be ample opportunity for operative experience in trauma and acute care surgery, as well as other elective ICU rotations. The trauma division has a robust clinical research program with a full-time research coordinator/statistician available to assist those interested in research. The Fellow will be supported by residents from the Montefiore General Surgery Program and five core faculty boarded in Surgical Critical Care. Suitable candidates should have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited general surgery program to be board eligible or certified.

How To Apply

Please send most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores for all levels of training, USLME Step (1-3) scores, along with 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director) to: Melvin E. Stone Jr. MD, FACS, Program Director Evelyn Ramos, Fellowship Coordinator Jacobi Medical Center Department of Surgery Room 1213, Building One 1400 Pelham Parkway South Bronx, NY 10461 718 918 5591 ramose11@nychhc.org

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Global Surgery Fellowship Position – Starts August 1, 2019

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Date Posted: January 3, 2019

The Loma Linda University Department of Surgery in Loma Linda, California has begun a new one year non-ACGME accredited Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) and is looking to find its next fellow to start August 1, 2019. The goal of the Global Surgery Fellowship is to prepare American-trained general surgeons to be competent and capable of performing the needed surgeries in low and middle income countries (LMIC). The Global Surgery Fellowship furthers the Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) goal ‘to make man whole’ physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually by continuing Christ’s healing and teaching ministry. It aims to address the overwhelming surgical needs throughout the developing world. In 2015, the World Health Organization recognized that the lack of access to safe surgical care results in more deaths than HIV, TB, and Malaria combined and the WHO made Global Surgery a priority in public health. There are approximately five billion people around the globe who lack access to safe and affordable surgical and anesthesia care with a vast majority of those people living in the low-resource settings of low and middle income countries. It is estimated that each year 143 million additional surgical procedures need to be done in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. The LLUH GSF will directly address surgery’s indispensable part of health care in underserved areas and will positively affect the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global Surgery Fellowship (GSF) is a one year training program for American Board of Surgery eligible or certified general surgeons. It consists of nine months training at Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) in Loma Linda, California and 3 months of guidance and experience at Malamulo Adventist Hospital (MAH) in Malawi, Africa. The fellowship training at LLUH will consist of rotations and case log completion in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedics, and Trauma, as well as Anesthesia, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Wound Care, Dentistry, Preventative Medicine, Tropical Disease, Public Health, financial literacy for organizations, and leadership in health administration. The fellow will be eligible to take the exam for the Diploma of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene after the completion of the required modules and in-person session. The fellow will complete at least one research paper focusing on a topic in Global Surgery. LLUH is uniquely equipped for the GSF with its strong history of international service and its direct connection to a wide network of hospitals in low and middle income countries. This modus operandi of mission focus is evident in the multidisciplinary enthusiasm and support for the Department of Surgery’s Global Surgery Fellowship. The fellowship program director, Dr. Carlos Garberoglio, and assistant program director, Dr. Ryan Hayton, have a continued interest in meeting the global needs of surgery based on their real experience in providing surgical care in low-resource environments.

How To Apply

Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved general surgery residency by June 30, 2019 and be American Board of Surgery certified or eligible. If interested, applicants must provide the following documents via e-mail to Mrs. Nikki McCutchan, program coordinator at nmccutchan@llu.edu.  A letter of reference from their department of surgery chairman  A letter of reference from their program director  A person statement about surgical global health  Current CV Fellowship Timeline for 2019 Interviews 02/2019 Begin Fellowship 08/01/2019

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Research Fellowship in Surgical Oncology

VA Boston Heathcare System/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: December 31, 2018

We are looking to recruit an exceptional general surgery resident with a strong interest in surgical oncology for a two-year research fellowship position to start July 1, 2019. The fellowship is designed to train surgical residents in the conduct of basic, translational, and clinical surgical oncology hypothesis-based research. We will provide a comprehensive research opportunity including hands-on experience working in a federally-funded tumor immunology laboratory and in the completion of clinical research projects. The successful applicant will be guided through all aspects of the conduct of research including generating hypotheses, developing a research plan, troubleshooting experiments, analyzing data, as well as publication and presentation of results. There will be several opportunities for presentations at national and regional meetings. We are eager to mentor a motivated, focused, and driven young surgeon who has promise for a successful career as a leader in academic surgery.

How To Apply

Candidates should submit a CV and references to Jason Gold and jgold@bwh.harvard.edu. We are seeking candidates who will have completed a minimum of two post-graduate training years in a United States ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program by June 30, 2019.

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Interdisciplinary Breast Fellow

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Date Posted: December 19, 2018

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is currently accepting applications for an additional SSO-approved, Interdisciplinary Breast Surgery Fellowship position beginning August 1, 2019. This one-year, comprehensive fellowship is appropriate for individuals who have completed 5 years of general surgery residency and are interested in formal training in breast surgical oncology. The Breast Care Center at BIDMC is a multidisciplinary, NAPBC-accredited program with a strong clinical and academic focus. BIDMC is a Harvard teaching hospital located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area. BIDMC is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. The medical center is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants who have completed, or will complete a 5-year General Surgery Residency Program prior to August 1, 2019, should submit the following documents via email to Lauren DiVincenzo, Fellowship Program Coordinator, at ldivince@bidmc.harvard.edu. • Current CV • Personal Statement • ABSITE Scores (or equivalent) • USMLE Scores • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable) • (3) Letters of Recommendation

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship

Virginia Commonwealth University Health
Date Posted: December 19, 2018

Dear Fellowship Applicants, The VCU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is currently accepting applications for our ACGME Accredited Thoracic Surgery Fellowship starting 2020. Due to an administrative error, our program was incorrectly listed as not participating in ERAS for the December application cycle. This has been corrected and we would like to get the word out to all Residents who may have had an interest in our program.

How To Apply

Please submit your applications through ERAS. Only applications submitted through ERAS will be considered. Any questions can be directed to me at angel.medina@vcuhealth.org. For program information visit: https://surgery.vcu.edu/education/cardiothoracic.html Thank you Angel Medina Associate Administrator Divisions of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery POB 980281 Richmond, VA 23298-0281 804-628-0741

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

VCU Health
Date Posted: December 19, 2018

Vascular Surgery Fellowship Virginia Commonwealth University –Vascular Surgery Date Posted: December 19, 2018 The Division of Vascular Surgery at VCU Health is now accepting applicants for an additional ACGME-accredited, vascular surgery fellowship position beginning August 1, 2019. This fellowship is appropriate for individuals who have completed 5 years of general surgery residency and are interested in formal training in vascular and endovascular surgery. Fellows accepted in the program will be enrolled in a two-year, comprehensive vascular surgery training program at VCU Health and its affiliated institutions.

How To Apply

Applicants will be required to have successfully completed a 5 year general surgery program and they will be required to submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement by January 31st, 2019. An interview will also be required and these will be conducted before April 1, 2019. Acceptance in the program will be determined by the selection committee, and applicants will be notified in writing. Those interested are encouraged to forward a copy of their CV and a cover letter to our Program Coordinator, Demetria Patterson, at demetria.patterson@vcuhealth.org. For more information regarding the fellowship program, please visit our website: https://surgery.vcu.edu/education/fellowship_vascular.html

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Clinical Associate Position on Endocrine Surgical Oncology

Cleveland Clinic
Date Posted: December 19, 2018

The position is designed to give a broad exposure in the field of endocrine surgical oncology, with an emphasis on laparoscopic/robotic abdominal solid organ and robotic thyroid surgery. The candidate will receive an exposure to robotic surgery, as well as laparoscopic and conventional endocrine surgery. The clinical responsibilities will include seeing and managing undergoing laparoscopic/robotic adrenalectomy, robotic thyroidectomy, laparoscopic liver resection and radiofrequency/microwave ablation for malignant liver tumors. The clinical associate will be expected to be involved with the clinical research projects related to this practice. The position will be paid and for a year. The requirements include US general surgery board eligibility, with an ability to obtain an Ohio medical license. The accepted candidate is expected to start the position on August 1st,2019 for a duration of 1 year. Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs to Dr.Eren Berber, at berbere@ccf.org.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are requested to send their CVs to Dr.Eren Berber, at berbere@ccf.org.

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Breast Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

Beaumont Health, Breast Care Center, Royal Oak, MI
Date Posted: December 10, 2018

The Clinical Research Fellow will be responsible developing project ideas, grant proposals, and IRB protocols, if necessary. Broad responsibilities also include the prospective and retrospective management and statistical analysis of several large databases, including our own institutional database. Bio-statistical and clinical research training will be supported by the Beaumont Research Institute and a full time research coordinator. The multidisciplinary, collaborative environment and abundance of practical training provides Clinical Research Fellows with a robust knowledge of the current state of academic literature in their areas of interest within breast oncology, as well as an ability to effectively explore literature, develop new ideas, and gather, manage, and analyze institution and national data sets to answer novel hypotheses. At the end of the year, a Clinical Research Fellow is expected to be involved in the completion of several clinical research ideas and submit them for publication.

How To Apply

To apply for the clinical research fellowship (7/2019-6/2020), submit a letter of interest along with your CV and a letter of recommendation from a close mentor to Dr. Nayana Dekhne and CC to Blerina Pople. Nayana.Dekhne@beaumont.org Blerina.Pople@beaumont.org Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.

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T32 Fellowship

Northwestern University
Date Posted: December 3, 2018

Starting July 1, 2019 the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Northwestern University will have three (3) open T32 fellowship positions. The NIH - NIDDK funded Transplant Surgery Scientist Training Program at the Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center is a two-year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented postdoctoral MDs and PhDs interested in pursuing a career in transplantation and transplant surgery-related research. Research may either be on an Outcomes or Basic Science track and trainees will be provided with intensive training by multidisciplinary senior, mid-level and junior mentors as well as classroom education.

How To Apply

Anyone interested should contact Katie Crylen, kcrylen@nm.org or visit our website https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/transplant/education/research-fellowship/index.html for more information.

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Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship- Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Date Posted: November 29, 2018

The department of surgery’s surgical oncology service encompasses disease sites including pancreas, colorectal, gastric, melanoma and sarcoma. Current research conducted focuses on clinical, outcomes, and translational projects. This includes the use of national cancer databases such as the National Cancer Database (NCDB), Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER), and the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). In addition to these, we have utilized in-house prospectively collected databases in various disease sites to perform clinical and outcomes research. Research support includes on-site statisticians, and the unique assistance of medical students who participate in a summer research program that has been established by Sanjay S. Reddy, MD FACS and Jeffrey M. Farma, MD FACS. This collaborative approach to research helps build a mentoring relationship with the faculty, the fellow, and also the students involved. In addition to the research experience, you will be included in a series of tumor board conference in disciplines including gastrointestinal, melanoma and sarcoma. There are bi-monthly research meetings with faculty, surgical oncology fellows, and the students. Lastly, there are a series of surgical oncology didactics which help complete a robust experience. https://www.foxchase.org/research-training/education/clinical/surgical-oncology-fellowships/surgical-oncology-research

How To Apply

https://www.foxchase.org/research-training/education/clinical/surgical-oncology-fellowships/surgical-oncology-research

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: November 26, 2018

The Lincoln Medical Center has an unexpected opening for a 1-year fellowship in Surgical Critical Care beginning July 2019. 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 a 5-year general surgery ACGME accredited Program or D.O. Program. A New York State License is required.

How To Apply

Via e-mail to Roxanne Gonzalez, Program Coordinator at Roxanne.gonzalez@nychhc.org

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Research fellow – Thoracic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University Medical Center
Date Posted: November 15, 2018

Funded two-year research position open for this upcoming academic year (July 2019) at Columbia University Medical Center. We are seeking a highly talented and motivated surgical resident to join the lung regeneration team focused on the new generation of extracorporeal support technologies and whole organ bioengineering for transplantation. PGY 2 and above). Research involves porcine surgery as well as the regeneration of rejected human organs. The position is based in New York City at the Columbia University Medical Center, in the department of Biomedical Engineering (Dr. Vunjak-Novakovic) in collaboration with the department of Thoracic Surgery at Vanderbilt University (Dr. Bacchetta). Previous surgical residents have been instrumental to this group and have been extremely productive, successful academically and gone onto secure highly coveted clinical fellowships. Applicants must be PG2 and above and have full support from their surgical program. 2 year commitment is required.

How To Apply

If you have a resident who is looking for such an opportunity please contact our current research fellow Ahmed Hozain (ah3539@cumc.columbia.edu).

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1 Year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Positions (2 openings)

Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Surgery
Date Posted: November 12, 2018

The Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) has TWO openings for their 1-Year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. IUSM Department of Surgery is home to two Level 1 Trauma Centers (Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital and IU Health Methodist Hospital) and provides an overwhelming experience in the management of surgical critical care patients. Trainees will spend three months in each of these hospitals in their Trauma Surgical Critical Care Units leading teams of mid-level IUSM Surgery and IUSM Anesthesia residents, alongside SICU advanced practice providers and IUSM Surgery Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Faculty. An additional three months in the IU Health University Hospital Surgical Critical Care Unit, learning to manage complex surgical and medical problems in critically ill surgical patients. The two remaining months will be spent leading a daytime Trauma Surgery service at Eskenazi Hospital and a nighttime Trauma Surgery service at Methodist Hospital Qualified Applicants must have completed at minimum 3 years of General Surgery Residency in an ACME-accredited residency program by June 2019. Applications for these two open positions must consist of the following: Current CV ABSITE Scores Letters of Recommendation (3 minimum). One must be from your Residency Program Director. Personal Statement *Incomplete applications or applications missing information will not be reviewed.

How To Apply

Applications must be packaged into 1 PDF File and emailed directly to Vara Bonnell, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Coordinator (vbonnell@iu.edu).

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Clinical Nutrtion Support Fellow

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: November 12, 2018

The Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School is offering a one year fellowship for a physician that focuses on the management of complex patients requiring parenteral or enteral nutrition support. This is a great opportunity for surgical residents who have completed at least 3 years of residency training, GI fellows, general practitioners or others with an interest in medical nutrition. The fellow will work with experienced nutrition support physicians and dietitians in managing complex patients. Management includes identifying appropriate patients for parenteral or enteral nutrition, determining the nutrition prescription, trouble shooting parenteral and enteral access issues, as well as home care management of long-term patients. Fellows will also be expected to conduct research through the Center for Surgery and Public Health at Harvard Medical School.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV to the program coordinator, Patricia Laglenne, MS,RD,LDN,CNSC at plaglenne@bwh.harvard.edu and the program director, Malcolm K. Robinson, MD at mkrobinson@bwh.harvard.edu. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us via email or at 617-732-8272. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.

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Thoracic Surgery Research

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date Posted: November 12, 2018

September 11, 2017 RE: Clinical Research Fellowship Dear General Surgery Interns: The MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery are proud to offer a clinical research fellowship. This is a one or two year appointment (a 2 year commitment is preferred) with financial support that appeals to trainees in surgery interested in learning more about academic thoracic surgical oncology and high-level clinical research. Fellows work closely with staff and faculty at MD Anderson formulating research questions that lead to abstract and manuscript submissions to high impact national and international meetings and journal publications. Past fellows have made podium presentations both nationally and abroad. Resources that are available include access to large institutional prospective databases, membership and access to national databases, collaboration with clinical and basic science research teams, biostatistical support, and experience in the entire life cycle of a clinical trial (prospective trials design, IRB submission and statistical analyses). Collaboration with outside institutions is frequent and encouraged, and can lead to novel outcomes research questions and clinical trial designs. Collaboration with basic scientists offers opportunities in translational research linking laboratory findings to clinical outcomes. Applicants for the two year position are eligible to participate in a Master’s program, offered in collaboration with the University of Texas Medical School. This program is a multi-disciplinary program designed to advance evidence-based practice in surgery by providing surgical trainees with formal training in clinical research, mentorship, resources, and funding to perform high quality research. In recent years, it has consisted primarily of general surgery residents who pursue fellowships in pediatric surgery, trauma surgery and thoracic surgery. Research fellows may also elect to obtain an MS in Clinical Research during their two years of dedicated research time (see https://med.uth.edu/crebm/clinical-research-education/ms-in-clinical-research/ for more information). Participants receive course work as part of the Master’s program and additionally hands-on mentoring and feedback on study design, presentation skills, manuscript editing and research topics. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Respectfully yours, Ara A. Vaporciyan, M.D., F.AC.S. Professor & Chair of Surgery Director of Clinical Education Office: (713)745-4533 E-mail: avaporci@mdanderson.org Sincerely, Wayne L Hofstetter, MD Professor of Surgery and Deputy Chair Office: (713) 563-9130 E-mail: WHofstetter@mdanderson.org

How To Apply

Please email your request and a current CV to Judy Corke, Program Coordinator. My email address jlcorke@mdanderson.org 713-563-1975 We are accepting applicants for 2020-2022 Thank you Judy

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Burn Surgery Fellow

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Date Posted: November 12, 2018

BURN FELLOWSHIP One Year Burn Fellowship Position with an optional second year Surgical Critical Care Fellowship or vice -versa, in our American Burn Association Accredited Burn Center at University of Iowa Level One Trauma Center Hospital; 400-500 annual burn and wound patient admissions and > 2000 outpatient visits. Burn Fellowship requirements: • Minimum of AT LEAST Two years of general surgery residency Surgical Critical Care fellowship requirements: • Minimum of AT LEAST 3 years in ACGME accredited procedure oriented residency, including General Surgery, Surgical Subspecialties, Anesthesia, and Obstetrics & Gynecology, candidate is expected to be certifiable or have been certified by their corresponding specialty of the American board. 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 burn admissions around 300 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. Educational opportunities include journal clubs and morbidity and mortality conferences. The trainee will also be given an opportunity to participate in clinical research with a chance to present at a national meeting. Upon completion of the one-year burn fellowship, the trainee, if they meet the ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care fellowship requirements, 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. International graduates will be evaluated on an individual basis. 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. If plans to go into Surgical Critical Care Fellowship upon completing the Burn Fellowship, the applicant must complete a minimum of THREE years residency prior to the fellowship. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center that includes a Burn Center which has been verified by the ACS/ABA Burn Center Verification Program since 1996 as well as a American College of Surgeons Level 1 Trauma Center. 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

For an application to the Burn Fellowship please email surgical-education@uiowa.edu. Burn Surgery Fellowship: Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD Program Director, Burn Fellowship Cate Unruh, MEd Program Coordinator, Burn Surgery Fellowship Office: 319-467-5302 surgical-education@uiowa.edu Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: Kent Choi, MD Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Tara Maurer Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care

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Research Post Doctoral Fellow

Barrow Neurological Institute - Norton Thoracic Institute
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

Norton Thoracic Institute: Research (Clinical) fellowship The research fellow will be involved in the esophageal disease laboratory with esophageal studies, maintaining functional studies and surgical databases. Fellows will be encouraged to pick retrospective and prospective studies with faculty members of their choice. The fellows will have any opportunity to avail access to animal, basic science and translational research – if they choose to in addition to helping with current ongoing projects. Research fellows will be expected to submit and present their findings at national conferences and write manuscripts from the same for peer-review publications. Medical degree (MD or MBBS) or PhD is required and surgical interest or some surgical training a plus. The fellow should be comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have at least a basic understanding of biostatistics. Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline preferred. Ph.D., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant field of endeavor required. Doctoral degree in a relevant field of endeavor preferred. Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate required. Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate required. Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate preferred. Technical and/or conceptual expertise in a relevant field preferred

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https://careers-dignityhealth.icims.com/jobs/64657/research-post-doctoral-fellow/job?mode=view

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Enhanced General Surgery Fellowship

Florida Surgical Specialists
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

Florida Surgical Specialists Enhanced General Surgery Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Foregut, Hernia and Colorectal Fellowship Location: Florida Surgical Specialists; Bradenton, Fl Program Director: Paul Toomey, MD, FACS Program Co-Director: Riva Das, MD Florida Surgical Specialists Enhanced General Surgery Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Foregut, Hernia and Colorectal Fellowship The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery (SLS) presents an EXCLUSIVE one year post Graduate fellowship. This fellowship will include training in all facets of General Surgery with a focus in minimally invasive surgery. The fellowship will feature Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (LESS) operations, including LESS cholecystectomies and LESS/robotic anti-reflux operations. We will also have a strong focus on robotic operations, including inguinal hernia repairs, complex ventral hernia repairs, adrenalectomies, gastrectomies, esophagectomies, distal pancreatectomies/splenectomies and colorectal operations. This will also be a true General Surgery experience. We will address all common benign diseases, General Surgical emergencies and complex Surgical Oncology, including, but not limited to, appendectomies, management of diverticulitis, adrenalectomies, anti-reflux operations for gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophagectomies, hernia operations, liver resections, pancreatectomies, melanoma excisions, lymph node biopsies, lumpectomies/mastectomies, small bowel resections, anorectal disease and more complex gastrointestinal/colorectal operations. The Fellow will also gain additional experience with upper endoscopy as well as colonoscopy. Fellowship Information The primary training goal of this post Graduate fellowship is to improve patient care and teach advanced robotic/laparoscopic/endoscopic operative skills to individuals who are interested in propagating the field of minimally invasive surgery, while honing skills regarding complex General Surgery. The Florida Surgical Specialists Enhanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship is based upon a very busy clinical practice of General Surgery, especially foregut, hernia and colorectal surgery with intensive clinical research. There will be strong focus on minimally invasive and robotic surgery. We have a very high volume practice and at the forefront of technology/innovation for both minimally invasive and open operations. Dr. Paul Toomey, program director, is a pioneer in Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (LESS) and robotic surgery with experience in over 200 LESS operations and 200 robotic operations in the last three years alone. Dr. Riva Das, co-program director is a colorectal specialist focused on minimally invasive robotic, laparoscopic, LESS and endoluminal approaches to common colorectal diseases. We will offer two positions each year, beginning August 1 of the academic year, for graduates of accredited General Surgery training programs in the United States. This one-year program is designed for surgeons who want to increase their knowledge and technical skills in advanced laparoscopic procedures and advanced GI Surgery, including HPB and Colorectal Surgery. The program includes clinical, academic, and research components. The goals of the one-year fellowship are: 1.Train fellows in the application of the following techniques of advanced GI Surgery for foregut, abdominal wall and colorectal diseases: a.Robotic Surgery b.Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (LESS) Surgery c.Endo-luminal Surgery d.“Open”, complex GI Surgery 2.Prepare fellows to be leaders in Surgery and for careers in Surgery by: a.Providing guidance for the development of independent research During the fellowship, extensive experience is gained in flexible endoscopy, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and advanced upper/lower endoscopy of the GI tract. The clinical activity of the fellowship is undertaken at all training facilities served by Florida Surgical Specialists. Florida Surgical Specialists serve four hospitals in Manatee and Sarasota Counties: Blake Medical Center (383-bed hospital in Bradenton, FL), Manatee Memorial Hospital (319-bed hospital in Bradenton, FL), Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (155-bed all private room facility in Sarasota, FL) and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (120-bed hospital in Bradenton, FL) and Manatee Surgery Center. The mission of Florida Surgical Specialists is to present Southwest Florida patients with the industry’s most ground-breaking surgical solutions for digestive disorders, cancer treatment and general surgery needs. Year Summary Clinical care The Fellow is fully engaged in both clinical and research activities throughout the year. Clinical activities include inpatient and outpatient care. The outpatient clinical experience includes patients seen in a state of the art outpatient facility. Outpatient clinics are on Monday and Friday. About 80-100 patients are seen per week in the clinic. The fellows aid attending faculty in the clinic, along with medical students and physician assistant students. Three days per week fellows’ activities focus on operative experience and in-patient care. The operative experience includes a spectrum of operations ranging from minimally invasive and robotic surgery to “maximally invasive” complex intra-abdominal and thoracic procedures. The operating schedule is very busy; the two attendings run approximately eight full operating rooms per week. There are no surgical residents competing for attention from the faculty. Research The research activities are undertaken almost daily throughout the year. The clinical research work involves collecting and analyzing data primarily from different databases including LESS cholecystectomies, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreatic cancer, melanoma, robotic inguinal hernias and LESS surgery outcomes and techniques. We run both investigator initiated and industry sponsored clinical trials, and the Fellow will be involved with the writing and/or implementation of these clinical trials. In addition, the fellow is involved in educating advanced LESS surgery techniques to both pre-medical students and practicing visiting surgeons in the operating room. Research Expectations and Responsibilities 1.Participate in ongoing research activities. 2.Identify research projects of interest. 3.Send abstracts to regional, national and international meetings. 4.Complete preparation for presentations at regional, national and international meetings. 5.Complete manuscripts covering research projects chosen by the Fellow. 6.Initiate and maintain a registry for all procedures done in the fellowship, including outcomes. 7.Participate in accrual, evaluation, and data management of various clinical protocols sponsored by the supervising surgeons. Education and Teaching Educational activities are a focus of the fellow. The fellow is responsible for informal teaching and for the organization and “running” of conferences, especially Monday afternoon conference where members of the service meet and discuss patient care. At this conference, we discuss all upcoming operations for the week and interesting patients we care for; the Fellow is actively involved in this conference. The Fellow is also engaged in the teaching of undergraduate students, particularly in the summer, in conjunction with a summer student education and research program. The Fellow will also attend and present at Surgical Grand Rounds, and cancer conference. Conferences with the attendings on clinical care and research occur daily. Fellow’s Weekly Activities Clinic Experience: Monday 8 AM – 4 PM and Friday alternating 8 AM – 5 PM and 8 AM – 12 PM every other week Operative Experience: Fellow is mentored by two surgical attendings: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 7:15 AM – 5 PM Didactic Weekly Activities: Mondays 4 PM – 5 PM: Monday Case Conference Fridays 7 AM – 8 AM: Research meeting Cancer Conferences: 7 AM – 8 AM every other Thursday and 12 PM – 1PM every other Monday Supervision & Evaluation The fellow will undergo written evaluations by all faculty of the fellowship quarterly during the year, and the fellowship director will discuss the evaluations directly with the fellow. The fellow should expect close contact with and mentoring by the faculty with daily exposure. The purpose of the evaluations will be to measure the fellow’s progress in achieving his or her goals (self-defined at the initiation of the Fellowship) and to facilitate achievement of these goals. The fellow will receive constructive criticism regarding his or her performance and a progress report on the chosen research project will be discussed. To obtain the certificate of completion, a unanimous decision on the part of the faculty will be required; this decision will be based on the written evaluations submitted by the faculty each quarter. Innumerable opportunities for feedback will exist for fellow and faculty on a day-to-day basis. Full encouragement for feedback is given. Frank and honest, especially constructive, criticism is encouraged. Basic Program Information: •Interaction with Residents: No surgical residents •Is there a General Surgery Residency at the Primary Institution?: No •Is there a General Surgery Residency at the Secondary Institution?: No •Is there a curriculum in place for fellowship?: Yes •Are there teaching conferences available for the fellow?: Yes •Is there an evaluation tool for fellow by faculty in place?: Yes •Is there an evaluation tool for faculty by fellow in place?: Yes

How To Apply

To apply, please visit: https://soclapsurgeons.wufoo.com/forms/sls-fellowship-application/ Contact Information For Questions: Scot Cranston, Chief Operating Officer Phone: 941-216-3602 Fax: 941-216-3605 Email: floridasurgicalspecialists@gmail.com Website: www.floridasurgicalspecialists.com

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General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

Brigham and Women’s Hospital General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Position Available 07/01/2019 Start Program Requirements: The program requires a medical degree and completion of a training program in General Surgery or Cardiothoracic Surgery. You must be able to obtain a limited medical license in Massachusetts at minimum, which requires the completion of USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK, and Step 2CS. Fellows must be able to demonstrate skills in fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery in our simulation lab. Please submit the following items to Sasha Smith, Education Programs Manager, via email at sasmith2@bwh.harvard.edu : • Personal Statement • Current CV • USMLE Scores • ABSITE Scores • Three Letters of Recommendation Program Description: The General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship program is a one to two year non-ACGME approved program focusing on general thoracic surgery procedures and patient care. It is designed to provide General Thoracic Surgery training to physicians who are trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery and seek specialized additional training in General Thoracic Surgery, to those who are applying to attend an accredited residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery and want additional experience in General Thoracic Surgery, and to international fellows currently with a valid US Visa who are seeking training in General Thoracic Surgery. This is one of the busiest Thoracic Surgery Programs in the country, with eighteen general thoracic surgeons performing over 3,400 procedures in the last academic year. The fellows will work alongside residents enrolled in the accredited Thoracic Surgery program at BWH and actively participate in all educational conferences and activities. There is also an opportunity for clinical research. We use an apprenticeship model whereby each thoracic fellow is assigned to surgeons two months at a time to gain exposure to the breadth and depth of the thoracic surgery practice. The focus changes from lung surgery to esophageal surgery based on the surgeon. The fellow is the primary resident with the assigned surgeon so that there is no competition with the accredited residents. The case volume is more than sufficient to accommodate all residents and fellows. The fellows are primarily at Brigham and Women's Hospital and will also rotate to the West Roxbury VA Hospital for a 2- month rotation, once a year. During this rotation, the fellow is the sole trainee on the service and is given increased autonomy while gaining experience in a community hospital.

How To Apply

Program Requirements: The program requires a medical degree and completion of a training program in General Surgery or Cardiothoracic Surgery. You must be able to obtain a limited medical license in Massachusetts at minimum, which requires the completion of USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK, and Step 2CS. Fellows must be able to demonstrate skills in fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery in our simulation lab. Please submit the following items to Sasha Smith, Education Programs Manager, via email at sasmith2@bwh.harvard.edu : • Personal Statement • Current CV • USMLE Scores • ABSITE Scores • Three Letters of Recommendation

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Department of Surgery Brennan Visiting Resident Rotation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

We are now accepting applications for the Brennan Visiting Resident Rotation which provides one month of intensive clinical and academic experience in surgical oncology for interest general surgery residents. Clinical rotations are designed for residents in their third or fourth year of training. Applications are reviewed a year ahead of time and therefore residents should apply during their 2nd or 3rd year of general surgery training. Residents from ACGME accredited general surgery residency training programs are eligible to apply. If selected, the resident is provided an apartment for the duration of their rotation and will be reimbursed for travel costs. Dr. Brennan was an oncology surgeon with special expertise in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas, endocrine tumors, gastric and pancreatic cancers. He was Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from 1985 until June 2006. Dr. Brennan has lectured throughout the world and authored or co-authored more than 1,000 scientific papers and two books on soft tissue sarcoma. He has served as Director of the American Board of Surgery, Chairman of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, President of the Society of Clinical Surgery, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the James IV association, Vice President of the American College of Surgeons, and President of the American Surgical Association. Dr. Brennan has been awarded Honorary Fellowships in the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland, Edinburgh, England, Australasia, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and of Canada. Dr. Brennan has received Honorary Doctorates from the Universities of Edinburgh, Otago, Goteborg and the Imperial College, London. In 1995, Dr. Brennan was honored with membership in the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Murray F Brennan Chair in Surgery was endowed. In 2000 he received the American College of Surgeons’ highest award, the Distinguished Service Award. In January 2015 he was appointed by Her Majesty The Queen as Knight Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. We will accept residents from September through May of the academic year. Current PGY 3’s will rotate September through January; therefore it will not overlap with the Surgical Oncology application process. Current PGY 2’s will rotate February through May if there are no available slots from September through January. For residents who will be in their research year at the time of rotation, please note that you must be affiliated with your residency training program at your home institution. The residents will work as a junior resident on the Colorectal, Hepatopancreatobiliary or Gastric Mixed Tumor Service, as an assigned member of a team. The team consists of a surgical oncology fellow and one or more attending faculty from the Surgical Oncology Division. As a member of the clinical team, the Brennan Visiting Residents are involved with the care of Surgical Oncology inpatients and outpatients. Residents may participate in outpatient office hours as well as assist with surgical procedures and the preoperative and postoperative care of patients. By working closely with both the Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology Services, the resident’s experience will include an education set within a multidisciplinary setting. Visiting residents are expected to attend and participate in the Surgical Oncology Service’s numerous weekly and monthly meetings and will deliver a brief talk on a surgical oncology topic during their month. Residents will have call responsibilities 3 to 4 times per month which will include providing post-operative care for floor patients and working up new consultations received by the Surgical Oncology Service. The residents will be off on post call days and assurance will be made that they adhere to appropriate ACGME regulations while at MSK.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, personal statement, a letter of recommendation from their Program Director and an application form by December 1st to: Michael D’Angelica, MD Ivan Gerena Program Director GME Program Coordinator III Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Department of Surgery dangelim@mskcc.org surresidents@mskcc.org Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the end of February.

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Vascular Surgery Research Fellow

New York University Langone School of Medicine
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

Volunteer Research Fellow New York University Langone School of Medicine The NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the top surgical research institutions in the US. We are seeking two Volunteer Research Fellows to work on vascular complications and immunology. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Bhama Ramkhelawon's laboratory in the division of vascular surgery, department of surgery, to design and carryout experiments investigating the immune response in cardiovascular complications and diseases. We are one of the best laboratory nationwide performing basic and trnaslational research in vascular diseases. Applicants should have an M.D. or Ph.D. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Our volunteers tend to be extremely hard working and as a result they are very successful in matching into residency programs. The position requires a commitment of 1 year. Job Location - NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, 10016, United States.

How To Apply

Please send CV with letters of reference to Bhama.Ramkhelawon@nyumc.org

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GYNECOLOGICAL BRUNSCHWIG ROTATING RESIDENT PROGRAM

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date Posted: October 29, 2018

The Gynecological Brunschwig Rotating Resident Program, funded by a generous donation from the Brunschwig family, provides up to three months of intensive clinical and academic experience in gynecologic oncology for obstetrics and gynecology residents. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Brunschwig Rotating Residents are integrated as full members of the clinical team, involved with all aspects of inpatient and outpatient care. The residents attend outpatient clinics, assist with surgical procedures and the perioperative care of patients. Working as members of a multidisciplinary team including Medical Oncologists and Radiation Oncologists, the residents learn the modern management of gynecologic cancers in a multidisciplinary setting. Resident participation in surgery varies with the level of experience of the resident and the complexity of the surgical procedure. Brunschwig Rotating Residents participate in weekly didactic and multidisciplinary educational conferences and grand rounds, as well as specialty conferences at the Center on related scientific subjects. BENEFITS: Each Brunschwig Rotating Resident will be provided a furnished apartment adjacent to the hospital (depending on availability), access to the academic support facilities of the Department. The parent-training program would continue to provide basic stipend and health insurance coverage for the resident while the resident is at memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. ELIGIBILITY: Residents must be from an accredited Obstetrics and Gynecology training program. Written approval from the residency program director is required. Clinical rotations are best suited for residents during their second or third year of Obstetrics and Gynecology training. HOW TO APPLY: https://www.mskcc.org/hcp-education-training/residencies/gynecological-brunschwig-rotating-residency PROGRAM DIRECTOR Yukio Sonoda, MD Office: (212) 639-7537

How To Apply

https://www.mskcc.org/hcp-education-training/residencies/gynecological-brunschwig-rotating-residency

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

UCF COM/HCA GME Consortium Ocala
Date Posted: October 25, 2018

University of Central Florida College of Medicine/HCA GME Consortium is currently seeking 2 fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. This newly accredited program is based at Ocala Regional Medical Center, the consortium for North Florida Division in Ocala, Florida. The consortium provides trainees with all resources needed for a complete, well-rounded educational experience. Ocala Health, the primary site, has a State and American College of Surgeons (ACS) verified Level II Trauma center (over 2,800 cases last year) with a fully staffed ICU and TICU, as well as a variety of surgery resources. Fellows will have full access to inpatient and outpatient facilities, clinics, and a dedicated department for education at the primary clinical site.

How To Apply

Please send the follow items to Linda White, Program Coordinator • Most recent curriculum vitae • ABSITE scores for all levels of training • USLME Step (1-3) scores • 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director)

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Vascular Surgery Scientist Training Program

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Date Posted: October 23, 2018

The NIH-funded Vascular Surgery Scientist Training Program at Northwestern University is a two-year mentored research training program designed for surgical residents (MD/DO) in general, cardiac, and vascular surgery and for PhD postdoctoral research fellows interested in vascular biology or vascular biomedical engineering careers. Our goal is to provide a seamless multidisciplinary environment in which the trainee may interact with a diverse group of distinguished research faculty. The T32 mechanism provides a stipend, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance. The key to this program is an individualized training plan developed by the mentor and trainee. The unique multidisciplinary environment provides trainees with opportunities to work with mentors from different disciplines. The goal of this program is to match the research interest of the trainee to mentors, coursework, seminars, meetings, and a research plan that will collectively provide the experience necessary to launch a successful career as a physician scientist. Trainees may select one of several tracks of study or a combination of tracks: • Vascular biology with a basic science or translational emphasis, • Clinical outcomes/health services research, • Biomedical devices in partnership with the Biomedical Engineering Department, • An integrated program designed by the trainee and his/her mentors. Trainees who select the clinical outcomes/health services research track will pursue the Master of Science in Health Services and Outcomes Research degree program at NU. We are currently recruiting for the positions that start on July 1, 2019. Candidates must hold either an MD, DO, or PhD degree. MD/DO candidates must have completed at least two years of clinical training prior to enrolling in the program. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Applicants will submit a written application along with three letters of recommendation. For more information, contact: Mark K. Eskandari, MD Division of Vascular Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 676 N. St. Clair, #650 Chicago, IL 60611 312/926-7775 jgoldste@nm.org

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Global Surgery Fellowship

Creighton University School of Medicine
Date Posted: October 23, 2018

Dear Program Director, The Creighton University Department of Surgery initiated a two year non-ACGME accredited Global Surgery Fellowship starting in July 2017. “In Creighton’s Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition” and “transform learners into exceptional physicians who are leaders in advancing medicine, health and well-being.” The Fellowship is providing dedicated and exceptional surgeons while meeting the desperate surgical health care needs of developing countries. The fellowship director, Dr. Charles Filipi, has 16 years of experience initiating and providing surgical and medical humanitarian health care in underserved countries and has founded two non-profit organizations Hernia Repair for the Underserved herniahelp.org and Chronic Care International chroniccareinternational.org. Creighton University has a diversified global health program and the Medical School Dean and the President of the University are highly supportive of the fellowship. Division chiefs of Urology, Anesthesia, Dentistry, Oromaxillofacial Surgery, Obstetrics and from the Maricopa Burn Center in Phoenix have participated in curriculum development and will supervise the fellow during their first year rotations. In the first year the fellow will be taught operations and medical care not learned in a general surgery residency, but necessary in a developing country. The operations include C sections, repair of 4th degree perineal lacerations, management of post-partum hemorrhage, placement of supra-pubic cystostomys, cystoscopies, the administration of spinal, and general endotracheal anesthesia, regional blocks, extraction of teeth, management of facial fractures, surgical trauma including burr holes, eye enucleations and rapid splenectomy in the cadaver laboratory and the repair of large inguinal scrotal hernias in the Dominican Republic with Dr. Filipi and other hernia experts. The last 3 months of the first year and the second year is spent at a first level hospital in a low income country. During the second year the fellow will do 200 – 400 major operations and begin training a local health provider to do essential operations; appendectomy, hernia repair, C sections and laparotomy for bowel perforations. The fellow keeps a google doc spreadsheet on all patients during the first and second year which is monitored by the fellowship director. Additionally in the second year the fellow must develop at least one health care system that will positively impact 200 or more local people. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have finished an ACGME approved surgical residency by June 30, 2019 and are board certified, or if within 1 year of residency completion, qualified to take the American Board of Surgery QE / CE examinations.

How To Apply

If interested, applicants please provide the following documents via e-mail to Ms. Katrina Brungardt program coordinator at KatrinaBrungardt@creighton.edu • Documentation of a cumulative ABSITE score of > the 50th percentile • A letter of reference from the applicant’s surgery department chairman • A letter of reference from the applicant’s program director • A personal statement about surgical global health • A Current CV We thank you in advance for sharing this letter with your residents. Sincerely, Charles J. Filipi, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery

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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

University of California San Francisco
Date Posted: October 17, 2018

The Division of Vascular Surgery at UCSF is now accepting applicants for an additional ACGME-approved, vascular surgery fellowship position beginning August 1, 2019. This fellowship is appropriate for individuals who have completed 5 years of general surgery residency and are interested in formal training in vascular and endovascular surgery. Fellows accepted in the program will be enrolled in a two-year, comprehensive vascular surgery training program at UCSF Medical Center and its affiliated institutions.

How To Apply

Applicants will be required to have successfully completed a 5 year general surgery program and they will be required to submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement by January 31st, 2019. An interview will also be required and these will be conducted before April 1, 2019. Acceptance in the program will be determined by the selection committee, and applicants will be notified in writing.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Carolinas Medical Center
Date Posted: October 17, 2018

One year, ACGME approved, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship: This fellowship provides a wealth of experience in critical care medicine to train future academic surgeons with specialty interests in trauma and critical care. A dynamic core faculty is comprised of twelve trauma attendings with board certification in Surgical Critical Care, all dedicated to teaching and mentoring. Fellows will be exposed to a wide variety and high volume of critically ill surgical and trauma patients, as well as perform many bedside ICU procedures including tracheostomy, PEG, IVC filter, bronchoscopy, critical care ultrasound, and invasive line placement. At CMC we strive to deliver excellent critical care with an evidence based, multidisciplinary approach. Our fellowship encourages active participation in outcomes research, quality improvement initiatives, state-of-the-art simulation training and teaching, and guideline development. A structured weekly didactic program is in place that fosters development of core critical care knowledge and delivery of that knowledge to junior learners. Exposure to ICU administration and trauma program management are integral to fellowship training. The SCC fellow rotations include: Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound, Electives: Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Recovery Unit, Nephrology, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Burns, Echocardiography. One or two-year Trauma Fellowship: A one-year Trauma Fellowship that can be combined with the ACGME approved Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. The purpose of our trauma fellowship is to train future trauma center medical directors. Our program is supported by 12 full-time critical care boarded trauma surgeons. The experience includes direct involvement in administrative, clinical, and research activities. Administrative duties will include involvement with both the adult and pediatric components of our trauma center, MTAC, and the North Carolina Committee on Trauma. The clinical experience will include operative and critical care of complex trauma. Our research program is active in clinical, basic science, and industry projects. The fellow is supported for ATOM, ASSET, and the Trauma Center Association of America’s Trauma Medical Director introductory course.

How To Apply

Requirements: PGY-4 or PGY-6 having completed at least 3 years of an ACGME-approved general surgery program. To apply, please send the following items to the Program Director (Rita.Brintzenhoff@atriumhealth.org) or Program Coordinator (Aelleen.Cedeno@atriumhealth.org): SAFAS application or most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores, USMLE and 3 LORs.

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Volunteer Research Fellows, Department of Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center
Date Posted: October 17, 2018

Dr. Diane Simeone is the Director of Pancreatic Cancer Center and Associate Director of Perlmutter Cancer Center of NYU Langone Medical Center, one of the top surgical research institutions in the US. We are one of the best laboratories nationwide performing basic and translational research in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Simeone’s lab is seeking two Volunteer Research Fellows to work on pancreatic cancer. Individuals seeking to boost their credentials in preparation for residency application are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid full-time volunteer position. A commitment of 1 year is necessary. The Research Fellow will train under the mentorship of Dr. Simeone in the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery. Applicants should have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. Previous basic science research experience is an asset but not essential. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are desired. Volunteer research fellows will be involved in all aspects of research, including experiment design, data acquisition, analysis, and submissions for abstract and manuscript publication. Volunteer research fellows are encouraged to attend weekly multidisciplinary pancreatic tumor board discussion in Perlmutter Cancer Center. Job Location - NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, 10016, United States.

How To Apply

To apply please email Ende Zhao at ende.zhao@nyulangone.org. Please include your CV, two reference letters and visa status (if any) in a single PDF file. International applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Position

Saint Louis University Hospital
Date Posted: October 16, 2018

Saint Louis University is seeking one Surgical Critical Care Fellow for our ACGME accredited program for the 2019-2020 academic year. SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center, providing adult Level 1 trauma services for both Missouri and Illinois with 2,400 trauma admissions per year (20% penetrating). SLU hospital is located in the heart of Midtown St. Louis, with 356 beds and 65 ICU beds which have been servicing the St. Louis Region for over 70 years. The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is an accredited one year program designed to provide the trainee with in-depth knowledge of Surgical Critical Care. Completion of this fellowship qualifies the individual for the examinations offered by the American Board of Surgery for the certificate of added qualification in Surgical Critical Care. Individuals applying to this program need a minimum of three clinical years in a surgical training program, but preference is given to individuals who have completed or are completing their surgical residency training.

How To Apply

Please send your most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores for all levels of training, USMLE Step 1-3 scores, along with 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director) to Keith Williams at keith.williams@health.slu.edu

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Fellow

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Date Posted: October 15, 2018

The Inova Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is a 12-month program designed to prepare fellows for the advanced levels of performance expected of a board-certified subspecialist. We offer clinical experience in surgical critical care service (SCCS) , cardiovascular ICU (CVICU) , Pediatric ICU (PICU), trauma/acute care surgery service, an elective (optional), and 4 weeks of paid time off. Located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Northern Virginia, a few miles from the nation's capital in Washington, DC, the program offers the diverse, real-world educational and clinical experience required by a well-rounded clinician. Critical Care at IFH is managed by several services. All patients in a CCU at IFH are required to have intensivist coverage, either through consultation or primary management. The Surgical Critical Care Service provides critical care for all critically ill trauma and general surgery patients admitted to the Trauma Service, and upon request for other surgical patients when consulted (such as general, vascular, thoracic, transplant, plastic surgery, maxillofacial, obstetrical, and gynecological patients).

How To Apply

To apply, submit the following: 1. CV 2. (3) letters of recommendation written by supervising physicians with whom the applicant has worked. (standardized form letters included in the SAFAS website are accepted, but are not sufficient and do not count toward this requirement) 3. Personal statement of approximately one page, detailing your reasons for pursuing a Surgical Critical Care fellowship 4. Written verification by your residency program director that you have graduated from a general surgery residency that is accredited by the ACGME, or will graduate from such a program by June 30 of the year in which fellowship begins. This statement may be included within a letter of recommendation by the program director. The fellowship begins on August 1. 5. Results of standardized tests: All in-service examinations (USMLE, NBME, Flex, or equivalent) 6. ECFMG certificate (for international graduates) **Preferred candidates should have graduated within the last 5 years

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Clinical Research Fellow – Department of Trauma and Burns

Cook County Hospital
Date Posted: October 15, 2018

Cook County Hospital in Chicago is America's oldest trauma center and sees a high volume of penetrating and blunt trauma. We offer a one or two year research fellowship for U.S. and International Researchers. Fellowship candidates are welcomed into our department with the opportunity to participate intimately with trauma and burn teams at Cook County Hospital. The fellowship is intended to create and foster U.S. and international academic relationships that are steeped in clinical and basic science research. We are currently working on research projects in the area of: Shock and resuscitation Head, Chest, Abdominal and Pelvic injury Burn injury and resuscitation Burn grafting and hemostasis Obesity and trauma Elderly trauma Gunshot injury and prevention Public implications of the burden of injury This is a full-time non-paid volunteer position and a commitment of one year is necessary. Applicants must have M.D. degree and ECFGM certification if applicable. Strong communication skills are required. Prior research experience and knowledge of computer software Excell, SPSS, R is desired but not essential. Our experience has been successful matching of all our research fellows into residency programs as a result of their hard work and dedication to the field. For more information please visit: http://www.cookcountyhhs.org/medical-clinicalservices/trauma/education-research/

How To Apply

Please email CV, USMLE scores, letters of recommendation, and visa status to fbokhari@cookcountyhhs.org.

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Surgical Critical Care Fellow

Carilion Clinic/ Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Date Posted: October 3, 2018

Carilion Clinic/ Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is currently seeking 2 fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. This newly accredited program is based at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the tertiary care facility for southwest Virginia, in Roanoke, Virginia. The philosophy of the program is to provide a setting in which advanced, highly skilled, adult education can take place. The faculty provides the opportunity for the fellow to acquire an in-depth knowledge and , advanced clinical skills in order to develop both academically and professionally. We are committed to providing excellent clinical exposure including rotations in Surgical, Cardiothoracic, Medical and Pediatric Critical Care, as well as Palliative Care. Our ultimate goal is to foster the refinement of the fellow's scientific and academic pursuits. The educational program consists of a combination of mentorship with a graded increase in clinical, administrative and educational responsibilities; , didactic and Socratic instruction, hands-on experience, and self-directed learning.

How To Apply

Please send most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores for all levels of training, USLME Step (1-3) scores, along with 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director) to: Tina D Toms, Program Coordinator Virginia Tech Carilion Medical Education Building Room #301 1906 Belleview Avenue Roanoke, VA 24016 540-981-7441 tdtoms@carilionclinic.org

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PGY-3 General Surgery Categorical Resident

NYU-Winthrop University Hospital
Date Posted: October 2, 2018

NYU-Winthrop Hospital is a newly ACGME accredited General Surgery program. We are seeking to fill PGY-3 General Surgery positions with a starting date of July 1, 2019. All qualified applicants must have successfully completed three (2) years of clinical surgery in no more than two (2) ACGME-accredited general surgery programs and must have completed their PGY-2 year by June 2019.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit, via e-mail, their contact information along with the following in pdf format: 1) Current CV including a photograph. 2) Three (3) letters of recommendation: a. One letter from the current or most recent program director. b. For residents involved in a residency program, the program director must give the resident permission to interview for the position. 3) Milestones evaluations. 4) ABSITE scores for each year involved in a surgical residency program. 5) ACGME Defined Category Report. 6) List of completed rotations for each year of training. 7) USMLE or COMLEX Scores: a. Step 1 – 3 scores. b. Must have passed each on the 1st attempt. c. Step 1 minimum = 210 for USMLE, 600 for COMLEX. d. Step 2 minimum = 220. 8) Medical School Diploma. 9) Medical School transcript: a. Must have graduated from medical school no earlier than 2015. b. Must not have repeated any year of medical school. 10) MSPE (Medical School Performance Evaluation). 11) For foreign applicants: a. A copy of the ECFMG certification. b. Evidence of a current and valid English qualifying examination. c. A J-1 visa. (NYU-Winthrop does not sponsor H-1B visa candidates). 12) Letter describing the reason you wish to join our program. Only complete applications will be considered. No phone calls from applicants will be accepted. Material received by fax will not be reviewed. Uninvited visitors will not be seen.

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PGY-2 General Surgery Categorical

NYU-Winthrop University Hospital
Date Posted: October 2, 2018

NYU-Winthrop Hospital is a newly ACGME accredited General Surgery program. We are seeking to fill PGY-2 General Surgery positions with a starting date of July 1, 2019. All qualified applicants must have successfully completed three (2) years of clinical surgery in no more than two (2) ACGME-accredited general surgery programs and must have completed their PGY-1 year by June 2019.

How To Apply

Applicants should submit, via e-mail, their contact information along with the following in pdf format: 1) Current CV including a photograph. 2) Three (3) letters of recommendation: a. One letter from the current or most recent program director. b. For residents involved in a residency program, the program director must give the resident permission to interview for the position. 3) Milestones evaluations. 4) ABSITE scores for each year involved in a surgical residency program. 5) ACGME Defined Category Report. 6) List of completed rotations for each year of training. 7) USMLE or COMLEX Scores: a. Step 1 – 3 scores. b. Must have passed each on the 1st attempt. c. Step 1 minimum = 210 for USMLE, 600 for COMLEX. d. Step 2 minimum = 220. 8) Medical School Diploma. 9) Medical School transcript: a. Must have graduated from medical school no earlier than 2016. b. Must not have repeated any year of medical school. 10) MSPE (Medical School Performance Evaluation). 11) For foreign applicants: a. A copy of the ECFMG certification. b. Evidence of a current and valid English qualifying examination. c. A J-1 visa. (NYU-Winthrop does not sponsor H-1B visa candidates). 12) Letter describing the reason you wish to join our program. Only complete applications will be considered. No phone calls from applicants will be accepted. Material received by fax will not be reviewed. Uninvited visitors will not be seen.

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Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Date Posted: September 21, 2018

Purpose: The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at the University of Miami announces openings for the Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology, funded by the National Cancer Institute's T32 Training Grant Award. Fellowships are 2‐3 years in duration. The award purpose is to train independent investigators who are interested in surgical oncology research in the areas of cancer biology, molecular therapeutics, tumor immunology, biomedical engineering, health disparities, population health, and clinical trial design/implementation. A rigorous selection criteria will be used to identify candidates likely to be successful in a career as an independent investigator. The training environment will enable Fellows to work directly with preeminent T32 Faculty mentors while engaging in a number of formal activities of the SCCC. Fellows will: o Work in the laboratory for 24 months under the direction of a faculty mentor o Develop laboratory projects based upon his/her individual research interests & expertise o Present their research through abstracts, poster sessions, peer-reviewed publications, manuscripts & grant applications. o Develop relevant skills in research o Follow Individual Development Plans o Participate in mentor/ mentee meetings

How To Apply

Requirements: o Citizens/non-citizen nationals of the United States or individuals that have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. o Candidates must be available for a 12-month appointment and agree to undertake a minimum of two years of research, research training, or comparable experiences from the time of appointment. o Residents in training in General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, or Urology. o Those that have not had previous NRSA or T32 support. Application Requirements: Deadline: 10/26/2018 1. One page “Statement of Research Interest” 2. CV 3. One letter of reference

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Minimially Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellow

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: September 18, 2018

This is a comprehensive training program in advanced non-cardiac thoracic surgery, intended for those who have graduated from or intend to complete an ACGME cardiothoracic residency. Foreign medical graduates who do not plan to practice in the United States are also eligible. It is not intended as an alternative path to thoracic credentialing, but rather as an enhancement for specialized training in minimally invasive and robotic techniques, multidisciplinary thoracic and foregut oncology, and benign and malignant foregut surgery. The start date is 8/1/2019. The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School offers an advanced one-year fellowship in minimally invasive general thoracic surgery for individuals who have completed their American Board of Thoracic Surgery requirements or their equivalence. Fellowships are also available for board certified cardiothoracic surgeons wishing to retool in general thoracic surgery and in minimally invasive thoracic surgery with emphasis on esophageal and lung surgery. Outpatient, operative and postoperative management of the entire spectrum of minimally invasive general thoracic surgical cases is provided including endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive thoracoscopic and robotic surgery. In addition, there is expected access to both simulation and animal work as well as research. There are eighteen general thoracic surgeons staffing the Division of Thoracic Surgery at BWH, performing over 3,000 procedures in the last academic year. The fellows will work alongside residents enrolled in the accredited Thoracic Surgery program at BWH and actively participate in all educational conferences and activities. There is also an opportunity for clinical research. We use an apprenticeship model whereby each minimally invasive thoracic fellow is assigned to surgeons two months at a time to gain exposure to the breadth and depth of minimally invasive practice The focus changes from lung surgery to esophageal surgery based on the surgeon. The fellow is the primary resident with the assigned surgeon so that there is no competition with the accredited residents. The case volume is more than sufficient to accommodate all residents and fellows. This is one of the busiest Thoracic surgery program in the country. The fellows are primarily at Brigham and Women's Hospital where over 3,000 cases are performed each year. In addition, our surgeons operate at 5 additional satellite hospitals (South Shore Hospital, VA Medical Center West Roxbury, Faulkner Hospital, Milford Hospital and Kent Hospital) where fellows may occasionally rotate to supplement fellow interests. We also have one of the largest practices of esophageal cases with nearly 200 laparoscopic fundoplication per year (including first time lap nissens, redo nissens/ Collis nissens, heller myotomy, giant paraesophageal hernias, diverticulae, etc.). We also perform over 100 esophagectomy cases a year, mostly minimally invasively, and evenly divided between anastomoses in the neck and chest. Finally, we incorporate esophageal and laparoscopic staging routinely for esophageal and gastric cancer staging. On the lung side, we perform over 150 lobectomies and segementectomies per year many using complete minimally invasive techniques. In addition, approximately 250 Video thoracoscopic lung wedge resection are performed per year as well as many other miscellaneous video thoracoscopic cases such as sympatectomy, thymectomy, resection of all types of mediastinal and pleural masses etc. We are performing robotic surgery for the lung and esophagus, and endoscopic therapies like POEM. We also perform hundreds of therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopies and bronchoscopies using EUS, EBUS, laser, PDT and stents. Surgeons on our staff have trained in many institutions and bring multiple techniques to their students.

How To Apply

All applications to be submitted via the Fellowship Council Website- https://fellowshipcouncil.org/directory-of-fellowships/display-listing/?match=2&pid=1330

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Burn Fellowship Position

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Date Posted: September 17, 2018

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences is seeking a Burn Fellow for academic year 2019-2020. The Johns Hopkins Burn Center with it's Michael D. Hendrix Burn Research Center is a regional burn center drawing from Maryland and surrounding states. There are over 400 acute burn admissions per year and 200 other related conditions. It has a nationally recognized program of comprehensive care for patients with injuries and other late effects including an international burn reconstruction program. The fellowship program is a one year position of clinical and research activity within Johns Hopkins Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. It will provide the fellow outstanding quality educational opportunities from experienced faculty. The fellowship is available to physicians who are board eligible in either plastic or general surgery or those who have completed three years of general surgery training. Exposure to adult , critical care & burn reconstruction will provide each fellow with an exceptional opportunity.

How To Apply

Please send CV & 3 letters of recommendation to Julie A. Caffrey, D.O., M.S. Burn Fellowship Director, Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins - Division of Burn Surgery Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. jcaffre5@jhmi.edu

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Research Fellow – Division of Thoracic Surgery

Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
Date Posted: September 17, 2018

The Division of Thoracic Surgery is accepting applications for a funded one or two year Research Fellowship at the Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington beginning July 1, 2019. Applicants are ideally surgical trainees in or completing an accredited ACGME program in the United States or Canada who have a required or optional research year(s) within their surgical program or a gap year before additional training. US Residents or H1-b visa status only. The Fellow will be responsible for generating research ideas, developing and conducting clinical research projects in conjunction with the members of the Division. The Division has 6 principle areas of research including: • Benign foregut disease including GERD, Barrett’s esophagus and achalasia • Lung cancer including screening • Robotic surgery • Surgical technology evaluation including cost analysis • Thymic diseases, and • Pleural based diseases. Resources include a weekly research meeting, access to a biostatistician, database manager and clinical trials support staff. The Fellow is able participate in the academic (non-clinical) activities of our Division and with the General Surgery Program at our center. We maintain several databases that focus on benign foregut disease, thoracic surgery and pleural-based disease. We also participate in and can access the Swedish Cancer Institute registry, the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG) database and the Registry of Outcomes on LINX and Antireflux Surgery database. The Division includes 5 thoracic surgeons, 2 interventional pulmonologists, 4 advanced registered nurse practitioners, 2 clinical fellows and 1 international research fellow. The research program has produced an average of 10-12 oral presentations and 15-20 peer-reviewed publications per year for the last 4 years.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Brian Louie Director, Thoracic Research and Education Suite 900, 1101 Madison Street Seattle, WA 98105 Fax: 206-215-6801 Email: brian.louie@swedish.org

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Non-ACGME accredited Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

St. Louis University/ SSM Heatlh Cardinal Glennon Chidlren's Hospital
Date Posted: September 17, 2018

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

How To Apply

Applicants must provide their CV, a personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, and a copy of their ECFMG certificate.

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Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia PA
Date Posted: September 17, 2018

This is a comprehensive training program in advanced non-cardiac thoracic surgery, intended for those who have graduated from or intend to complete an ACGME cardiothoracic residency. Foreign medical graduates who do not plan to practice in the United States are also eligible. It is not intended as an alternative path to thoracic credentialing, but rather as an enhancement for specialized training in minimally invasive and robotic techniques, multidisciplinary thoracic and foregut oncology, and benign and malignant foregut surgery. The Division of Thoracic Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center is offering a one-year Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Fellowship. As the regional leader in thoracic surgical oncology, we offer prospective fellows an opportunity to assist with and perform a full range of minimally invasive thoracic surgical procedures including: Robotic and VATS lobectomy/segmentectomy (>50 cases per year) Minimally invasive esophagectomy (>25 cases per year) Thymectomy (VATS, Robotic and Open) Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) Opportunities to train with the interventional pulmonary service and the gastroenterology service (stents, dilation, laser debulking, rigid endoscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection, cryoablation) Opportunity to become skilled in use of the DaVinci surgical robot The Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Fellowship meets the needs of: General thoracic surgeons seeking to learn or to improve their minimally invasive surgical skills Practicing surgeons Surgeons completing a formal thoracic surgery fellowship program General surgery residents who would like to spend an additional year before starting 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 (must qualify for PA state medical license) Fellows can also perform complex cases such as: Resection of Superior Sulcus (Pancoast) tumors Extrapleural pneumonectomy and pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma Pneumonectomy Extensive experience performing lung resections after induction chemoradiation In addition to participating in the full range of thoracic surgical oncology and general thoracic surgery cases, candidates will learn the multidisciplinary management of thoracic cancer and participate in clinical research, presentations and publications. Our fellowship can be individualized within this framework to meet the needs of a particular fellow.

How To Apply

Please kindly submit an application on the www.fellowshipcouncil.org website by 11/13/18. Select applicants will be interviewed in December 2018 and match results will be issued by January 2019. For any questions regarding our program, please kindly contact Ms. Stephanie Ragsdale at stephanie.ragsdale@fccc.edu

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PGY4 General Surgery Position

Allegheny Health Network
Date Posted: September 6, 2018

Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA is currently seeking to fill a PGY-4 General Surgery Residency position starting July 2019. The opening is due to current residents taking leave for research opportunities. All qualified applicants must have successfully completed three clinical years in an ACGME-accredited program and have completed their PGY-3 year by June 2019.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit the following items via e-mail: • Current CV • USLME Scores : Steps 1, 2, and 3 o Step 1 minimum 220 o Step 2 minimum 240 • Letter describing the reason you wish to transfer • ABSITE Scores for the past 3 years • MSPE (Medical Student Performance Evaluation) • Medical School transcript • Dean’s Letter • ACGME Defined Category Report • List of completed rotations for all years of training • 3 letters of recommendations – 1 from current PD with a summative evaluation • Milestone evaluations for current academic year • BLS, ACLS, and ATLS certifications In addition, foreign applicants must include: • A current copy of ECFMG certification. • Provide evidence of a current and valid English qualifying examination • Hold a J-1 visa - we do not sponsor the H-1B visa Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted when all application materials are received. Qualified applicants should submit documents along with their contact information via email to our program director Dr. Alan Murdock, MD: Alan.Murdock@ahn.org.

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Current Surgical Resident Interested in Medical Education

Stanford University School of Medicine
Date Posted: August 23, 2018

One Position Open for a Current Surgical Resident Interested in Medical Education American College of Surgeons - Accredited Education Institutes Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery We are recruiting for a Surgical Education Fellow to begin July 2019 at the Goodman Surgical Education Center (GSEC) in the Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine. This is a funded two-year position for a resident between the 2nd and 3rd or 3rd and 4th post-graduate year in General Surgery. This is an American College of Surgeons – Education Institutes Accredited Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery. The intent of the fellowship is to equip surgeons with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for leadership positions in undergraduate and graduate medical education. This fellowship program has trained surgical residents in education for over eight years and has established a track record in mentoring education research arcs, outstanding teachers, and careers in surgical education. The fellowship consists of formal training in medical education, teaching residents and medical students, curriculum design and implementation, program evaluation, education research, and simulation as a teaching method. Fellows will also have the opportunity to apply for and pursue a Master’s in Health Professions Education (MHPE) degree at the University of Illinois in Chicago that would be funded by the program. A current CV, letter of interest, and at least two letters of recommendations should be directed to Dr. James N. Lau, Director of the Education Fellowship and Director of the Goodman Surgical Education Center for the Department of Surgery at Stanford. Deadline for receipt of materials for this opportunity is September 17, 2018. We will be inviting qualified applicants for interview at the beginning of October and a selection will be made shortly thereafter. For more information, the link to our website is: https://goodmancenter.stanford.edu/education/surgical-education.html

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Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow

St. Louis University/ SSM Heatlh Cardinal Glennon Chidlren's Hospital
Date Posted: August 17, 2018

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at St. Louis University/ SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow to start in July 2019. This is a 1 or 2 year fellowship. Fellows must have completed 2 years of clinical surgical training. Fellows will participate in clinical research and are expected to engage in study design, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation, and presentation of results at local and nation meetings. Fellows will also participate in the Pediatric Surgery call schedule.

How To Apply

Applicants for this position must submit a current CV, a personal statement and at least one letter of recommendation.

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Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow

Harvard Medical School
Date Posted: August 17, 2018

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/d9a674_3d10d650a15645f588fc24b41111a9d9.pdf The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship was created by the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston in collaboration with Partners In Health and the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. The purpose of the Fellowship is to train leaders who will further promote surgical care, education, research, and policy development in the field of global surgery in resource poor settings around the world. Fellows will also develop academic, clinical, advocacy, and administrative skills in global surgery, public health, surgical systems development, and humanitarian aid. The hallmark and priority of this program is to provide Fellows the opportunity to learn the research and business management skills necessary to develop and manage surgical care delivery and research in low and middle income countries. The main focus of the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship curriculum revolves around education, research, and the provision of surgical care. Fellows are expected to work collaboratively and participate in the education and training of other residents and medical students that may be working as part of the Global Surgery Team. Fellowship Structure Duration: 24 months Curriculum: Divided between (1) Research, (2) International surgical care and systems strengthening and education, (3) Local and international policy and advocacy, and (4) Masters of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health (optional) 1. Research Fellows will conduct clinical and health care service research related to global surgery. Potential topics may include research focused on the burden of surgical disease in LMICs, local surgical capacity strengthening, clinical outcomes, cost effectiveness, and the implementation of innovative and/or disruptive technologies in resource-poor settings. Fellows will also be expected to gain experience writing grant proposals to obtain funding for research projects and working with IRBs. 2. International surgical care and systems strengthening and education Fellows will develop and monitor research projects at various stages of implementation. Fellows will also gain firsthand experience in surgical care delivery and program development, public health, human rights, and training of local providers. 3. Policy and Advocacy Fellows are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the global surgery agenda and will have the opportunity to participate in activities of the EESC at the WHO as well as other international organizations such as the G4 Alliance and COSECA. 4. Masters of Public Health If they choose to do so, Fellows may pursue a Masters Degree in Public Health through the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health during the Fellowship. The MPH degree can be started through the Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. Separate applications to these programs are required; acceptance into the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship does not guarantee acceptance into the MPH program.

How To Apply

https://www.pgssc.org/paul-farmer-global-surgery-fellowship Application Deadline: Sunday, September 23rd In order to apply for the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, please fill out the application. In addition to submitting a completed application, please be sure to also include:  Current Curriculum Vitae listing all research, work, and volunteer experiences. In addition, please list any international experiences you have had (include location, dates, and nature of involvement)  A Personal Statement. This statement should describe your interest in and commitment to expanding the field of global surgery. Please also explain how you feel that you might benefit from this fellowship. Personal statements should be limited to one singlespaced page  Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from residency director or chairman  Official transcript of USMLE or Non-US equivalent test results  Official medical school transcript All application materials and questions should be emailed to PGSSCBoston@gmail.com.

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Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date Posted: August 14, 2018

The Thoracic Surgery Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is looking for a clinical fellow trained in cardiothoracic surgical oncology to begin in July 2019. Applications are accepted until March 1, 2019. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offers a non-accredited advanced training opportunity in complex thoracic surgery for individuals who have completed a cardiothoracic training program, are board certified or board eligible (or their equivalent), and are interested in an additional intensive experience in advanced thoracic surgical oncology. The Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship is a one-year program designed to provide in-depth exposure to the multidisciplinary treatment of all types of thoracic malignancies. The fellow will spend the entire duration on the Thoracic Surgery Service. Depending on interest and availability, the fellow may have the opportunity to spend one to two months of elective time on allied services such as GI, medical oncology, or radiation oncology, or on research. The fellow should be capable of leading a multidisciplinary effort in thoracic oncology by the time he or she graduates. Link to program: https://www.mskcc.org/hcp-education-training/fellowships/advanced-thoracic-surgical-oncology-fellowship

How To Apply

Applications must include the following items: -Current CV -Personal statement: This should include a description of the candidate’s personal qualifications and motivation for applying to the program, as well as a detailed professional plan to return to his or her country upon completion of training -Three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. James Huang: One of these letters must be from the department Chairman -Photograph -ECFMG full certification (if not US trained): Applicants must have completed USMLE Steps 1, 2CK, and 2CS prior to submitting an application to our program Memorial Hospital Graduate Staff Application form: https://www.mskcc.org/sites/default/files/node/110590/documents/appointment_packet_0.pdf

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International Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY
Date Posted: August 14, 2018

The International Research Fellowship creates a mutually beneficial relationship between academic surgeons at Westchester Medical Center (WMC) and aspiring researchers from abroad. Our training will provide you with an understanding of the principles of clinical research and enable you to critically evaluate studies. This collaboration between institutions will also involve instruction on how to carry out clinical studies, from conception of research questions through design, conduct, analysis, presentation, write-up and publication. At our state-of-the art quaternary care facility, home to a level I trauma center, fellows will learn from professionals devoted to clinical excellence and researchers striving for the highest levels of scientific rigor. Accepted applicants will be exposed to new experiences from perspectives of our cultural environment and the health care delivery system. WMC shares faculty and a campus with New York Medical College. Our affiliated institutions both regard clinical research as among our highest priorities. You will be expected to make valuable contributions to our research efforts. You will also grow tremendously as a scientist, gaining insights from mentors and learning to interact effectively with diverse team members. The Department of Surgery encourages presenting at several large regional and national meetings each year, including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), Eastern Association for Surgery of Trauma (EAST), American Surgical Association (ASA), American Surgical Congress (ASC), Western Trauma Association (WTA), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Additionally, our Fellows participate in local societies such as New York Surgical Society (NYSS) and New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (NYSCRS). Completing the one to two year program will produce tangible benefits; in addition to presentations, you will have opportunities to co-author publications and observe academic surgeons as they progress through exciting career paths. The Fellowship provides accommodations located on the WMC campus, located in Valhalla, New York, which is 20 minutes north New York City via the Metro North train. Accommodations are within walking distance of the hospital. Fellowships are unfunded and tenure ranges between one and two years.

How To Apply

This is an unfunded fellowship; however, housing is provided. Applications for the 2018 academic year are due 1 September 2018. To apply, please see further instructions in the Westchester International Fellowship website link: https://www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/surgery . Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview, with an expected start date of 1 October 2018. Submit your CV and personal information form in the format provided in the Westchester International Fellowship website link to the email below.

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Surgeon-Scientists in Pancreatology

University of Minnesota
Date Posted: August 6, 2018

The University of Minnesota T32 Training the Next Generation of Surgeon-Scientists in Pancreatology Program provides an independent translational science training experience in pancreatology through a team mentor-based program and a 2-year dedicated research period dedicated to the development of translational science projects utilizing the University of Minnesota Graduate School curriculum and thesis. Graduates of the training program will gain vital research skills and experience working closely with researchers in other disciplines, striving to answer clinically initiated questions or putting the findings of basic and translational research into clinical practice. These new surgeon-scientists will emerge from the training program with a solid foundation on which to build their academic careers and advance medical discovery and clinical care for persons with diseases of the pancreas. The University of Minnesota is nationally recognized for its longstanding excellence in pancreatology, including research in the areas of pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, and diabetes, along with the clinical care of such patients. Eligible Candidates a) General Surgery Residents b) Post-residency trainees At the time of a trainee award, the applicant must be a citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence

How To Apply

For more information contact: Lisa Rogers, Research Administrative Director; 612-626-4762, roger031@umn.edu.

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Resident Research Fellow

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Date Posted: July 31, 2018

City of Hope Department of Surgery and Department Chair Dr. Yuman Fong are proud to announce the offering of a Resident Research Fellowship in oncolytic viral therapy. Residents will join our securely funded lab where the oncolytic viral vectors of the future are being constructed and characterized. This is an amazing time in the field of oncolytic viro-immunotherapy and residents can expect to gain knowledge that will help them become leading surgeon-scientists in the future as viral therapy becomes incorporated into standard adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy protocols. Residents will learn hands-on basic science benchwork techniques including in vitro and in vivo assays. Residents will also receive a more global understanding of how to fund and run a lab, how to construct a fundable research project, and how to translate ideas from the bench to the bedside. Additional training and research opportunities can be made available based upon trainee goals. Resident Research Fellows will also have the opportunity to audit basic science courses through the Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences and attend guest lectures by the many luminaries in basic and translational oncology and immunology who regularly visit with our renowned City of Hope research faculty. Dr. Yuman Fong’s lab is fully staffed with a collaborative team of innovators including two surgeon scientists Drs. Yanghee Woo and Susanne Warner, epigeneticist and cancer stem cell expert Dr. Maria Hahn, three post-docs, three full-time senior technicians, and one PhD student. Resident research fellows can expect to benefit from the tutelage of all lab members each of whom are committed to the success of the lab as a collective. Prior lab experience is not required. Applicants must have completed at least two years of surgery residency in the United States. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, hard-working, team player with a passion for innovation and translational science. The position begins July 1, 2019 and will end June 30, 2021. Alternative date arrangements can be considered. Applications are due November 1, 2018. There is space available for one resident to enter lab each year, meaning there will be two residents total in lab at any given time.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV and letter of interest to Resident Research Fellowship Director, Dr. Susanne Warner suwarner@coh.org and cc Dr. Fong at yfong@coh.org.

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Education Specialist

Medical College of Wisconsin
Date Posted: July 25, 2018

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has an outstanding opportunity for a surgical education specialist to serve the Department of Surgery’s Division of Education in a faculty level position. The successful candidate will need to meet institutional requirements for a faculty level position and will ideally have several years of experience in an academic institution, although early to midlevel applicants are also welcome. The person in this position will be responsible to develop, deliver, support and evaluate innovative, high-quality educational programs in a surgical department geared towards students, residents and faculty. The Department of Surgery is comprised of multiple clinical divisions as well as a Division of Education and a Division of Research. There are 60 trainees in the department’s training programs which includes the General Surgery residency and eight fellowship programs. In addition to the General Surgery Program Director, there are five Associate Program Directors and three Curriculum Directors. Two Clerkship Directors manage the third and fourth year medical student surgery clerkship at 17 different hospital sites on the main campus and at community hospitals. Over 230 students rotate through these services each academic year. More information on our programs is available on our website: https://www.mcw.edu/Surgical-Education.htm. The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a private, academic institution located with its key clinical partners on a beautiful, fully integrated campus in west suburban Milwaukee. MCW’s mission is to be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists, to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences, to provide cutting edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality and to improve the health of the country and the communities we serve. The Medical College of Wisconsin has more than 1,200 physicians on its full-time faculty and more than 1,600 physicians, 525 nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare practitioners providing patient care through the College's physician group (MCP) which provides care in every specialty of medicine; and Children’s Specialty Group, which is a joint venture of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital and Health System and consists of specialty physicians providing care to children. Reporting to Brian Lewis, MD, Chief, Division of Education, the Education Specialist will collaborate with the General Surgery residency Program Director and Curriculum Directors, student Clerkship Directors, residency and clerkship program managers and coordinators as well as department faculty. Candidates should have a EdD or PhD in an education-related field with significant experience in education, an academic record of performance, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Brian D. Lewis, MD Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of Education Department of Surgery Contact: blewis@mcw.edu; 414-955-1802 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

Montefiore Medical Center
Date Posted: July 20, 2018

The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Montefiore-Einstein Medical Center has an unexpected opening for its 2 year traditional ACGME thoracic surgery residency to begin Oct 1, 2018. The traditional fellowship provides an intensive experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery. The program performs over 1000 adult cardiac operations annually and includes training in advanced coronary revascularization, minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, TAVR, valve repair, aortic surgery, heart transplantation, ECMO and LVAD. The thoracic surgery division is home to one of the busiest lung transplant programs in New York State. The 5 month rotation also provides extensive exposure to minimally invasive techniques, pulmonary resections and benign and malignant esophageal disease. Applicants must have completed a 5-year general surgery training program by the time they begin the fellowship, and be Board-certified or Board-eligible. In order to be considered for this ACGME accredited position, applicants must be U.S Citizen/Greencard holders or H-1B visa holders. Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications who have completed the USMLE exams and hold a valid ECFMG certificate are also eligible to apply for consideration in a 2 year non-ACGME accredited role.

How To Apply

Please email required documents to Patrice DeLeo, MBA, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery: 1. CV 2. Letter of Intent 3. Two letters of recommendation

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Non-ACGME General Thoracic Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: July 20, 2018

The program requires a medical degree and completion of a training program in General Surgery or Cardiothoracic Surgery. You must be able to obtain a limited medical license in Massachusetts at minimum, which requires the completion of USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK, and Step 2CS. Fellows must be able to demonstrate skills in fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery in our simulation lab. The General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship program is a one to two year non-ACGME approved program focusing on general thoracic surgery procedures and patient care. It is designed to provide General Thoracic Surgery training to physicians who are trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery and seek specialized additional training in General Thoracic Surgery, to those who are applying to attend an accredited residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery and want additional experience in General Thoracic Surgery, and to international fellows currently with a valid US Visa who are seeking training in General Thoracic Surgery. There are eighteen general thoracic surgeons staffing the Division of Thoracic Surgery at BWH, performing over 3,200 procedures in the last academic year. The fellows will work alongside residents enrolled in the accredited Thoracic Surgery program at BWH and actively participate in all educational conferences and activities. There is also an opportunity for clinical research.

How To Apply

Please contact Sasha Smith, Education Manager, via email at sasmith2@bwh.harvard.edu for an application.

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Pediatric Surgery Clinical Research Fellowship

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Date Posted: July 10, 2018

This fellowship is available to individuals interested in obtaining dedicated training in clinical research focused on pediatric surgical conditions. Fellows will gain hands on experience with local, regional, and national prospective trials, outcomes research and large database analyses (e.g. NSQIP-Pediatrics, NTDB, etc.). Emphasis will be placed on study design, implementation, and manuscript and grants preparation. Fellows will be paired with a primary research mentor from amongst eight pediatric surgeons involved in research spanning the breadth of pediatric surgical disease. Specific areas of research focus within the Division include health disparities in pediatric surgical outcomes, development and use of clinical pathways in trauma and burn care, application of biomedical informatics techniques to quality improvement, management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and translational projects involving congenital colorectal disease. Coursework in epidemiology & clinical research can be obtained through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Pursuit of a Master’s degree in epidemiology may be made available to interested candidates. Duration: 1-2 years Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals. Prior experience with statistical software preferred, but not required. Candidates must have a MD/DO or PhD degree or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States (no visa sponsorship). The position is open to categorical residents that have completed at least two years of residency training. Clinical call on the Pediatric Surgical Service is required.

How To Apply

Qualified applications should submit a Personal statement (1 page) outlining their interest in a research fellowship position and future career goals, a current Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of recommendation from their Program Director. To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Amber Stroupe (astroupe at uthsc.edu or 901-287-6300). Applications due November 1, 2018.

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PGY3 General Surgery Resident Position

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Date Posted: July 2, 2018

The Department of Surgery at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, in Wyandotte Michigan has an available PGY3 Categorical General Surgery Residency position. Interested candidate must have successfully completed a PGY1 and PGY2 year in an ACGME Approved General Surgery Program in good standing. VISA's not supported.

How To Apply

If above criteria is met, send CV, COMLEX or USMLE scores and ABSITE scores to Program Director, Dr. Fadi Baidoun.

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UCSF HEAL Global Surgery Fellowship

University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Date Posted: June 27, 2018

The UCSF Health, Equity, Action, & Leadership (HEAL) Initiative is a unique fellowship opportunity for healthcare providers who are passionate about global health equity and global health delivery both in the US and around the world. Surgery Fellows will join a multidisciplinary cohort of more than 60 fellows to work in the poorest communities around the world. The HEAL Initiative is the largest fellowship program at UCSF and one of the largest global health fellowships in the world. HEAL recruits US-trained physicians from a variety of specialties (IM, FM, Med-Peds, Peds, OBGYN, Psychiatry, Surgery, Anesthesiology) who are passionate about global health equity. During the two-year fellowship, HEAL fellows are immersed at partner organizations aiding the underserved, splitting their time between a US and an international site. Half of the HEAL fellows are US physicians and the other half are HEAL fellows from our partner sites. This allows for an incredibly diverse and interprofessional training community. Fellows participate in intensive in-person training, mentorship, online graduate degree (e.g. MPH), ongoing curriculum, and join a community of like-minded and passionate health professionals. Applicants must have completed surgery residency by the start of their fellowship. More information can be found at: www.healinitiative.org

How To Apply

Please visit our online application: https://healinitiative.org/join-us/apply-to-be-a-fellow/

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Fellow in the combined disciplines of Heart and Lung Transplant, and Mechanical Circulatory Support (Including ECMO)

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: June 21, 2018

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking motivated applicants for a one to two-year advanced non-ACGME fellowship in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support starting August 1, 2019. Eligible candidates must have completed training in cardiothoracic surgery, and should be eligible for full medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The ideal candidate will function in an interdisciplinaryenvironment with associated teams including Heart Failure Cardiology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, ICU teams, Advanced Care Practitioners, and all levels of medical and surgical trainees. The fellowship will provide comprehensive exposure to the management of end-stage heart and lung disease, cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. This includes: temporary and durable, open and percutaneous, ventricular assist devices; heart transplantation, lung transplantation; and ECMO. In addition, the candidate will participate in research projects and any trials including innovative therapies and devices for patients with end-stage heart and lung disease, including ex-vivo perfusion systems. BWH is a regional and national leader in thoracic transplantation and the successful use of Mechanical Circulatory Support for the treatment of end-organ cardiothoracic disease. The program performs a significant number of heart transplants, ECMO support, ventricular assist devices, and lung transplants each year. There is currently additional growth in our program in each of these areas to meet our growing clinical needs. The program is looking for candidates who are looking to gain the knowledge and skills to prepare them for a career in this field. At the end of the training period, the fellow will be competent in heart and lung procurement and implantations of hearts, lungs, and ventricular assist devices, as well as the initiation and care of ECMO. Under the direction and supervision of the Program Director and Attending Staff the candidate will: • Participate in the care of end-stage heart and lung failure patients in the pre-surgical phase of care • Collaborate with the cardiology and pulmonary services in optimizing the care of end-stage heart and lung failure patients • Prepare and medically optimize end-stage heart and lung failure patients for surgery Receive donor offers, matching to suitable recipients and discuss with attending surgeon • Travel to donor hospitals and carry out full assessment and resuscitation of donors • Procure donor heart, lung, and heart-lung grafts • Participate in the preservation, maintenance, resuscitation and ex-vivo assessment of donor organs • Actively participate in the operative planning, the intraoperative decision making, and the performance of cardiothoracic and MCS surgical procedures • Actively manage newly implanted / transplanted recipients in the intensive care unit and on the ward • Initiate immunosuppression and prophylaxis against opportunistic infection in the newly transplanted thoracic transplant recipient • Manage the complications of immunosuppressive drugs • Collaborate with the cardiology heart failure service to manage complications in patients readmitted to hospital with ventricular assist devices or total artificial heart devices • Participate in daily morning and evening rounds on all patient on the CT Transplant and MCS service • Participate in weekly multidisciplinary rounds on the CT transplant and MCS service • Participate in teaching of junior medical staff, undergraduate students and other nonmedical staff as required by the Hospital Opportunities to participate in the adult cardiac surgical service and/or the adult thoracic surgical service at Brigham and Women’s Hospital • Will be available at least one day per week to undertake other duties as appropriate to the level of responsibility for the smooth running of the service. Requirements Qualifications include as a minimum, completion of all 3 USMLE Steps, board eligibility in cardiothoracic surgery and candidates must be eligible for and maintain a Massachusetts Medical License. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers with strong institutional commitments to diversity in their faculty. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, current CV, copy of all USMLE scores, ECFMG certificate as applicable, and three letters of recommendation via email to Caitlin Lefton at clefton@bwh.harvard.edu

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Pain Management Practicum Fellowship

Private practice
Date Posted: June 20, 2018

Busy multidisciplinary practice is offering a one year non-accredited pain management fellowship in an office-based setting in Howard Beach, NY -- 20 minutes outside of Manhattan. This position is available immediately. YOU MUST HAVE A NEW YORK STATE MEDICAL LICENSE. No consideration will be given to any applicant who does not possess a New York medical license. Salary is generous and commensurate with your level of experience. Please send your CV directly to: raffibmd@gmail.com

How To Apply

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Vascular Surgery Fellow

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Date Posted: June 14, 2018

The Division of Vascular Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, has an opening in its two-year (5+2) fellowship training program to begin August 1, 2019. We currently accept two vascular surgery fellows to begin training August 1 of every even year and one vascular surgery fellow every odd year. Our vascular surgery fellows rotate through three hospitals offering unique training environments: University Hospital, Newark; Hackensack University Medical Center; Jersey City Medical Center/RWJBarnabas Health. The didactic curriculum is composed of a weekly Preoperative Case Conference and, on a rotating schedule, monthly Vascular Surgery Morbidity & Mortality, Journal Club, or Core Curriculum Lecture. All fellows will convene at University Hospital once weekly to attend the Division's conference activities. In addition to this protected time, the fellows also receive dedicated time to interpret vascular studies in preparation for the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) examination. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is located in New Jersey’s largest city and close to many cultural opportunities and living environments to suit every taste throughout the northern regions of the state. Beyond New Jersey, the medical school is approximately 25 minutes by public transport to New York City, the cultural and financial capital of the United States. Candidates for this position will have completed an ACGME-accredited General Surgery residency program by July 31, 2019. Those interested are encouraged to forward a copy of their CV and a cover letter to our Program Coordiantor, Mrs. Cynthia Soto, at cs1284@njms.rutgers.edu. For more information regarding the fellowship program, please visit our website: http://njms.rutgers.edu/departments/surgery/divisions/vascular_surgery/fellowship_overview.cfm Any inquiries should be directed to Timothy Wu, M.D., F.A.C.S. Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Division of Vascular Surgery 150 Bergen Street, Suite F102 Newark, NJ 07103 Tel (973)972-9371 Fax (973)972-0006 tim.wu@rutgers.edu

How To Apply

Those interested are encouraged to forward a copy of their CV and a cover letter to our Program Coordiantor, Mrs. Cynthia Soto, at cs1284@njms.rutgers.edu.

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Child Fellow

University of Toledo
Date Posted: June 11, 2018

Prerequisites: Applicants must have completed at least 1 year of training in an ACGME approved program any primary care specialties such as Psychiatry, Pediatric, Internal Medicine, Neurology or Family medicine. We have 2 -openings for a position in our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program to begin training on July 1, 2018. UTMC has run a successful child psychiatry fellowship since 1976, one of longest-standing programs in the region. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program provides an unparalleled scope of clinical services and wide range of experiences. Services include a child and an adolescent inpatient unit, outpatient experience, training in Autism spectrum/neurodevelopmental disorders, child abuse and neglect, as well as a in the full range of acute and chronic disorders. Fellows have exposure to multidisciplinary assessments of children with developmental disabilities, exposure to unique and dynamic cases, as well as evaluations and treatment of children and adolescents in both urban and rural settings, in addition to a full didactic curriculum delivered by experienced and supportive faculty. While it is preferable to have a resident from psychiatry background, our fellowship program gladly welcomes residents from backgrounds in primary care training like Pediatrics, Family medicine or IM, as these graduates will help bridge the gap between primary care and psychiatry, and contribute to our new collaborative care initiatives. Our faculty and current fellows will accommodate residents joining from other specialties to smoothly transition into child psychiatry fellowship with thorough training and introduction to fields. We are looking for people who are genuinely interested in child psychiatry considering the shortage of nationwide child psychiatrist especially in Northwestern Ohio area. Special notes to applicant with children: Most of our residents find affordable housing in Sylvania district or Perrysburg school districts, where school ratings are excellent (9 or 10). The combination of some of the best-rated public schools and low cost of living/affordable housing even for a resident salary makes this a very attractive place for families. Also UTMC allows tuition discount for spouses and dependents pursuing degrees.

How To Apply

Contact Jacki McBee at jacki.mcbee@utoledo.edu

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Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology

University of Miami, Miami, FL
Date Posted: June 11, 2018

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at the University of Miami Health System announces openings in the Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship Program funded by the National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant Award. Fellowships will be 2‐3 years in duration with an opportunity to obtain a Master’s Degree in Public Health or a Master’s of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation.    The award purpose is to train independent investigators who are interested in surgical oncology research in the areas of cancer biology, molecular therapeutics, tumor immunology, biomedical engineering, health disparities, population health, and clinical trial design/implementation. A rigorous selection criteria will be used to identify candidates likely to be successful in a career as independent investigators. The training environment will enable Fellows to work directly with preeminent T32 Faculty mentors while engaging in a number of formal activities of the SCCC. Eligible candidates include: - Residents in training in General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, or Urology. - Citizens/noncitizen nationals of the United States or individuals that have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Candidates must be available for a 12-month appointment and agree to undertake a minimum of two years of research training from the time of appointment. - Those that have not had of previous postdoctoral NRSA or T32 support. *Application deadline: 9/15/18 Application Requirements: > One page “Statement of Research Interest” > CV

How To Apply

Application Requirements: >One page “Statement of Research Interest” >CV Please see: https://umiamihealth.org/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center/research/education-and-training/clinical-fellowship/surgical-oncology-research-fellowship

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

University of Toledo
Date Posted: June 11, 2018

Must have at least one year of residency in psychiatry, internal medicine or pediatrics. Must have passed Step 3

How To Apply

Contact Jacki McBee at jacki.mcbee@utoledo.edu

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PGY 4 General Surgery Categorical Position

BronxCare Health System (Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center)
Date Posted: June 1, 2018

The Department of Surgery, at BronxCare Health System, Bronx, NY has an available PGY 4 Categorical Position. It is an ACGME approved position. Interested candidates must have successfully completed PGY levels 1-3 in General Surgery and in good standing in an approved ACGME accredited program.

How To Apply

REQUIREMENTS and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: ERAS application - Current CV - USMLE transcript (first time pass on both exam) - Three Letters of Recommendation, One from PD preferred - Medical School Diploma- Deans Letter - School Transcript - ECFMG Certificate, if IMG - ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed - A summative performance evaluation from previous and ALL programs - ACGME Milestone reports ACGME Case Log Defined Category Report. Applicants should submit documents with their contact information via email to: Gvega@bronxleb.org **MUST ALL BE IN PDF AND ONE FILE**

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Volunteer Research Fellowship

Division of Trauma, Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY
Date Posted: May 29, 2018

The Division of Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY is offering a mentored, unpaid research fellowship position for 1-2 years to qualified medical school graduates interested in a career in surgery. Our division has multiple areas of interest, from clinical translation to large-scale data analysis of trauma outcomes through existing national databases. Research fellows will be involved in all aspects of clinical research, including data acquisition, analysis, and submissions for abstract and manuscript publication. Fellows will be encouraged to present at appropriate surgical meetings locally, regionally, nationally and internationally if accepted. Though the position is unfunded, the division will make every effort to support fellows with grant applications.

How To Apply

We are looking to fill 1-2 positions starting in August / September of 2018, though start dates are flexible. Candidates must be a medical school graduate. The ideal candidate would be comfortable coding and/or have a background in biostatistics, but our faculty and staff have MPH / outcomes research experience and are able to teach as needed. International applicants are encouraged to apply. Please send the following to Dr. Lauren Mount: 1) curriculum vitae 2) one page personal statement 3) USMLE Step I and II scores 4) Medical school diploma and transcript 5) For non-US medical graduates, you must have valid ECFMG certification and/or J-1 Visa status. Please include all the documents together in a single PDF file.

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Pain Management Practicum Fellowship

Private Practice
Date Posted: May 29, 2018

Busy multidisciplinary practice is offering a one year non-accreditted pain management fellowship in an office-based setting in Howard Beach, NY -- 20 minutes outside of Manhattan. This position is available immediately. You must have a New York State medical license. Salary is generous and commensurate with your level of experience. Please note: You must have a New York Medical License or anticipate receiving one before July 1st. No consideration will be given to any applicant who does not possess a New York.medical.license.

How To Apply

Applicants may submit their CV to: raffibmd@gmail.com or by Fax: 1-718-845-6464

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Preliminary PGY-2 Position

New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medicine
Date Posted: May 29, 2018

New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medicine will have a Preliminary PGY-2 opening for General Surgery to begin as soon as possible (July 1, 2018). Interested applicants must submit the following items as one PDF file: Current CV, Medical school diploma, Medical school transcript (unofficial ok), MSPE (Dean's letter),3 letters of recommendation (current/past program director required), USMLE Transcript Step 1,2,CS and 3 (first-time pass), Personal Statement, ABSITE Transcript, Milestone Evaluations, ACGME Operative Log, and copy of previous academic schedules. Applicants are required to have successfully completed their PGY – 1 year in an ACGME accredited General Surgery program. Foreign Graduates: Must submit a complete application plus ECFMG certificate. Only complete applications will be considered. Only J-1 visa are sponsored (no exceptions).

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit documents along with their contact information to nypcornellsurgery@gmail.com **No phone calls or faxes will be accepted** Candidates must submit a complete application to be considered for an interview. Interviews will be granted on a rolling basis.

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Preliminary PGY 2 General Surgery Resident

Lincoln Medical Center
Date Posted: May 23, 2018

General Surgery Preliminary PGY 2 Position at Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 10451

How To Apply

All applicants must currently be PGY-1 general surgery residents in good standing in an ACGME-accredited program. Qualified applicants should submit the following documents, via email only. Please consolidate as many documents as possible into one PDF file. Indicate PGY 2 Preliminary on email Subject Line. * Updated CV * Medical school diploma * Medical school transcript * MSPE (Dean's letter) * USMLE Transcript (a first-time pass on all exams is required) * Personal statement * ECFMG certificate (if applicable) * Citizenship/Visa Status ACGME Milestone evaluation report * Defined Category Case Log Report * 3 letters of recommendation from current faculty - 1 from current Program Director * PGY-1 ABSITE Score Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email or phone. No phone calls or faxes from applicants, please. Thank you. Roxanne Gonzalez, Program Administrator, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY

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Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia PA
Date Posted: May 22, 2018

This is a comprehensive training program in advanced non-cardiac thoracic surgery, intended for those who intend to complete an ACGME cardiothoracic residency. Foreign medical graduates who do not plan to practice in the United States are also eligible. It is not intended as an alternative path to thoracic credentialing, but rather as an enhancement for specialized training in minimally invasive and robotic techniques, multidisciplinary thoracic and foregut oncology, and benign and malignant foregut surgery. The position is available for 1 year beginning August 1, 2018, until July 31, 2019. The Division of Thoracic Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center is offering a one-year Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Fellowship. As the regional leader in thoracic surgical oncology, we offer prospective fellows an opportunity to assist with and perform a full range of minimally invasive thoracic surgical procedures including: •Robotic and VATS lobectomy/segmentectomy (>50 cases per year) •Minimally invasive esophagectomy (>25 cases per year) •Thymectomy (VATS, Robotic and Open) •Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) •Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) •Opportunities to train with the interventional pulmonary service and the gastroenterology service (stents, dilation, laser debulking, rigid endoscopy) The Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Fellowship meets the needs of the following: 1. General thoracic surgeons seeking to learn or to improve their minimally invasive surgical skills◦Practicing surgeons ◦Surgeons just completing a formal thoracic surgery fellowship program 2. General surgery residents who would like to spend an additional year before starting a thoracic surgery fellowship 3. Cardiothoracic surgeons who wish to re-focus their practice on general thoracic surgery and thoracic surgical oncology 4. International surgeons seeking clinical experience in a US center of excellence (must qualify for PA state medical license) Fellows can also assist with and perform complex cases such as: •Resection of Superior Sulcus (Pancoast) tumors •Extrapleural pneumonectomy and pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma •Pneumonectomy •Extensive experience performing lung resections after induction chemoradiation

How To Apply

Please email your CV and letter of intent to: Stephanie.ragsdale@fccc.edu. We will be happy to review your inquiry and will contact you as soon as possible.

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Fellow

Maimonides Medical Center
Date Posted: May 22, 2018

Maimonides Medical Center is a 720 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. We have an unexpected opening for a 2 year position in vascular surgery (5+2) to start on July 1, 2019. Interested candidates should have finished or be finishing an ACGME accredited general surgery residency prior to the start date. The Maimonides vascular fellowship is an ACGME approved program which leads to board certification in Vascular Surgery for successful candidates. We offer a competitive salary, a full benefits package including paid vacation time and expenses for presentations at national and local meetings.

How To Apply

Interested applicants must send the following: • Current CV • Personal Statement • ABSITE Scores • Contacts for 2 professional references/LORS Applications or Questions can be sent to our Program Coordinator: Lynette Bilella – Maimonides Medical Center Lbilella@maimonidesmed.org

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Residency Fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety

UCSF and San Francisco VA Medical Center
Date Posted: May 15, 2018

This is a one-year, full salary, fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety. It is for surgical residents who have completed 3 years of residency, it would fulfill a requirement for a research year - although it's focus is on actual improvements in Quality and patient safety (rather than research pur se). It is primarily based at the San Francisco VA, but fellows teach at the UCSF simulation center. This program incorporates diverse experience in approaches to understanding human factors and applying these concepts to patient safety. It includes training in concepts of human factors, simulation, team training, and new and ongoing patient safety initiatives. We encourage the Surgical CRQS fellows to pursue innovative approaches to surgical patient safety. They will learn principles of human factors, quality, and patient safety. They will learn principles of education in the area of Quality and Patient Safety. They will have experience teaching simulation, develop competence in surgical simulation, including the use of SimMan, and other robust techniques for surgical simulation. They will facilitate development, delivery and evaluation of an integrated curriculum in patient safety, surgical simulation, medical team training, and quality improvement. They will teach junior residents in several settings, the UCSF and San Francisco VA simulation centers, clinical settings, and conferences. And, finally, fellows will will develop a unique project in Human factors, quality and patient safety. Faculty Mentors: Director: Dr. Lygia Stewart has a long interest in Patient Safety and human factors. She is active in many national and international human factors groups (Human Factors & Ergonomics Society, National Patient Safety Foundation, American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety). She is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSF, Associate Program Director in the UCSF General Surgery Residency, Chief of General Surgery at the San Francisco VA, and the VA Surgery Residency Program site director, the VA National General Surgery Advisory Board. Dr. Stewart is a general surgeon with specific expertise in biliary, pancreatic, gastric, esophageal, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery. Co-Director: Dr. Edward Kim is an Associate Professor of Surgery at UCSF. He is the Director of the UCSF Surgical Simulation Center, and developed it’s curriculum. He is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, and is the SFVA Medical Student Site Director. He has expertise in colorectal and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Kim is a general surgeon with specific expertise in colorectal surgery. Mentor: Pat O’Sullivan, EdD: UCSF Professor of Medicine and Surgery Education, and is an internationally-known expert in medical education. She is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, and holds an Endowed Chair in Surgical Education. Mentor: Richard Fidler, CRNA: Director of the San Francisco VA Simulation Center, and Director of Advanced Clinical Simulation Fellowship at the SFVA. He will orient the CRQS to SimMan® and introduce them to the Advanced Clinical Simulation Fellows

How To Apply

Send an e-mail and CV to Lygia Stewart, MD. , outlining your interest in the program. Include a contact number as well. If you only have 2 years of residency - talk to me. I may be able to accommodate you. Send the e-mail to both Lygia.stewart@ucsf.edu and Lygia.stewart@va.gov

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Mastery in General Surgery Fellowship

Stony Brook University Hospital
Date Posted: May 10, 2018

The Department of Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) offers a one-year fellowship in Mastery in General Surgery (Mastery; formerly, transition to practice) in conjunction with the American College of Surgeons (ACS). SBUH is accredited by the ACS for Mastery. The Mastery fellowship at Stony Brook provides recent general surgery residency graduates with the opportunity to hone their skills and acquire the confidence to transition to independent practice. Our program supports the transition to independent practice in general surgery through: • Individualized, hands-on learning tailored to individual needs. • Independence and autonomy in clinical decision-making. • Practical general surgery experience under the guidance of practicing surgeons. • One-year, paid staff appointment (see PGY-6 for salary). • Exposure to important elements of practice management. The main focus of the Mastery fellowship is to provide the junior associate (i.e., fellow) with exposure to complicated emergency general surgery disease processes in patients at SBUH. Additional opportunities exist for the junior associate to gain diverse surgical experience: • Two-months of rural surgery experience at Eastern Long Island Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, both on the East End of Long Island. • Assisting surgeons in several specialties (OR and ER coverage). Subspecialties include but are not limited to urology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics. • One-month of global surgery experience through participation in Blanca’s House medical missions to Ecuador. • Exposure to resource-limited environments and collaborating with local surgeons and physicians to provide much-needed surgical services in the form of hernia repairs, laparoscopic cholecystectomies, postoperative care, wound care, and office consultations. Additionally, to further broaden the junior associate's readiness for independent practice, he/she will participate in the attending call roster for the exigent general surgery (XGS) service, training medical students, supervising residents, and seeing patients in a clinic setting. The curriculum will be adjusted according to the junior associate's needs throughout the program to ensure that he/she gains the competence and confidence to carry out a robust and successful independent practice. In addition, the Mastery faculty will help with placement and introductions to communities that will greatly benefit from the junior associate's experiences. Our general surgeons operate the XGS service that streamlines the care of patients presenting in the ER with acute abdominal conditions. Providing minimally invasive treatment in most cases, this service decreases both the time to surgery and the length of stay in the hospital.

How To Apply

Interested applicants can download an application and submit it to MasteryGS@facs.org. Recruitment for the first class of the Mastery program will begin in May 2018 to start the program in Summer 2018. Number of Positions Available: 3 per academic year. For acceptance into the program (1-3) and for graduation from it (4): 1. Eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. 2. Completion of surgery residency at an ACGME-accredited program in the U.S. 3. Submission of a completed application with supporting documentation. 4. Upon program completion, submission of case logs and completion of program evaluation. For more information please visit: https://medicine.stonybrookmedicine.edu/surgery/education/postgraduate/residency/mastery-in-general-surgery or email us at Mastery@stonybrookmedicine.edu

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Categorical PGY3 in general Surgery

University of Illinois at Mt. Sinai Hospital (Chicago)
Date Posted: May 6, 2018

The General Surgery Residency Program at the University of Illinois at Mt. Sinai in Chicago has an available position for a PGY-3 resident to start late June 2018. To apply you must have successfully completed all training at an ACGME-accredited training program by late June 2018 and been in good standing. Applicants must either be in residency currently or have completed their PGY-2 no earlier than June, 2017. Unfortunately, at this time we cannot support any any applicants requiring a US visa.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following documents: • Current Curriculum Vitae • Letter describing the reason you wish to transfer • Dean’s Letter • USMLE Scores, Steps 1, 2 and 3 • ABSITE Reports for all 2 years • Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year • Annual Competency-Based Summative Evaluation for All Years of Training• List of Completed Rotations for All Years of Training • Three Current Letters of Recommendation including the Program Director of the most recent or current program.

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ACS Mastery in General Surgery Fellow

Metro Surgical, PC (Savannah, GA)
Date Posted: May 3, 2018

The Metro Surgical, PC Mastery in General Surgery (formerly TTP) Program is a program offered to graduates from a general surgery residency program. We offer additional training in all aspects of general surgery, as well as MIS, oncologic surgery, endocrine surgery, endoscopy, etc. We also have rural surgery experience available. We strive to equip our "fellows" with the skills and knowledge necessary to practice confidently as a general surgeon in rural or urban practice settings. We are currently seeking applicants for the 2018-2019 academic year.

How To Apply

If you are interested, please call or email: #785-341-3201 idok18@msn.com

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