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

University at Buffalo
Date Posted: August 26, 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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