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Pancreatic Surgeon Research Training Fellowship
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon, USA
This OHSU Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care fellowship is designed for a surgeon with residency and/or fellowship training focused on hepatopancreaticobiliary diseases who has yet to establish clinical or scientific independence. The Fellow will be mentored by an OHSU faculty member who is established in a field of pancreatic biology, pathology, cancer or its treatment. Over a 12-month intensive, goal-oriented basic and translational training experience the trainee will emerge with an active independent line of investigation and accompanying highly vetted grant applications.
• Applicants must have a medical doctoral degree (MD or DO) and have completed a surgery residency
• Salary will be $150,000 for the year, plus fringe benefits; and
relocation cost support up to $10,000
• Application deadline June 1, 2023; Award start: August 1, 2024
Visit the BCCPC website for the full RFA: www.ohsu.edu/brendencolson
The MIS fellowship at McLaren Flint, led by Dr. Michael Kia, offers a broad experience in the care of
complex patients encompassing bariatric and advanced minimally invasive surgery and
gastrointestinal surgery. The goal of the MIS Fellowship at McLaren Flint is training fellows to:
1. Gain the knowledge and experience in the inpatient and outpatient evaluation and
management of patients for bariatric, gastrointestinal, and advanced minimally invasive
2. Refine procedural skills commonly required in the care of these patients such as advanced
laparoscopic cases i.e. (solid organ, foregut, ventral hernia, inguinal hernia, colectomy and
related procedures) in addition to endoscopy. The fellow will perform advanced cases such as
bariatric procedures (RNY and Sleeve) and other advanced laparoscopic cases as well as
complex acute care surgical cases;
3. Experience and understand the day-to-day function of a complex surgical service; and
4. Develop a “transition to practice” for the care of general surgical patients.
At the conclusion of the fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, the fellow should be able to
provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical & surgical care to patients with surgical diseases
approachable through minimal access techniques. This will include the abilities to investigate,
diagnose, recommend appropriate treatment options, perform the operative procedures and provide
the pre-, peri-, and post-operative care.
Fellowship Position-Advanced GI MIS, Bariatrics, Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery
NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health-Manhattan/Brooklyn
NYU Langone Health-Grossman School of Medicine has an open fellowship position, beginning 8/1/23. The program will expose the Fellow to all aspects of laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures, including but not limited to: lap biliary/pancreatic surgery; lap gastric surgery(gastric sleeve, gastric RYGB); lap esophageal surgery; lap bowel surgery; lap hernia surgery. The fellow will rotate to three sites during the course of their training, for four months each: NYU Langone Health Manhattan Campus, Bellevue Hospital Center and NYU Langone Brooklyn Hospital. Robotic surgery is available at all three sites.
Teaching opportunities will be a part of training with the Fellow responsible for developing lectures and teaching the surgical resident staff and medical students. Participation in research activities is encouraged and submissions of papers for publication and development of posters and presentations for national and international meetings, is expected. The Fellow will be required to attend the national SAGES meeting and other national and international meetings to gain exposure to the laparoscopic community and become aware of the new developments, technology and instruments. The Fellow will receive didactic instructions in order to develop full understanding of the diagnosis, preoperative evaluation, procedure,and postoperative care and follow-up of patients.
Candidates must have successfully completed at least 5 years of general surgery training from an accredited program in the USA or at least five years of surgical training in a non-US accredited residency program and be ECFMG certified. Please submit CV with recent photo, personal statement, last 2 years of ABSITE score results and three letters of recommendation [email protected] Submissions must be received by February 24, 2023.
Mastery in General Surgery Program - Junior Associate
Loyola University Medical Center
The Mastery in General Surgery Program at Loyola University Medical Center offers a flexible experience for the Junior Associate. The program is split between two sites: the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. The Junior Associate will have a weekly clinic and operative time at both the Hines VA and Gottlieb Hospitals allowing for autonomous and independent practice. The associate will have access to the DaVinci Xi robot at each practice site and is expected to graduate the program with the faculty support and volume necessary to meet credentialing requirements at other facilities.
The curriculum for the Junior Associate will involve simultaneous rotations at the two sites. This is designed to represent a realistic community practice where the surgeon is on staff at two hospitals. The Program Director, Associate Program Director, and Department faculty are available at each site to support the Junior Associate as needed. The experience and the increased independence over the course of the year of training allows the Junior Associate to gain the confidence in decision making and surgical skills that are needed for independent practice.
The Junior Associate will learn practice management from the program faculty. In addition, the Junior Associate will complete a formal curriculum with the departments of billing and collections, medical liability, physician recruitment, contracting, and quality and patient safety. Lastly, the Junior Associate will have an academic title of Instructor of Surgery and be involved with supervising General Surgery residents. The associate will have 4 weeks of vacation time during the year.
Research is not a requirement for the position but many opportunities exist within the Department of Surgery for interested candidates. Past graduates have gone on to successful general surgery practices in private practice, employed and academic settings.
Review of the Junior Associate application will be included as part of the initial assessment to set tangible goals for the year. Assessment includes a measurement of progress toward established individual and program goals, as well as clinical performance (operative, judgment, and management skills), professionalism, practice management skills, emotional intelligence, and teaching.
Surgical Oncologist Needed
Waukesha Surgical Specialists SC
Waukesha Surgical Specialists is seeking an additional surgeon.
Waukesha Surgical Specialists is seeking a board Certified/board eligible surgical oncologist to join their independent surgical group. This current 10 surgeon practice has members specializing in colorectal, breast, endocrine, advanced laparoscopy, and vascular surgery. The group is aligned with ProHealthcare hospital system, the UW Cancer center at ProHealthcare, and outpatient settings in Waukesha County. There is robust collaboration with a team of medical oncology, radiation oncology, and interventional radiology to provide patients with excellent care through our nationally accredited cancer center. There is opportunity to build a practice across the breadth of surgical oncology, with a focus on hepatobiliary surgery preferred. There is access to multiple surgical robots. This position does require general surgery call coverage shared within the group.
Established in 1976, this is an independent surgical group with partnership opportunity allowing for flexibility and independence in developing your practice and work-life balance. this family-oriented group has long-standing ties to the community. There are opportunities for leadership within the group and hospital organization. The group also participates in medical education of surgical residents, family practice residents, medical and PA students.
Waukesha county provides excellent lifestyle opportunities. Cultural, entertainment, and sporting options are accessible as a suburb of Milwaukee, as well as in Madison or Chicago. Outdoor activities are available throughout the year. Highly rated public and private school options available throughout the area.
Upper GI/MIS/Bariatric Research Fellow
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Keck Hospital of USC, Hoag Hospital
The Division of Upper Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Southern California is currently offering a paid, one-year Research Fellowship position for the 2023-2024 academic year to current PGY2 or PGY3 general surgery residents. The Research Fellow will work alongside Upper GI/MIS Faculty and carry out clinical outcomes research on topics including benign and malignant foregut surgery, bariatric surgery, and abdominal wall reconstruction/hernia. Abstract submissions with subsequent poster and/or podium presentations at local and national meetings is expected with full departmental financial support. Workspace will be provided at Keck Hospital of USC and at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. Moonlighting will be permitted with prior approval.
How to Apply?
All PGY2 and PGY3 residents in good standing at an ACGME-approved General Surgery Residency Program are encouraged to apply. Applicants should email [email protected] with the following:
1. Cover Letter describing the applicant’s interest in the position
2. Curriculum Vitae
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Pay will be commensurate with the applicant's PGY-level at the time of application.
Acute Care & Elective General Surgeon
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an exceptional general surgeon to join the faculty of a dynamic and growing Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Our Division provides emergency general surgery, trauma and burn services at UW Health, and elective general surgery services to the Madison area UW affiliated hospitals.
The Department of Surgery consists of more than 140 faculty across eleven specialty divisions, performing more than 25,000 operations annually. The Department also trains more than 70 residents and fellows and is consistently ranked amongst the top surgery programs with extramural research funding.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
The Acute Care & Elective General Surgeon will be based primarily at Unity Point Meriter hospital. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to join a well-established group of general surgeons and expand the practice. Additional responsibility is to cover the Emergency General Surgery service at Meriter Hospital on an average of 1 in 8-week basis.
The primary site of this position will be at Unity Point Meriter Hospital. UP-Meriter hospital runs 11 operating rooms daily including specialty services in Vascular, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, GYN, plastic surgery and other subspecialties. As a UW affiliate, the emergency general surgery service at UP-Meriter is supported by 4-6 house staff (1-2PG1, 1PGY2, 1 PGY 4, 1 PG5, and occasionally a PGY 3). Four Advance practice Providers provide support as surgical assistants, on rounds and in clinic. The Meriter EGS service cares for all unplanned surgical admissions and provides inpatient consultations as needed.
A principal duty of this position is developing relationships with UW Health regional partners through building relationships and establishing referral protocols in order to partner in providing general surgery services to those organizations. Through these partnerships, the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery seeks to reduce disparities in surgical access for patients in rural areas of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. The successful candidate will display a willingness and desire to work across a health care system to provide care across communities.
The successful candidate will demonstrate qualifications and commitment delivering high-quality patient care. In addition, competitive candidates will be motivated for clinical teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Candidates interested in the CHS track will have demonstrated the ability to successfully develop a scholarly clinical, outcomes, translational, or basic science research program.
The breakdown of duties is dependent on the track the faculty member is hired. This candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.
Program Directors, Associate Program Directors and Coordinators have the ability to submit a request via their Fellowship Council account. All submissions will be reviewed by the Fellowship Council before being posted. Please allow five working days for approval. Opportunities will remain posted for a period no longer than 90 days. If the program would like to re-advertise the opportunity, a new request must be submitted. For more information, please contact [email protected].