An advanced minimally invasive surgery non-ACGME fellowship program is available for qualified general surgery residents who have completed training but are seeking to increase their minimally invasive surgery skills.
This is a one-year position (August 2020-June 2021) and will be anchored at Lankenau Medical Center, but it includes rotations at all four acute care hospitals in the Main Line Health System. The goal of our fellowship is to enhance robotic and minimally invasive skills in the fields of general, bariatric, colorectal, and thoracic surgery. Time will also be allocated for clinical research in minimally invasive techniques and related academic pursuits.
Lankenau Medical Center Main Line Health’s commitment to graduate medical education and research is the cornerstone of what makes us a world-class health system. We offer a diverse curriculum of graduate and ACGME/AOA accredited post-graduate programs in a variety of disciplines for medical professionals wishing to further their education and professional development. Lankenau Medical Center is an academic community hospital with an independent general surgery residency, which provides opportunities for teaching and participating in innovative research.
With regards to achievements in robotic surgery, Lankenau was one of the first three centers in the country to begin using the DaVinci SP platform for single port robotic surgery, and one of the first five centers to use the Ion platform for robotic bronchoscopy. Main Line Health: Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service.
Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health Hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, and being named among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine.
Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy. To learn more, visit mainlinehealth.org.
Applicants must be Board Certified or Board Eligible. Candidates must have completed an American Board of Surgery approved training program in general surgery, or its foreign equivalent, and should be eligible for a medical license by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Full benefits and compensation at the PGY-6 level.
Send applications for the fellowship to: Allison Stein,Program Manager, at [email protected]