Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship

Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship

The Baylor College of Medicine Research Training Program in Cardiovascular Surgery is designed to prepare M.D. surgical residents and Ph.D. post-doctoral fellows for a research career in cardiovascular surgery. Funded by a T32 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), our program is led by principal investigator/program director Todd K. Rosengart, M.D., chair of the Department of Surgery, and program co-directors, Scott A. LeMaire, M.D., vice chair for research, and Barbara W. Trautner, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical research. The program supports two (M.D. or Ph.D.) trainees per year, for two years each.

Postdoctoral M.D. and Ph.D. trainees accepted into the program will engage in a mentored research project which will be complemented by a set of core program activities, team science training, and responsible conduct of research training. All T32 faculty mentors have active laboratories, have been successful in securing extramural funding, and have a strong commitment to training the next generation of cardiovascular surgeon-scientists and Ph.D. investigators.

Prerequisites:

  1. Postdoctoral candidates who are M.D.s in their second year of surgical residency and Ph.D. postdoctoral fellows, all with a strong interest in cardiovascular research. Surgery resident applicants must be willing to delay the completion of their clinical training for two years.
  2. Citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or must have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence

How To Apply:

For interested applicants, please email coordinator Alicia Wang at [email protected] for detailed instructions.

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  • Published

    Jul 10, 2021

  • Main Location

    Houston, Texas

  • Residency Positions

    5

  • Fellowship Positions

    10

  • Programs

    73

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