The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has an unanticipated opening for our vascular surgery fellowship. We are seeking applications for a Vascular Surgery fellow for the 2021 – 2023 academic cycle to start as soon as possible. The original start date was August 1st, 2021 – the new start date is flexible.
The fellowship is comprised of two clinical sites. The primary site is Harbor-UCLA Medical center and the major teaching affiliate is Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center a 553-bed hospital tertiary referral county hospital with a Level 1 Trauma center located in Torrance, CA. The medical center is a major teaching affiliate of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and sponsors 34 ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. In addition to the vascular surgery fellowship and general surgery residency, there is an integrated vascular surgery residency.
The medical center campus includes the Lundquist Research Institute, which has over 400 researchers, 150 federal grants (NIH and DoD), 200 patents, and has led to the creation 11 companies in the past 10 years. There is significant opportunity to collaborate with established researchers, coordinate clinical trials, or to pursue unique research interests. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center is a 420-bed tertiary referral hospital where Dr. Rodney White is the Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director of the Aortic Surgery Center. There is extensive collaboration between vascular surgeons and cardiothoracic surgeons in this high-volume center with an emphasis on open, hybrid and endovascular aortic interventions.
The fellowship is open to those who have completed an ACGME – approved general surgery residency and who are board-eligible in general surgery. Successful applicants will have a strong interest in a robust clinical training program with complex open and endovascular interventions.
Please submit a CV, three letters of recommendation (one from their General surgery program director), ABSITE and Board Examination scores, and a personal statement.
Aug 06, 2021