Training slots starting July 2021 are available for the Surgical Oncology Research Training Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.
Candidates will train during a 12 to 24-month hiatus from General Surgery residency training (usually after 2 or 3 years of clinical training) or after a completion of a CGSO fellowship, again for 1-2 years. The program provides research opportunities mixed in with up to 20% clinical experience in a broad range of oncologic disciplines. Moffitt Cancer Center is an ACGME accredited institution and as such is committed to compliance with the ACGME Institutional, Common and Specialty Program Requirements.
Moffitt provides and maintains the infrastructure and resources necessary to support an engaging learning environment for the trainees. Moffitt’s educational commitment is one of the pillars of our mission to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.
The Tampa-based facility is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 6,500 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.4 billion.
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident to qualify and must be categorical surgical trainees in an ACGME surgical training program. Salary commensurate with PGY level and medical benefits are provided, along with education funding for conference travel, textbooks, and research expenses. Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time research fellowship with the opportunity for minimal clinical responsibilities at the discretion and discussion between the fellow, program director and mentor, but not mandatory.
To apply, individuals should provide a curriculum vitae and letter of intent detailing career goals in academic surgery. Interested individuals should contact: [email protected] (Education Coordinator) and [email protected] (Fellowship Program Director).