University Hospitals is offering a Research Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery. The position is a fully funded two-year onsite research fellowship with an established colorectal team with a track record for academic productivity and research interests including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal disease, educational research, gender and racial disparities, and outcomes and health sciences research. This opportunity is ideal for a PGY2/PGY3 seeking research experience prior to applying for a colon and rectal surgery residency. The fellowship consists of a formalized program in collaboration with the institution's surgical outcomes center, UH RISES. Practical training in advanced research skills at a large tertiary healthcare center and academic environment as well as weekly mentorship and research meetings will be provided. Clinical care is not part of the fellowship program. The fellow will receive training in and gain experience in: - Study design and methodology - Statistical analyses - Abstract preparation, manuscript publication, and research presentation - Career development training Resources and benefits include: - Personalized mentorship - Access to large databases along with statistical support - Administrative support - Salary commensurate with PGY level and medical benefits Qualifications.
Eligible candidates must hold an MD/DO degree and should have completed at least 2 years of surgical residency training. A categorical position at a home institution is preferred. Prior outcomes and research experience and interest in colon and rectal surgery or surgical oncology is strongly preferred.
Interested applicants should send (1) a letter of intent/cover letter, (2) CV, and (3) two references to Bridget Patrick, UH RISES Associate Director ([email protected])
Nov 25, 2020