Endoscopy Research Fellowship

Endoscopy Research Fellowship

The Center for Digestive Health at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health offers a one-year fellowship opportunity for concentrated experience in endoscopy research, focusing on academic output/publication. The fellowship provides dedicated time to help construct, maintain, and use robust databases for the study of endoscopic topics, to apply outcomes data to provide a foundation for improving quality of patient care, and to focus on retrospective and prospective chart review studies, complementing ongoing clinical research.

Supervision and mentoring will be provided by Andrew Ross, MD, Fellowship Director, and other faculty members who are part of the Center for Digestive Health care team and are experts in the treatment and research of digestive disease.

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Applicants to the Endoscopy Research Fellowship must have an MD degree or equivalent. Non-native speakers of English must take and submit TOEFL scores that meet minimum requirements.

International applicants who are not U.S. citizens must be eligible for an H1-B Visa or equivalent. Applicants with J1 visa status are ineligible for the Endoscopy Research Fellowship.

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  1. Endoscopy Research Fellowship Application
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Goal Statement addressing:
    • Detailed career aim in research
    • Experience with scientific writing, data analysis and endoscopy
    • Knowledge of statistics and research in a clinical setting, including IRB process, writing protocols, etc.
  5. Minimum TOEFL, TOEFLiBT, or TOEFLC scores for all applicants whose first language is not English. Minimum TOEFL: 580. Minimum TOEFLiBT: 92. Minimum TOEFLC: 237. Test scores must be from within the last two years. If you do not have the minimum scores indicated above you are not eligible to apply.
  6. Three Letters of Recommendation with phone and email contact information for each reference writer.

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit via email a completed Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Center for Digestive Health Endoscopy Research Fellowship Application to Terri Davis Smith, Academic Specialist.

Contact Information:

If you have questions, please contact Terri Davis Smith, Academic Specialist.

Terri Davis Smith
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
1100 Ninth Ave. Mail Stop G250-B
Seattle, WA 98111

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