The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington offers a one-year full-time (100% FTE) Neurotrauma Fellowship. The Neurotrauma Fellow is appointed as an Acting Instructor in Neurological Surgery. Progressive independence in patient evaluation and management is encouraged during the course of the fellowship. The primary responsibility as a member of the neurotrauma service will be at Harborview Medical Center.
The fellow will actively participate in the management of all facets of Neurosurgical care of TBI and spinal trauma patients at the highest clinical level. Completion of this fellowship is based on the trainee having an advanced working understanding of the neurotrauma and critical care principles involved in managing the injured brain and spinal cord, and is NOT focused on board certification in intensive care medicine.
The trainee will finish with complete training in the surgical management of spinal column trauma. Academic productivity is also expected. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Please direct applications (including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references) or nominations to:
Randall Chesnut, M.D.
The University of Washington, a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
Applicants must be an M.D. and have completed an ACGME accredited neurosurgery residency program and be able to obtain a Washington State license to practice.
An H-1B visa is required for all graduates of foreign medical schools. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship of an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
After the fellowship director has received all of the required documents (including: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references), the program coordinator will contact the applicant to schedule an interview.
Vacation, pay, and benefit specifics will be discussed at the interview. However, the University of Washington offers a highly competitive compensation package.
For more information about our Neurotrauma Fellowship please contact:
Randall Chesnut, M.D.
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Dr. Silbergeld is the Arthur A. Ward Jr. professor of neurological surgery at the UW Medical Center. He is also an adjunct professor of pathology.
Applications for the Neurological Surgery Residency are due November 30, 2013.
Deadlines to apply to our fellowship programs are:
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