Vascular Surgery Fellowship
- Create an educational environment with focus on fellow development throughout their training with progressive responsibility and autonomy
- Exposure to multidisciplinary team-based approaches to patient care within different patient populations and backgrounds
- Prepare fellows for a career in varied clinical and/or academic settings with exposure to research, medical education/teaching, quality and safety initiatives and community engagement
- Provide the educational and clinical tools necessary to successfully complete the process for board certification
- Create an environment for ongoing learning with investigation and research opportunities
The fellow will help run the weekly educational conferences along with the senior integrated vascular residents which occur as a protected block on Wednesday mornings. Clinical research participation is expected and supported by dedicated research coordinators.
In August of 2017 the Jacob and Lois Mol Cardiovascular Simulation Center opened at Spectrum Health. This state-of-the-art, 2,700 square foot simulation center is dedicated to training of the participants in the cardiovascular medicine fellowship, cardiothoracic surgery fellowship, integrated vascular surgery residency and independent vascular surgery fellowship. With 24 hour access to the center and lounge the trainees in these programs have the ability to develop their technical skills and collaborate with each other throughout their training.
There are eight vascular surgeons in the core faculty who work with the fellow on a daily basis. Outpatient clinical time and vascular lab experience is gained throughout the residency. The large clinical volume of both open and endovascular cases, state-of-the art facilities and broad training experiences of the faculty insure the residents will graduate with the experience to be confident and competent vascular specialists.
- PGY-6 Year: Vascular surgery–13 blocks
- PGY-7 Year: Vascular surgery–13 blocks
For research support, the scholarly activity support team can assist you. The scholarly activity support team also offers biostatistics consultation, and poster preparation. Residents will be expected to submit their work for presentation at an institutional Research Day.
- USMLE Step 1 - 220+ or COMLEX Level 1- 400-600
- USMLE Step 2 or COMLEX Level 2 preferred by interview season
- Apply though the Electronic Residency Application Service to be considered for this position
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