Open Resident and Fellowship Positions

Rush University Medical Center

Posted August 2019

The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Rush University Medical Center has a first-year fellowship position available starting July 2020.

Our fellowship program received full re-accreditation in April 2019 by the Accreditation council for Graduate medical Education (ACGME). Interested candidates must have completed an ACGME approved General Surgery Residency by June 30, 2019.  This position is for a traditional 5+2 candidate. The candidate must be in good standing with their current training program, and at the completion of their general surgery program must be eligible to sit for their general surgery boards.

As a fellow your will participate in the diagnosis, perioperative, and operative care of patients on the fellow’s service with the help of junior Interventional Radiology residents and physician assistants.  In addition you will have important academic responsibilities which include preparing for our weekly conferences, teaching residents, as well as participate in various research opportunities.  You will have access to a preparatory course for the RPVI exam complementing our monthly non-invasive vascular laboratory conference and weekly supervised vascular lab reading time that will fulfill the requirements for the RPVI certification.

Interested applicants must sent the following:

  • Current CV
  • Proof of Citizenship or immigration status
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • A letter from your current program director or Chairman of Surgery stating that you are in good standing and qualify for this position. This letter may serve as 1 of your letters of recommendation.
  • Recent Photo

All applicant material should be sent to:

Jaime Martin
Fellowship Program Coordinator, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Administrative Assistant, Vascular Surgery
University Cardiovascular Surgeons
Rush University Medical Center
1725 West Harrison Street | Suite 1156 | Chicago, IL 60612
Ph. 312-563-1593 F. 312-563-4388

Any inquiries may be directed to:

Dr. Walter McCarthy, Program Director: Walter_McCarthy@rush.edu

Saint Louis University

Posted July 2019

Saint Louis University is recruiting a vascular surgery fellow to begin August 2020.  This individual will join a total of 6 other vascular trainees (5 integrated vascular surgery residents and 1 vascular surgery fellow) in a busy training program consisting of a university hospital, private practice hospital, and a VA hospital with training by 10 vascular surgeons.  A new state of the art university hospital is being constructed (completion date fall 2020) with 3 hybrid operating rooms. 

For more information, please contact:

Matthew Smeds
Program director
Matt.Smeds@health.slu.edu.  

More information about the program can be found on the program website.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University

Posted July 2019

Due to expansion of our training programs, which currently include both a 5+2 Independent Vascular Surgery Fellowship and a 0+5 Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency, we are excited to announce an additional open Fellowship position starting August 1, 2020. 

Our program provides multiple outstanding training venues for breadth and variety of clinical cases, including a large academic referral center, a regional referral VA medical center, as well as a busy community hospital.  Multiple services and facilities also allow for proper separation of senior vascular residents from vascular fellows, eliminating competition for cases or clinical experience.  Our Vascular Surgery faculty partner with teaching faculty from Vascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Podiatry to offer comprehensive training and a robust educational conference schedule.  This experience encompasses all aspects of evaluation and treatment of vascular diseases including advanced diagnostic imaging, medical therapies, endovascular treatment, and surgery.  Our program also offers the opportunity to participate in clinical research activities during the fellowship.  Finally, Cleveland is an easy city to live in, with outstanding arts, food, and 3 national professional sports teams.

Candidates for this position must have completed a 5-year ACGME-accredited training program in General Surgery.   Submission of a CV and letter or statement of interest in the program, along with ABSITE score transcripts, and 2 Letters of Recommendation (at least one from a Department Chair or Program Director) are required.  A telephone or in-person interview may be requested as well. 

For more information or to submit application materials, please contact:

Meggi Lensman, MBA
Vascular Surgery Program Coordinator
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave, Lakeside 7
Cleveland, OH 44106-5047
216-844-1323
Meggi.Lensman@UHHospitals.org 

 

Virginia Wong, MD
Program Director
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave, Mailstop LKSD 7060
Cleveland, OH 44106-7060
216-844-3013
Virginia.Wong@UHHospitals.org

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The University of Alabama Birmingham

Posted March 2019

Due to expansion of the training program, The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) is excited to offer a fellowship position to a current graduating Chief Resident in General Surgery.  The position will start August 1, 2019 with successful completion expected July 31, 2021.   

The Vascular Fellowship at UAB is nationally sought after training program with one of the most diverse case mixes in the country and provides extensive training in open aortic reconstruction, advanced Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Endografting, endovascular and open carotid revascularization, a dedicated outpatient Venous practice, and an advanced limb preservation program.  Graduates of the fellowship have pursued a mix of academic and private practice and have been very successful at both.  

Inquiries can be made by contacting our Fellowship coordinator, Sherry Evans, at sevans@uabmc.edu.  Phone: (205) 934-2006.    

Interested candidates will be expected to provide references from current General Surgery Program Director as well as a Vascular surgeon from within their residency in addition to CV and absite results.

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Englewood Health
Posted Februrary 2019

The Englewood Health Vascular Fellowship Program is ACGME accredited for two-year postgraduate training leading to Board eligibility in all aspects of vascular therapies. This includes the entire spectrum of open and endovascular procedures, diagnostics, medical treatments and eligibility for certification in ultrasonics. The fellows work with residents as a team and enjoy their relationship with the attending staff that includes, in addition to the vascular faculty, interventionists and cardiologists. The Program has a long history dating to 1978 and currently functions as a component of the Heart and Vascular Institute that fosters a working relationship between the specialties.

Additional team work with an active podiatric service that boasts a full-training program plus a Wound Center and hyperbaric chamber, add to the overall experience of the fellows. The operating room suite possesses two state of the art hybrid rooms that enable treatment of even the most complex vascular pathologies. Fellows are encouraged to participate in a variety of research projects and are assisted in their academic pursuits including manuscript preparation. Completion of the program prepares the trainee to become certified by the American Board of Vascular Surgery and to pursue a career in academia and/or clinical practice.

How To Apply:

Applicants should send their CV with cover letter explaining your interest in this program, 3 letters of recommendation and test scores to our Program Coordinator, Elis Tossounian, at elis.tossounian@ehmchealth.org. Applicants for the program beginning July 1, 2019 will not be in the Match and should accordingly submit their application and CV as soon as possible.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Posted Februrary 2019

The Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Fellowship at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is now accepting applications for two ACGME-approved vascular surgery fellowship positions beginning August 1st, 2019. Our ACGME-approved program offers exceptional vascular surgery training at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, ranked #1 in the Twin Cities by US News and World Report.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Single institution
  • Dedicated attending staff
    • 8 Board-certified Vascular Surgeons
    • Vascular Medicine and Wound Care specialists
    • MD Research Coordinator
  • ICAVL-accredited non-invasive vascular laboratory
  • IAC-accredited vein center
  • Robust experience in open vascular surgery
    • Aortic aneurysm repair, including complex aneurysms
    • Carotid and vertebral artery reconstruction
    • Aorto-iliac and lower extremity bypass
    • Dialysis access
  • Training in endovascular therapies
    • Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR)
    • Fenestrated / branched graft aneurysm repair (fEVAR)
    • Carotid angioplasty / stenting
      • Transfemoral
      • Trans-carotid revascularization (TCAR)
    • Brachiocephalic disease treatment
    • Visceral / renal artery repair
    • Lower extremity PAD
      • Advanced therapies for critical limb ischemia (CLI)
    • Venous ablation
  • Anterior exposure for spine surgery
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Wound care / Hyperbaric medicine
  • Mentorship in clinical research
    • Prospective Vascular Surgery database
    • FDA-approved endovascular device trials
  • NP / PA staff dedicated to the vascular service
  • Two hybrid endovascular operating rooms
  • Dedicated vascular surgery ORs

Candidates will be eligible to sit for their Vascular Surgery Boards and RPVI at completion of the fellowship.

Application process

Candidates must complete an ACGME-approved five-year general residency prior to applying.

Please include the following materials to be considered for the fellowship:

  • Vascular fellowship application
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Photographs
  • ABSITE transcripts (surgical fellowships only)
  • Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) or “California Letter” (international medical graduates only)

Submit your application materials via email:
anwvascularfellowship@allina.com

Or postal mail:
Timothy M. Sullivan, MD
Program Director, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Fellowship
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 East 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

For questions or more information, please contact our program coordinator at anwvascularfellowship@allina.com or visit our website at http://www.mplsheart.com/information-for-providers/fellowship-program/.

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University of California San Francisco

Posted October 2018

The Division of Vascular Surgery at UCSF is now accepting applicants for an additional ACGME-approved, vascular surgery fellowship position beginning August 1, 2019. This fellowship is appropriate for individuals who have completed 5 years of general surgery residency and are interested in formal training in vascular and endovascular surgery. Fellows accepted in the program will be enrolled in a two-year, comprehensive vascular surgery training program at UCSF Medical Center and its affiliated institutions.


Applicants will be required to have successfully completed a 5 year general surgery program and they will be required to submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement by January 31st, 2019. An interview will also be required and these will be conducted before April 1, 2019. Acceptance in the program will be determined by the selection committee, and applicants will be notified in writing.

For further information, contact Dr. Michael Conte.

 

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