Baylor College of Medicine Research Training in Vascular and Cardiac Surgery

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Baylor College of Medicine Research

The Baylor College of Medicine Research Training Program in Cardiovascular Surgery is designed to prepare MD surgical residents and PhD post-doctoral fellows for an academic career in vascular and cardiac surgical research.

The program provides salary and educational support to two (MD or PhD) trainees per year, for two years each. Postdoctoral MD and PhD trainees accepted into the program will engage in a mentored research project complemented by a set of core program activities, team science training, and responsible conduct of research training. All T32 faculty mentors have active research programs, have been successful in securing extramural funding, and have a strong commitment to training the next generation of vascular and cardiac surgeon-scientists and PhD investigators.

Selected trainee will enroll in the program from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.


  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Postdoctoral candidates who are MDs in their second or third year of surgical residency and PhD postdoctoral fellows, with a strong interest in vascular or cardiac research. Surgery resident applicants must be willing to delay the completion of their clinical training for two years.

For application instructions, interested applicants should send an inquiry to Barbara W. Trautner, M.D., Ph.D.



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Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Scott LeMaire

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Houston, TX 77030
United States

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