The Cerebrovascular Surgery and Intervention Center (SDIC) at Boston Children’s Hospital is accepting applications for a one-year fellowship position in the Surgical and Interventional Approaches to Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disease. The fellowship will provide multidisciplinary training in the treatment of the full range of cerebrovascular conditions affecting children, including moyamoya, brain and spine arteriovenous malformations, pial, dural and extracranial arteriovenous fistulae, vein of Galen malformations, arterial dissections, cerebral aneurysms, acute ischemic stroke, vascular tumors of the head, neck and spine, and venous and lymphatic vascular malformations. Primary supervising faculty mentors consist of one full-time pediatric vascular neurosurgeon and one full-time neurointerventionalist at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Boston Children’s is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and draws an unparalleled volume of patients from around the world to its departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology and its Vascular Anomalies Center. CSIC is a global leader in pediatric operative and endovascular innovation, and trainees will benefit from hands-on utilization of its state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. In Addition to clinical training, the unique patient populations and clinical volume provide incomparable opportunities for clinical and translational research, with research productivity expected as a strong component of the fellowship.
Candidates must be graduates of a U.S. medical school or hold a valid ECFMG certificate and able to obtain a medical license in the state of Massachusetts. They must also have had exposure to adult endovascular neurosurgical / neurointerventional training, either as a separate fellowship or enfolded as a part of a neurosurgical residency. Applicants with backgrounds in neurosurgery, neuroradiology, or neurology are invited to apply with operative neurosurgical training during the fellowship limited to neurosurgical applicants. Full salary and benefits are provided. For more information and application instructions visit, http://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/departments-and-divisions/department-of-neurosurgery/clinician-resources.
Those interested should contact Arianna Lanpher at email@example.com and should provide:
- Application Cover Sheet
- Letter of Intent
- Three letters of recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae