The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Neurosurgery has established an advanced fellowship training program in Open Cerebrovascular Surgery. The selected candidate will serve in a one-year Instructor position.
Additional Summary Specific to Job
This will be one-year position *
UT Health, in collaboration with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, utilizes state-of-the art technology and facilities. Its advanced Vascular Neurosurgery team is nationally recognized as leaders in the field and provide a complete range of advanced procedures.
During the 12 months, the candidate will manage patients with neurological diseases, perform simple and complex open surgical procedures, and integrate these techniques into the surgical therapy of patients with complex vascular and neoplastic diseases. He/she will perform clinical pre-procedural evaluations of patients, interpret preliminary diagnostic studies, consult with clinicians on other services, generate procedural reports, and participate in short-term and long-term post-procedure follow-up care, including neuro-intensive care.
The candidate will cover vascular call with the attending physicians, participate in operative cases, oversee post-operative management, and perform daily rounds with attending faculty and on-service residents. The fellow will manage the pre- and post-op care of these patients in the surgical and outpatient clinic settings. The fellow will also participate in a series of weekly didactic conferences within the Department. Independent research projects are encouraged and protected research time will be available.
- Must have an M.D. degree
- The candidate will have completed an ACGME accredited Neurosurgery residency program and demonstrate an interest in research and preference for an academic career.
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students. No
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years. No
This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic Yes
This position will use radiation sources Yes
Pre Employment Conditions
Open to current UTHSC-H employees only? *No
*Job Classification regular
Does this position accept online applications? Yes
This is a grant funded position * No
*Benefits Eligible Yes