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Acting Instructor- Neuroendovascular Fellowship, Neurological Surgery (2024-2025)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Neurological Surgery

Title: Acting Instructor- Neuroendovascular Fellowship, Neurological Surgery (2024-2025)

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Position Description

Neuroendovascular surgery is a sub-specialty that uses minimally invasive catheter-based technology, radiological imaging, and clinical expertise to diagnose and treat vascular diseases of the central nervous system, as well as other disorders of the head, neck and spine and their vascular supply. The unique clinical and invasive nature of this sub-specialty requires special training and skills which it is the program's mission to teach and develop in its fellows. During one year of dedicated and continuous advanced medical education and training, fellows will develop advanced proficiency in the Endovascular management of cerebrovascular disease; will develop the qualifications that facilitate supervision of Neuroendovascular Services; and will master state of the art Neuroendovascular procedures. Graduates of the program will help alleviate the regional and nationwide shortage of acute stroke intervention providers for emergency care on call duties. As the only Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center in the state of Washington, Harborview Medical Center's mission focuses on providing care for a broad spectrum of patients throughout the region and developing and maintaining leading – edge centers of emphasis. The Neurological Surgery Endovascular Fellow is appointed as an Acting Instructor in the Department of Neurological Surgery.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025. This is a 12 month service period position per year.


This fellowship is open to Neurosurgeons (MD or MD/PhD or foreign equivalent) who have completed a residency in an approved Neurosurgical program accredited by the ACGME (Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education), or foreign equivalent, the RCPSC (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada), or the CFPC (College of Family Physicians Canada). Additionally, they must be able to obtain an unrestricted license to practice Medicine in the State of Washington. A strong interest in pursuing academic neurosurgery, and a track record of research and/or publications is a requirement to be considered for this position. 

An H-1B visa is required for all graduates of Canadian medical schools. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship of an H-1B visa, graduates of Canadian medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services


Candidates should submit their application via Interfolio. Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendations and completion of the USMLE Exam steps 1,2 and, 3, if applicable. 


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