POSITION AVAILABLE FOR JULY 1, 2019 - APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 15, 2018
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center have 1 SCI Medicine fellowship position available. The position is a 1-year**ACGME accredited clinical fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. Successful completion of the fellowship satisfies the eligibility requirement to take the SCI Medicine subspecialty examination. The fellowship offers comprehensive training in traumatic and non-traumatic SCI, Spasticity management, Urologic and Pain interventions, Rehabilitation Technology and Engineering, and ventilator management. The rotation offers outpatient specialty clinics and inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation, including a dedicated elective and research months. The fellowship provides opportunities for teaching residents, medical students, and other healthcare providers as well as to work in a team using an interdisciplinary approach with contributions from M.D. and Ph.D. clinicians and researchers in pediatric PM&R, urology, Neurosurgery, plastic surgery and neurology. Fellows do not take call. A professional development allowance to attend authorized conferences and a book allotment is provided to the fellow.
SALARY Commensurate with level of training PGY5 - $63,127 ELIGIBILITY Candidates must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited program in on of the following: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, PM&R, plastic surgery, surgery or urology.
APPLICATION PROCESS Download SCI universal application http://www.academyscipro.org/sci-fellowship/ and send the following supporting documentation: Current Curriculum Vitae, personal statement, and three (3) letters of recommendation (one must be from program director), USMLE or COMLEX Transcript (notarized), Medical School Diploma (notarized), and Photograph. Email completed application packet to firstname.lastname@example.org Attn: Lance L. Goetz, MD in the subject line Director, Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship Program Spinal Cord Injury & Disorders Service (652/128) 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard Richmond, VA 23249
About Virginia Commonwealth University Department of PM&R
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia is one of the largest PM&R services in Veterans Health Administration and includes an 18 bed secured, inpatient rehabilitation unit; 20 bed transitional rehabilitation unit with a full complement of staff, state-of-the art facilities and innovative programs inpatient and outpatient programs. The Richmond VAMC is a 399-bed teaching and research hospital and is well known for our full range of healthcare services. It is located in Richmond, VA which offers affordable cost of living, nationally recognized school systems and diverse cultural and educational opportunities for all ages. Richmond is within two (2) hours of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Washington, DC and shore beaches.