Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery

Program Overview:

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington offers a Clinical Fellowship in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery. The Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Fellow is appointed as an Acting Instructor/Senior Fellow in the Department of Neurological Surgery. The fellowship will be under the supervision of Professor Laligam N. Sekhar, and will provide training in microsurgery and endoscopic surgery, and opportunity for research. It does not include any endovascular training.



How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:

Harborview Medical Center 
Department of Neurological Surgery – Box 359924
325 Ninth Avenue 
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

Email: fellowship@neurosurgery.washington.edu

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The University of Washington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Eligibility Requirements:

This fellowship is open to Neurosurgeons (MD or MD/PhD) who have completed a residency in an approved Neurosurgical program accredited by the ACGME (Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education), 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. All University of Washington faculty participate in teaching, research, and service.

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.

Selection Process:

After the Fellowship Director has received all of the required documents (including: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references), the program coordinator will contact the applicant to schedule an interview.

Stipends & Benefits

Vacation, pay, and benefit specifics will be discussed at the interview. However, the University of Washington offers a highly competitive compensation package.


Fellowship Faculty:

Contact Information

For more information about our Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery Clinical Fellowship Program, please contact:

Harborview Medical Center 
Department of Neurological Surgery – Box 359924
325 Ninth Avenue 
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

Email: fellowship@neurosurgery.washington.edu

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