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Virginia Commonwealth University - Burn Surgery Fellowship

February 19, 2019

The Evans-Haynes Burn Center in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking applicants for our Burn Surgery Fellowship Program, to begin July 2019. The Evans-Haynes Burn Center is the oldest civilian burn facility in the United States. VCU Health has been granted Level 1 trauma center status since 1981 and is the only nationally verified burn center in Virginia.

 

The Burn Fellowship is a year-long commitment that involves all aspects of burn care. The Fellow is particularly involved in the following:

* Care of both adult and pediatric burn patients

* Acute burn resuscitation

* Burn wound management including the use of artificial skin products, allograft, and cultured epidermal autograft - Functioning within a multidisciplinary team environment for care of complex patients

* Managing social aspects and emotional needs of burn patients

* Tertiary burn reconstruction including burn scar management, releases, flap coverage, and laser treatment

 

This program is designed to provide a multidisciplinary exposure to the art and science of burn surgery. We are seeking ambitious surgeons with a minimum of two years of residency training and a commitment to training completion. The clinical portion of the fellowship involves all aspects of burn surgery including resuscitation, acute operative care, and reconstructive operations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

* Must have completed USMLE steps 1, 2 and 3 (or equivalent)

* Must be within 4 years of graduation from medical school or direct patient care activity

 

If you are interested in our Burn Fellowship please send the following to our coordinator at gayle.meadows@vcuhealth.org

Please send:

1. Current CV

2. Three letter of recommendations

3. Copy of all 3 USMLE scores (or equivalent)

 

Contact:

Gayle Meadows,

gayle.meadows@vcuhealth.org,

804-827-1241.

 

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