Virginia Commonwealth University - Burn Surgery Fellowship
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.
* 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
1. Current CV
2. Three letter of recommendations
3. Copy of all 3 USMLE scores (or equivalent)