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The Winnipeg Spine Program Fellowship Program at the University of Manitoba has an opening for a 12 month fellowship beginning July 2011.
This date is flexible to allow time for the appropriate documentation to be submitted and verified by the various agencies, such as Immigration and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba, which is the licensing agency for Manitoba.
The Winnipeg Spine Program Spine Fellowship is a clinical spine fellowship designed to provide the successful applicant with an extensive and well-rounded exposure to all operative and non-operative aspects of adult and paediatric spinal surgery.
The fellowship will be based out of the Health Sciences Centre and Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.This centre draws from a population base of Manitoba, western Ontario and eastern Saskatchewan. These hospitals are the major referral centers for spinal pathologies within this region.
The fellow will gain familiarity with anterior and posterior and combined approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine with anterior and posterior instrumentation. The fellow is expected to participate and contribute to the ongoing education of resident staff in the clinical setting as well as the operating room and spine rounds.
The fellow is required to produce at least one peer review publication and presentation at a national meeting. Research responsibilities will be primarily based on clinical material however there is opportunity for some basic science research.
Remuneration for this fellowship position is $50,000.00/annum Canadian.
Clinical incentives are available. Interested individuals should apply in writing (download application form) and submit a current curriculum vitae with a recent photograph and three letters of reference to:
Ms Donna Shepard
Section of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Manitoba
T +(204) 787 1219
Since 1968, the American College of Surgeons has offered International Guest Scholarships to competent young surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests and accomplishments in teaching and research.
The deadline for receipt of scholarship applications and all support documents for International Guest Scholarships is 1 July of the year preceding the scholarship year (eg 1 July 2009 for 2010 scholarship year).
Each scholarship offers a stipend of US$8000, participation in the Clinical Congress, and the expectation of visits to several North American clinical and research sites of the scholar's choice. A mentor will be assigned to assist the scholar in planning his/her tour.
Surgeons interested in applying for these scholarships are requested to apply directly from the American College of Surgeons' website. Questions may be directed to
Ms Kate Early
International Liaison Section
633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611-3211
United States of America
F +31 2025021