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Apply by April 1 to ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program



The application process for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Scholars in Residence Program, a two-year on-site fellowship in surgical outcomes research, health services research, and health care policy, opened January 1. The deadline for submitting applications is April 1, 2016.

The fellowship, which will start July 1, 2017, will be performed at ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL, with additional funds provided for the scholar to complete a master’s program at Northwestern University in Chicago. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of clinical training and are able to obtain two years of program funding from their home institution or other granting agency. Applicants must be ACS members in good standing. The ACS will continue to seek external funding for the position, and candidates will be notified should funding become available.

The Clinical Scholar will work in multiple areas within the ACS Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care to advance the quality improvement initiatives of the ACS and to perform research relevant to ongoing projects. The Clinical Scholar will receive strong mentorship in clinical, statistical, and health services research. ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence have had excellent, productive experiences that have launched successful careers in this field.

Important Dates:

Interview notification: May 2, 2016

Interview process: May 2−31, 2016

Notification of appointment: June 10, 2016

Find more information on the ACS website. [] If you have additional questions, contact the ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program at

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