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ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program Application Deadline Extended


 

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is offering a two-year, onsite fellowship in surgical outcomes research, health services research, and health care policy through the Clinical Scholars in Residence program. The application deadline for positions starting in 2019 has been extended to June 29, 2018.

Applicants must have completed two years of clinical training, be U.S. citizens, and obtained two years of program funding from their home institution or other granting agency. The applicant also must be a member of the ACS and in good standing with the College.

The Clinical Scholar will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas within the ACS Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL, to advance the quality improvement initiatives of the ACS and to perform research relevant to ongoing projects within the ACS. Participants also will earn a masters degree after the two years program. The Clinical Scholar will receive strong mentorship in clinical, statistical, and health services research. Previous ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence since 2005 have had excellent, productive experiences that have launched careers in the field.

Important dates for Clinical Scholars in Residence program follow:

Application deadline extended: June 29, 2018

Interview notification: July 13, 2018

Interview Process: July 16–31, 2018

Notification of appointment: August 1, 2018

Starting date: July 1, 2019

For more information, go to facs.org/quality-programs/about/clinical-scholars-program. Contact the ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program at clinicalscholars@facs.org with additional questions.

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