New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College — New York, NY

  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: 90209
  • Program Director: Abraham Houng, MD MSE FACS

Last updated: November 10, 2020

The Department of Surgery at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medicine is currently accepting applications for a non-ACGME Burn Surgery fellowship position starting August 1, 2020. The mission of the fellowship is to provide the clinical knowledge and technical skills enabling each fellow to become a confident practitioner, administrator, and educator while focusing on compassionate and innovative patient-centered care. The program achieves these aims through a tradition of teaching that includes didactic protected time including the multidisciplinary conferences, an in-depth workshop series, research conferences, quality improvement and morbidity/mortality conferences, journal clubs and grand rounds. The curriculum includes discussions of medical education techniques, scientific methods, and administration. Opportunities for research, education, and administration can be tailored to meet individual fellow’s needs. The fellow also have opportunities to participate in international burn care in third world settings through Weill Cornell Global Surgery Programs. An optional second year fellowship is surgical critical care can be arranged.

How to apply

Qualifications: Applicants for the Burn Surgery fellowship must have successfully completed 5 years of ACGME approved surgical training prior to beginning the fellowship and must qualify for a full NY state license.

Please submit three letters of recommendation, USMLE scores, ABSITE scores, personal statement, and an updated CV to the fellowship coordinator at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Research opportunities

International burn care through the Weill Cornell Global Surgery Program. Numerous funded research opportunities. Internal quality improvement projects.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 862
  • ICU beds: 102
  • Trauma faculty: 11

Fellowship procedures


525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

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