Surgery Training and Education

Fellowships

The Department of Surgery offers an array of fellowship programs which provide specialized surgical training:

  • The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery: This ACGME accredited fellowship accepts one candidate per year at the PGY-6 level. The program encompasses the clinical, educational, and research aspects of the full range of diseases related to the large and small intestine. If applicable, we only accept J-1 Visas. Only those who apply via ERAS will be considered.
  • The Division of Vascular Surgery: This ACGME accredited fellowship accepts 2 fellows for their two-year, bi-campus (Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons) fellowship program. If applicable, we only accept J-1 Visas. Only those who apply via ERAS will be considered.
  • Burn Surgery: This NON-ACGME fellowship accepts 2 fellows and currently has openings for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Fellows will be responsible for the surgical critical care of all burn injured patients, supervising medical students and residents, education, and participation in clinical research protocols. Candidates should be Board eligible in General Surgery or have a minimum of two years of general surgery residency. NYS license is required upon acceptance of position. If applicable, we only accept J-1 Visas. Salary and benefits competitive. To apply or for more information on the Burn Fellowship, please contact Vanessa Acevedo at vaa2002@med.cornell.edu or at 212-746-5410.

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