Fellowship Details

International Fellowship Program in Microsurgery

Contact Person For Application: Andres Rodriguez
Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital
Uppsala,   75185
Sweden
018-611-1157
andres.rodriguez.lorenzo@akademiska.se
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery
Fellowship Title: International Fellowship Program in Microsurgery
Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital
Uppsala  75185
Sweden
Geographic Region:
Number of years this fellowship has existed: 3 years
Fellowship Director: Andres Rodriguez MD, PhD
Additional Faculty: Maria Mani, Lubos Drazan
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: January 2 to January 8
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 125
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 50
Nerve Repairs: 15
Replants: 0
Head and Neck: 40
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 30
Upper Extremity: 0
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 70
Trunk: 5
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): Available
Night and Weekend Call: None
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): No
Clinical Research Opportunities: The fellow will participate in all teaching activities in the department and will be responsible for a monthly presentation. The fellow is required to undertake one research project within microsurgery and is expected to finish one publication.
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Specialist in Plastic Surgery
Application Deadline: April 01
Interview Period: April 2 to April 8
Additional Program Information: The department of Plastic and Maxillofacial surgery offers a 6 months-fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery. The unit is one of the more active in reconstructive microsurgery in the north of Europe with a case load performed of 120 free flaps per year and 50 complex non microvascular cases in the areas of head and neck reconstruction, breast reconstruction, facial paralysis, lower extremity and complex wound care. Fellowship Responsibilities The fellow will work in a team of four specialists and one resident and will participate in the planning and execution of all reconstructive cases performed by the team. The fellow will participate in all teaching activities in the department and will be responsible for a monthly presentation. The fellow is required to undertake one research project within microsurgery and is expected to finish one publication. The fellowship program is endorsed by the Swedish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the fellow will become corresponding member.
Website Link: http://www.akademiska.se/Verksamheter/Plastikkirurgi-och-kakkirurgi/Mikrokirurgiavancerad-lambakirurgi/Forskning/Plastikkirurgi-och-kakkirurgi/International-Fellowship-Program-in-Microsurgery-2017/
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