The goal of advanced training in urologic oncology is to provide further knowledge and skills beyond the expertise achieved during a urology residency program. The additional expertise should include scholarship, critical analysis of complex clinical problems, and development of advanced technical skills. The fellow should develop good skills in the planning of multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. The trainee should also achieve expertise in basic and clinical scientific research methodologies.
After completing a two-year minimum fellowship in Urologic Oncology, the surgeon should demonstrate the following unique characteristics:
Advanced expertise in the multidisciplinary management of patients with urologic cancer;
Knowledge and the ability to apply the critical principles of:
a) Medical oncology
b) Radiation oncology
d) Urologic imaging techniques;
Ability to perform complex tumor resections with a clear understanding of the benefits and the technical limitations of surgical procedures;
Ability to perform laparoscopic approaches for diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of urologic malignancies;
Extensive knowledge of and technical experience in urinary tract diversion and reconstruction;
Knowledge of the biology of urologic malignancies;
Comprehension of and facility with scientific methodology, study design, biostatistics, clinical trials, and data analysis;
Ability to manage academic or tertiary referral clinical practice, participate in continuing education.
Skills for self-education, and collaboration in translational research.
Fellows will be under the mentorship of Dr. Daniel Lin, for subspecialty training in urological oncology. The primary site of training will be the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). The fellow will collaborate with world-class surgeons, and with superb residents and other subspecialty fellows. Fellows are expected to participate in all Departmental and Divisional seminars and educational activities.
This position includes appointment as Acting Instructor/Senior Fellow within the Department of Urology. This is a 12-month service period per year position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.
First year duties and expectations will primarily be oriented to your research project.
In the second year, the fellow will devote the majority of your effort to clinical surgical training and patient care, with approximately 20% of time available for clinical research. The duties assigned include assisting in the Urology Clinic and in the OR at UWMC, accumulating clinical data and writing clinical papers.
Admission is contingent upon completion of an ACGME accredited urologic training program or an appropriate foreign program.
The applicant complete the Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Application in order to apply.
The applicant should have passed all 3 steps of USMLE and be eligible for a full WA State license prior to starting fellowship.
3 letters of recommendation including referee evaluation form
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