The purpose of the one year Musculoskeletal/Spine Fellowship to provide training in the advanced diagnosis andcomprehensive management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal/spine disease. The fellow will be exposed to abroad range of procedures and fluoroscopic-guided percutaneous interventions. Additionally, the fellow will havean integral role in education through interactions with residents and medical students, and by contributing to andorganizing aspects of the regular didactic program, spine indications conference and cadaver lab sessions.
The Marc A. Asher, MD Spine Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center 23,000 square foot multidisciplinary facility with on-site clinics, imaging (ultrasound, x-ray, CT and MRI), electrodiagnostics lab, therapy gym and surgery center. The fellow will work and learn in this dynamic environment under the guidance of the program director and its many faculty. Faculty include specialists from PM&R, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery and Anesthesia. The fellow will be exposed to a broad range of procedures and fluoroscopic-guided percutaneous interventions. Additionally, the fellow will have an integral role in education through interactions with residents and medical students, and by contributing to and organizing aspects of the regular didactic program, spine indications conference and cadaver lab sessions. The fellowship fosters clinical research and the fellow is expected to publish in a peer reviewed journal. Basic science research opportunities are available through interdisciplinary efforts for those interested.Program Director
Tiffany Williams, MD
January 1st of the preceding academic year
One fellow will be chosen for the one year non-ACGME fellowship training starting July 1st annually
Applicants must have completed or are in their final year of training in an ACGME-accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program. International medical graduates with equivalent qualifications and a valid ECFMG certificate are also eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Apply on-line only
https://pa124.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp follow the instructions below:
1. Click "search postings" at the left side of the screen
2. Enter J0122462 in the "Position Number" box (These are zeros not the letter O)
3. Click "Search"
4. Under the title Instructor/Fellow, click "View"
5. After the position appears on screen, click "Apply for this Posting"
You will be able to upload your CV and a cover letter. In your cover letter, please mention that you are applying for the Neurorehabilitation Fellowship and also includes the date you anticipate beginning the program, i.e. July 15, 2016.
Raymond Franklin, Administrator
The University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd., Mail Stop 1046
Kansas City, KS 66160