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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Fellowship/Associate - Department of Pediatric Surgery, CT Surgery in Atlanta, Georgia

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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgical Non-ACGME Fellowship

The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is seeking to fill a Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgical Non-ACGME Fellowship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

• The Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgical Fellowship of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, Emory University Hospital, and the Emory University School of Medicine is a twelve-month fellowship program offering extensive experience in preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management of children and adults with congenital cardiothoracic pathophysiology.

• The clinical experience in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery consists of a twelve-month fellowship. The majority of the time will be spent at CHOA- Egleston

• Emory University will provide the exposure to adult congenital cardiothoracic surgery.

• Teaching and Education

o Throughout the twelve-month fellowship, there are many educational opportunities.

o The primary didactic teaching program is weekly and is the core pediatric cardiothoracic surgery/pediatric cardiology conference and covers a wide range of pediatric cardiac pathophysiology. The Patient Management Conference

o The Morbidity and Mortality conference

o Other conferences include cardiac transplantation conference, echocardiography teaching conference, and adult congenital cardiac

o Monthly Journal Club

• Exposure to Cardiac Imaging

• Research and Academic Activity

EDUCATION GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

Fellows are expected to develop the knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes necessary to demonstrate the following core competencies which are attributes of an effective and compassionate physician:

  1. Patient Care. Fellows must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.

  2. Medical Knowledge. Fellows must demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical clinical epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the application of this knowledge to patient care.

  3. Practice-Base Learning and Improvement. Fellows must demonstrate the ability to investigate and evaluate their care of patients to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and to continuously improve patient care based upon constant self-evaluation and lifelong learning.

  4. Systems Based Practice. Fellows must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of healthcare as well as the ability to call effectively on other resources in the system to provide optimal healthcare.

  5. Professionalism. Fellows must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles.

  6. Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Fellows must demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and teaming with patients, their families, and professional associates. Case Logs and Medical Documentation must be kept.

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Job Number 60917

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Surgery: Pediatrics

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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