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Program Director: Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH
Annual Start Date: July 1
Duration: 1 year
Appointment: Instructor (faculty member), OtolaryngologyâHead & Neck Surgery
Licensure Requirements: California Medical License
Eligibility: physicians who will be graduates of US or Canadian otolaryngologyâhead and neck surgery residency programs as of the start date of the fellowship
Number of Fellows per year: 1
Salary/benefits: PGY-6 salary level and all benefits for Keck Medical Center of USC trainees
This fellowship includes the following components in order to train academic sleep surgeons:
Clinical care in advanced adult sleep surgery and sleep medicine.Â Fellows will participate in the care of Dr. Kezirianâs patients and manage their own patients.
Research.Â Fellows will lead research efforts and develop research skills.Â Fellows can enroll in a clinical/translational research course initiated by Dr. Kezirian and colleagues; this course includes development of a research protocol to start their academic career.
Didactic lectures in sleep medicine and surgery.Â This will include attendance at the adult sleep medicine lecture schedule for sleep medicine fellows, with optional attendance at the pediatric sleep medicine lectures, based on Fellow interest.Â Lectures in sleep medicine are delivered by physicians from Sleep Medicine and other specialties, dentists, and other practitioners that are part of our multidisciplinary center.
Individuals interested in pursuing Board certification in Sleep Medicine can apply to the 1-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in sleep medicine at the Keck Medical Center of USC, potentially combining this into a 2-year training experience.Â
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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