Clinical Responsibilities : This fellowship is principally concerned with the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurosurgical and neuro-oncological disorders. Modest numbers of patients are treated surgically within the Blood Brain Barrier Program each year at OHSU. Clinical evaluations of patients are performed two days per week in an outpatient setting and surgical inpatient evaluations daily as patients are admitted. Approximately 15-20 patients are treated with chemotherapy each month at OHSU.
Research Responsibilities: Fellows are required to write articles to be submitted to peer-reviewed publications in standard neurosurgical and neuro-oncological journals. The fellows are also involved in the review of manuscripts for publication from other institutions as requested by Dr. Neuwelt. If a fellow has a particular interest in either a clinical or basic research program, they are encouraged to enhance their education by making arrangements based on the fellows goals and objectives for further research training.
Participants Supervisory and Patient Care Responsibilities: Fellowship participants are under the direct supervision of Dr. Edward Neuwelt and Dr. Prakash Ambady for all aspects of the practice, including outpatient clinical assessments and surgical procedures. Fellows are expected to take on primary patient care responsibilities for all patients on Dr. Neuwelts and Dr. Ambadys BBBP service.
Procedural Requirements: Fellows are expected to conduct procedures in all aspects of the BBBP. Fellows are expected to participate in most procedures performed throughout their fellowship training.
Other Duties: This includes inpatient management, two clinic days, at-home call, and significant time spent on clinical and basic science research.
Successful completion of an accredited (or equivalent) medical residency-training program. Search criteria include applicants with research accomplishments, clinical experience and interest in further development of skills in the area of neuro-oncology. Application includes letters of recommendation, USMLE steps 1, 2 and 3, ECFMG certification if applicable.
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Successful completion of an accredited (or equivalent) medical residency-training program. Search criteria include applicants with research accomplishments, clinical experience and interest in further development of skills in the area of neuro-oncology.Application includes letters of recommendation, USMLE steps 1, 2 and 3, ECFMG certification if applicable.
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