New York

Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Position: Pain Medicine Fellowship
Number of Positions: 5

Program Director: Yury Khelemsky, M.D.
Contact Name: Michelle Meehan, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-241-4441
Contact Email: michelle.meehan@mountsinai.org

Brief Description: The completely revamped ACGME accredited program provides exceptional comprehensive training in Pain Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital.

Application Due Date: May 30th

Website: http://icahn.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/anesthesiology/programs-and-services/pain-management-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Pain Medicine Fellowship
Number of Positions: 8

Program Director: Amitabh Gulati, M.D.
Contact Name: Marlene Augustine, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2785
Contact Email: painfellowship@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Weill Cornell Tri-Institute Pain Fellowship is a unique program which incorporates core rotations at three of the nation’s leading hospitals: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Hospital for Special Surgery. Because of the close association of these three affiliates, we are able to offer a comprehensive training program encompassing a breadth of experienced unmatched elsewhere.

Application Due Date: May 31

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/tri-institutional-pain-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Number of Positions: 3

Program Director: James Osorio, M.D.
Contact Name: Natalie Benjamin, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2779
Contact Email: anes-criticalfellowship@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The structure of the ACGME accredited fellowship in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine is based on the ACGME guidelines for fellowship training and the institution’s accreditation equivalency requirements. The program is designed to prepare fellows to become specialists in critical care with a broad knowledge base involving all aspects of management of critically ill patients. Fellows will work in concert with specialists on the patient care team in the cardiothoracic, surgical, medical, burn intensive care unit, neuroscience care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. The program will provide the resources necessary to facilitate clinical practice, teaching, administration and research required of successful fellows as they become leaders in the field of critical care medicine.

Application Due Date: April 1

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/cardiothoracic-anesthesiology-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship
Number of Positions: 1

Program Director: Klaus Kjaer, M.D.
Contact Name: Marlene Augustine, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2785
Contact Email: maa2010@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Weill Cornell Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship trains fellows in all aspects of obstetric anesthesiology. The New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has over 5,000 deliveries per year, including a significant number of high-risk cases. Fellows complete 13 4-week rotations. Eight rotations are on labor and delivery and 3 rotations are fully dedicated to a variety of teaching and research projects. During the labor and delivery rotations, one day a week is also be dedicated to teaching and research. An additional 8 weeks are spent on 4 2-week rotations: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatal ICU, Transfusion Medicine, and Simulation Design.

Application Due Date: May 31

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/obstetric-anesthesiology-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Regional Anesthesia Fellowship
Number of Positions: 2

Program Director: Tiffany Tedore, M.D.
Contact Name: Marlene Augustine, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2785
Contact Email: maa2010@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Fellowship in Regional Anesthesiology incorporates 12 months of extensive clinical experience in ultrasound and nerve stimulator-guided regional anesthetic techniques. Trainees will become adept at a number of single-shot and continuous regional techniques. Fellows develop independence during a wide range of procedures before assuming a broader role supervising junior residents. Fellows have the option of pursuing a full time (four days per week) or part-time (two days per week) Regional fellowship. Part time fellows will receive concomitant training in either Thoracic or Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.

Clinical Experience: 
Our Regional Anesthesia Service performs over 1500 peripheral and neuraxial blocks per year, both inside and outside the operating rooms. All of our seven regional faculty members have completed fellowship training in Regional Anesthesia or Pain Management. During their training our fellows can expect to gain expertise in the following procedures:

Attending Experience: 
One day per week the fellows function as attending anesthesiologists in the general operating rooms or obstetrical suite, working alone or supervising residents and/or certified nurse anesthetists.

Didactics: Fellows are expected to join faculty and residents in teaching sessions with the medical students during their first year course in anatomy. Fellows participate in our departmental CME accredited Grand Rounds as well as our monthly Regional Anesthesia Journal Club. We also offer both formal and informal sessions for Oral Board preparation. Fellows are encouraged to attending the weekly Resident Morbidity and Mortality Conference.

Scholarship: 
Fellows are expected to participate in scholarly activities, which may include clinical research projects, presentations at national meetings, Grand Rounds presentations, or teaching initiatives with the residents and medical students. Individual projects must be approved by the Fellowship Director and the departmental leadership.

Application Due Date: The deadline for all application materials is May 31st and decisions will be determined in mid-August for a start date of August 1 of the following year.

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/regional-anesthesiology-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Multidisciplinary Fellowship
Number of Positions: 1

Contact Name: Marlene Augustine, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2785
Contact Email: maa2010@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Multidisciplinary Anesthesiology Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College is an intensive, year-long immersion in both the clinical and academic aspects in the applicant’s choice of 2 subspecialties of anesthesiology. Candidates may seek training within the department’s regional, neurosurgical and thoracic anesthesiology divisions, each of which offers exposure to anesthesiologists and surgeons performing procedures at the leading edge of their respective fields.

Any questions pertaining to the fellowship or the application process should be directed to the fellowship directors (Regional Anesthesiology: Dr. Tiffany Tedore, M.D.; Thoracic Anesthesiology: Dr.Matthew Murrell.)

Application Due Date: May 30

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/multidisciplinary-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Cardiothoracic Fellowship
Number of Positions: 3

Program Director: Shanna Sykes Hill, M.D.
Contact Name: Natalie Benjamin, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2779
Contact Email: anes-ctfellowship@med.cornell.edu

Fellowships in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology were ACGME accredited in 2006. The following year, our program became accredited. We currently offer three fellowship positions per year. Prior to the recent accreditation, our program was in existence for over 20 years and produced numerous graduates that are leaders in the specialty of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology.

The mission of the Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program is to train anesthesiologists to become expert consultant cardiothoracic anesthesiologists and perioperative physicians in both academic and non-academic settings. In addition to becoming recipients of the ACGME certificate in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, it is also expected that the fellow will successfully complete the requirements and become a Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (PTeXAM).

Application Due Date: April 1

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Neuroanesthesia Fellowship
Number of Positions: 1

Proram Director: Maria Bustillo, M.D.
Contact Name:
Natalie Benjamin, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2779
Contact Email: nab9064@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Fellowship in Neuroanesthesia is designed to encourage further development in academic medicine. Clinical exposure will include, but is not limited to: intracranial vascular surgery, sub occipital procedures, intracranial trauma, seizure surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, spinal cord tumors and vascular malformations. The Fellow will rotate through the neurosurgical operating rooms, the neuroscience ICU and with our neurophysiologists. The Fellow in Neuroanesthesia is expected to provide care for patients of all ages requiring the care of the neuroanesthesia team.

With the guidance of the neuroanesthesia faculty, the Fellow will work to develop not only clinical care protocols but to actively pursue at least one research project. The project may involve any aspect of neuroscience and require basic science research, translational research and data base research.

The Fellow will also participate in the education of residents rotating through the subspecialty. This aspect of the fellowship involves working with residents as they prepare their subspecialty presentations for the rotation, selecting articles for discussion during journal club and supervising residents as they provide patient care on their neuroanesthesia rotation.

Application Due Date: December 31

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/neuroanesthesiology-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Thoracic Anesthesia Fellowship
Number of Positions: 1

Proram Director: Matthew Murrell, M.D.
Contact Name:
Marlene Augustine, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2785
Contact Email: maa2010@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: The Thoracic Anesthesia Fellowship incorporates 12 months of extensive clinical experience with clinical/basic science research and exposure to allied specialties such as pulmonary function testing. There is also an option of a combined thoracic/regional anesthesia fellowship. Fellows develop independence providing anesthesia for a wide range of procedures including, but not limited to, lung resections, tracheal resections, esophagectomies, and anterior mediastinal masses.

Application Due Date: December 31

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/fellowships/thoracic-anesthesiology-fellowship

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Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
Position: Global Health Fellowship
Program Director: Gunisha Kaur, M.D.

Contact Name: Natalie Benjamin, Fellowship Coordinator
Contact Number: 212-746-2779
Contact Email: nab9064@med.cornell.edu

Brief Description: This is an innovative, intensive, one-year fellowship focusing on international health. We are accepting applications through December 15th for positions beginning July 1st, though start date is flexible. Anesthesiology residents in their final year of training or graduates from ACGME-accredited anesthesiology programs are welcome to apply, and prior experience in international health is not required. Application forms and information can be found on our website.

Application Due Date: January 31

Web site: http://weillcornellanesthesiology.org/education/global-health-initiative/fellowship-program

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