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The Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery provides a Committee on Accreditation of Subspecialty Training (CAST--Senior Society)-accredited one-year Spine Instructorship program to two neurosurgeons.
The Instructorship, sponsored by AOSpine North America of the AOSpine Foundation, focuses on a range of surgical techniques, including minimally invasive and complex reconstruction and fusion for degenerative spinal conditions, spinal deformities, tumors, and infection and trauma.
Upon acceptance, the appointed neurosurgeons are classified as Junior Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery, with operating room privileges, clinical duties, and responsibility for managing their own surgical cases.
To be considered for a formal interview, you must:
Upon completion, you must be eligible for appointment as an Instructor (Junior Faculty) in Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins and qualify for privileges at both The Johns Hopkins Hospital the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Interested applicants: Send your information with a cover letter to Nancy Yang, Administrative Manager at email@example.com.
Number of positions: Three
Length of the Instructorship: 12 months, July to June each year, with an optional additional year in research
Sites: The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
As part of its mission to educate future leaders in spine neurosurgery, the Johns Hopkins Spine Center offers a two-year enfolded Spine Fellowship program to neurosurgery residents during their postgraduate years (PGY 5) and (PGY 6). The program includes one year of spine research and one year of clinical training, during which fellows learn proper diagnosis, treatment, and management of spinal disorders.
Under the mentorship of Spine Center neurosurgeons, fellows participate in a wide spectrum of complex surgeries, addressing spinal tumors, trauma, spinal deformities and degenerative conditions. Fellows have the opportunity to become proficient in a variety of surgical techniques, including minimally invasive and complex reconstruction.