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Advanced Adult Deformity Fellowship position available at UCSF July 2018-2019

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 9th, 2017
Last review date: March 9th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 9th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Advanced Adult Deformity Fellowship position available at UCSF July 2018-2019.

Fellowship Director: Christopher Ames MD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics
Director of Deformity Surgery UCSF

The internationally recognized Deformity and Scoliosis Service at UCSF announces the opening of a post graduate fellowship position for July 2018. The service performs over 150 complex thoracolumbar and cervical deformity surgeries per year, over 50 3 column osteotomies annually and is a major contributor to the international spine study group (ISSG).

Candidates must have a medical degree; completed a residency program in US or Canada and have committed interest to academic spine surgery.

There will be teaching and mentoring activities that include teaching one-on-one with residents and medical students and participating in weekly rounds and conferences as one of the department’s Spine Fellow. The fellow will attend and contribute to all case conferences, teaching sessions, and journal clubs. They will mentor residents that rotate through UCSF Parnassus. They are anticipated to spend at least 50 hours of teaching during the academic year.

Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and 2 references to AP Recruit, which you can access here
For questions related to this recruitment, please contact Erica Helms at

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 references required (contact information only)

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