Michael Zinner Health services research Fellowship
The goal of the Surgical Outcomes Club (SOC) Michael Zinner Health Services Research Fellowship Program is to provide an avenue for junior surgical investigators to acquire the skills, knowledge, and network needed to develop, execute, and publish research studies in the field of surgical outcomes and health services research under the guidance of a high-quality experienced mentor.
NOW accepting applications!
One year fellowship for trainees and junior faculty
Up to 4 fellows accepted each year
Fellows are matched with an established SOC Member who will serve as their mentor and consultant
Fellows will develop and execute a project under the guidance of their mentor
The research fellowship program is of no cost to the participants
Upon completion of the program, fellows will be able to:
Access and review the surgical outcomes research literature
Design an outcomes research project using appropriate methods
Manage an outcomes research project
Translate outcomes research into academic presentations and publications
Establish a network of surgical outcomes research colleagues
Attend the SOC Annual Meeting and Scientific Session during the fellowship year and present your research project in a dedicated session for Zinner fellows.
Submit an abstract to a national meeting based on collaborative with your mentor
Prepare and submit at least one manuscript with your mentor for peer review
WHO MAY APPLY
Members of the Surgical Outcomes Club that are interested in pursuing surgical outcomes and health services research may apply to this fellowship.
Applicants must submit the application for along with the following:
Current copy of your curriculum vitae
A two-page statement of interest, including:
Prior and/or current activities and responsibilities in surgical outcomes research
A description of current surgical outcomes research interests
Potential research questions that may serve as a focus of the fellowship research project.
Previously published and/or presented surgical outcomes research
Why a SOC mentor is needed
Letter of Support from department chair documenting support for attendance and required travel expense to meet program requirements.
2022 Fellowship Awardees and Mentors
Laura Drudi, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Mentor: Shipra Arya, MD, SM;
Berje Shammassian, MD, MPH
Fellow - Neurocritical Care
Louisiana State University Health Science Center - New Orleans
Mentor: Andrew Ibrahim, MD, MS;
University of Michigan
Christopher Scally, MD
Mentor: Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS;
University of Indiana
Audree Tadros, MD, MPH
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Mentor: Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS;
University of Pennsylvania
E-mail completed applications as one PDF to SOC Administrator, Ashley Duby, email@example.com
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2023.