ACS-COT/AFFIRM Firearm Injury Prevention Clinical Scholar in Residence Program

AFFIRM Research

Summary: Fully-funded two-year onsite fellowship program to provide a mentored research experience to support the career development of surgical investigators interested in injury prevention research and health policy.

Applicants: Open to applicants who have completed a minimum of 2 years of general surgical residency or have finished surgical residency. The applicant must be an Associate member of the American College of Surgeons and in good standing with the College. As the Clinical Scholars work closely with the ACS staff and need to complete coursework, it is required that the Clinical Scholar reside in Chicago for the duration of the fellowship.

Application deadline: December 15, 2019

Notification of appointment: February 3, 2020

Fellowship start date: July 1–August 1, 2020 (flexible; two year period)

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