Endoscopy Research Fellowship

The Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason offers a one-year fellowship opportunity for concentrated experience in endoscopy research, focusing on academic output/publication.

Available to individuals who have an MD degree or equivalent and a minimum of three years of experience in gastroenterology and/or endoscopy, this outstanding opportunity provides dedicated time to help construct, maintain, and use robust databases for the study of endoscopic topics, to apply outcomes data to provide a foundation for improving quality of patient care, and to focus on retrospective and prospective chart review studies, complementing ongoing clinical research. Non-native speakers of English must take and submit TOEFL scores that meet minimum requirements. Submission of an application, goal statement, curriculum vitae and three written letters of recommendation with phone and email contact information are required. International applicants who are not U.S. citizens must be eligible for an H1-B Visa or equivalent. Applicants with J1 visa status are ineligible for the Endoscopy Research Fellowship. The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter who enjoys working with mentoring supervision and has a concentrated focus on productivity resulting in specific outcomes data, research publications in peer-reviewed journals and research presentations at national or international professional meetings.

Supervision and mentoring will be provided by Andrew Ross, MD, Fellowship Director, and other faculty members who are part of the Digestive Disease Institute care team and are experts in the treatment and research of digestive disease, including Richard Kozarek, MD, Shayan Irani, MDMichael Larsen, MD, Donald Low, MD, Scott Helton, MD, Russell Dorer, MD, PhD, Hejin Hahn, MD, and David Coy, MD, PhD.

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. To apply, please submit a completed Endoscopy Research Fellowship Application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, goal statement, TOEFL scores if a non-native speaker of English, and three letters of recommendation with phone and email contact information by Oct. 31, 2016 to:

Andrew Ross, MD, Endoscopy Research Fellowship Director
c/o Terri Davis Smith
Virginia Mason
1100 Ninth Ave.
P.O. Box 900
Mail Stop: G250-B
Seattle, WA 98111

For more information, please contact Terri Davis Smith.