January 14, 2019

Description of offer

International Fellowship for Neurotrauma and Critical Care www.globalneurotraumafellowship.com

The International Neurotrauma Fellowship is a combined academic effort certified by Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in the United States and the Foundation for Medical Education and Research in Emergency and Disasters in Colombia. The actual program is also supported by the Global Neurotrauma Research Group from University of Cambridge. This one year clinical and resarch fellowship is based at a Trauma Reference Hospital in Colombia and has an international research component based at a specialized Neuroscience Research Center in the United States and United Kingdom. This fellowship will provide a unique global health training experience and the ability to obtain expertise in the management of adult and pediatric Neurotrauma patients at a worldwide level. During the clinical part of the fellowship, the fellow will work full time in Colombia and Brazil for nine months treating acute and chronic neurosurgical disorders related to cranial and spinal neurotrauma. The fellow will do an international rotation of three months in the United States and United Kingdom as a research scholar and will participate in advanced research activities as part of the research component of the program. The opportunity to learn the management of neurotrauma in different level environments is something that has been advocated by experts and by the World Health Organization (WHO). This fellowship program has been designed to fill gaps in specialized medical training. Fellows will be exposed to neurotrauma surgery, neurocritical care, general neurosurgery and research.

This Offer is open to:

  • Adult Neurosurgery

This Offer relates to the following areas of expertise:

  • Neurocritical care
  • Shunting for hydrocephalus
  • Trauma neurosurgery

Duration of offer

Medium-term (up to 5 years)
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