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JOB ID 2020-96187

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph’s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University’s Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph’s among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at

Norton Thoracic Institute: Research (Clinical) Fellowship


The research fellow will be involved in the esophageal disease laboratory with esophageal studies, maintaining functional studies and surgical databases. Fellows will be encouraged to pick retrospective and prospective studies with faculty members of their choice. The fellows will have any opportunity to avail access to animal, basic science and translational research – if they choose to in addition to helping with current ongoing projects. Research fellows will be expected to submit and present their findings at national conferences and write manuscripts from the same for peer-review publications. Medical degree (MD or MBBS) or PhD is required and surgical interest or some surgical training a plus. The fellow should be comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and have at least a basic understanding of biostatistics.

Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline preferred. Ph.D., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant field of endeavor required. Doctoral degree in a relevant field of endeavor preferred. Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate required. Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate required.
Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate preferred.
Technical and/or conceptual expertise in a relevant field preferred.




The Division of General Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)/ Beth Israel Lahey Health ( BILH)  is seeking a general surgeon- foregut specialist who will be primarily based at our main campus in Boston, Massachusetts, and participate in general surgery initiatives at our network hospitals. The surgeon will hold clinical privileges at BIDMC and its network hospitals. Applicants must be board-certified/board-eligible in general surgery and must have a record of academic accomplishment in basic or clinical research, systems management, surgical education and/or simulation. Applicants will ideally offer advanced clinical experience in the comprehensive multidisciplinary management of diseases of the esophagus and stomach. Candidates with fellowship training or special qualifications in advanced minimally invasive surgery are preferred. The successful candidate for this position may be considered for Harvard Medical School appointment at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience, training and achievement in the field.

BIDMC, a 672-bed hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center, is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic Area, it hosts more than three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. The medical center is clinically affiliated with Joslin Diabetes Center and is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system of academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals with more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.  Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications are made online at Please respond to requisition: 171630