Full-Time Advanced Lung Disease and Transplantation Clinical Research Fellow

Long Island, New York
May 06, 2022
Position Type

Northwell Health is seeking a Full-Time Advanced Lung Disease and Transplantation Clinical Research Fellow to join our Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and the Department of Medicine.

This research fellowship was created to support and promote academic and research activities to advance the scientific knowledge base in the field of advanced lung disease. Our researchers and departments are best suited to manage this research fellowship. The Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital is the first and only full-service destination for Cardiac and Lung Transplantation in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and across all Northwell locations. The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research of Northwell Health is well known for its high-quality research and is the home of 50 research labs. Located near the Heart Hospital, The Feinstein Institutes affords our clinical researchers access to an abundance of resources, including, but not limited to, a laboratory animal vivarium.

The Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery has its own dedicated and distinct team of researchers including a PhD in Biostatistics, a master’s prepared statistician, research investigators, residents in training, an associate research manager, and a data manager. Equally, the Department of Medicine investigators are prolific and well-published in peer-review journals and have presented at top national and international scientific meetings. Endowment to this fellowship will support a wide range of ongoing and new clinical research to examine important topics such as the pathophysiology of transplanted lungs, clinical risk factors, current clinical practice in the management of the advanced lung failure, drug and device therapies, patient experience, and short- and long-term outcomes after lung transplant. 

The ideal candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Medical School with experience in clinical research. Preferably, candidate would have completed a residency. Completed Fellowship with interest in Critical Care Pulmonology or CT Surgery is a plus.

Responsibilities will include collaboration with Medical Director of Advanced Lung Disease & Transplantation, Program Director, Integrated and Independent Thoracic Surgery Residencies, and professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery with duties related to database management and publications.  

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care: https://www.northwell.edu/education-and-resources/community-engagement/center-for-equity-of-care

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities, and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit: Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Please share CV with Northwell Health’s Office of Physician Recruitment at: OPR@northwell.edu


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