Global Surgery Fellowship

Northwell Health
New York
Start date
Oct 31, 2022

View more

Surgery, General
Position Type

Job Details

This fellowship is designed to create the surgical leader of the 21st century in Global Surgery.

Fellowship designed for board eligible/board certified surgeon who has finished accredited ACGME Residency. The fellowship is designed to create the surgical leader of the 21st century in Global Surgery. At the conclusion of the fellowship, the fellow should be able to lead and organize surgical mission trip, create in remote environment to provide basic surgical care, teach local physicians on life saving procedures, and to lead and implement educational program for patient across the globe. The fellowship will span 2 years with rotations set up in various sub-specialties. In addition to learning basics in various sub-specialties, the fellow will also partake in obtaining Masters in Public Health with concentrations in Global Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Fellowship Objectives:

  • Acute Care Surgery: Reinforce the skills obtained during surgical residency as junior faculty member under the supervision.
  • Hand: Learn the basic skills necessary to introduce the fellows on managing hand related emergencies.
  • Ob: Learn basic skills necessary to assist in obstetric care before deployment. The fellows will continue to hone their skills in providing Ob care while abroad under the supervision of faculty members in Ecuador and Guyana.
  • Orthopedics: Learn the basic skills necessary to manage fractures. Closed management of the fracture will be introduced such as reduction and casting.
  • Urology: Learn the basic skills necessary to manage urological emergencies. Introduction to cystoscopy will also be done during this rotation.

Mission Trips:

  • Ecuador
  • Guyana
  • West Africa

Clinical Rotations:

  • Hand
  • OB
  • Orthopedics
  • Urology

For more information, please contact:

Gai Suigyama, MD:

Nathan Christopherson, DNP:


About Northwell Health 

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 750 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. Northwell is the most awarded health system in all of New York, and home to the #1 hospital in the state – North Shore University Hospital* (NSUH) – according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings survey. Additionally, six Northwell hospitals earned top 50 national rankings across 39 medical specialties, with nine hospitals ranked among the best in the state.

We have access to the wide range of resources that Northwell Health has to offer, and we are also affiliated with a number of other excellent organizations. Northwell Health Physician Partners provides exceptional, comprehensive and quality clinical care to patients, families and communities through an integrated approach and with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations. At Northwell Health, we define tomorrow’s health care through clinical care, community health, education, research and entrepreneurship.

At Northwell Health, we seek innovation and excellence in everything we do. This passion can be observed throughout our system of 21 hospitals and more than 700 ambulatory and physician practices. We are NYS largest health care provider and private employer. Our mission is to redefine patient care and the way it is provided. Are you Made for this?

Diversity and Health Equity

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. 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.

Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

Salary Disclosure

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.


Apply for Global Surgery Fellowship

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on NEJM CareerCenter you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert