Benefits & Responsibilities


Salary:   The Fellow will receive a yearly salary of approximately $80,000 in addition to benefits.

Insurance.  Health insurance and malpractice insurance are provided.

Research:   The Fellow is expected to pursue academic projects during the fellowship, resulting in either a poster presentation at a national meeting or a publishable article in a peer-reviewed journal.  Ongoing projects with various faculty often provide avenues for Fellow involvement.

Teaching:  The Fellow will be expected to participate in the education of interns and residents rotating from the UTSW/Parkland Residency.   There are 8 full-time House Officers in our department at all times.  The Fellow will present a monthly didactic lecture for the residents relevant to maxillofacial oncology and/or reconstructive surgery.  A yearly flap course with cadaver dissection takes place in Fort Worth where the Fellow will assist in teaching residents in the harvest of regional and distant flaps.

Meetings:  Funding is provided for attendance to several events:

  • AAOMS meeting each Fall
  • A head & neck surgery course with cadaver dissection
  • The Fellow will spend 1 week in a microvascular rat lab for focused experience in microvascular suture techniques.

Administrative:  The Fellow is assigned an office.  Library access is provided with electronic access to OVID, PubMed, and online journals.  A nurse is employed by the department who is specifically devoted to the MORS division.

Call Responsibilities:  The Fellow will share call with other faculty members in the department.

Tumor Board:  The Fellow will be responsible for presenting patients to the weekly Tumor Board at John Peter Smith Hospital.  A monthly tumor board also meets at Baylor All Saints Hospital.