Benefits & Responsibilities
Salary: The Fellow will receive a yearly salary of approximately $80,000 in addition to benefits.
Housing: A 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo is available for the Fellow at no expense. This unit is across the street from the highest rated elementary school in Fort Worth (Tanglewood ISD). There is a pool in the complex and the location is near a very nice shopping area.
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.