Fellowship in Transplant Ethics
Deadline: November 01, 2015
The Cleveland Clinic invites applications to the Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in Transplant Ethics. The Cleveland Clinic is an ideal environment for the study of ethics in transplantation, with its history of promoting advances in medicine and surgery, as well as the high volume of successful liver, kidney, intestinal, lung, bone marrow, and heart transplants.
This fellowship, which will enter its fourth year in July 2016, will be awarded to one qualified applicant. The program entails a one-year commitment, with a possibility of a second year depending on performance and other considerations. The fellow will focus on scholarly activities in combination with clinical involvement in ethical issues surrounding organ donation and transplantation. In addition, the transplant ethics fellow will benefit from sharing educational opportunities with those engaged in the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics. Both programs are described at: http://clevelandclinic.org/bioethics/fellowship/
Applications will be accepted from professionals with a terminal post-graduate degree in medicine, philosophy, nursing, social work, religious studies, law, or other fields related to bioethics. Priority will be given to applicants with strong potential for leadership in the field and who will most benefit from the rich clinical environment this program offers.
The program director, Kathryn Weise, MD, MA, also directs the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics. The steering committee includes David Goldfarb, MD., Director of the Renal Transplant Program; Charles Miller, MD., Director of the Liver Transplant Program; Martin L. Smith, STD, Director of Clinical Ethics; and Eric Kodish MD, Chair of the Center for Ethics, Humanities, and Spiritual Care.
Start date: July 1, 2016.
Stipend: $43,000 plus benefits, which include health care benefits and $1,200 designated for travel to one conference per year.
Application deadline is November 1, 2015. Instructions for applying are on our website http://clevelandclinic.org/bioethics/fellowship/. For more information contact:
Mary Adams, Fellowship Coordinator
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