Neuroanesthesia

Neuroanesthesia Fellowship

Program Director: Chanhung Lee, MD
Description: The program aims to provide the individual one year of fellowship training in neuroanesthesia.  Fellows will develop sufficient depth of understanding and proficiency in the perioperative evaluation, management, and follow-up of a variety of basic and complex neurosurgical cases such that they can act as expert consultants to our surgical and medical colleagues and teach the concepts to residents.  The fellow spends 50% time (2 days/week) in the general operating rooms performing attending duty.  The other 50% time is for their fellowship training, including learning complex/specialized neurosurgical cases under supervision of neuroanesthesia faculty, elective rotations, research and teaching.  The proportion of each component will depend on the fellow’s interest and career goals.

Clinical: The candidate will work as clinical instructor 2 days/week as an attending in the general operating room with a 50% call commitment. This will provide salary support during the clinical year.

Candidate qualifications: Completion of residency/board eligible in anesthesiology for US applicants, Board certification (foreign equivalence) for international applicants

Application: Accepted on a rolling basis until a candidate has been accepted. Start date of the position is flexible.  Application requirements include:  an updated Curriculum Vitae, including a personal statement (up to one page) describing your interest in neurosurgical anesthesiology and your career goals, three letters of recommendation, including one from the residency program director, and USMLE and ITE transcripts. For additional information, please contact the program director, Chanhung Lee at chanhung.lee@ucsf.edu.