Open Thoracic Surgery Residency and Fellowship Positions

2019 Appointment Year

Program/Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Division/Department: Surgery
City, State: New York, NY
Clinical Specialty: Advanced Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Available Start Date: August 1, 2019
Requirements: Applicants must have completed their training in cardiothoracic surgery by the time they begin the fellowship, and be Board-certified or Board-eligible. Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications who have completed the USMLE exams and hold a valid ECFMG certificate are also eligible to apply.
Required Documents:
1. Graduate Staff Application
2. Current CV
3. Personal Statement (description of the candidate’s personal qualifications and motivation for applying to the program, as well as a detailed professional plan to return to his or her country upon completion of training).
4. Three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. James Huang, one must be from a department chairman.
5. Clear photograph
Send applications to:
Zachary Almer, MPA
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Surgery
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-639-7537
Fax: 212-717-3169

Program/Institution: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Division/Department: Thoracic and GI Oncology
City, State: Tampa, FL
Clinical Specialty: Robotic Thoracic Surgery Fellowship
Available Start Date: August 1, 2019
Requirements: The Fellowship is offered to candidates who are board-certified or board eligible in General Surgery or Thoracic Surgery from a US or Canadian residency program.
Description: The Department of Thoracic and GI Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL is now accepting applications for its 1-year fellowship in thoracic surgical oncology with an emphasis on robotic lung and esophageal surgery.

Moffitt Cancer Center is the 3rd largest cancer center in the United States.  Our faculty includes 4 general thoracic surgeons and performs annually over 1000 major thoracic resections including 250 robotic lobectomies and 80 robotic esophagectomies.

We expect a successful applicant to lead the Thoracic Service in conjunction with a PGY-2 general surgery resident from University of South Florida as well as mid-level providers.  There are no other residents or fellows competing for surgical experience.  The Fellow will be fully integrated in Moffitt’s multi-disciplinary thoracic clinics including direct exposure to related medical and radiation oncology as well as interventional pulmonology. It is expected of the fellow to participate in clinical research projects under the guidance of senior faculty members.
Send inquiries to:
Jacques P. Fontaine, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Thoracic & GI Oncology
University of South Florida
Phone: 813-745-7640

Please contact programs directly to determine if any open positions are available.

A complete list of accredited U.S. thoracic surgery residency programs can be found on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education website. Follow the steps below to link to current information.

1. Visit ACGME’s public website at

2. Select List of Programs by Specialty

3. Select Run Report