Applications are now being accepted for the June 2018 match for academic year starting August 2019
Virginia Mason’s Society for Urologic Oncology (SUO) accredited fellowship is a two-year program. The first year is a dedicated research year that includes training in translational research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and in clinical research at Virginia Mason Medical Center.
The second, clinical year, is designed to offer extensive experience in all aspects of
uro-oncologic patient care, including open oncologic cases and complex laparoscopic and robotic procedures. The fellow has formal time set aside to work directly with the medical oncology team, the pathology team, and the radiation oncology team. The extremely high volume of cases at Virginia Mason, which encompass the entire spectrum of urologic oncology, provides the fellow with the required exposure top complex oncologic cases that will serve as the keystone to their development as a genitourinary oncologic surgeon.
In addition, throughout the two-year program fellows participate in the writing and coordination of clinical trials and primary research manuscripts.
Applicants must have completed an ACGME Urology Residency in the United States or equivalent.
Known for innovations in patient care, and named a Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, and the only hospital in the northwest states to be on the top 100 Hospitals, Virginia Mason Medical Center is a private, non-profit organization offering a system of integrated health services, including a multi-specialty group of more than 460 employed physicians, 5,200 employees, a 336-bed acute car...e hospital, a network of regional medical centers, academic training programs and an independently funded research center.