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Trainee Positions

Exciting Vacancies coming soon - stay tuned

  1. Adult Cardiac Anaesthesia and Critical Care Fellowship Programme – Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEHB), Birmingham, UK (posted 5/10/2016)

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS foundation trusts in the UK. It is a tertiary referral centre for adult, grown-up congenital heart surgery, and a regional centre for heart and lung transplantation.

The clinical fellows posts in cardiac anaesthesia and critical care are to commence as soon as possible. These posts represent a superb opportunity to gain clinical experience including but not limited to:

Trans-oesophageal and transthoracic echocardiology, coronary artery bypass graft, valve replacement and repair, complex aortic surgery including arch and descending aorta, grown-up congenital heart, ventricular assist device, heart and lung transplant, extra corporeal life support, electro-physiology, ablation, percutaneous aortic valve procedures.

For further information please contact Dr Tessa Oelofse email here or view the flyer: cardiac-anaesth-fellow-qehb

Application Form covering all Fellowship information for QEHB.

2. Trauma and Neuroanaesthesia Fellowships – QEHB University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (posted 5/10/2016)

An excellent opportunity for post FANZCA trainees to attain skills in Trauma and Neuroanaesthesia.

QEHB provides provides direct clinical services to more than 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. It is a regional centre for trauma, burns and plastics, and has the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. It is a tertiary referral centre for neurosurgery with 17 neuro consultant anaesthetists. It has a dedicated neurosurgical emergency theatre, along with 4 theatres for elective work and a dedicated interventional radiology suite.

These posts are not RCoA recognised training posts but training will be provided in a similar way and with the competencies required for future progress. Trainees will be supported in their application to the college for training approval. A letter of completion of fellowship will be awarded at the end of the year on successful completion of all modules. Fellowships are also available in Cardiac, Liver and Intensive Care. The duration is one year and intakes are February and August.

For further information please contact Chetan Parcha email here 

Application Form for QEHB fellowships.

3. Fellowship of the Asian and Australasian Regional Section- WFSA – Xijing Training Center, China (applications close 1 December 2016)

On behalf of the AARS board, we are pleased to announce that the Fellowship training program in Anaesthesiology will take place for the third consecutive year in 2017 in Xi’an, China. This will be held at the AARS-WFSA-Xijing Training Canter, which was established in March 2015 at the Xijing Hospital, the first affiliated hospital of Fourth Military Medical University in China.
Candidates will be selected from the member societies of the Asian and Australasian Regional Section (AARS) of the WFSA to attend the training courses in March and September 2017.
The fellowship is intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings from member societies of the AARS who wish to:
1. Develop and improve knowledge in anesthesia, medical and clinical management of patients
2. Reduce the incidence of anesthesia related adverse events
3. Exchange and promote the application of advanced technologies

Click here for further information and here for an application form