D14021 - Department of Surgery

Contact Carolyn Maddox, Administrative Associate for Kirby I. Bland, M.D., Program Director.  T32 Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology.  2512 North Pavilion, Birmingham, AL 35294.  Tel:  (205) 934-2089, Fax: (205) 975-2432.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications are being accepted for Research Training Fellowships for the Academic Year 2014-2015.  T32 Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology.  Applications are due by April 30, 2014 for July 1, 2014 start date.  Contact Carolyn Maddox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information. 

  • Two-year research training program
  • Mentored multidisciplinary research projects
  • Open to Residents / Fellows in Surgical disciplines
  • Surgical discipline board eligible
  • Support includes stipend, benefits, tuition for required graduate school courses and travel funds
  

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