K11001—Surgery

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Contact: Carolyn Maddox, Administrative Associate for Kirby I. Bland, M.D., Program Director and Pablo Arnoletti, M.D., Associate Program Director Department of Surgery.  Mailing address: 2512 NORTH PAVILION 1802 6TH AVENUE SOUTH BIRMINGHAM AL 35294  Telephone: (205) 934-2089 Fax: (205) 996-7009  E-mail: carolyn.maddox@ccc.uab.edu


T32 RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM IN SURGICAL ONCOLOGY Applications due by January 15, 2012 to start JULY 1, 2012.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Surgery, announces that applications are being accepted for Research Training Fellowships for the Academic Year 2012-2013  "" Two-year research training program "" Mentored multidisciplinary research projects "" Open to Residents (to follow PGY-2 year) "" Support includes stipend, benefits, tuition for courses at UAB Graduate School and travel funds Applicants must be either U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident For further information please contact: Carolyn Maddox, Telephone: (205) 934-2089 Fax: (205) 975-9875  or E-mail:carolyn.maddox@ccc.uab.edu 

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