This one- or two-year fellowship position, based in East Africa, entails evaluating patients, performing surgery, and training Tanzanian surgeons and medical staff, as well as ongoing research together with FIENS and Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery. Ongoing communication with Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery and FIENS is made possible through weekly Skype conferences and annual site visits by U.S. faculty.
The position is open to fully trained neurosurgeons and is under the direction of Dr. Roger Härtl, Professor of Neurosurgery and chief of spine surgery and neurotrauma at Weill Cornell Medicine, and founder of the Neurosurgical Mission in Tanzania. (Find out more about our work in Tanzania.)
This position is endorsed by FIENS.
Roger Härtl, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Spinal Surgery, Weill Cornell Brain & Spine Center
Director, Center for Comprehensive Spine Care