Department of Surgery | Surgical Research Fellowship

  • Clinical Call Required?: Yes
  • Clinical Call Requirements: Typically two weekdays and one weekend day per month
  • Program Length: 1 to 3 years
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Program Director: Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD; Dario Fauza, MD, PhD
  • Source of Support: Foundation Grants, National Institutes of Health Grants

The Surgical Research Laboratories at Boston Children’s Hospital support the endeavors of six different principal investigators, all of whom offer fully funded positions for surgical trainees currently enrolled in an accredited residency program, with a focus on those interested in pursuing a career in pediatric surgery. Our diverse cadre of investigators allows for the development of a variety of research interests, reflecting the general nature of our specialty. More specifically, our laboratories integrate work on regenerative medicine (tissue engineering and other cell-based therapies), fetal therapy and biology, wound healing, transplantation, surgical nutrition, short bowel syndrome, oncology, angiogenesis, and vascular anomalies. Fellows will be able to participate in the didactic activities of Boston Children’s Department of Surgery. Additionally, they will have access to the resources available in the neighboring Harvard Medical School campus. Clinical moonlighting in a senior resident position is also expected for an average of two weekdays and one weekend day per month, for which additional compensation will be provided.

To apply, please contact either Dario Fauza, MD, PhD, at, or Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD, at