Instituto Estadual do Cérebro Paulo Niemeyer (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) training center
Paulo Niemeyer Soares Filho, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Instituto Estadual do Cérebro Paulo Niemeyer (Rio, Brazil), Rio de Janeiro State Hospitals Health System network, with a referral population area of outnumbering 16 millions inhabitants, offers a 4 month paid international fellowship to senior residents, postgraduate fellows, or recently graduated neurosurgeons.
Instituto Estadual do Cérebro Paulo Niemeyer with our 33 staff members and 15 postgraduates at Pontifícia Universidade Católica(PUC) University, cover almost all neurosurgical fields (see below). Since the inauguration of the Institute on August 2013, we performed 2400 elective procedures; mainly brain tumors, aneurysms and epilepsy. In our Institute we don’t do trauma or spine cases.
A 1000 US$ grant will be provided for the stay, as donation from the Centro de Estudo e Pesquisa Paulo Niemeyer . During the above mentioned period, the fellows can be involved as observers in the clinical and surgical activities of the department, and also in the academic, teaching and research projects. After completion of the period, a local certificate and also a WFNS Certificate will be given. The process of selection is carried out by the Foundation of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (Prof. Armando Basso)
The applicant please fill out the Online Application Form. Only the online application will be accepted.