Mount Sinai's new Laureates Program
I hope that everyone by now has seen the exciting announcement about the BioMedical Laureates Program at Mount Sinai, which will recruit 20 new Black or Latinx faculty in basic or clinical research over the next 5 years.

https://www.mountsinai.org/about/newsroom/2020/icahn-school-of-medicine-at-mount-sinai-unveils-biomedical-laureates-program-to-drive-diversity-enhance-mentorship-pr

The goal is to recruit one established faculty member (assistant, associate, or full professor) and one junior Instructor (who will be nurtured to develop an independent research program) in the basic sciences and in the clinical sciences each year for the next 5 years.

This is a spectacular program and we look to all of you to bring outstanding candidates forward. We will be providing further details over the next several weeks, but please get started right away in identifying candidates who would join us starting summer 2021. Candidates will then be reviewed competitively to select our Laureates in what we expect to be a highly selective process. The success of this program will depend on all of you bringing the best candidates forward to us.

Please contact Lynne Richardson for further information on clinical science Laureate positions, and me for basic science positions.

Thank you, Eric Nestler

Advanced Cardiology Metabolism and Lipids Fellowship - Application Deadline May 22, 2021

Duration: 1 or 2 years
Timeline: July 2021 start date
Block schedule: 65% research, 35% outpatient
Supervision: Robert S. Rosenson, MD

Fellows accepted to the Andres Mata Fellowship in Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in the Division of Cardiology are either board eligible or board certified in internal medicine and are accepted into the program after completing residency training in internal medicine. Goals of the program:

I. Medical Knowledge
1. Recognize need for, state proper indications for, discuss potential complications of, and demonstrate appropriate treatment of patients with lipoprotein disorders and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, through reading, attending relevant presentations, and observing and discussing with senior faculty.
2. Requirements for American Board of Clinical Lipidology Examination (www.lipidboard.org) will be supported.

II. Clinical Research
1. Involvement in investigator-initiated clinical trials including recruitment of clinical subjects, data analysis, and abstract and manuscript preparation.
2. Competence and proficiency in recent relevant clinical findings and innovations.
3. Learn methods on biocellular and inflammation and thrombosis, including a potential external training.
4. Support time for related additional training, vascular imaging, genetics, and molecular and cellular biology training as relevant.

III. Patient Care
1. Recognize and provide treatment under close supervision by senior fellows and faculty. Specifically, this includes understanding the management of patients with:
a. Lipoprotein disorders
b. Cardiovascular risk factors including hypertension and diabetes.
c. Genetics
d. Management of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases according to national guidelines and professional society expert documents.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2021

Please feel free to inquire or send CVs to:
Shaunte.Baboumian@mssm.edu

GCO Funding Opportunities

Monthly and continuous submission funding opportunity packets are available on the GCO Funding Opportunities web page.

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