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Application Criteria

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Basic operating skill and high degree of manual dexterity
  • Good hand-eye coordination with excellent vision and spatial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills to manage a wide variety of patients and families 
  • Ability and willingness to accept constructive criticism 
  • Aptitude to work as a team, take initiative, and lead effectively where needed
  • Provide compassionate and quality patient care

Application Criteria

The application criteria for this fellowship include:

  • Graduate from Accredited NP/PA training Program
  • Pass appropriate certification examination
  • AZ Licensure/AZ Licensure-Eligible
  • Active BLS & ACLS Certifications
  • Eligible for DEA number
  • Personal Statement: one-page typed statement on why you are interested in postgraduate surgical training program
  • 2 Professional Letters of Recommendations (including one from your graduate program director if you graduated within the last 2 years)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Official Transcripts from Graduate Program
  • Physician Assistants will require official NCCPA Exam scores
  • Nurse Practitioners must submit Adult Gerontological Acute Care NP Certification and Registered Nurse First Assist Certification
  • Application fee 

Application Timeline

  • Applications Open: December 4, 2023
  • Applications Close: April 5, 2024
  • Interviews: May 2024
  • Program Start Date: December 2, 2024

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