Inside the Grey’s Anatomy Surgical Communication Fellowship

Last Updated on August 23, 2022 by Laura Turner

Ever wondered where Grey’s Anatomy writers get their medical stories? One significant source is current surgery residents participating in the Grey’s Anatomy Surgical Communication Fellowship. Intrigued? SDN recently interviewed the medical team for the show to learn more about what it’s like to work in this role.

You can apply to be a Grey’s Anatomy Surgical Communications Fellow! The job offers opportunities in medical consulting, medical writing and research. Fellows serve as consultants, sharing their experiences as a surgical resident, researching groundbreaking surgical procedures, and guiding the direction of surgical storylines.

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Fellowship applicants must have completed at least two years of a surgical residency, have strong verbal and written communication skills, be mindful of storytelling and dramatic structure, and be able to reside in Los Angeles for the duration of the program. Fellows are required to commit to a minimum of duration of three months and are encouraged to be in the room with the writers as much as possible, generally from 10 am-6 pm, 3-5 days a week. A small stipend is included for fellows who participate.

The application deadline is March 15, 2020.

Click here to download the Medical Communication Fellowship application, and for more information contact [email protected].