Institut Curie Paris

General Information

Name of Hospital / Institute / Cancer Centre: Institut Curie

Name of Unit: Breast and Gynecologic and Recontructive Surgery

Address: 26 Rue l'Ulm, 75005 Paris

Country: France


Responsible person/tutor for the fellowship

Name: Fabien REYAL

Position: Head of the Breast, Gynecological and Reconstruction Surgery Service


Key contact

Contact name: Mme Angela Corjos

Position: Education department



Description of the training programme: 

-          if they are medical students, they will be under observation;

-          if they are in the process of specialisation, they will have the resident status like French residents;

-          if they are already practionner, they will have resident status and to be able to practice in France they will need to register to National Medical Association;

-          As far as the legal requirements, whatever the typology, we will create a tripartite agreement.

Position held by the fellow during the traineeship: Position between resident and consultant, to be determined with the candidate

The training consist of: To discuss with the candidate

Legal requirements: To be determined with the candidate - resume

Maximum number of fellows in the Unit: 2

Optimal duration of the fellowship: Between 3 months and 2 years

Open to both national and international candidates. The condition for validation is that candidates come with their own funding (scholarship from origin hospital/ unversity or other institution)

Ideal candidate: committed to breast cancer


The fellow will participate in:

  • Operations with the tutor: YES
  • Outpatient clinics with the tutor: YES
  • The hospital continuing medical education programme: YES


Continuing medical education in the Unit: YES


Frequency: twice a week

Research facilities 

Participation to research activities in the hospital: YES


Accessible library: YES


Available accomodation: Office, computer, library, restaurant

Distance from the Institute/Center: within

Public transport

Internet facilities: YES

Financial support

Financial support: NO

Information about the Institution/Department

Name: Breast & Gynecologic & Reconstructive surgery

Head of Department: Prof. Fabien Reyal

Number of Senior Consultants: 9

Number of Consultants: 14

Number of Residents: 6

Number of beds: 30

Number of wards: 1

Number of operation rooms: 10

Number of operations per day: 6-8 by room

Number of operations per year: 3500

Percentage of surgical oncology in the department per year: 40 %

Breast cancer operations per week/per year: 3500 per years

Other: 600 reconstructive surgeries per year


BRESO programme director:  Professor Fabien REYAL - MD, PhD