One-Year Clinical Research Fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center:
A one year full time clinical research position is available starting July 1, 2010 under the direction of an orthopaedic attending. This experience is designed for preferably a medical student who has finished their third year and is looking to strengthen an already strong application for an orthopaedic residency.
The student will be involved with an array of clinical research projects examining all facets of total hip and knee arthroplasty. Basic science opportunities are also available. Daily activities will include project planning, data collection and analysis, writing and institutional review board application management. Participation in the operating room and clinics is an integral part of the fellowship and will allow the student to develop their clinical skills. The student will not only work with orthopaedic attendings, but have daily interactions with the residents and fellows at Rush.
The successful applicant will posses a strong academic background, work well with others and have highly developed writing and organizational skills. Prior research experience is not necessary. A full stipend is available for qualified students. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.