Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Spine Research Fellowship 2023-24

7 months 4 weeks ago #39555 by Vanderbilt_Spine
Position: 1 year paid clinical research fellowship in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Timeline: July 1 2022- June 30 2023.

Program Faculty :  Byron Stephens MD, Amir Abtahi MD, Ray Gardocki MD, Julian Lugo-Pico MD, Kristin Archer PT PhD.

Description: Outstanding research opportunity with the Spine Division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The Research Fellow will be involved with prospective and retrospective research clinical projects involving the spectrum of spine surgery. We have access to the Vanderbilt Spine Registry, which is one of the longest-running clinical spine registries in the US. Access to this data will allow the fellow to maximize productivity and the number of publications they achieve during the year. The fellow will also work closely with Attending Surgeons and Orthopaedic Residents, maximizing their exposure to the field of orthopaedic surgery and enhancing their residency application. Our research fellow this year has been extremely productive and we feel strongly that this position offers a unique opportunity to gain quality research and clinical experience to improve your chances of matching as well as providing you with the tools necessary for a successful career involving clinical research.  

Ideal candidates are highly motivated US medical students (or potentially graduates) who are looking to boost their CV in order to match in competitive orthopedic residency programs.

A competitive stipend is provided to the fellow.

Interested applicants should forward CV (including USMLE scores), cover letter to

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