[FILLED] 2023 – SJUMC Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship (Sports and Spine)

6 months 1 week ago - 6 months 5 days ago #39620 by SJUMC
St. Joseph's University Medical Center (SJUMC) is now accepting applications for 2023-2024 Orthopaedic Surgery Research FellowshipPosition: Research Fellow
Positions: 1-2 postgraduates, (but will consider strong MS3 or later - gap year applicants)
Duration: 1-2 year(s)
Where: St. Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, NJ
When: July 1, 2023
Salary: as per hospital, benefits included

The Sports Medicine and Spine Divisions of the Orthopaedics Department at the St. Joseph’s University Medical Center (SJUMC) in Paterson, New Jersey invite US medical school seniors and recent graduates to apply to the 1-2 year salaried, clinical research fellowship.  We are seeking ambitious, motivated, self-directed and highly organized applicants who wish to expand their knowledge of Orthopaedic Surgery and increase the competitiveness of their residency application. To date, 100% of our past research fellows have matched into an orthopaedic surgery residency program. 

As a research fellow, you will work under the direction of Dr. Arash Emami, Department Chairman, and Dr. Anthony Scillia, Residency Program Director, for SJUMC.  The research fellow(s) works closely with the SJUMC residents, faculty, and other institutions on ongoing research projects and database maintenance. Additionally, the research fellow works with, teaches, and mentors premed students and medical students. The research fellow also attends weekly lectures, ground rounds, and educational activities including cadaver lab, conferences, and journal clubs. 

The research fellow will be responsible for:
- Coordinating and managing ongoing research projects
- Collaborating with affiliated institutions
- Maintaining the surgical database
- Drafting, submitting, updating protocols, and presenting to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
- Data collection
- Statistical analysis of data
- Abstract, poster and manuscript preparation, submission and presentation 
- Book chapter preparation
- Attending resident education
- Grant writing
- Mentoring premed and medical students 

Qualified candidates will possess the following:
- A strong motivation for a career in orthopaedic surgery
- An evident interest in research
- A strong academic record
- Previous research experience (experience with statistical analysis is encourage)
- The ability to work independently
- Incredible organizational skills and detail-oriented
- Strong communication skills and works well with others 

Benefits of the position:
- The research fellow should expect to publish 10+ abstracts/journal articles/book chapters per year
- Attend and present posters and podiums at national meetings
- Increase competitiveness of application for orthopaedic surgery residency
- Develop a close relationship with SJUMC residents and faculty

Please submit your application to  forms.gle/p2jSxSMZfrz7x78q8   and include the following:
1. Letter of interest
2. CV
3. USMLE Scores
4. Letter of Recommendation
5. Two references

We will review applications as they are received and anticipate filling the position between mid February and end of March. If you have any difficulties submitting your application, please reach out to one of the current research fellows, Sydney Fasulo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Neil Patel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!

* Please note that all applicants should be authorized to work in the US and we are not able to provide VISA sponsorship for this position
Last edit: 6 months 5 days ago by SJUMC.

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