Self Directed Medical Graduate HSS Research

4 years 5 months ago #35556 by HSS OTS
Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Location: Hospital for Special Surgery; New York, New York
Preceptor: Dr. Dean G. Lorich

Current medical student or completed M.D.
USMLE Scores 220 and above.
Sub-internship or other direct experience in Orthopaedic surgery
Preliminary General Surgery year is a plus
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong writing, communication, and analytical skills (statistics experience is a plus)
Self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and dedication required
English fluency required


Overseeing all research projects from study design to publication
Developing and leading new research protocols, including laboratory-based and clinical outcomes research
Collaborating with orthopaedic residents, fellows and attendings on research projects
Collecting data on research subjects via review of patient charts, imaging, etc. and maintenance of databases
Preparing research protocols/applications (IRB, IACUC, HIPAA, etc)
Preparing grant proposals
Identifying, consenting, and acting as a resource for study participants
Assisting with lab work, including cadaver dissections
Data analysis and the writing or editing of abstracts and manuscript
Creating presentations for orthopaedic conferences
Preparation of textbook chapters
Overseeing and training the Research Aide


Working in an internationally recognized orthopaedic trauma department
Co-authorship on articles published in peer-review journals
Attending orthopaedic conferences and case presentations
Continued development of rigorous research methods and critical reasoning
Observing patient evaluations during weekly orthopaedic trauma clinic
Observing orthopaedic surgery cases in the OR
Unparalleled exposure to cutting-edge clinical and laboratory-based research, patient care, diagnostic imaging, and the inner workings of a high volume orthopaedic practice

Start date:

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. A minimum one year time commitment is required.

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