2022 University of Colorado Sports Medicine Research Fellowship

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10 months 3 weeks ago #39199 by scopecity
2022 Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Research Fellowship at the University of Colorado – Dr. Rachel Frank (Sports Medicine and Cartilage Restoration) 

Position Title: Clinical Research Fellow
Positions: 2 available
Duration: 1-2 years
Who: US medical students between their M2/M3 or M3/M4 years
Where: University of Colorado, with clinical activities in both Denver and Boulder, CO
When: Beginning ASAP, minimum 1-year commitment
Salary: A competitive yearly stipend is provided

Duties of the research coordinator will include:
• Coordination of all research projects including both clinical and biomechanical projects
• Dissection/testing of cadaveric specimens for research purposes
• Statistical analysis of data
• Submission of protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
• Drafting and assisting in the writing/editing of sports medicine/orthopedic surgery manuscripts, reviews, book chapters and textbooks

Specific Prerequisites and Characteristics of the coordinators should include:
• Strong motivation for a career in Orthopaedic Surgery or Orthopaedic Research
• Proven interest in research
• MUST be extremely organized
• MUST be detail oriented
• MUST be able to self manage
• Strong academic record

Benefits of the position:
• The fellow should expect to have 10-20 publications/chapters/abstracts by the end of the research year
• This will undoubtedly bolster and enhance competitiveness for a position in an orthopaedic surgery residency or career in research
• The ability to collaborate with fellows, orthopaedic residents, and other sports attendings
• Opportunities to observe surgical procedures with Dr. Frank and partners
• Ample opportunities to attend Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Sports Conferences, Journal Clubs, and Cadaver Labs
• Opportunities to present research at Orthopaedic Conferences locally, nationally, and internationally

Drs. Frank expects all interested applicants to be able to match into Orthopaedic Surgery and will help the candidate during the match process.

Interested candidates should send a brief Cover Letter, CV (with USMLE step I and/or II scores), and expected starting date to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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