Univ. MD Dept. Orthopaedics Research Fellow

6 years 11 months ago - 6 years 10 months ago #32573 by ortho335xi
Position: Research Fellow
Duration: 1 year
Compensation: Hourly Pay with full-time employment
Where: Univ. of Maryland Dept. of Orthopaedics / Univ. of Maryland Medical Center.
Who: Under the direction of Dr. Joshua M. Abzug, Attending Pediatric/Hand Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Maryland SOM
When: Flexible, Approx. start April-June 2015

Dr. Abzug is seeking an ambitious 4th year medical student or graduate who is interested in a year long clinical research fellowship.

Duties of the research fellow will include:

- Coordination/Collaboration with orthopaedic residents, fellows and attendings on research projects from various sub-specialties.
- Supervision of 1st and 2nd year Medical Student orthopaedic research projects.
- Basic Statistical analysis of data
- Drafting and assisting in the writing of book chapters and Textbooks
- Submission of protocols to the IRB
- Drafting and Submission of Manuscripts to journals (e.g. JHS, Hand, JPO, JBJS, JAAOS)
- Identifying, consenting, and acting as a resource for study participants
- Assisting with lab work, including cadaver dissections


- Opportunity to conduct clinical research and strengthen their application for admission to the orthopedic residency match.
- Fellow will have the ability to be 1st author on all papers that he/she significantly contributes to
- The ability to collaborate with Fellows, orthopaedic residents, and other attendings in all orthopaedic subspecialties
- Opportunities to observe surgical procedures (project permitting)
- Ample opportunities to attend Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Conferences, Journal Clubs, Cadaver Labs, surgical skills etc.
- Opportunities to present research at National and Regional Conferences
- Dr. Abzug is on the residency selection committee and can offer insight into strengthening the applicant’s candidacy.

Interested candidates should send a personal statement indicating their reason for applying to this position, CV, and board scores if available.

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