Holy Cross Shoulder & Elbow Paid Research Fellowship 2021-22

6 months 6 days ago #38822 by ShoulderDoc
The Holy Cross Orthopedic Research Institute, in Fort Lauderdale Florida, invites applications for senior medical students (MSIII-IV) or recent graduates to apply for their competitive annual research fellowship position. Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute is South Florida's leading orthopedic center performing cutting-edge research in adult reconstruction, robotics, and sensors. The Institute is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top hospital for orthopedic care. A goal of this all-inclusive fellowship is to immerse oneself in academic research (10-20 publications within the year), strengthen their application for the Orthopaedic Residency Match, and gain exposure to the private-academic orthopedic surgeon career model.

The research fellow will work directly under the mentorship of Jonathan Levy, M.D. and will function as the research fellow for any new or ongoing projects.

The research fellow can expect to obtain proficiency in research study design and planning; IRB writing and maintenance; development of patient registries; the ability to effectively and efficiently write manuscripts and prepare academic talks; manuscript preparation and submission; exposure to cutting-edge orthopedic surgical treatment options. The research fellow can tailor their experience to their interest. We currently have upwards of 20 studies ongoing, with a prospective clinical outcomes database of over 6000 surgeries.

Application Process
Starting date is negotiable, preferably an immediate start. Duration of the fellowship is one year. A financial stipend will help support the 1-year commitment.

Application Material Includes:
1) Cover letter describing yourself and your interest in the position
2) Personal CV
3) USMLE Score Reports

Motivation & Dedicationto pursuing orthopaedic surgery
Research experience
Self-management and organizational skills
Strong writing skills
Strong academic record
Basic statistics with SPSS, R, or MATLAB encouraged

We do not currently offer VISAs for our program.

Applications and questions can be sent to:
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