Sports Research Fellowship - Henry Ford

5 years 9 months ago #33567 by rawspruce
Position: Research Fellow
Number of Positions Available: 2
Duration: 1 year
Salaried: A monthly stipend is provided
Where: Henry Ford Health System/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
When: Beginning Approx. May-June 2016

Under the direction of Dr. Eric Makhni and Dr. Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros in the Division of Sports Medicine at Henry Ford

We are seeking two ambitious 3rd or 4th year medical students (prefer 3rd year) who are interested in a year-long clinical research fellowship. Research topics include kinematic and motion studies of baseball players, outcomes collection in patients with shoulder conditions, and topics within healthcare policy, quality and economics studies (cost-effectiveness research).

Duties of the research coordinator will include:
- Coordination of all research projects
- Statistical analysis of data
- Understanding and learning cost-analyses
- Helping to co-author and edit sports medicine book chapters and review articles
- Submission of protocols to the IRB
- Submission of Manuscripts to journals (Including target journals of JBJS, AJSM, CORR, and Arthroscopy)
- Assisting in video creation for technique chapters

Specific Prerequisites and Characteristics of the coordinator should include:
- Strong motivation for a career in orthopaedic surgery
- 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 at least 5-10 publications by the end of the research year
- The fellow should expect authorship at all submitted abstracts for presentation
- Fellow will have the ability to be 1st author on all papers that he/she significantly contributes to
- This will undoubtedly bolster and enhance competitiveness for a position in an orthopaedic surgery residency
- The ability to collaborate with Sports Medicine Fellows, orthopaedic residents, and other sports attendings
- Opportunities to observe surgical procedures (project permitting)
- Ample opportunities to attend Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs, and Cadaver Labs
- Opportunities to present research at Orthopaedic/Sports Conferences
- Additionally, Dr. Moutzouros is the residency Program Director and can offer insight into the application process, letters of recommendation, and strengthening of the applicant’s candidacy.
- Dr. Makhni and Dr. Moutzouros expect all applicants to be able to match into Orthopedic Surgery and will help the candidate during the match process.

Interested candidates should send a 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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