Sports Med/Shoulder Research Fellowship at RUSH

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5 years 6 months ago #34107 by romeo.research
Dr. Anthony Romeo is seeking an ambitious 3rd/4th year medical student who is interested in a year-long clinical research fellowship. This unique opportunity will allow the research fellow/s to work closely with residents, fellows, and faculty of Rush.
www.shoulderelbowsports.com/

Position Title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Duration: 1 year

Where: Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Shoulder Elbow/Sports Medicine service. Chicago, IL.

When: June 2016-June 2017

Salary: Full health+dental benefits, and ~36k annual salary

Duties of the research coordinator will include:
- Coordination of all research projects
- Statistical analysis of data
- Understanding and learning cost-analyses
- Submission of protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
- Drafting and assisting in the writing/editing of sports medicine papers/abstracts/book chapters

Specific Prerequisites and Characteristics of the coordinators 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
- Familiarity with SPSS, STATA, or other statistics software preferred
- 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
• The ability to collaborate with Sports Medicine Fellows, orthopaedic residents, and other sports attendings
• Opportunities to observe surgical procedures
• Ample opportunities to attend Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Sports Conferences, Journal Clubs, and Cadaver Labs
• Opportunities to present research at Orthopaedic Conferences

Additionally, Dr. Romeo is on the residency selection committee and can offer insight into the application process, letters of recommendation and strengthening the applicants candidacy.

Dr. Romeo expects all applicants to be able to match into Orthopedic 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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