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Update: U of Maryland Ortho Research Position 1 year 7 months ago #35849

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Position: Orthopaedic Spine Research Fellow
Salary: Monthly stipend provided
Where: University of Maryland Medical Center
When: Beginning Summer 2018 (On or before June 18)
Duration: Academic year 2018-2019

We invite highly motivated current 3rd and 4th year medical students to apply for a one-year research fellowship position in the Department of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery starting spring/summer 2018. This position is a full-time research fellowship that will provide applicants with significant opportunities for manuscript publications, design and implementation of new research projects, poster presentations at various conferences, networking, and more. This is an excellent opportunity for current medical students to strengthen their applications for a match in an orthopaedic surgery residency. Applicants can expect to produce 10-15 manuscripts for publication, 2-5 manuscripts for first author publication, numerous abstracts/posters presented, and 2-5 book chapters for publication.

Research topics will be primarily clinical in nature, and will range in nature from smaller institutional retrospective studies to industry sponsored multi-centered prospective studies. All research fellows will work under the direction of Drs. Steven Ludwig, Daniel Gelb, Kelley Banagan, and Eugene Koh.

• Strong motivation for a career in medicine
• Proven interest in research
• Must be extremely organized and detail oriented
• Must be self-motivated
• Strong academic record

Benefits of the position:
1. Authorship on all papers that he/she significantly contributes to
2. Ample opportunities to present research at Orthopaedic/Orthopaedic Spine Medicine Conferences
3. Opportunity to network within UMMC system and partnering universities
4. Numerous opportunities to enhance their CV’s for residency program applications
5. Opportunities to attend resident education lectures, spine fellow lectures, and grand rounds
6. Opportunity to take call with current UMMC residents

Responsiblities and daily activities
Performing literature reviews
Developing research hypotheses
Composing research protocols
Drafting and submitting IRB proposals
Interacting with and recruiting patients in pre-op
Interacting with industry sponsors and other research coordinators (Within UMB and at different sites)
Collecting, organizing, and analyzing clinical research data
Preparing and submitting results for academic publication and presentation.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send a Cover Letter, CV, medical school transcript and USMLE Step 1 test scores, Alysa Nash, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please put “Orthopaedic Research Fellowship Application” in the subject line of the email. Those interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
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