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University of Iowa Sports Medicine Research Fellow 1 year 5 months ago #35937

University of Iowa Sports Medicine Research Fellow, 2018-2019

Dr’s Brian Wolf, Robert Westermann and Kyle Duchman are seeking an ambitious medical student interested in pursuing a year-long research fellowship in Sports Medicine and Hip Preservation at the University of Iowa.

This fellowship is designed for medical students between their 3rd and 4th years who have a strong interest in research and a desire to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery. Students who have already graduated medical school may also apply.

Job Title: Clinical Research Fellow

Salary: Monthly Stipend Provided.

Mentor: Robert Westermann, MD

Location: University of Iowa Sports Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Dates: 1 year, June 1, 2018 through June1, 2019 (dates are flexible)

Duties of the research fellow will include:
Coordination of all research projects including both clinical and biomechanical/basic science projects
Statistical analysis of data
Submission of protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Drafting and assisting in the writing/editing of sports medicine/orthopedic surgery manuscripts, book chapters and textbooks

Motivated medical student dedicated to pursuing orthopaedic surgery
Research experience
Self-management and organizational skills
Strong writing skills
Strong academic record

Benefits of the position:
The fellow should expect to have 10+ publications/chapters/abstracts by the end of the research year
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

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter/descriptive interest paragraph, board scores, and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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University of Iowa Sports Medicine Research Fellow 1 year 4 months ago #36015

We have just secured funding for a second research position, please contact us if interested
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