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New -- Funded Orthopedic Research Fellowship 5 months 2 days ago #36039

With close to 50 peer reviewed publications in the past 4 years and 15 manuscripts currently in various stages, the shoulder and elbow research team at Holy Cross in Ft. Lauderdale provides a unique opportunity for a productive research year!

Our fellow for 2018-2019 has recently matched into an orthopaedic residency! This leaves this opportunity open for applicants!

The Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute, in Fort Lauderdale Florida, invites applications for senior medical students (MSIII-IV), residents in prelim years and recent graduates to apply for this competitive funded annual research fellowship position.

Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute is South Florida€™s leading orthopedic center performing cutting-edge research in robotics, sensors, shoulder and elbow surgery, and sports medicine. The Institute is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top hospital for orthopedic care and was recently named in the top 10 hospitals in the country for shoulder replacement surgery.

A goal of this all-inclusive fellowship is to immerse oneself in academic research (10-20 publications will be easily obtainable), present at local, regional, and national meetings and strengthen their application for the Orthopaedic Residency Match, while gaining 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 coordinator 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 15 studies ongoing, with a prospective clinical outcomes database of over 5000 surgeries.

Application Process
Starting date is August 1, 2018 (flexible with start date) or ASAP

This is a rolling selection process with an intent to hire a research fellow over the next few weeks.

Duration of the fellowship is one year. A financial stipend of approximately $40k 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

Applications and questions can be sent to:
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