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Mayo Clinic Hand Surgery Research Fellowship ('19) 7 months 3 days ago #36468

Mayo Clinic Hand Surgery Research Fellowship 2019-2020.

The Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Division of Hand Surgery invites third year & fourth year medical students to apply for a one-year clinical research fellowship position starting in the Summer of 2019.

Fellowship Overview:
This is an incredible opportunity for highly-motivated and self-driven individuals to strengthen their application to successfully match into an orthopedic surgery residency. Fellow will broaden their knowledge of orthopedic surgery and hand surgery while obtaining a strong background in research techniques and medical writing.

Although candidates with prior research experience is desirable, the fellowship is structured to provide the fellow with graduated responsibilities starting with data analysis, manuscript synthesis, designing their study protocol, and presenting at regional and national conferences. Fellows are closely mentored throughout the year to ensure that they achieve their goals for the research fellowship.

Fellowship Resources:

The fellow will be given as many resources as possible to be prolific in terms of manuscript publication during the 1 year fellowship. Particularly, fellows are permitted access to the Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Arthroplasty Registry, biomechanics laboratory, online medical library, and have the ability to utilize cutting edge modalities such as 4D-CT into their research studies while receiving assistance from study coordinators, manuscript support staff, and statisticians.

Setting You Up for Success:
The goal of the fellowship is to augment your application to be successful in the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Match. The fellow will have the opportunity to work with 13 renown, fellowship-trained hand surgeons and will have the opportunity to practice surgical skills, review relevant anatomy working in the cadaver lab with residents/attendings, and attend weekly didactic sessions in various disciplines within orthopedics to develop a strong fund of orthopedic surgery knowledge.

Previous Fellows:
Our previous fellows have typically completed 10-15 studies during their fellowship which have resulted in multiple publications and podium or poster presentations at various orthopedic and hand surgery conferences. Their research have included retrospective, prospective clinical studies and basic science biomechanics research.

How to Apply:
Please e-mail your CV, one letter of recommendation, personal statement for why you want to complete a research year, USMLE/COMLEX Step 1 score report (unofficial is acceptable), and medical school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please submit your application by February 22, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in our research position and we wish you the best of luck towards your goal of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

Peter Charles Rhee, DO, MS
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Hand Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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