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University of Kentucky Trauma Research Fellowship 2 months 1 week ago #38319

Position: Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellow

Positions: 1

Years: 1

Location: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Time: Approximately May 2020 - May 2021

Salary: A monthly stipend of ~$2000+/month

Research Fellowship Position Available with Dr. Aneja, MD, PhD

Dr. Aneja at the University of Kentucky is seeking a highly motivated medical student (either 3rd year or unmatched 4th year) who is interested in pursuing a yearlong clinical research fellowship focused on orthopaedic trauma. Dr. Aneja is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the University of Kentucky. He completed his PhD and is fellowship-trained in both oncology and trauma. He specializes in the inflammatory response to trauma and the role this plays in patient outcomes. The position will also provide the applicant the opportunity to work with residents, fellows, research faculty, and clinical faculty at the University of Kentucky. The research fellow should expect multiple publications and an enhanced competitive resume for Orthopaedic Surgery match. Research fellows are highly encouraged to attend all orthopedic lectures, Grand Rounds, cadaveric labs, and workshops.

The position includes a 12-month beginning approximately May 2020 through May 2021 with a monthly stipend.

Lexington is a beautiful city situated in the rolling foothills of the bluegrass region of Kentucky. There are numerous outdoor activities ranging from climbing to caving and kayaking, all within an hour’s drive. Lexington also has a rich cultural environment with a strong arts and music scene. Additionally, Lexington benefits from a very reasonable cost of living and temperate weather. It is a wealthy city supported by the horse and bourbon industry. UK hospital is located next to the large University of Kentucky undergraduate campus.

Dr. Aneja encourages highly motivated individuals to apply and will help the candidate during and throughout the Orthopaedic match process.

If interested in this research fellowship, please email a letter of interest specifying your strengths for this position and CV with available USMLE Step 1 (and if available Step 2) scores to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please also provide letter of recommendations from your ERAS application.

Applicants will be contacted for a phone or zoom interview after review of the complete application. Thank you for your interest in this research fellowship. Unfortunately, this is not open to foreign medical graduates.

Job Duties:
1. Hands-on experience collecting patient outcome data in both the clinical setting and via chart review
2. Collection of biospecimen data for associated research protocols
3. Submission and management of IRB protocol
4. Assist the research coordinators and research faculty on clinical projects in the department
5. Participate with drafting (writing), editing, or submitting projects including abstracts, manuscripts, grants, and patents.

Qualifications:
1. A background in musculoskeletal disorders with a desire to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery
2. Very well organized with good computer skills
3. Good oral and written communication skills
4. Independent and efficient worker
5. Strong scholastic performance
6. Statistical experience is a bonus but not required.

WE WILL BE HAPPY TO PROVIDE REFERENCE OF THE LAST 2 MEDICAL STUDENTS THAT WERE MENTORED AND MATCHED INTO ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY.
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