The Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT), Global Research Initiative offers the Morgan and Madison McClellan International Research Fellowship. The 10-month to 1-year paid opportunity is for third and fourth-year medical students interested in orthopaedic surgery and global health.

The Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT), Global Research Initiative offers the Morgan and Madison McClellan International Research Fellowship. The 10-month to 1-year opportunity is for third and fourth-year medical students interested in orthopaedic surgery and global health.

The specialist research position is designed to build upon fundamental skills and hands-on research experience critical to implementing orthopaedic research projects globally. The position will include the design and implementation of projects with our global partners and affiliates as well as a structured curriculum reviewing the various processes in conducting research. The position is embedded into IGOT’s programs and includes specific responsibilities based on project needs and objectives. 

IGOT is based at the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI) at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and travel is determined by the project or global partner need.

Required Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or four years of equivalent research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities).
  • Third-year or fourth-year medical student
  • Taken USMLE Step 1
  • Verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants who have a strong interest in global health and orthopaedics
  • Prior clinical research experience

This endowed fellowship was started by a generous gift from Dr. Trigg McClellan of the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute in honor of his daughters, Morgan and Madison McClellan.  

In keeping with the spirit of UCSF’s mission of advancing health worldwide, this competitive year-long fellowship ensures that critical global health issues in orthopaedics are prioritized and addressed. A $37,000 stipend will be provided for living expenses including UCSF benefits.

 

Application Details:

1. 2019-20 McClellan Fellowship Application 

2. Required Supporting Documents:

-Unofficial medical school transcript
-One completed letter of recommendation
-One-page personal statement
-Updated curriculum vitae
-Official USMLE Step 1 Score Report

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019, at 11:59 pm PST

Timeline:
*Below is for 2019-20 Academic Year (August 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Interview Timeline: February 2 – February 28, 2019
Acceptance Notification: By March 1, 2019

 

Questions?

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