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The Division of Adult Reconstruction of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University invites all third year medical students, fourth year medical students who did not match, medical school graduates, and foreign medical graduates to apply for a clinical research assistant position.

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The Research Assistant, for Orthopaedic and Spine Procedure Quality and Efficiency Initiative will provide administrative and technical support for projects related to orthopaedic procedure efficiency and report to Andrew K. Simpson, MD and the BCRISP team.  The Research Assistant will be expected to work with Dr. Simpson and the OR Quality and Efficiency Committee to observe and record metrics around the performance of surgical procedures and instrument and implant utilization, become an expert user of healthcare software, perform data analysis, and aid in the implementation of strategic interventions to optimize procedural care delivery.  

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The Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is hiring for a clinical research fellowship to begin in the Summer of 2019 with the Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder/Elbow surgery at OrthoCarolina(Charlotte, NC). This opportunity will allow the research fellow to work with leaders in the field including Drs. James Fleischli, Patrick Connor, Dana Piasecki, Shadley Schiffern, Nady Hamid, Durham Weeks, and Bryan Saltzman. We have current studies and plans for future research efforts in the such topics as advancing surgical techniques, return to sport criteria, reporting outcomes from various shoulder/elbow/hip/knee surgeries, and better understanding the evolving world of OrthoBiologics.  

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Seton Hall University/St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center under supervision of Dr. Vincent K. McInerney, Program Director of Orthopaedic Surgery, invites all interested and qualified individuals to apply for a "two-year" orthopaedic research fellowship position with Vincent K. McInerney, M.D., Anthony J. Scillia, M.D., Anthony Festa, MD., and Craig Wright, MD. This is a salaried position that will begin on or before June 1, 2019 and is open to all candidates who will be medical school graduates by that time.

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The SF Spine Surgeons with The Taylor Collaboration Biomechanics Lab invite medical students to apply for a position as a research fellow beginning June/July 1st. The research fellowship offers a unique experience in orthopedic spine research with a focus on spinal deformity and degenerative diseases of the spine.

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The Spine Research Center in the Spine Division of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery invites college graduates and medical students to apply for 1-year & 2-year positions as a research fellow beginning June/July 1st. The research fellowship offers a unique experience in a high volume orthopedic spine research center with a focus on spinal deformity and degenerative diseases of the spine.

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The Division of Spine Surgery at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is seeking rising 4th-year medical students or recently unmatched, medical school graduates for a 1-year paid clinical research fellowship position. This is a salaried position that will begin in mid-June of 2019 and is open to all candidates who will have completed at least 3 years of medical school. Applicants who attend a US, allopathic medical school will be given preference.   This is a unique opportunity that will allow the candidate to work closely with Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, Dr. Gregory D. Schroeder, MD, Dr. Christopher K. Kepler, MD, MBA, and the rest of the spine attendings at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.Dr. Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA is the Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the President of the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. He has over 730 peer-reviewed publications, 346 book chapters, and is the editor of over 55 textbooks. Dr. Vaccaro is a distinguished, internationally renowned spine surgeon and the current editor-in-chief for Clinical Spine Surgery.Dr. Vaccaro and the rest of the spine team will help the research fellows in their pursuit of an orthopaedic surgery residency, offering guidance into the application process, tips on how to succeed as a future orthopaedic surgeon, and letters of recommendation to help match into orthopaedics.The Spine Department at Rothman is one of the most productive spine departments in the country, and applicants can expect to have 10-20 publications within the year, and even more for the highly motivated. This position is ideal for a student hoping to match into an orthopaedic surgery residency position. The attendings in the department are very supportive of the research fellows and will help you in the application process. There are many projects both new and ongoing that the research fellow will help to complete, with first authorship opportunities for any project that you significantly contribute to.Duties Include:- Trial design and management of retrospective and prospective studies- Submission of protocols to the IRB- Obtaining informed consent- Data collection and management- Statistical analysis and data interpretation- Abstract submission and poster presentations at national conferences- Manuscript preparation and submission- Extensive writing/editing of book chapters, narrative reviews, editorials, etc.- Managing medical students working on projects in the departmentAccepted Applicants will also have the chance to:- Interact with the residents, fellows, and attendings throughout the course of the year on a variety of projects- Attend Grand Rounds- Shadow in clinic and the ORDesired Characteristics of Applicants include:- Motivation to match into orthopaedics- Enthusiasm to learn and become familiar with all aspects of clinical research- Having demonstrated prior research experience, preferably in a surgical subspecialty- Commitment to sustaining the high level of productivity within the department- Detail oriented and open to learning a variety of new skills- Interests/hobbies outside the field of medicineInterested candidates should send the following:- Cover letter/letter of interest- CV- USMLE board scores (Step 1, and Step 2 if taken)- HeadshotApplicants will be accepted on a rolling basis, so everyone is encouraged to apply as soon as they can.Please send the aforementioned application materials (including the video) to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8 = 'dhruvkcgoyal' + '@'; addy807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8 = addy807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8 + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8 = 'dhruvkcgoyal' + '@' + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8').innerHTML += ''+addy_text807351760e1e7eaac24edc279201fdb8+''; We look forward to hearing from you,Dhruv K.C. GoyalSpine Research FellowRothman Orthopaedic Institute

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Rush Orthopedics Adult Joint Reconstruction Research Fellowship 2019-2020 Dr. Brett Levine and Dr. Tad Gerlinger invite 3rd year medical students and 4th year graduating medical students to apply for a Clinical Research Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at Rush University Medical Center.

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Thank you for your interest. This position has been filled for the coming year and applications are no longer being accepted.

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Rothman Institute Sports Medicine is seeking 2 medical students for a one year paid research position at both our Philadelphia and Southern NJ Rothman Institute location.

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