Print

The Jackie and Randy Baker Research Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery is being offered by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. This program is designed to provide a one to two year mentored research experience in orthopaedic clinical science (total joint replacement and hip preservation).

Positions Title: Clinical Research Fellow

# of Positions: 1

Duration: 2020-2021 Academic Year (optional second year)

Affiliated institutions: Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

The Jackie and Randy Baker Research Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery is being offered by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. This program is designed to provide a one to two year mentored research experience in orthopaedic clinical science (total joint replacement and hip preservation).

Award details | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine

John Clohisy, MD., is pleased to invite interested individuals to submit an application for this Clinical Research Fellowship Award at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Clohisy is the Daniel C. and Betty B. Viehmann Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Service for Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation and Vice Chair in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. The mentor team also includes Jeff Nepple, M.D., Cecelia Pascual-Garrido, M.D., Elizabeth Yanik, PhD, and Amber Salter, PhD. The selected applicant will work with this expert clinical research team. Ongoing studies focus on the etiology, treatment and predictors of treatment outcomes for pre-arthritic and arthritic hip disease. Research coordinator support and collaboration with other team members is robust. The potential for academic productivity is outstanding.

Eligibility:

Current MD or PhD with experience in clinical research

Stipend and Benefits

The recipient of this award will receive an extremely competitive fellowship stipend.

Goals and Responsibilities

There are several key educational goals and responsibilities for this Fellowship:

Obtain a broad knowledge base regarding musculoskeletal clinical research
Meet and work with WUSM orthopaedic attendings, trainees and research team members
Examine and critically evaluate current orthopedic literature
Gain experience in performing, writing and publishing high quality research
Involvement in several research projects, ultimately leading to numerous publications, abstracts, and presentations
Exposure to study design strategies and statistical analysis

Specific characteristics we are looking for:

MUST be extremely organized
MUST be detail oriented
MUST be able to self-manage/be a self-starter
Strong work ethic
Desire to become proficient in data analysis and utilize statistical principles
Proven interest in research

Benefits of the position:

The fellow should expect to have a broad exposure to orthopaedic clinical research
Collaborate with an expert research team
Ample opportunities to attend Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Conferences, Journal Clubs, resident education lectures and activities within the department.

How to apply:

The timeframe to submit an application is January 13, 2020 through April 1, 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP to email listed.

Eligible candidates can apply by sending a CV, Step 1 & 2 scores, 2 letters of recommendation and a personal statement via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.