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The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute invites medical students between third and fourth year along with graduated medical students and undergraduate students to apply for a funded one-year clinical research fellowship, starting in the summer of 2020. The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute values superior patient care, excellence in education, and research productivity. In line with these goals, we are seeking driven and self-motivated students that are interested in pursuing a career in Orthopaedic Surgery. The opportunity requires strong interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of individuals, and elite-level organizational skills. This position will also require travel to satellite offices of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

 

With opportunities to strengthening his/her application for Orthopaedic residency, to expose the fellow to academic orthopedics, and to teach research skills that can be used to foster an academic career. The fellow will be directly involved in all facets of the research process including: development of study questions, literature review, study design, IRB approvals, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, writing of manuscripts, and preparation of presentations. Our previous fellows have been very productive and receive funding to attend national and international meetings to present their research. Fellows will spend substantial time in both the outpatient clinic and operating room setting. Fellows additionally have the opportunity to attend weekly didactic conferences and to interact routinely with residents and clinical fellows.

Research Duties:

  1. Prepare manuscripts, textbook chapters, posters, presentations, and educational videos
  2. Participate in research meeting, seminars, journal clubs, symposia, and professional society meetings
  3. Manage and mentor student researchers
  4. Provide research study education to participants as part of a study protocol
  5. Develop research studies and designs
  6. Compose research protocols, IRB documents and proposals
  7. Collecting, organizing and analyzing collected clinical data
  8. Travel between offices is required. Mode of transportation is needed

Submission Items:

Interested applicants should submit a short application to our operations manager, Allie Martin,  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and should include: 

  1. Cover letter/ brief statement of interest (limit to one paragraph)
  2. CV (include step 1 score and step 2 score if available)
  3. Subject line reading: Rothman Orthopaedic Research Fellowship- [Full Name]