This new position is purposed for medical students intending to bolster their competitiveness in order to obtain a residency position in the field of orthopaedic surgery. Research assistants will work with national and international leaders in the areas of total joint replacement to assist with manuscript preparation for publication in peer-reviewed journals, to gather and analyze data, to attend and present your work at regional and national conferences, and to assist with FDA trials of new drugs and devices. This is a high-volume research center where numerous projects have not only been published PubMed-indexed journals, but also been selected as presentations at national orthopaedic meetings, namely the AAOS and AAHKS.

Research assistants will have the opportunity to attend daily morning conferences with the orthopaedic surgery residency, led by Program Director Dr. Jack Ingari, MD. This is an excellent opportunity to bolster your CV and increase your chance of matching into an orthopedic surgery residency. 

Student researchers will work under the direction of:

 - Ronald E. Delanois, M.D. 

- Michael A. Mont, M.D.

- James Nace, D.O., M.P.T. 


- Investigate basic science and clinical aspects of total joint arthroplasty and preservation. 

- Learn to create and extract clinical data from institutional and national databases 

- Develop a better appreciation for biostatistics in the setting of orthopedics 

- Prepare manuscripts and textbook chapters. 

- Present at research meetings, seminars, journal clubs, symposia, and professional society meetings. 

PREREQUISITE EDUCATIONAL LEVEL OR CREDENTIALS: All candidates who have completed their third year and passed their USMLE Step 1 and/or COMLEX Level 1 board examinations. It is preferred that USMLE Step 2 is completed prior to beginning the research program. Experience in writing and biostatistics is a plus. 

APPLICATION: Please attach the following materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Cover letter OR letter of interest 

- PDF of Curriculum Vitae 

- All available USMLE AND/OR COMLEX Score reports 

- ≥ 1 Letters of Recommendations 

RIAO website: 

Twitter handle: @RIAOResearch Instagram handle: @RIAOorthopedics

US/Canadian MD/DO preferred. US IMGs will be considered on a case by case basis. J-1 visa is possible for canadians.