The NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Division of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery invites third and fourth-year medical students or medical school graduates to apply for a clinical research fellowship position. A one-year minimum commitment is required.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to strengthen his/her application for the orthopaedic surgery residency match. The research fellow is expected to work on numerous projects with several investigators; therefore, excellent organizational and communication skills are paramount.

Responsibilities and daily activities include: learning how to develop a research hypothesis and to conduct a review of the literature; composing a research protocol; Institutional Review Board applications; opportunities for patient interaction; opportunities to be mentored in a hospital clinic and research setting; learning and/or honing clinical examination skills; opportunities to observe surgeries in the operating room; opportunities to observe/practice surgical technique in the Hospital for Joint Diseases Surgical Skills Lab; collecting, organizing and analyzing clinical research data; preparing the results for submission for academic publication and presentation to peers.

In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to audit courses related to clinical research duties and data analysis skills at the NYU School of Medicine.


If interested, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) scores to: NYULangoneShoulerElbow [at] gmail [dot] com.

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