The Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialists of Orange County (POSOC) in Orange County, California are seeking an ambitious individual desiring to matriculate into medical school, residency, or a 3rd/4th medical student and with a strong interest in research to assist with multiple ongoing orthopaedic research projects. POSOC serves patients in various locations throughout Orange County and provides care in the various sub-specialties within orthopaedics, ranging from spine care to sports medicine to limb deformity care to oncology.

The research fellow will work closely with physicians and orthopaedic residents perform literature reviews, formulate studies, ensure IRB compliance, recruit patients, manage databases, analyze and interpret data, and write, edit, and submit manuscripts for publication. The fellow will be required to write and submit abstracts and make posters and presentations for upcoming meetings, which the fellow will also have the opportunity to attend. The fellow will be required to attend all relevant research meetings, journal clubs, and outpatient clinics and will also have the opportunity to shadow physicians in the OR.

Adequate compensation for a research fellow will be offered. A start date of June/July 2022 is recommended, and a commitment to the position for at least one year is required.

Interested individuals should submit their CV, board scores (if applicable), and letter of interest including future goals, and two letters of recommendation with the subject line “Orthopaedic Research Fellowship Application” to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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