Orthopaedic Research Fellowship
Department: Research Administration - 738000
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Full time 40 hours per week
Location: New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120
Orthopaedic Research Fellowship
New England Baptist Hospital and Tufts University School of Medicine
New England Baptist Hospital and Tufts University School of Medicine invite applications for a research fellowship, designed for students who have an undergraduate or graduate degree, or are graduates of medical school and wish to enhance their research experience, specifically in the field of orthopaedic surgery. This structured, two-year, full-time, paid fellowship offers the opportunity to work alongside orthopaedic surgeons or neurosurgeons at one of the world’s leading orthopaedic specialty hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts. Up to four fellowships will be available.
Description of Fellowship:
Each research fellow will be paired with one or more surgeon investigators and work on research projects focused on joint replacement, spinal surgery, hand/upper extremity and sports medicine. Fellows will be responsible for completing a minimum of two studies of sufficient quality for presentation at a local, national or international professional society meeting and/or submission for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. There may be the opportunity to contribute to textbook chapters and other publications.
Fellows are provided training and formal instruction by Research department staff in all aspects of clinical research. This would include human subject protection and privacy, Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission processes and compliance, study design, informed consent, data collection methodologies, data analysis and biostatistics, presentation and manuscript preparation. Our staff IRB manager, data manager, epidemiologist and biostatistician will provide fellows training. Fellows will be supported when needed by our medical librarian.
Each fellow will have substantial independence while being directed by the assigned surgeon mentor(s). Fellows are expected to collaborate with orthopaedic surgical fellows and residents. Additionally, there are often opportunities to collaborate with other specialties that work closely with the orthopaedic team including, radiology, infectious disease, cardiology and pathology and others.
As time allows, fellows will have the opportunity to shadow their surgeon researcher in the clinic and operating room. Fellows will be encouraged to attend all other regularly scheduled educational conferences at the New England Baptist Hospital.
Please attach the following documents to your online application: Personal Statement of Interest, 2 letters of recommendation, copy of undergraduate graduate school or medical school transcript.
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH has received national recognition, consistently ranked as one of America’s top hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report. NEBH has also been nationally recognized for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes. The hospital has ranked in the 95th percentile and received the prestigious national Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for high patient satisfaction for the past nine years.
About Tufts University School of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University are international leaders in innovative medical education and advanced research. The School of Medicine and the Sackler School are renowned for excellence in education in general medicine, biomedical sciences, special combined degree programs in business, health management, public health, bioengineering and international relations, as well as basic and clinical research at the cellular and molecular level.