Trauma Research Fellow

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

The Trauma Research Fellowship allows candidates to work intimately with our trauma surgeons and research scientists at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The goal of this program is to conduct Trauma and Acute Care research in collaboration with our research team. Fellows are expected to be an integral part of the Trauma Department and Trauma Research Group. Research fellows will publish manuscripts under the guidance of our experienced surgical and research faculty. As the only Level I Trauma Center serving South Dallas, our unique patient population forms the basis for numerous and diverse investigations. The Fellow will participate in multiple clinical research projects related to retrospective, prospective, and randomized controlled studies. Additionally, Fellows will be given an opportunity to present their work at national and international meetings. The Division targets several large meetings each year, including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American Surgical Association, Western Trauma Association and the American College of Surgeons. The Research Fellow will attend all educational programs of the Division and participate in an observational capacity in clinical activities. Direct patient contact for clinical practice is not allowed in this program. At the end of the fellowship, the Fellow is expected to have a rich knowledge in trauma, emergency surgery, and surgical critical care research. Individuals interested in applying must meet the following criteria: FULL comprehension of the English language, both written and oral; Minimum 1year commitment; Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder. This is an unpaid position. Sponsors: Michael S. Truitt, MD, Program Director – General Surgery & Heather Grossman Verner, MS, Clinical Research Scientist. (214) 947-1283

How To Apply

Please submit a one-page letter of intent describing the candidate's goals and expectations from the research fellowship, detailed and chronologically organized Curriculum Vitae, two letters of recommendation, in English, from Professors or Directors at the applicant's institution (from the past 12 months), copy of Diplomas. We accept applications on an ongoing basis and select applicants who demonstrate a desire and aptitude for success in clinical research. To apply, please email Ms. Grossman Verner with all of the above mentioned documentation.

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