Medical Student Research Program (Year-Round)
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery medical students participate in research projects under the direction of faculty and residents at UT Southwestern. Students are selected by the resident mentors and assigned to a research project according to each student’s previous training, knowledge base, and research interests.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
The Medical Student Research Program does not have a stipend.
Orthopaedics Summer Research Program
This 10-week program is intended to provide the highest quality experience for medical school students pursuing interests in Orthopaedic research. Upon being accepted into the program, students will be matched by their interests with a mentor and project.
Students will actively participate in clinical or laboratory research studies with the opportunity to author or co-author publications. They will be asked to attend Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Chief’s Conferences, anatomy labs, skills training, and Sawbones Labs.
Application Deadline: February 15th (Annually)
While the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery does not provide a stipend, acceptance in our program supports the faculty mentor requirement for the UT Southwestern Summer Research Program, which does have a stipend.
- Past research experience
- Letter of reference
- Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
- eResearch Access Request (internal site)
- IRB Training (4 hours)
- UT Southwestern and Parkland Credentialing – request from Kathryn Kocurek
- Parkland EPIC – Directions provided by Kathryn Kocurek
- eCOI – Contact Bonita Sawyer in the Conflict of Interest Office for assistance, 214-648-1998 or by email
- IACUC training – Contact IACUC for information