The University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship. In 2012 one or two outstanding medical students who have successfully completed the third year of medical school at a LCME-accredited institution and who have an interest in orthopaedics will be selected for this award. The award will include support for housing and travel. All applications materials should be received by March 30, 2012. Awardees will be notified no later than April 30, 2012. Please see the web site at http://www.uiortho.com/RJSO.htm for complete application instructions.
Johns Hopkins University Summer Employment - Johns Hopkins University is recruiting qualified medical students to work in their summer program. Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth provides academically talented young students aged 8-16 the opportunity to take rigorous summer courses in mathematics, science, computer science, humanities and writing. Medical students during the summer between their first and second years are needed for the position of health assistant. The health assistant is responsible for maintaining the medical records of all of the students at the site, escorting children to clinics and emergency rooms as needed, and helping to administer prescribed medications and basic first aid to the students. Although the job does not require diagnostic skills, an interest in medicine is certainly an asset. Health assistants regard their summer experience as a challenging, rewarding, and educational opportunity. Students interested in the program can find an employment application on line at www.cty.jhu.edu/summer/employment. For questions about the program, please contact LNOELL@jhu.edu or call 410-735-6190.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Summer Externship Program - This is an eight-week Summer Externship program, sponsored by the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Northwestern University Medical School. The externship program is held at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), located in downtown Chicago at the McGaw Medical Center. This program offers a unique and early clinical exposure related to the care of persons with acute and chronic disabilities for comprehensive rehabilitation. Primarily, students will assist in the clinical management of patients admitted to RIC. In addition, students will participate in a research project in a rehabilitation related field. There will be ongoing didactic and in-service efforts directed at the M1-M2 student level. The program usually begins in June and continues through early August. Each student will be awarded a $3,000 stipend for participation in this 8-week program. Deadline to apply is early January. For more information, visit www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/depts/pmr/medical-students/extninfo09.html.
Simon Kramer Society Externship in Radiation Oncology - The Simon Kramer Society Externship in Radiation Oncology, awarded annually, provides a unique opportunity for medical students to obtain a six-week experience in Radiation Oncology. Stipend provided in addition to partial travel allowance. Date of externship is flexible during the summer (June - August). Stipend: $1,500.00, in addition to partial travel allowance. Applicants must be first or second year medical students in good standing. Deadline is early March. To obtain application, please contact THE SIMON KRAMER SOCIETY, c/o Ester B. San Diego, Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 So. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or e-mail email@example.com. Application also available from Valerie Poulson in 3040E Murphy, School of Medicine.