Emily Cummings, MD
Scott Fassas, MD
This is a one-year, paid position focused on clinical research in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, KS. Clinical Research Fellows work closely with the Director of Clinical Research to develop and execute clinical research projects within the Department including prospective clinical trials, retrospective studies, large database analyses, and systematic reviews. Research fellows are involved in developing new projects and assisting with ongoing projects. The position includes close mentorship from the Department Chair and Otolaryngology faculty engaged in clinical research.
Highlights of the fellowship include:
Clinical Research Fellows work closely with the Director of Clinical Research to execute clinical research projects; recruit and enroll patients and caregivers in clinical research registries and trials; develop and maintain project-specific databases; lead data collection efforts with responsibilities including creating data collection tools, developing data collection workflow plans, and entering data; assist residents, surgical fellows, and faculty with data analysis and manuscript development; actively participate in weekly research meetings to develop solutions for problems with existing research methodology and brainstorm ideas for new projects; and provide weekly progress and status updates to the Director of Clinical Research.
Fellow time is allocated as follows:
40% - Patient enrollment, data collection, and database management
30% - Data analysis and manuscript development
20% - Meetings with clinical research leaders and department faculty, residents, and surgical fellows to discuss new and ongoing projects
10% - Planning for and initiating new clinical research projects including IRB application development and management
Interested applicants should email a current CV, cover letter, and 2 letters of reference to our Senior Coordinator for Residency and Fellowships Toni Holthaus at email@example.com. ERAS letters of reference are acceptable.
|Kevin Sykes, PhD, MPH
Director of Clinical Research
Fellowship Program Director
|Alexander Chiu, MD
Russell E. Bridwell, MD
Endowed Chair & Professor