Training Opportunities

Musculoskeletal Training Program

Ruth L. Kirschtein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant (T32)


The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) T32 Program provides pre- and post-doctoral trainees with the basic science education and research skills necessary for a successful career in academic orthopaedics. The program is an interface between basic research and clinical orthopaedics with emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches to clinically relevant research problems. The faculty includes clinician scientists who treat patients and conduct research, and scientists who contribute to patient care through translational research. The result is a diverse program providing appropriate role models and research opportunities with direct clinical application.

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Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship

The Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship is an 8-week program of mentored research designed to introduce students who have completed their first year of medical school to research opportunities in orthopaedic basic science, translational science, and clinical research in orthopaedics.


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