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Complex Spine Research Fellowship

Weill Cornell Medicine complex spine research fellowship involves research initiatives under the direction of Dr. Ali Baaj.

Fellows manage a clinical outcomes registry, perform data collection and analysis and participate in new and existing clinical and biomechanical studies. Fellows also participate as team members in educational events and training workshops and present independent and collaborative abstract publications at regional and national meetings. Opportunities for observation of spinal surgery procedures are also available.


Our ideal candidates are physicians in pre-residency status, junior-level international neurosurgeons, or orthopedic surgeons seeking to engage in spine research in the United States for a designated period of time. English language proficiency and a documented track record of manuscript preparation are mandatory for this fellowship position. 


The Complex Spine Research Fellowship position may be three months to one year in duration.  


Available scholarship funding is contingent upon the nature of a fellow's research.


Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, CV and two references  

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