Trauma Burn and Critical Care Research Fellowship Position

Trauma Burn and Critical Care Research Fellowship Position

The Student Intern/Research Fellow will participate in a research fellowship in a one (1) or two (2) years research immersion aimed at creating highly accomplished researchers. This is an unpaid role, requiring a minimum of forty-hours completing research activities on weekly basis.

The role will be in the Department of Trauma at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Health. The Student Intern/Research Fellow will receive training at a rapid pace from staff managing national and local databases, as well as performing prospective trials.

The Student Intern/Research Fellow will be expected to attend Departmental educational conferences and interact with the surgical and emergency medical trainees as well as attending and nursing staff. The Student Intern/Research Fellow will work on various projects, collecting and analyzing data, and assist with teaching national courses such as, Stop the Bleed, etc.

The Student Intern/Research Fellow will be expected to submit several publications and presentations during their fellowship. Overseas graduates and clinicians are welcome to apply.

Typical Duties:

  • Attends daily research conference and other required meetings.
  • Performs Pub med research and presents results to the research team.
  • Drafts abstracts after consultation with statistician.
  • Assists with organizing and completing research projects as well as creates unique individual projects, learns to whet the viability of the project; completes and submits projects to national and international meetings.
  • Creates, submits, and presents publications and presentations. Presents on local and/or national podiums.
  • Composes and submits Institutional Review Board requirements, grants, and other manuscripts as assigned. Assists with organizing and delivering national courses as well as assist with trauma outreach to stakeholders.
  • Assists with quality improvement documentation and analysis within the Department of Trauma.
  • Assists with teaching national courses in conjunction with faculty.
  • Assists with educational and research needs within the department as per direction of the Chair.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including research projects with collaborating institutions.


  1. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) degree or foreign medical school equivalent required (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview).
  2. Passed United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) step 1 and 2 (both Clinical Skills and Clinical Knowledge) required (Must provide proof at time of interview).

How To Apply:

To learn more or to apply for this position, please click apply and visit the Cook County Health Job Page. Search keyword “trauma” to find our Student Intern/Research Fellow listing.

For further details, contact - Tiffany Bomar at 312-864-1828.

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  • Published

    Mar 11, 2020

  • Main Location

    Chicago, Illinois

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