The William Harris Foundation Career Development Award in Hip Surgery-ANCHOR
Dr. Michael Kain
Inpatient Orthopedic Medical Director
Boston University School of Medicine
Dr. Scott Rosenfeld
Director, Hip Preservation Program
Texas Children's Hospital
Dr. Robert Westermann
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Dr. Cecilia Pascual-Garrido
Department of Orthopedics
Adult Reconstruction and Young Adult Hip Service
Washington University School of Medicine
The 2020-2021 William H. Harris Career Development Award in Hip Preservation
Co-sponsored by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine and the ANCHOR study group
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University in collaboration with the Academic Network of Conservational Outcomes Research (ANCHOR) study group is pleased to announce the annual William H. Harris Career Development Award in Hip Preservation. The field of hip preservation has evolved markedly over the past several years leading to the continued need for comprehensive training of future thought leaders. This award has been developed to facilitate the training and career development of young surgeon/investigators interested in pursuing a career in the evolving field of hip preservation. This award creates a unique opportunity for focused clinical/surgical education, participation in the ANCHOR clinical research program and professional networking with experts in the field. The career development experience is characterized by:
- Three month program including 3 – 4 ANCHOR site visits.
- Site visits can be consecutive or independent during the program year (August 2020 – July 2021)
- Customization of the clinical and research activities in collaboration with ANCHOR Investigators.
- Clinical observation, surgical observation, and mentored cadaveric skills work.
- Involvement in ANCHOR clinical research program.
- Sponsorship for three cadaveric surgical skills workshops during the career development program.
- One awardee per academic year.
- The award will cover travel, housing, cadaveric specimens, research support and three surgical workshops during the program.
- Participating ANCHOR sites: Boston Children's Hospital, Beaumont Hospital, BocaCare Orthopedics , CHU de Quebec – Universite Laval, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Hospital for Special Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern Medical Group, San Antonio Military Med Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Twin Cities Orthopaedics, University of Ottawa, University of Colorado , University Hospitals-Cleveland, University of Michigan, University of Utah, Washington University.
- Submitted Applications will be reviewed by ANCHOR Executive Committee.
- Applicants should have completed an orthopaedic residency program and preferably an orthopaedic surgery fellowship (including Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Trauma, or Pediatrics). A strong interest in hip preservation and an academic career are preferred. Applicants may apply during their fellowship year.
Extension of 2020 ANCHOR Fellowship Application Deadline
- Personal statement indicating an interest in hip preservation surgery and the career development award.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Curriculum Vitae (including education and license/examinations).
- Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are extending the application deadline until May 15, 2020. Please submit applications no later than May 15th, 2020 by using our electronic application below.
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