This position is designed for educational and research experience for individuals working towards advanced post-graduate training in Urologic Oncology. This may include medical students, recent graduates of medical schools, and candidates who have completed their Urology Residency. The Graduate Research Fellow conducts research projects in Urologic Oncology, with a specific focus on utilizing health-services research methods in the analysis of large data-sets.
The fellow will gain experience in a wide array of observational data analysis tools and practical application of these methods in projects focused on Genito-urinary malignancies and surgical outcomes. The fellow is expected to actively design new protocols and oversee ongoing clinical research projects, both observational and prospective. There will be ample opportunity to engage in mentorship and training in clinical trials. Fellows will be supported by a bio-statistician from the Center for Outcomes Research (COR) at Houston Methodist Hospital. There is ample opportunity for collaborative, multi-disciplinary projects though the Houston Methodist Hospital and Texas Medical Center. The fellow will be expected to present their work at National and International Meetings such as the SUO or AUA as part of a process towards peer-reviewed publications as First Author.
This one-year position is funded and medical students who are looking to match into Urology the following year are encouraged to apply.