Flexible, Volunteer, Research and Teaching Assistant, Orthopedics
March 31, 2020
Dr. Yelena Akelina is seeking students to volunteer in the microsurgery training and research lab as a teaching and research assistants. This very unique and world-known lab that teaches microvascular procedures, emphasizing vascular anastomoses, interpositional vein grafts, and nerve repairs on rat models to different specialties surgeons. The courses are offered thought out the year to more than 200 surgeons from 60 countries.Volunteers will be able to participate in the Basic Microsurgery course during 90 days program and work on some clinical relevant research projects’. They will interact with different surgeons who are students in the microsurgery program.
Animal preparation for the surgery
Organizing surgical trays
Assisting in teaching microsurgery
Participating in research projects and work on animal protocols
Shadowing clinicans and doctors (if interested)
Must be in their glide year
Must complete all necessary regulatory and skills training from Columbia University
Must have medical clearance
Part-time or full-time, during the summer (May-August).
For more information and to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Dr. Yelena Akelina.
Please contact Joey Kurtzman if you would like to hear more about the micro lab internship from a fellow Postbac who has completed it.