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Research

Our research rotation familiarizes you with research methodology and statistical analysis. You’ll develop skills in the critical appraisal of scientific information and current research.

Our program enables you to participate in biomechanical and anatomical research projects. 

During our research rotation, you can expect to:

  • execute approved research projects
  • submit weekly progress reports
  • participate in our conferences
  • benefit from faculty members’ guidance with design, technical components, data entry, biostatistics and manuscript preparation

We’ll ask you to organize sessions in the UB anatomy lab, where you will harvest specimens when cadavers are available. You can also expect to attend monthly sessions in our arthroscopy lab.

You can undertake research projects in our Kenneth A. Krackow, MD, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, our multifunctional research facility dedicated to the advancement of orthopaedic basic science principles and methodologies.

Ample Time for Research

Our serious commitment to research means we know how important it is for you to fully dedicate yourself to your investigations. Therefore, during our research rotation, you can expect to abstain from:

  • weekly resident clinic
  • operating room responsibilities
  • on-call responsibilities

Years Taken

Second-year residents: 10 weeks

Training Sites

Basic science projects are typically conducted in our Kenneth A. Krackow, MD, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory.

Clinical science projects are typically conducted at sites including: