Description: A 1-2 year paid research internship program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine is offered by Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York – part of Northwell Health.Eligibility: This clinical research internship is open to students who excelled while pursuing their Bachelor’s degree from any U.S. college or university. Although the ideal candidate is a student who aspires to attend medical school in the near future, has a strong academic record and writing skills, research experience, knowledge of statistics, and a demonstrated interest in public health, vulnerable pediatric populations, and/or health policy, we welcome applications from any students who have excelled in any area of study.Responsibilities: Research assistants will be integral members of our team in the Division of Emergency Medicine, participating in all components of our projects. Research Assistants (RA’s) will assist faculty with ongoing research projects and/or work collaboratively with one or more mentors in designing new projects of mutual interest. With the guidance of faculty, research assistants will learn to perform chart reviews, conduct in-depth interviews, administer in-person and online surveys, run focus groups, analyze and code transcripts, and analyze primary and secondary data.Additional responsibilities include: Provide administrative support to the team, including scheduling and preparing for meetings, trainings, and presentations. Draft and edit research study manuscripts. The research assistant will also write for additional pediatric/ health policy/ health advocacy sites, articles, or presentations as they arise, such as Grand Rounds, health policy blogs, pediatric online resources, and more. Take the lead in managing all facets of clinical studies, including but not limited to: recruitment and enrollment of patients, communication with study sponsors, and leadership at sponsor visits, management of regulatory documents, and keeping up-to-date on all IRB (Institutional Review Board) documents and communication. Assist in quality and performance improvement projects under the guidance of Dr. Kimberly Giusto. Manage various administrative, clinical, and project responsibilities as they arise. The research assistant will be expected to learn how to fulfill them with the initial guidance and support of Drs. Rocker, Teng, and Krief, or current research coordinators and assistants. The research assistant will be able to contribute to processes and projects from start to finish; s/he will develop the logistical and medical knowledge required at all phases of projects and be able to recognize the value s/he added to the final product. Assist in preparing for the divisions yearly regional Pediatric Emergency Medicine conference.The Division has internal funding for clinical research. RA’s are not expected to write grants, and their research including endeavors and activities are not dependent on extramural grants.Application instructions: Complete the application form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hW54f2ErvkunlnHpHl5-OKjSg3HnnFRPsi9060UeIXVURjM0VEdCMEoyVFZGNE8xNlI2SVEyUkNRRy4uEmail your Resume and unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive confirmation of your submission via email once all documents are returned.Decisions for interviews will be announced a few weeks after submission.Due date: March 1st, 2021If any questions or concerns arise, please contact Elaine Avshman (email@example.com) and/or Megan Rodriguez (firstname.lastname@example.org).