David P. Roye, Jr., MD, Clinical Research Fellowship

The David P. Roye, Jr., MD, Clinical Research Fellowship at Columbia Orthopedics and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital comprises clinical and research exposure within the Pediatric Orthopedics team. This one-year clinical research fellowship is for students interested in pursuing a career in Orthopedic Surgery, and will offer training in clinical research and hands-on collaboration with junior and senior faculty research mentors including orthopedic surgeons and epidemiologists. Through this program, the fellow can do every aspect of the project and accomplish the full spectrum. They are exposed to a lot of training in clinical research, patient-based outcome research and qualty and safety research. 

“Our mission is to improve pediatric musculoskeletal health through evidence based clinical research. As a renowned research center in Pediatric Orthopaedics, we have an opportunity to spearhead many initiatives to make significant impacts in this field,” said Senior Staff Associate and Epidemiologist Hiroko Matsumoto, PhD, who runs the clinical research fellowship program.   

About Dr. David Roye: After more than forty years of dedication, excellence and loyalty to his patients and the academic community, David P. Roye, MD, retired from Columbia in 2020. Dr. Roye began his career at Columbia in 1980 and since that time has touched countless lives in his role as caregiver, teacher, and mentor. "To honor his incredible legacy at Columbia and in the field of Orthopedic Surgery we have been able to establish the David P. Roye, Jr., MD, Clinical Research Fellowship, focused on advancing education and training in the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics," said Dr. Michael Vitale, Director of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics.   

If you are interested in this fellowship, please send the following to our current research fellow, Rishi Sinha, by November 15th.

1) CV

2) USMLE Step 1 Score

3) Transcript

4) Statement of Interest

5) Letter of Recommendation


Meet the First Recipient of this Fellowship