Clinical Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Education and Training Program
The COMET Program is an NIH funded T32 training grant focused on clinical research relating to musculoskeletal disorders. The program is based at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston. Pre and postdoctoral positions are available for summer 2010.
The research methodologies that trainees may engage in may vary widely from cohort, case control and trial designs, to administrative data analyses, pharmacoepidemiology, qualitative research, policy modeling, quality improvement, economic analysis and other non-laboratory disciplines. The content areas span the range of musculoskeletal and orthopedic disorders, including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, orthopedic surgeries, musculoskeletal trauma, musculoskeletal pain, regional disorders (shoulder, knee, foot/ankle, spine) and the like.