OTRF Accepting Applications for 2022-23 Clinical Athletic Training Residency Program
Applications are being accepted for the 2022-2023 CAATE accredited Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) clinical Athletic Training Residency Program. The 13-month educational residency program enhances the clinical and surgical skills of certified athletic trainers to expand their education, improve their clinical evaluation skills, increase their knowledge as allied health care professionals, and interact with orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the health care team.
Other opportunities include conducting research, educating patients and leading educational conferences for medical professionals. Athletic Training Residents also will benefit from exposure to a highly efficient orthopaedic practice in Chicago’s western suburbs and treating a wide variety of patients in both the clinic and as a surgical assistant in the operating room.
The residency program benefits package includes a $36,000 annual salary, medical/dental coverage and paid vacation. Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2022. Additional program information and a video detailing experiences of former residents are available on the OTRF website. To apply, complete the full application and submit it along with all requested information by the due date. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
OTRF is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) foundation created by Dr. Steven Chudik to fund unbiased research and education to help keep people active and healthy. A board certified, Top Doctor orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Chudik specializes in shoulders, knees and sports medicine. He is a pioneer in arthroscopic surgery and holds six patents for arthroscopic procedures and instruments.