Evaluated gender disparity in surgery

Faculty Name:
Richard Gurgel

Department:
Surgery

Faculty College:
Medicine

Email:
richard.gurgel@hsc.utah.edu


Project Description:

This project will be to collect data from Otolaryngology (ENT surgery) programs across the country about surgical case volumes of graduating residents. We evaluate for gender disparities in surgical case volume.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a paid research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

Develop a RedCap (online survey) tool. Distribute survey electronically. Collect and analyze data. Participate in manuscript preparation.


Student Benefits:

Exposure to biomedical research on a highly interesting and understudied topic. Earn a letter of recommendation from physician faculty mentor.


Project Duration:

3 months - 10-20 hours per week


Minimum Requirements:

Highly motivated student