Real World Experience

We partner with several outstanding universities to offer aspiring medical school students an opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience in an orthopaedic clinic environment. These student volunteers work hand- in-hand with physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers through the development and collection of research data.

 

To learn more about our program, contact Kyle Adams - Kyle.Adams@hawkinsfoundation.com

Current Intern

Isaiah Jackson

Clemson

Where are they now?

Ashley Bee Anderson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgical Resident, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Ashley was an intern from 2010-2011, a Research Assistant from 2011 - 2016 and returned after first year of medical school in the summer of 2013.  Today Ashley is participating in an orthopaedic surgical residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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"in retrospect now as an orthopaedic resident I feel like the time at the Hawkins Foundation was almost a mini sports fellowship that has prepared me well for each step along the journey both as a clinician and scientist. It gave me a network of life long mentors.  I was also inspired to focus on continued clinical curiosity as well as the importance of evidence based medicine, a team approach, and patient outcome centered care."

Hannah Bruch  PA-C, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans LA

Hannah interned in 2011 while attending Clemson University.  She also served as a full-time Research Assistant for one year prior to entering Pace University .  She completed her graduate Physician Assistant degree in 2015.  Today Hannah works as a Physician Assistant within the Ochsner Health System in Harahan,  LA

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