Summer Research: Florida, New York, Texas

Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program in New York City for Pre-MD/PhD Students

Ideal for students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degree (this program is run by the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program).

10 weeks of independent research at either Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center or The Rockefeller University (all in NYC).

Present & participate in weekly journal clubs

Scrub into surgeries at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Give an oral, written and poster presentation of your research in front of your family (who are flown in for the event), friends and colleagues.

Receive on going mentorship by your “Big Sib” (a current MD-PhD student), as well as weekly meetings with the Program’s leadership.

Receive a stipend of $4,300 (minus the cost of housing).

Gateways alumni are accepted and matriculate in the top MD-PhD Programs in the country!

For further information (including eligibility) and an on-line application, please visit our website:http://weill.cornell.edu/mdphd/summerprogram/. Please note the application deadline is February 1, 2014.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) offers 50 college students each summer an exceptional opportunity to conduct original research in a laboratory at one of the world’s top-ranking scientific institutions. The program is designed for undergraduates with a strong background in science who are considering a research career. For more information: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/education/phd/the-summer-undergrad-research-program.aspx.

University of Texas, Houston Medical School Summer Research Program

The Summer Research Program provides U.S. undergraduate students and The University of Texas Houston Medical School (UT-Houston) first-year medical school students with hands-on laboratory research experience supervised by faculty members from the medical and dental schools of UT-Houston. For more information: http://med.uth.tmc.edu/administration/edu_programs/medical-education/srp/index.html.

University of South Florida Summer Enrichment for the Health Professions

PSEP is an intensive six-week full time summer program for highly motivated students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. A total of sixteen students will be accepted into the program.   The program will help participants enhance science inquiry and communication skills utilizing Small Group Problem-based Learning; explore time management and test taking strategies to enhance learning skills; provide exposure to various health professions (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Physical Therapy) through clinical experiences; and offer professional school admissions information through interaction with faculty, staff and students.For more information: http://health.usf.edu/medicine/osde/psep.htm.

University of Connecticut Health Center: Undergraduate Summer Research

The University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center invites applications for a limited number of summer research internships from highly qualified and motivated undergraduate students who have completed at least their sophomore year and have an interest in obtaining a Ph.D. in the biological and biomedical sciences. Students will have the opportunity to participate in research activities of a laboratory at the Graduate School under the direction of a faculty member. The purpose of the program is to provide a research experience and the opportunity to learn about ongoing research programs at the University of Connecticut Health Center. For more information: http://grad.uchc.edu/prospective/programs/summer/index.html.