TUSOM students have plenty of opportunities available for getting involved in research. Finding a project to match your interests and the time which you can commit may take some initial legwork, but once you find a project which intrigues you, the rewards are many. Use the resources below and along the side of this page to learn about what research is currently happening at Tulane, and who to contact to become involved.
Student must watch the following video prior to seeking a clinical/translational research opportunity
Students interested in clinical/translational research should contact Dr. Vivian Fonseca for more information.
This section contains contact information SPECIFICALLY seeking student researchers. If you are a faculty researcher who would like to advertise for a student researcher, please email Dr. Katrina D’Aquin.
(UPDATED 9/5/19) All of Us Research Study: Tulane University has been selected to be a site for the All of Us research study. This multi-site, five-year NIH study will recruit a million patients, the largest ever proposed! Students who want to participate will need to complete CITI training, and will receive basic training in research practices and customer service. The role of the the students will be to go to our high volume clinics and remind the clinicians there about it, and also talk to patients in the waiting rooms or help them win the CTU with answering questions they may have about the online video. There will be no opportunity to collaborate on a paper for involvement, but students will be able to add this experience to their CV, highlighting the unique nature of the largest NIH study to date. If you are interested, please contact Roberta McDuffie to arrange for an interview.
Hi T1s!!! My name is Judy Fustok, I am a T2. I know you just started med school and next summer feels a long ways away, but I am writing to you about a paid summer internship with Kaiser Permanente NorCal (Bay Area). This is a great shadowing opportunity that introduces minority med students to Kaiser's Permante's Integrated Health Care. Below is the website about the program.
One of the founders of the program is speaking at another school about the program and has asked me if T1s would be interested in participating in his presentation on Friday, Oct 4th at Noon CST via WebEx. If you are interested, please email Juan Mosqueda at email@example.com.
What: Presentation on a Paid Summer Internship in the Bay Area with Kaiser Permanente
When: Friday, Oct 4th at Noon CST
Where: Via WebEX (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org)
p.s. I am happy to answer any questions about the program and will send a reminder on how to participate in the WebEx
Many professional societies provide competitive grant funding for research. The links below should take you directly to the grant pages for the societies listed:
A helpful resource when writing grant applications is the "How to Apply" guide by the NIH. You can link into this resource here.
11:00 – 12:00 – Paula Strickland, PhD., MPH. Director, Office of Research Training and Special Programs, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
TITLE:Grant Writing for Success: Preparing an NIH Grant Application
12:00 – 1:00 – Stanley Korenman, MD. Associate Director, CTSI
Associate Dean for Ethics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Distinguished Professor, Medicine; Distinguished Professor, Endocrinology Diabetes and Hypertension
TITLE:Bias in Research
1:00 – 2:00 – Mukesh Kumar, PhD. RAC. Chief Executive Officer at Brij Strategic Consultations; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clinical Research and Leadership, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC
TITLE:FDA-compliant Clinical Protocols
For additional information contact Roberta McDuffie at email@example.com