TUSOM students have plenty of opportunities available for getting involved in research. The most important step in the process is to connect with a faculty mentor. This page is designed to help you do that! Generally speaking, the best time to focus on a research project is during the summer between your T1 & T2 year, since you have plenty of time to do so. However, you can get involved with research at any time during your medical education.
You may want to familiarize yourself with common ETHICAL ISSUES in research before starting any project.
If you are a T1, and would like to get involved in summer research IN NEW ORLEANS, please check out these funded opportunities:
If you would like to get involved in research, please see "Basic/Bench Research," "Clinical/Translational Research," "Population/Public Health Research," or "Call for Student Researchers" on this page.
Students interested in basic/bench research should contact Dr. Derek Pociask for more information.
More information on research conducted in these areas can be found here.
Student must watch the following video prior to seeking a clinical/translational research opportunity
Students interested in clinical/translational research should consult the list of recommended faculty mentors below. Please contact the faculty member in charge of the project you are interested in directly. Contact Dr. Vivian Fonseca for more information.
More information on research conducted in these areas can be found here. A list of recommended faculty mentors and their areas of research is also available here.
Students interested in medical education research should contact Dr. Guen Rae or Dr. Chayan Chakraborti for more information.
Students interested in the Ph.D./MD program should contact Dr. James Robinson for more information.
More information on this program can be found here.
To see some of the scholarly activities of current and recent PSP students, see here.
Students interested in population and public health research should contact Dr. Tonette Krousel-Wood for more information.
If you are interested in the MD/MPH program’s research opportunities, more information can be found here.
If you are interested in completing the MD/MPH program, more information can be found here.
To see some of the scholarly activities of current and recent MD/MPH and MD/PhD students, see here.
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.
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Hope that this last rotation is going well for you. I just wanted to send a scholarship for students to are UrIM. It's for those who are interested in anesthesiology and are looking to do an away rotation! If you are a member of ASA, you're eligible to apply.
Hailey Phillips (She/ Her/ Hers)
M.D. Candidate | TUSOM Class of 2025
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | M: (337) 349-2711
ASPIRE Request for Applications
We are currently accepting applications for the ASPIRE (Acquiring Skills and Practice in Research Excellence) program. This is a competitive program which provides stipends for students to conduct research in the summer between their T1 and T2 years. These stipends require a minimum 8-week commitment to full-time research at Tulane University School of Medicine, Tulane National Primate Research Center or the undergraduate Tulane campus. In addition to research, students will attend weekly didactic sessions that will cover topics such as research integrity, animal care and use, protection of human subjects, and proposal preparation. Students are required to attend at least 6 of the 8 sessions. Students will write and submit an abstract and present their research in one of the required didactic sessions.
The application can be found here: https://applygrad.tulane.edu/register/Aspire
Good afternoon everyone!
I am spreading the word about our summer research fellowship program for medical students who identify as underrepresented in medicine.
Feel free to share!
See attached flyer
Tracey M. Guthrie, MD
Professor, Clinician Educator
Vice Chair for Clinical Faculty Affairs
Assistant Dean for Diversity in the Division of Biology and Medicine
Program Director, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Pronouns: she, her, hers
We are excited to announce that applications are open for our SCORE (Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience) Program with 19 of our residency programs participating! In our 2021-22 cohort, 18 students (25%) of our SCORE cohort matched with us for residency.
Please share the attached flyer with additional information and website link to your rising fourth year medical students that are underrepresented in medicine.
Mijiza Sanchez-Guzman, MPA, EdD: Associate Dean, Office of Medical Student Affairs
Lahia Yemane, MD: Assistant Dean for Diversity in GME, Office of Diversity in Medical Education
Cleveland Clinic offers scholarships to increase representation of medical students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in medicine. Scholarship recipients participate in a four-week clinical rotation to learn firsthand what it is like to be a resident at Cleveland Clinic and to learn about our values.
During the four-week clinical rotation, the students spend time with the teams that care for patients on either outpatient or inpatient clinical services. Each student is paired with an advisor/mentor who provides career guidance.
Nearly two dozen GME residency programs and a pharmacy residency program are available for clinical rotations. Students can rank up to three clinical specialties for their rotation.
Up to 10 scholarships are awarded annually. In addition, each of the recipients receives a $2,500 stipend and free on-campus housing.
We encourage you to share this opportunity broadly with students, faculty and community leaders. Details about this scholarship opportunity, including eligibility, are available by visiting the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Elective Program website.
The scholarships are funded by the Cleveland Clinic Education Institute in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Graduate Medical Education. Together we are committed to developing future clinical, academic and educational leaders, and to further enhancing the diversity of our trainees and graduates.
We hope you share our enthusiasm for this scholarship opportunity. Please let us know if you have any questions.
James K. Stoller, MD, MS
Chair, Education Institute
Bud Isaacson, MD
Executive Dean, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
As we get ready for the next academic year, I am excited to share this scholarship opportunity for visiting ob gyn students. Please, share information with your rising senior students exploring visiting rotations. We are excited to offer a traveling scholarship for obstetrics and gynecology. I will match the $1000 scholarship, as well.
The student can apply for visiting rotations through AAMC visiting student application site below:
UAMS uses VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service, to receive visiting student applications. To apply to our school, please complete and send us a VSAS application for your preferred electives and dates. For more information on VSAS, please visit www.aamc.org/vsas or contact VSAS at email@example.com or 202-478-9878.
Then apply for the scholarship below.
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Gloria Richard-Davis, MD, MBA, NCMP, FACOG
University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Executive Director, Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please see the link below for more info about the Summer Research Scholarship in Neurosurgery for Black Medical Students hosted at the following institutions:
*University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
*New York University Langone Health
*University of Nebraska-Lincoln
*University of North Carolina
*Washington University in St. Louis
Per the program site: This nine-week fellowship is available from June - August of 2023. The purpose of the award is to provide a neurosurgical based research fellowship for Black students attending medical school or post – graduate training (Masters or PhD), who wish to gain research experience in the fields of neuroscience and neurosurgery, and have early exposure to the field of neurosurgery.
Deadline for applying is April 1st, 2023.
Isabella G McCormack, MS
MD Candidate | Class of 2024
Tulane University School of Medicine
firstname.lastname@example.org | 954-854-9739
We would like to spread the word about our summer research fellowship program for medical students who identify as underrepresented in medicine.
Two summer research fellowships are available for medical students from under-represented groups to engage in intensive 8-week summer projects during June and July under the mentorship of a Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior faculty member.
Students who are awarded the fellowship will receive $4,755 to support their living expenses. Students may also be eligible for up to $700 in travel expenses to travel to/from Providence, Rhode Island, and monthly bus passes for local transportation.
Feel free to share!
Please see the attached flyer.
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, FAAP pronouns (she/her/hers)
(hear my name pronounced: https://namedrop.io/patriciapoitevien)
Senior Associate Dean
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
The Clinical Neuroscience Research Center (CNRC) led by Dr. Gregory Bix, MD, PhD is seeking motivated medical students for summer research. The CNRC was recently established at Tulane with the overall mission of developing novel therapies for stroke, dementia, traumatic brain injury, and more recently SARS-CoV-2 and to translate these therapies from “bench to bedside” to improve patient outcomes.
Having research experience is a great way to distinguish yourself as you move forward in your medical career, and your background as a medical student would be valued in the lab.
We have both REMOTE and IN-PERSON opportunities available, ranging from literature reviews to benchwork, for as little as a single week or as much as the entire summer. Successful participants will be able to produce or be included on either a poster or publication to be presented at a local or national conference, and list on their CV that they are a "CNRC Scholar".
If you are interested, please reach out with a short description of what you can offer in terms of skills and time commitment (a resume or CV is also preferred) to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timothy E. Gressett
MD/PhD Candidate, Tulane University
email@example.com | 504.444.6814
Please share this opportunity with your medical students.
The USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Clinician-Scientist Training Program (CSTP) is a 9–12-month research track offering 2 US medical students per year the opportunity to be involved in meaningful research experiences with close mentorship by world-class faculty researchers. Support is provided by an NIH-NIDCD R25 grant.
Application Cycle: Rolling basis with a March 31, 2023 close for cohort starting July 1, 2023
Please forward the attached flyer to interested medical students or reach out to CSTP_OHNS@med.usc.edu with any questions.
Please visit our program webpage for more information: https://keck.usc.edu/otolaryngology/training-education/medical-student-education/clinician-scientist-training-program-for-medical-students
Teresa L. Cook, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean, Educational Administration
Keck School of Medicine of USC
1975 Zonal Avenue KAM 218
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(424) 261-8308 Cell
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins is accepting applications for its 2023 CUPID Summer Translational Oncology Program. A copy of the announcement is attached. Please share this wonderful opportunity with your rising second year medical students.
If you or your students have any questions, please feel free to email me anytime.
Gail D. Voelker
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
at Johns Hopkins
Department of Oncology Administration
Bunting Blaustein Building
1650 Orleans Street, Suite G91
Baltimore, MD 21287
(410) 322-2763 Cell
Good afternoon colleagues,
The Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program works to increase diversity in ophthalmology by helping Black, Hispanic, and Native American students become competitive residency applicants. It is offered through a partnership between the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. The application for the Class of 2023 is now open! We ask for your help contacting current M1 students who are underrepresented in medicine to let them know of the upcoming January 31 application deadline
Who Should Apply
Underrepresented in medicine (UIM) students include those who are Black, Hispanic, and/or Native American (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian) or two or more races when one or more are from the preceding racial and ethnic categories listed.
We are seeking students who are in their first year in an LCME or COCA accredited U.S. medical school during the 2022-23 academic year.
New for 2023, the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program will focus strictly on students in their first year of medical school. Each year of the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program aligns with the students’ journey through medical school. The program will provide students with the chance to interact, be inspired and get assistance on their journey to becoming practicing ophthalmologists in their communities through one-on-one mentoring, webinars, exam preparatory materials, interview workshops and a chance to attend the Academy’s annual meeting.
To assist you in sharing the program, here you will find:
You can also find more information at aao.org/mentoring.
Thank you for helping us share the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program. Let Contact the program directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Linda V. Jackson, MS
NAMME-National Program Chair
Yale School of Medicine
Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Community Engagement and
367 Cedar Street, Suite 320
New Haven, CT 06511
Fax: (203) 737-5507