University of Maryland School of Medicine Sponsored Programs

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 Deadline: 

Varies by program
   

Start Date: 

Varies by program
   

Duration: 

Summer, 10-12 weeks
   

Location: 

University of Maryland School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD and several international sites
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The University of Maryland School of Medicine sponsors a number of programs for underrepresented minority students and soon to be medical students both on their campus and at several foreign sites. Programs include: Short Term Training for Heart, Lung and Blood for students considering careers related to cardiology, pulmonary disease or hematology; Fogarty Minority International Research Training Program for students seeking careers in cardiology, drug development, disease, neuroscience, oncology, immunology, and vaccine development; Training for Medical Students; The Health Disparities Research Training Program which focuses on cancer, pulmonary, and renal disease. Finally, the Volunteer Research Program places students in all areas of study at the School of Medicine.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend amount varies between programs and range between $200-$416/wk. Additional funds for housing and travel may be available. Expenses for travel, insurance, and language courses can be covered when necessary.

   

Major(s): 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Neurobiology
Biological Sciences
Biomedical, Chemistry, Physics

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Jodan E. Warnick
Office of Student Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine
660 West Redwood Street, 324 Howard Hall
Baltimore, MD 21201-1559
Phone: 410-706-3026     Fax: 410-706-0094
Email: OSR@som.umaryland.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://medschool.umaryland.edu/osr/summer.asp
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