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SUPER - Summer Undergraduate physician-scientist-training program education & research

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine offers SUPER-Summer Undergraduate Physician-scientist-training Education and Research training for undergraduates. Ten week program begins May 30, 2017 and ends August 4, 2017. Six awards of $2500 to be given.

The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine offers SUPER Summer Undergraduate Physician-scientist-training Education & Research training to undergraduate students interested in combined DO-PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist are offered an opportunity to conduct research and to be exposed to the excitement of an academic medical environment. The MSUCOM Summer Undergraduate Education and Research Program is a 10 week program. For 2017, the Program begins May 30, 2017 and concludes August 4, 2017.Because of university housing availability, program dates are not flexible. Up to six awards will be given to qualified undergraduate applicants. The program includes both clinical & laboratory experiences. Students will work in a research laboratory under the guidance of selected faculty members in the biomedical sciences, shadow physicians in a clinical setting, and attend seminars emphasizing the intersection of science and medicine. All students will be required to make a full-time commitment (at least 40 hours per week) to their research. Students will be required to make a poster presentation at Mid-SURE (Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences) sponsored by Michigan State University and to their fellow SUPER participants, faculty mentors, and others at the end of the program. Students who successfully complete the SUPER program will be strongly encouraged to apply to the MSUCOM DO-PhD Program and will receive early review. The deadline for receipt of all materials is March 31, 2017. Decisions will be made and students notified by April 14, 2017. For application information, email Dr. Justin McCormick mccormi1@msu.edu or phone 517-353-7785. Accommodations in University Housing will be provided for any student outside of the greater Lansing, East Lansing area. In order to participate in the clinical portion of the program (shadowing in physicians’ clinics) students are required to have their own vehicle for transportation off campus. Application Form - see web site or email heinlen@msu.edu

Qualifications

Applications are invited from undergraduate students who are currently in their sophomore, or junior year, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and have a minimum of one full semester of research experience. Students who have a GPA of less than 3.5 but have extensive research experience are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should be involved in research and be interested in graduate and medical education in biomedical sciences leading to a DO-PhD. Eligible students must be US citizens or permanent residents, who anticipate graduating with a bachelor’s degree in the biological or physical sciences. Graduating seniors are not eligible.Selection of students is based on the completed application. Students must state specific scientific interests and any particular research areas or techniques they wish to explore in order to be matched with the faculty. Also required are two letters of recommendation (one from faculty and one from an advisor) and an unofficial transcript from the student's undergraduate institution(s). Minority students are encouraged to apply. Application Form - see web site http://com.msu.edu//DO-PhD-Program/SUPER.htm or email heinlen@msu.edu

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Posted: 13-12-17
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Start Date: 17-01-19
End Date: 17-07-31

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