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External Research Opportunities

USASummer FellowshipSubstance abuse and addiction for minority medical studentsAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Research FellowshipMarch 3, 2023
USASummer FellowshipChild and adolescent psychiatryAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent PsychiatryMarch 3, 2023
OverseasSummer FellowshipTropical medicine and hygieneAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine & HygieneBen Keene Travel Fellowship in Tropical MedicineMarch 29, 2023
Bethesda, MDEducationClinical training programsNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationGraduate Medical Education: Training Programsongoing
Bethesda, MDEducationClinical electives        (4-12 weeks)NIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationClinical Electives Programsongoing
USAEducationEnhance research skills in NIH environmentNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationPostdoctoral Research Training Awardsongoing
USADistance LearningCore Curriculum in Clinical ResearchNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationCore Curriculum in Clinical Researchongoing
USAArchive* 2012 to presentVariousVarious3 yrs Archive research oppsTBD
USACareers in MedicineMedical students access summer and year round clinical and research opportunities,
and grants from US and abroad
AAMCCareers in Medicine Type 'Research' in the search box and sign inRequires sign in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


August 2-5, 2023

LeadershipUniversity Scholars Leadership Symposium Humanitarian AffairsUniversity Scholar Leadership Symposium (USLS)
Atlanta, GAPreceptorshipRheumatic diseaseRheumatology Research Foundation Medical and Graduate School Preceptorship

December 1, 2023

Bethesda, MDEducationDissertation research, NIH intramural research programNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationGraduate Partnerships Program
New York, NYSummer ResearchOncology and/or related biomedical sciencesMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterMedical Student Summer Research Fellowship Program
January 6, 2023
USASummer InternshipCardiothoracic surgeryAmerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (ATTS) FoundationAATS Foundation Summer Internship Program
December 1, 2023
Baltimore, MDMentored Summer ResearchObesity, diabetes, nutritionUniversity of Maryland School of MedicineSPORT program
January 6, 2023
Columbus, OHSummer ResearchClinical research and quality improvementOhioHealth

OhioHealth Summer Research Externship Program (OHSREP)

January 8, 2023
USASummer ResearchHIV Research for self-identified African American or LatinxHIV Vaccine Trials NetworkHVTN Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP)
January 2, 2023
Chicago, ILSummer ExternshipPhysical medicine and rehabilitationNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicinePM&R Summer Extern Experience
January 3, 2023
USASummer ResearchBasic, clinical, and translational science in orthopaedics Hospital for Special SurgeryMedical Student Summer Research Fellowship
January 10, 2023
Oakland, CASummer ResearchOtolaryngology-head & neckKaiser PermanenteSCORE-Oto Program
January 23, 2023
Ann Arbor, MISummer ResearchOphthalmologyKellogg Eye Center / University of MichiganHealth Equity Ophthalmology Summer Program
January 16, 2023
Columbus, OHSummer ResearchInjury researchNationwide Children's HospitalNational Student Injury Research Training Program
January 30, 2023
Nashville, TNSummer ResearchDiabetes, obesity, kidney disease, digestive diseaseVanderbilt University Medical CenterVanderbilt Medical Student Research Training Program (SRTP)
December 31, 2022
Los Angeles, CASummer ResearchOncology and oncology-related fieldsChildren's Hospital Los Angeles/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, USCSummer Oncology Research Fellowship (SORF)

December 12, 2022 (early)

January 9, 2023 (regular)

USASummer ResearchHematologyAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH)ASH Minority Medical Student Award
January 16, 2024
Boston, MASummer IntensiveGlobal healthHarvard TH Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health Delivery Intensive (GHDI)
February 1, 2023
USASummer FellowshipPrimary careNMF Primary Care LeadershipNMF Primary Care Leadership Program

February 4, 2023

USASummer ResearchDiabetes and obesityNIDDK-Funded Diabetes CentersNIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity
December 31, 2022
Austin, TXSummer ResearchSurgery, perioperative care, value-based care deliveryUniversity of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolValue-based Health Care Summer Research Internship
January 16, 2023
Baltimore,MD &  Indianapolis,INSummer ResearchOncology lab-based researchSidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Johns HopkinsCUPID Summer Translational Oncology Program
February 8, 2023
Philadelphia, PASummer ExternshipRadiation oncologyThomas Jefferson UniversitySimon Kramer Summer Externship
February 17, 2023
USASummer ResearchAnesthesiaFoundation for Anesthesia Education & ResearchMedical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF)
January 31, 2024
USAStudent Research FellowshipFoster the development of the next generation of medical researchersAlpha Omega Alpha (AOA)Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
January 23, 2024
USASummer Fellowship ProgramInfectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal & child health, health disparities researchKennedy Krieger InstituteJames A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program
January 31, 2023
Richmond, VASummer ResearchPediatric and neonatal medicine Virginia Commonwealth University Dept of Pediatrics JACK's Summer Scholar Program
January 27, 2023
Denver, COSummer Training ProgramDidactic sessions in quality improvement, patient safety, system redesign & leadershipUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusHealth Innovations Scholars Program
March 17, 2023
New York, NYSummer ResearchMedicine and biomedical researchColumbia University Medical CenterSummer Program for Under-Represented Students
February 15, 2023
USASummer ResearchTransplant-related clinical or basic scienceAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) FoundationASTS Presidential Student Mentor Grant
Feburary 15, 2023
USASummer ResearchRadiation oncologyAmerican Society for Radiation OncologyASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award
February 16, 2023
USA12-month ResearchEmergency medicineEmergency Medicine FoundationEMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant
January 20, 2023
USASummer ResearchSocioeconomic issues impacting neurosurgical practicesCongress of Neurological Surgeons/Council of state Neurological societiesCNS/CSNS Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship
April 14, 2023
USADiversity GrantHead and neck surgery away rotationAmerican Academy of OtolaryngologyDiversity Endowment URM Away Rotation Grant
opens Spring 2024
St Louis, MOSummer/1-yr Intensive/2-yr Standard ResearchClinical and translational researchWashington University School of MedicinePredoctoral Clinical Research Program
February 20, 2023
USAResearch AwardMedical history and medical humanities researchThe American Osler SocietyWilliam B. Bean Student Research Award
March 1, 2023
Bethesda, MDSummer ResearchBiomedical researchNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationSummer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)
March 1, 2023
Iowa City, IA4-week Rotation (medical students completed 3rd year)Orthopedics & rehabilitationUniversity of Iowa Healthcare, Carver College of Medicine, Dept of Orthopedics & RehabilitationRuth Jackson-Steindler Orthopedic ClerkshipMarch 31, 2023
USA4-week Summer MentorshipMultiple sclerosisNational Multiple Sclerosis SocietyMS Clinical Mentorship for Medical Students
January 11, 2023
Cleveland, OHSummer ResearchBiomedical research in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematological, and sleep disordersCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine Heart, Lung, and Blood Summer Research ProgramMarch 1, 2023
USASummer FellowshipBasic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, or behavioral research relevant to lupusLupus Foundation of AmericaGina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program
April 14, 2023
USASummer GrantMental health and substance use disorder project focusing on underserved minority communitiesAmerican Psychiatric Association FoundationHelping Hands Grants Program
May 31, 2023
 Germany/Poland2-week Summer IntensiveMedical professional ethics and ethical leadershipFellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional EthicsFASPE Medical Intensive
January 2, 2024
Rochester, NYSummer Research Fellowship

Improving health status of diverse patient populations via patient care, research and/or teaching

University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistrySURF-URMCFebruary 3, 2023
USASummer InternshipGives underrepresented minorities (URMs) and women an opportunity to explore the radiology specialty and engage in research.American College of RadiologyACR PIER InternshipJanuary 9, 2023
Chapel Hill, NCSummer ResearchAging-related research and geriatricsUNC-Chapel HillMSTAR-Medical Student Training in Aging ResearchJanuary 23, 2023
Portland, OR10-week Summer Research ScholarshipNeurological surgeryOregon Health & Science UniversityCampagna ScholarshipJanuary 18, 2023
Oakland, CASummer ResearchObstetrics & gynecologyKaiser PermanenteSCORE-Ob ProgramJanuary 23, 2023
USA6-week Summer ExternshipCommunity-based clinical research for underrepresented medical studentsBristol Myers Squibb FoundationWinn-CIPPJanuary 8, 2023 (early); February 12, 2023 (regular)
OhioSummer Stipend Opportunity4 Ohio medical students awarded to fill the financial gap of an unpaid summer research internshipOhio State Medical Association FoundationOSMA Foundation Summer ScholarsMarch 3, 2023
Hershey, PASummer Research InternshipCancer researchPenn State Cancer Institute and National Cancer InstitutePSCI-PROMISEFebruary 10, 2023
St Louis, MOSummer ResearchCardiovascular disease, HematologyWashington University Institute of Public HealthRADIANCEJanuary 20, 2023
St Louis, MOSummer ResearchPublic & global healthWashington University Institute of Public HealthPublic & Global Health TrackJanuary 20, 2023
St. Louis, MOSummer ResearchNeurological conditions/diseases - stroke, Parkinson's, dementiaWashington University Institute of Public HealthAging & Neurological Diseases TrackJanuary 20, 2023
Trinidad/Tobago, West IndiesSummer ResearchPublic health/quality improvement in urologic care for underserved populationUrology Care FoundationInternational Student Humanitarian GrantMarch 5, 2023
USA10-week Summer ResearchPediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutritionNASPGHAN/NASPGHAN FoundationMedical Student Mentored Summer Research ProgramMarch 15, 2023
USA10-week Summer ResearchPediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutritionNASPGHAN/NASPGHAN FoundationURiM Medical Student Mentored Summer Research ProgramMarch 15, 2023


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Amy Thompson MD
Director, Office of Medical Student Research
Medical Sciences Building 4556C
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526

Diana Mullenix
Program Director, Office of Medical Student Research
CARE/Crawley Building E870
3230 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0555