Skip to main content

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical Student Research FAQs

As a UC medical student, when can I conduct research / scholarly activity?
What types of research / scholarly activity are allowed?
Where can I learn more about local opportunities at UCCOM / CCHMC?
Where can I learn more about external (non-UCCOM / CCHMC) opportunities?
Will I get paid for my research / scholarly activity?
How do I identify an appropriate mentor?
How do I identify an appropriate project?
When is the CommonApp deadline?
Can I apply for multiple programs?
What happens if I apply for multiple programs and am accepted into more than one?
Can I submit my application to the CommonApp without a mentor?
Can I submit my application to the CommonApp without a specific project description?
What happens if I need to take off time during the summer for personal reasons?
How will I get paid?
Where can I access SAS or other statistical software?
How do I get the required CITI / human subjects training?
How do I register my protocol with the IRB and ensure its approval?
How do I identify a mentor or project that is outside of Cincinnati?
Can I receive course credit for my research / scholarly activity?
Besides my stipend, how can I get money to fund my research / scholarly activity?
Are there opportunities for me to present my summer research / scholarly activity?
Are there travel funds to allow me to present my summer research / scholarly activity?

Expand all

Contact Us

Amy Thompson MD
Director of Medical Student Research Initiatives

Medical Sciences Building 4556C
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526
Email: amy.thompson@uc.edu

Diana Mullenix
Program Director

CARE/Crawley Building E870
3290 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0555
Email: diana.mullenix@uc.edu