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Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research (SUMR) Program

Primary Institution: University of Iowa
Affiliation: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
City: Iowa City
State: IA
Job Duration: 8 wks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.2
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Medical Physics
Description: The University of Iowa SUMR Program offers an intensive experience for undergraduates interested in combined MD/PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist. The program provides students with experience in research laboratories and exposure to clinical medicine and medically-relevant research. The 8-week SUMR program features research conducted in the laboratory of a faculty member in the biomedical sciences, shadowing of physician-scientists in a clinical setting, Emergency Room shadowing, weekly seminars presenting patient-based discussions emphasizing the intersection of science and medicine, career development seminars, and clinical case-based learning sessions. Eligible students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have completed their sophomore year toward a bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences by the summer of planned participation. (Preference is given to students who have completed their junior year). See contact person for application deadline and program dates.
Stipend: $3000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/02/2007
Job Website:
Additional Information: Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Chris Benson, MD
1186 Medical Laboratories
Unviersity of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 800-551-6787
Fax: 319-335-7656
Secondary Contact: Leslie Harrington
1186 Medical Laboratories
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 800-551-6787
Fax: 319-335-7656
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