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Medical students who have been newly accepted to our medical school have the opportunity to spend their summers as part of research projects. A group of faculty research mentors provide a range of research in which students can participate through the Medical Student Summer Research Program. View the mentors and their biosketches below - a description of their current research projects can be found on the research mentor page.

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The list of mentors and summer research projects available for Summer 2021 will be posted in March of 2021.

How to Apply

The program is eight weeks long, from May 24-July 16, 2021, and has openings for eight students. Students receive a $5,000 stipend and the hosting lab receives up to $2,000 for supplies.

To apply, students need to choose a research mentor and submit an application to the Medical Student Research Committee. Applications are due April 16.

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For more information contact the Medical Student Research Committee msrp@usd.edu.