The MD/PhD Summer Research Internship is an 8-week hands-on program designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a physician-scientist.

The internship provides an opportunity to actively engage in biomedical research and gain clinical shadowing experience.

Students can participate in research projects in the following areas:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Cancer Cell Biology
  • Cellular and Integrative Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

The program includes:

  • Competitive stipend ($3,500)
  • Travel Assistance
  • Clinical shadowing in area of interest
  • Flexible Start Date

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Stated interest to pursue MD/PhD dual degree training
  • Academic record, particularly in science courses
  • Rising sophomore or junior from this academic year
  • Recommendation letters from 2 faculty members

Deadline for Applications: March 1

Notification of Position: March 15

Reply By: April 1

Applications can be submitted online. Contact Connor Ferguson for more information at clferguson@hsc.wvu.edu

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