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Preprofessional Opportunities

Weill Medical College of Cornell University


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: New York New York
Deadline: Early February


Program Manager
Gateways to the Laboratory Program
1300 York Avenue, Room D-115
New York, NY 10021-4896


Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, members of a minority or under-represented group in scientific and medical professions; rising sophomores or juniors with a 3.0 GPA, having an interest in MD/PhD degree.


Gateways to the Laboratory Program will enable students to test and develop their interest in pursuing a combined MD/PhD while gaining hands on research experience. The program will include weekly seminars, hospital rounds, and discussions of career opportunities from a clinical perspective. Students will also learn how to apply for MD/PhD, study tips for MCAT, tips for writing a scientific CV, mock interviews etc. Housing will be provided at subsidized cost and students will receive stipend of $4300.