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Vanderbilt University - Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program

Details

Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Nashville Tennessee
Deadline: Early January

Eligibility

- The Program is limited to U.S. citizens (or persons having U.S. Permanent Resident status) earning a four-year undergraduate degree at an accredited US college or university. - Applying students must be a college undergraduate during the summer of the program year. - Applying students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. - Preference is given to candidates with prior research experience and who have taken advance science courses. - Applying students should have a strong desire to pursue an M.D. degree or a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree. - Online application deadline is FEBRUARY 1 - Students should have a strong desire to pursue an M.D. degree or a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree.

Description

The Vanderbilt Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program (UCRIP) gives college students earning a four-year degree the opportunity to participate in both research and clinical patient care at an academic medical center.  This program is designed for students who are interested in a career in medicine.  Participants will complete a research project under the directorship of a research mentor and also directly observe clinical patient care while spending time with residents and attending physicians.