Sadun Research Fellowship in Ophthalmology
The Sadun Ophthalmology Research Fellowship provides students who are interested in pursuing a career in ophthalmology with the necessary tools, skills, and experiences to become leaders in ophthalmology and vision research.
As the Chair of the Doheny Eye Institute and Vice-Chair of Ophthalmology at UCLA, Dr. Alfreo A. Sadun, MD PhD is a world-renowned neuro-ophthalmologist, specializing in diseases of the optic nerve. Publishing over 330 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Sadun is committed to training the next generation of medical students to become leaders in ophthalmology , working with students for over 35 years from Harvard, to USC, and now UCLA. The Sadun laboratory has received NIH funding for over 25 years and students have consistently secured prestigious research grant awards and presented at national conferences. Given the productive spirit of the Sadun Lab in conjunction with a robust network of international research collaborations , students have a track record of publishing numerously in prestigious scientific journals and go on to hold academic positions at top research institutions. The Sadun research fellowship provides students with a plethora of both basic and clinical science research With his flexibility and commitment as a mentor, medical students have successfully balanced their research endeavors simultaneously with medical school, and many have pursued yearlong research fellowships with him.
To learn more about how to get involved, please contact Dr. Sadun’s lab coordinator: Samuel Asanad at email@example.com
Orthopaedic Research Fellowship at UAB
Orthopaedic Surgery at UAB is offering a one year research program for medical students interested in applying for an orthopaedic residency.
This is the 6th year of this program and we have three available fellowship positions.
The research fellows will spend approximately 70% of the time in research activities, and 30% of the time pursuing clinical interests. Clinical time is spent shadowing in the clinic and OR along with attending resident conferences and journal clubs. The research year is overseen by Dr. Brent Ponce, a shoulder specialist. Additional faculty involved in mentoring of the research fellows includes, Dr. Ash Shah, foot and ankle, Dr. Skip Gilbert, pediatric orthopaedics, and Dr. Steven Theiss, Chairman and spine specialist. Research activities to expose the fellows to all aspects of orthopaedics and any of the faculty are encouraged. Previous fellows have pursued projects in shoulder, sports medicine, pediatrics, spine, hand, foot and ankle, joints and tumor.
The salary for the year-long fellowship is $25,000. All research fellows are guaranteed a residency interview.
If interested, please contact: Dr. Brent Ponce, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or our current research fellows Andrew Moon at Andrew.Moon@tufts.edu, Sam Huntley at email@example.com and Eva Lehtonen at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Application materials can be found at: http://www.uab.edu/medicine/orthopaedics/education/fellowships/research
University of Washington-Seattle Children's Hospital Funded Visiting Electives
The University of Washington (UW)/Seattle Children’s Hospital is pleased to offer funded fourth year medical student rotations in Pediatrics from July 2018 through December 2018 for qualified applicants from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine. Funding includes up to $2500 for reimbursement of travel, housing, meals, and application fees. We have offered this program for over 10 years and are looking forward to hosting a new group of qualified students!
Our visiting student program is designed to give students the opportunity to experience the exceptional training that the University of Washington School of Medicine has to offer. Students will spend four weeks either on one of the ward teams at Seattle Children's Hospital as an acting intern or as a Nephrology elective student caring for patients in the clinic and on the wards. Other subspecialty services may be considered based on availability. They will care for a variety of patients ranging the spectrum from general pediatrics to medically complex in our tertiary care center.
In addition to providing an enriching educational experience, this unique opportunity affords students rotating at Seattle Children's Hospital, the primary training site for the UW Pediatric Residency, a chance to form close working relationships with residents, fellows, and attendings. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview for our residency in Pediatrics at the UW during their rotation in Seattle.
Please refer to the attached website link for a full description of the program and our application requirements. Deadline is July 6, 2018.
Medical Education Fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Now in its fifth year, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is continuing to offer a one year medical education fellowship to a medical student after completion of year 2 or year 3 of the traditional MD curriculum. Through our Educational Development Office, this fellow will work primarily on our ‘Cane Academy initiative, working directly with members of the medical education administration. The ‘Cane Academy initiative assists with facilitating a competency-based, self-directed curriculum that leverages educational technology including but not limited to online modules with short videos, self-assessment questions, and in-class problem solving sessions leading to formative and summative assessments.
This fellow must already have expertise in instructional technology resources to assist in growing the initiative and will work collaboratively with faculty and staff on technological solutions for blended learning. Previous experience with digital video editing is desired. A graduate student stipend for the year will be provided along with support for travel to medical education conferences. For more info, please contact: Dr. David Green (senior instructional designer) at email@example.com or Dr. Alex J. Mechaber (Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education) at firstname.lastname@example.org .
National Medical FellowshipsPlease see all available NMF scholarship applications that are still open here: https://nmf.fluidreview.com/
Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE)
the Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) program which welcomes qualified final year visiting MD students underrepresented in medicine, socially, economically, or educationally disadvantaged, and whose backgrounds and experiences would diversify their clinical fields for a 4-week residential clinical rotation at Stanford School of Medicine.
We will appreciate if you can inform your students about this program and forward the SCORE webpage link widely to visiting MD students considering Stanford Medicine for residency.
What Students Can Anticipate
Visit the SCORE webpage for additional information.