Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine (HSRPKM
June 1st – August 1st
The Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine (HSRPKM) will offer a robust and varied introduction to the world of nephrology for the undergraduate college student who is considering a career in science or medicine. The Program will primarily be a research-based experience but will include a core curriculum that addresses the basic science and clinical fundamentals and challenges in the field. The Program will span the nephrology divisions of four Harvard-affiliated hospitals – Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston’s Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). At the end of the program students will present their posters at the summer national symposium. (Location TBD)Students will receive a $1000 stipend for the summer. Complimentary Campus styled housing will be provided near the Longwood Medical in Boston area for the benefit of the students.
The program welcomes applicants from undergraduate college students that meet the following criteria at the time of application:
· Currently enrolled in a undergraduate degree granting program
· Currently a US citizen or permanent resident (international students are not eligible)
· Must agree to complete full 8 weeks
Admission will be based on the applicant’s academic record, including prior research, personal statement and 2 letters of recommendation from the applicant’s faculty advisor or research supervisor. Intent to pursue a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. degree and prior research experience are desirable, but not required.
Applications should be completed online at http://hskp.bwh.harvard.edu/ and all supporting documents must be emailed to HSKP@PARTNERS.ORG by December 31 2015.
Please contact HSKP@PARTNERS.ORG for questions.
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