Monday, November 23, 2015

Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program

Introducing the Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program in New York City!

  • Ideal for students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degree (this program is run by the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program).
  • 10 weeks of independent research at either Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center or The Rockefeller University (all in NYC).
  • Present & participate in weekly journal clubs
  • Scrub into surgeries at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
  • Give an oral, written and poster presentation of your research in front of your family (who are flown in for the event), friends and colleagues.
  • Receive on going mentorship by your "Big Sib" (a current MD-PhD student), as well as weekly meetings with the Program's leadership.
  • Receive a stipend of $4,300 (minus the cost of housing).
  • Gateways alumni are accepted and matriculate in the top MD-PhD Programs in the country!      
For further information (including eligibility) and an on-line application, please visit the website.
Program eligibility requirements:

·         1st and 2nd years (at time of application) only;
·         Underrepresented minority, disabled and/or disadvantaged backgrounds;
·         US Citizens/Permanent Residents;
·         Students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degrees after college.
Applications now being accepted. Application deadline is February 1, 2016.