Monday, November 21, 2016

2017 Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program in NYC

Applications are now open for the 2017 Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program for Pre-MD-PhD students. 
  • 10 weeks of independent research at either Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, or the Rockefeller University
  • Present and participate in weekly journal clubs
  • Scrub into surgeries at New York Presbyterian Hosptial
  • 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 to the top MD-PhD programs in the country

Eligible participants include: 
  • First and second year students (at time of application) only
  • Underrepresented minority and/or disadvantaged backgrounds or have a disability
  • US Citizens / Permanent Residents
  • Students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degrees after college
Application deadline: February 1

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