Faculty Mentored Summer Projects

Medical students have the opportunity to participate in international research projects, primarily during their M1 summer. International opportunities abound at the Medical School for all students, M1-M4. There are opportunities for students to partner with faculty and a small group of fellow students on international projects.

Global REACH maintains a database of faculty international activities that may be helpful for identify a mentor. Click here to search the database

The Minority and Health Disparities International Health Training Program provides two M1 students per year with an opportunity to participate in international research at one of several sites around the world. Students must be able to demonstrate that they meet one of the following criteria: minority status, member of a health disparities population, or that research conducted will be on a topic related to health disparities. The application process begins early in the Fall semester.