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External Research Opportunities

USASummer FellowshipSubstance abuse and addiction for minority medical studentsAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Jeanne Spurlock, MD, Research FellowshipMarch 4, 2022
USASummer FellowshipChild and adolescent psychiatryAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent PsychiatryMarch 4, 2022
OverseasSummer FellowshipTropical medicine and hygieneAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine & HygieneBen Keene Travel Fellowship in Tropical MedicineMarch 27, 2022
Bethesda, MDEducationClinical training programsNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationGraduate Medical Education: Training Programsongoing
Bethesda, MDEducationClinical electives        (4-12 weeks)NIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationClinical Electives Programsongoing
USAEducationEnhance research skills in NIH environmentNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationPostdoctoral Research Training Awardsongoing
USADistance LearningCore Curriculum in Clinical ResearchNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationCore Curriculum in Clinical Researchongoing
USAArchive* 2012 to presentVariousVarious3 yrs Archive research oppsTBD
USACareers in MedicineMedical students access summer and year round clinical and research opportunities,
and grants from US and abroad
AAMCCareers in Medicine Type 'Research' in the search box and sign inRequires sign in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


August 2-5, 2023

LeadershipUniversity Scholars Leadership Symposium Humanitarian AffairsUniversity Scholar Leadership Symposium (USLS)
Atlanta, GAPreceptorshipRheumatic diseaseRheumatology Research Foundation Medical and Graduate School Preceptorship

December 1, 2021

Bethesda, MDEducationDissertation research, NIH intramural research programNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationGraduate Partnerships Program
New York, NYSummer ResearchOncology and/or related biomedical sciencesMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterMedical Student Summer Research Fellowship Program
January 3, 2022
OhioMedical Student Scholarly Paper AwardPsychiatryOhio Psychiatric Physicians FoundationOPPF Annual Research Awards
December 31, 2021
USASummer InternshipCardiothoracic surgeryAmerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (ATTS) FoundationAATS Foundation Summer Internship Program
December 1, 2021
Baltimore, MDMentored Summer ResearchObesity, diabetes, nutritionUniversity of Maryland School of MedicineSPORT program
January 9, 2022
Columbus, OHSummer ResearchClinical research and quality improvementOhioHealth

OhioHealth Summer Research Externship Program (OHSREP)

January 8, 2022
USASummer ResearchHIV Research for self-identified African American or LatinxHIV Vaccine Trials NetworkHVTN Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP)
January 3, 2022
Chicago, ILSummer ExternshipPhysical medicine and rehabilitationNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicinePM&R Summer Extern Experience
January 3, 2022
USASummer ResearchBasic, clinical, and translational science in orthopaedics Hospital for Special SurgeryMedical Student Summer Research Fellowship
January 18, 2022
Oakland, CASummer ResearchOtolaryngology-head & neck and obstetrics & gynecologyKaiser PermanenteSummer SCORE Programs
January 23, 2022
Ann Arbor, MISummer ResearchOphthalmologyKellogg Eye Center / University of MichiganHealth Equity Ophthalmology Summer Program
January 11, 2021
Columbus, OHSummer ResearchInjury researchNationwide Children's HospitalNational Student Injury Research Training Program
February 21, 2022
Nashville, TNSummer ResearchDiabetes, obesity, kidney disease, digestive diseaseVanderbilt University Medical CenterVanderbilt Medical Student Research Training Program (SRTP)
January 17, 2022
Los Angeles, CASummer ResearchOncology and oncology-related fieldsChildren's Hospital Los Angeles/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, USCSummer Oncology Research Fellowship (SORF)
January 10, 2022
USASummer ResearchHematologyAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH)ASH Minority Medical Student Award
January 31, 2022
Boston, MASummer IntensiveGlobal healthHarvard TH Chan School of Public HealthGlobal Health Delivery Intensive (GHDI)
February 1, 2022
Boston MASummer IntensiveClinical & translational researchHarvard Medical SchoolVisiting Research Internship Program
December 20, 2021
USASummer FellowshipPrimary careNMF Primary Care LeadershipNMF Primary Care Leadership Program

early decision December 31, 2021 

USASummer ResearchDiabetes and obesityNIDDK-Funded Diabetes CentersNIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity
January 31, 2022
Austin, TXSummer ResearchSurgery, perioperative care, value-based care deliveryUniversity of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolValue-based Health Care Summer Research Internship
January 10, 2022
Baltimore,MD &  Indianapolis,INSummer ResearchOncology lab-based researchSidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Johns HopkinsCUPID Summer Translational Oncology Program
February 7, 2022
Philadelphia, PASummer ExternshipRadiation oncologyThomas Jefferson UniversitySimon Kramer Summer Externship
opens January 2023
USASummer ResearchAnesthesiaFoundation for Anesthesia Education & ResearchMedical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF)
October 21, 2021 & January 31, 2022
USAStudent Research FellowshipFoster the development of the next generation of medical researchersAlpha Omega Alpha (AOA)Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
January 18, 2022
USASummer Fellowship ProgramInfectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal & child health, health disparities researchKennedy Krieger InstituteJames A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases RISE Fellowship Program
January 31, 2022
USASummer GrantHospital medicine- quality improvement, patient safety, clinical research, hospital operationsSociety of Hospital Medicine (SHM)Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant
March 1, 2022
Richmond, VASummer ResearchPediatric and neonatal medicine Virginia Commonwealth University Dept of Pediatrics JACK's Summer Scholar Program
February 1, 2022
Denver, COSummer Training ProgramDidactic sessions in quality improvement, patient safety, system redesign & leadershipUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusHealth Innovations Scholars Program
March 15, 2022
New York, NYSummer ResearchMedicine and biomedical researchColumbia University Medical CenterSummer Program for Under-Represented Students
February 15, 2022
USASummer ResearchTransplant-related clinical or basic scienceAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) FoundationASTS Presidential Student Mentor Grant
February 7, 2022
USASummer ResearchRadiation oncologyAmerican Society for Radiation OncologyASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award
February 11, 2022
USA12-month ResearchEmergency medicineEmergency Medicine FoundationEMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant
February 5, 2022
USASummer ResearchSocioeconomic issues impacting neurosurgical practicesCongress of Neurological Surgeons/Council of state Neurological societiesCNS/CSNS Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship
April 15, 2022
USADiversity GrantHead and neck surgery away rotationAmerican Academy of OtolaryngologyDiversity Endowment URM Away Rotation Grant
closed for 2022
St Louis, MOSummer/1-yr Intensive/2-yr Standard ResearchClinical and translational researchWashington University School of MedicinePredoctoral Clinical Research Program
February 20, 2022
USAResearch AwardMedical history and medical humanities researchThe American Osler SocietyWilliam B. Bean Student Research Award
March 1, 2022
Bethesda, MDSummer ResearchBiomedical researchNIH Office of Clinical Research Training & Medical EducationSummer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)
March 1, 2022
Iowa City, IA4-week Rotation (medical students completed 3rd year)Orthopedics & rehabilitationUniversity of Iowa Healthcare, Carver College of Medicine, Dept of Orthopedics & RehabilitationRuth Jackson-Steindler Orthopedic ClerkshipMarch 31, 2022
USA4-week Summer MentorshipMultiple sclerosisNational Multiple Sclerosis SocietyMS Clinical Mentorship for Medical Students
March 1, 2022
Cleveland, OHSummer ResearchBiomedical research in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematological, and sleep disordersCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine Heart, Lung, and Blood Summer Research ProgramMarch 15, 2022
USASummer FellowshipBasic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, or behavioral research relevant to lupusLupus Foundation of AmericaGina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program
April 15, 2022
USASummer GrantMental health and substance use disorder project focusing on underserved minority communitiesAmerican Psychiatric Association FoundationHelping Hands Grants Program
May 31, 2022
 Germany/Poland2-week Summer IntensiveMedical professional ethics and ethical leadershipFellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional EthicsFASPE Medical Intensive
January 2, 2022
Rochester, NYSummer Research Fellowship

Improving health status of diverse patient populations via patient care, research and/or teaching

University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistrySURF-URMCFebruary 7, 2022
USASummer InternshipGives underrepresented minorities (URMs) and women an opportunity to explore the radiology specialty and engage in research.American College of RadiologyACR PIER InternshipDecember 31, 2021
OhioSummer Scholars ProgramAwarded to 4 Ohio Medical Students to fill gap of unpaid internshipOhio State Medical AssociationOSMA Summer ScholarsMarch 4, 2022


Contact Us

Amy Thompson MD
Director of Medical Student Research Initiatives

Medical Sciences Building 4556C
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526

Diana Mullenix
Program Director

CARE/Crawley Building E870
3290 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0555