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American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation Summer Scholar Program - The purpose of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Summer Genetics Scholars program is to identify and encourage highly qualified medical students to consider careers in medical genetics by providing hands-on experience of the exciting variety of opportunities—clinical and laboratory medicine, research, and services—available in medical genetics. 

The American Parkinson's Disease Association Summer Student Fellowships -  APDA and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) supports students - from advanced undergraduates to medical students – in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects. The goal of the APDA-PDF Summer Student Fellowships is to cultivate students' early interest in helping to solve, treat and end Parkinson's and providing the tools they need to transition into leaders in the field.

American Society for Nephrology: Kidney TREKS (Tutored Research and Education for Kidney Scholars) Program - ASN Kidney TREKS fosters interest in nephrology and research careers through a week-long on site course combined with a long-term mentorship program with a member of their local nephrology division and a trip to the ASN National Meeting – Kidney Week.

Combining Clinical and Research Careers in Neuroscience - invites students who may be candidates for combined research and clinical careers in the neurosciences, i.e., future clinician-scientists, to apply to attend this meeting.  The ideal candidate will have completed at least one year of neuroscience research training during medical school and also completed some required clinical clerkships, Both MD/PhD students and MDs with significant research training during medical school (i.e., at least one year) are encouraged to apply. Travel costs and lodging for the meeting will be entirely covered for the students.

CU Denver-SOM Medical Student Diversity Grant - Supports medical students interested in pursuing a career in general surgery and vascular surgery. This four-week clerkship will focus on exposing students to advanced vascular and endovascular therapies in the setting of a large quaternary referral campus centered in Aurora, Colorado.

HVTN Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) -  The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latinx medical students with opportunities to conduct independent research while receiving mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development opportunities. Short and long term research options available. The complete Request for Applications can be found at http://www.hvtn.org/ramp

Medical Student Enrichment Program (MSEP) provides UAB students, who are in good academic standing, with short-term service and training opportunities in developing countries and underserved areas throughout the world. It is designed to encourage and develop humanitarian attitudes and cross-cultural understanding among UAB students. It fosters interest in assisting underserved populations, and stimulates and supports a "whole world" understanding of medicine. Application details.

Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (MSSCE)  The program is funded by the UAB PM&R Department and the Association of Academic Physiatrist.  For additional information, students can contact Dr. Danielle Powell at daniellepowell@uabmc.edu or Stephanie Walters at stephaniewalters@uabmc.edu.

The West Alabama Rural Health Initiative (WARHI) is excited to offer medical students an opportunity to participate in a summer rural medical experience across west Alabama. Applicants must be first year medical students who have an interest working with rural and/or underserved populations, be available to participate in a one-week residential program, and agree to future follow-ups to measure the impact of the program.

Search the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) site for research opportunities aimed at increasing diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. IBP designs and implements strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on reaching and supporting individuals from underserved communities and underrepresented groups. How to search the IBP database tutorial.