clinical research

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    Clinical Research as an Pre-medical student?

    Hello everyone! I am currently a sophomore pre-medical student and I am involved in clinical research with an academic general surgeon. I have one poster presentation, no publications yet. Most of the studies are retrospective chart reviews. Is this a good position for me to be in or should I...
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    Help Deciding what to do during Gap Year!!

    Hi! I desperately need help/advice choosing what to do during my gap year. I just graduated college in May this year and am planning to apply to Medical School next year in 2020. I'm currently working as a part time medical assistant/scribe in a private dermatology clinic. For my other days of...
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    Research: Does Clinical vs. Bench matter?

    So I'm currently doing my masters and have the opportunity to do some research this summer. There are two programs that I'm interested in. One is a clinical / rural & community health research program working on Telemedicine and the other is bench research working with Pediatric Oncology. I'm...
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    UGH stumped between bench and clinical research

    I'm about to start my post bacc classes and my parents want me to get back into research. I already have a lot of basic science research hours (like 300+) since I've done a summer internship and a semester of research during college, so I would like to branch out and explore clinical research...
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    How to find/what to look for in clinical research positions?

    I just started my first of several gap years, and am still looking for work. I've been advised by several doctors that the one thing that would really improve my app at this point is clinical research, since I have no research experience. However, I live in ND where there are zero opportunities...
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    Gap Year Dilemma

    Hi All, I am taking two gap years. Here are my stats: GPA: 3:95 from Hopkins MCAT: 506 (I am struggling with CARS and the mental fatigue it causes. Moved to the US 5 years ago. Will retake next year in May) 4 years of basic research I graduated in June and have an offer from an NIH basic lab...
  7. Wayfinder

    Getting into Research after Undergrad?

    Hello SDN! I just graduated from undergrad last May and I have been working a non-for-profit, my position here continues until December. I absolutely love my non-for-profit work through the serious fun network. I have been working with chronically ill children but while working with this...
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    clinical research experience

    Hello all I've led a primarily lab research undergraduate career and my interests currently lie in a medical field that is heavily research and academic medicine driven. However, I would like more clinical experience and am considering how I might get involved in clinical research (and ideally...
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    Questions about Research

    I am an incoming freshman with an Associate's degree. I just found out that in order to participate in undergraduate research at my university, I would have to take 2-3 courses as prerequisites. I am considering clinical research at a hospital, however, all of the hospitals near my university...
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    Potential Review paper with Clinician

    I've been shadowing a cardiologist and I've asked him about doing some clinical research. He reluctantly agrees but then puts it off until I ask again. At the beginning, he said I could do some sort of review paper. Should I take more initiative and suggest some topics that I can start looking...
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    Position Available Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC

    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC – MD required Dermatology research fellowship position available for July 2019. The Dermatopharmacology Fellowship is a two-year, non-ACGME accredited program that introduces fellows to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical...
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    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC

    Mount Sinai Dermatology Research Fellowship in NYC – MD required Dermatology research fellowship position available for July 2019. The Dermatopharmacology Fellowship is a two-year, non-ACGME accredited program that introduces fellows to the fundamental principles of conducting clinical...
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    How to get involved in undergraduate research?

    Hello, I am currently a sophomore in college and want to get involved in research. I am not sure where to start looking for opportunities. I heard that students can directly contact professors to inquire about possibilities but I am unsure whether or not that is the best path to take. Thank you...
  14. BenBenBen

    Position Wanted Looking for PGY-2 in Dermatology and research with stipend

    I am a preliminary general surgery candidate focused on acquiring a residency position in dermatology. I am an applicant this year through ERAS and may match (I hope so!). However, I have a dearth of dermatology research. Whether I match into a 2019 PGY-2 spot or not, I would like to pursue...
  15. MHIF Intern Program

    12 positions ‐ paid premed internships in cardiovascular clinical research SDN

    Undergrad premed students, please consider this great opportunity to do clinical research: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will hire 12 interns for paid, 12week internships this summer. The application DEADLINE is JANUARY 15! Interns work 1:1 with a cardiologist mentor, and participate...
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    Undergraduate Clinical Research Interview Questions

    Hi, I have no prior research experience. I am currently a sophomore majoring in Biology. I am so glad to have the opportunity to have an interview with with a hematologist, oncologist physician and researcher. I am really worried about the interview (I tend to get anxious and concerned). I...
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    Clinical Research

    Hi everyone! I am an incoming 2nd year. I have the opportunity to meet with a STEM cell clinical researcher soon. I have no prior experience with research. I just know that I love patient interaction and that wet-lab based research does not sound appealing to me. I am really interested in STEM...
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    Medical Student Dermatology Research Position

    The UCSF Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center has an opening for a full-time, year-long, clinical research assistant to start July 2017. The position is designed for medical students who would like to take time off to participate in clinical research. Under the mentorship of Dr. John Koo, Dr...
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    Future of Medicine

    Hey everyone! I was wondering about a few things in the next ten to twenty years of medicine. I am an undergraduate student, Molecular Biology Major, and hoping to pursue medicine in the future. This will be my last year, (I have taken my MCAT and have everything set to go). I am deciding on my...
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    MPH/Clinical Research careers for Canadian IMG

    What opportunities can i expect?
  21. MHIF Intern Program

    12 positions ‐ paid premed internships in cardiovascular clinical research

    Undergrad premed students, please consider this great opportunity to do clinical research: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will hire 12 interns for paid, 12-week internships this summer. The application DEADLINE is JANUARY 31! Interns work 1:1 with a cardiologist mentor, and participate...
  22. theriddlerxd

    Plan B - in case I don't get accepted this round

    Hi guys! I'm getting a little leery of my chances of actually getting accepted to medical school next year, so I'm working on a plan B. I have an overall GPA of 3.66, MCAT of 514. I have 3 years of full-time animal research experience, >200 hours of clinical experience, and ~8 hours of...
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    Clinical Research Clarification

    Hi all, I apologize if this question has already been asked before... but I was wondering if I could get a clear definition of clinical research? I was under the impression that research involving patients and clinicians typically at clinics or hospitals would be considered clinical. In other...
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    Summer Graduate PT Research Opportunities?

    Hey, everyone! I've been killing myself all week trying to find schools that offer summer research opportunities for pre-PT students. Does anyone know of any? The real trouble I've been running into is the fact that I'm not an undergrad anymore, and most research programs are designed for...
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    Clinical Research vs EMT vs other Research

    Hi y'all, I recently graduated from Uni this past summer with a competitive gpa and sgpa for med school. I also studied for the MCAT all summer, took it on September 10th, and am planning on applying next cycle for Fall 2018 entry. Now I'm in a predicament on what to do during this time span...
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    Advice Needed: "Shadowing" at MGH Psychiatry

    Hi guys, A little bit of background before I get to the meat of it: 1. Just graduated from Boston College, majored in Psychology (Clinical Concentration) and minored in Economics 2. Looking to apply for PhD / PsyD programs in clinical psychology in ~3 years. 3. I have committed to...
  27. redraincoat13

    Does clinical research count as research for when applying to MD/PhD?

    My longest research project was a clinical research project with a neurosurgeon analyzing clinical data: meeting with patients before/after surgery, getting them to fill out forms and asking them questions, quantifying that data, and then analyzing it for trends. That obviously is not the...
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    Should I apply for MD/PhD? When is best to get PhD as a doctor?

    Hello, I'm a junior applying this cycle and I've been juggling with the idea of applying to an MD/PhD program. I was in a neuroscience lab for two years without any publications of my own, and currently I am working as a clinical research assistant with a manuscript (about symptom prevalence...
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    Semester long MD/PhD internships for Pre-med students

    Hey guys, I will be completing all my requirements for my B.S. in biology a semester early and I was wondering if anyone knows of any abroad (or U.S.) MD/PhD internships for Pre-med. I do have 3 years of research experience in computational biology but I am looking for more of a clinical...
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    Publication or Summer Research Program?

    I am currently in a dilemma... Hoping you guys could help me make a choice: I am currently a sophomore in college. I have applied to various summer undergraduate research programs and am very interested in attending one of these programs if I am accepted. All of the programs are pretty...