2021 URiM Medical Student Summer Mentored Research Opportunity at Duke Ophthalmology

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine is seeking a non-Duke underrepresented in medicine (URiM) medical student for a paid 8-week research opportunity.  The student will work in a faculty research lab, gain clinical exposure and benefit from a planned curriculum, discussion sessions and collaborations with other medical students.

  • Available to start on campus June 14, 2021
  • The successful candidate will be from an underrepresented minority racial or ethnic group and/or disadvantaged background
  • United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Commit to full-time (40 hours/week) research for a duration of 8 weeks
  • Provide names/contact information of two references
  • Required submission of Curriculum Vitae, Undergraduate transcript, Medical school transcript (if enrolled) or letter of acceptance
  • Clinical shadowing vaccine requirements: TB, MMR, Tdap, Varicella, COVID-19

If you are interested in applying, please complete this survey by May 21, 2021. Please have the following PDFs ready to upload when submitting this application:

  • Currivulum Vitae
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Medical school transcript (if enrolled) or letter of acceptance

If you have questions, please email michelle.cooley@duke.edu