Medical Student / Resident Opportunities

2022 NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation Medical Student Mentored Summer Research Program

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Purpose

To develop a program at multiple sites throughout the U.S. and Canada through which medical students can have 10-week research experiences under the mentorship of basic or clinical scientists with a research focus in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition.

Candidates

Students in good standing at accredited medical schools in the U.S. and Canada who have completed at minimum their first year of medical training. Preference will be given to students who are seeking a research experience between the first and second years of medical school, though applications from all currently enrolled students will be considered.

The deadline for submission is April 15, 2022.

Mentors

M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. members of NASPGHAN with a track record of independent peer-reviewed research, previous success with trainees (students, residents, or fellows), and a commitment to provide the necessary resources to make the experience meaningful for the student are eligible to serve as mentors. Mentors will apply for consideration with documentation of productivity (CV), grant support sufficient to support the research activities of the summer student, and previous experience with trainees. The Advisory Committee will approve all mentors. Members of the Training and Research Committees are available to assist students in finding suitable mentors (contact Danny Mallon or Betsy Maxwell).

Stipend for the program: $4000.00

2022 NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation URiM Medical Student Mentored Summer Research Program

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Purpose

To develop a program at multiple sites throughout the U.S. and Canada through which a medical student can have 10-week research experiences under the mentorship of basic or clinical scientists with a research focus in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition. Special emphasis will be given to projects which involve research in short bowel syndrome.

Candidates

Students, who self-identify as Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM), in good standing at accredited medical schools in the U.S. and Canada who have completed at minimum their first year of medical training. Preference will be given to students who are seeking a research experience between the first and second years of medical school, though applications from all currently enrolled students will be considered.

Deadline for submission is April 15, 2022

Mentors

Mentors 

M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. members of NASPGHAN with a track record of independent peer-reviewed research, previous success with trainees (students, residents, or fellows), and a commitment to provide the necessary resources to make the experience meaningful for the student are eligible to serve as mentors. Mentors will apply for consideration with documentation of productivity (CV), grant support sufficient to support the research activities of the summer student, and previous experience with trainees.

 

Support

Support 

  • Stipend for the research program: $4000.00.
  • In addition, NASPGHAN will offer the awardee support to attend the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL (October 13-16, 2022) which includes meeting registration, travel, hotel and meal stipend during the duration of the meeting.
  • If a student unable to find a suitable research mentor, NASPGHAN will help match interested students with a mentor in their local/ regional area.
  • If a research mentor in the local/regional area is not available, then if the student needs to relocate for the research experience, NASPGHAN will offer living expense stipend up to $7000. Receipts would be required and the Foundation staff would assist with finding economical lodging.

Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Inc

 

Partners:

The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports