COM Research during M3 and M4 Years

Title:  The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 
Description: These are fellowships offered for students who are interested in tropical medicine or infectious disease research projects.  If you have a research idea, apply for financial support through the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. See also the Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine (added link to website), a fellowship designed to support medical students involved in clinical or research electives in tropical areas. While it is most often awarded to fourth year medical students because their schedules are flexible, first year students with a free summer and students in other years who can travel for at least a month are encouraged to apply.
Time commitment: Variable
Deadline: Variable
Stipend: Variable
Location: International
Contact/Mentor: Judy DeAcetis 847-480-9592

Title:  CDC Epidemiology Elective (EEP)
Description: The EEP program trains third- and forth-year medical students in applied epidemiology, public health, and global health. Students learn by hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC subject matter experts. This program offers assignments during 6- or 8-week rotation periods largely based at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
Time commitment: 6 or 8 weeks
Deadline: March 30
Stipend: No
Location: Atlanta, GA
Contact: epielective@cdc.gov

Title:  NIH Clinical Research Electives
Description: "The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers a variety of short-term clinical rotations and research elective opportunities designed to provide advanced training in basic science, translational research, or clinical research, to highly qualified medical and dental students."
Time commitment: 4-12 weeks
Deadline: Continuous
Stipend: Not applicable
Location: Bethesda, MD
Contact/Mentor: (301) 496-9425 cc_od_ocrtme_cep@mail.nih.gov

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