This page is updated monthly with opportunities selected by the Director of Medical Student Scholarship for students who have already completed the III Scholarship Requirement. For more suggestions on finding scholarly work, start here.


WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) Research Opportunity – Surgical Education and Surgery Skills

This project is focused on surgical education and simulation. This opportunity would allow for literature search, curriculum writing and creation, set up and arranging simulation of surgical skills. Close work with surgical resident, attending and WISH facility at UWMC. Video editing skills would be helpful.

Mentor: Judy Chen, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UW Medical Center
Posted:  September 1, 2019


Sarnoff Fellowship Program

The is a one-year paid research program for medical students that is well known in the cardiovascular medicine scientific community. Selected students will have the opportunity to conduct research at one of the nation’s top biomedical research labs (i.e. MIT, Brigham and Women’s, Johns Hopkins, among others) under the close supervision of a faculty mentor. This fellowship allows students to gain access to a community of lifelong mentors in cardiovascular medicine. The program will also pay for students to attend the American Heart Association meeting. Added August 2019

Application Deadline: January 9, 2020

For more information

UW Sarnoff Fellowship Program WebinarSept 18, 2019, webinar will be posted here the next day.


TL1 Translational Research Training Program

The ITHS TL1 program is a one-year mentored research training program in translational science through the University of Washington’s Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS). Research projects include the fields of basic science, clinical research, and public health, among others. Selected students become part of a cross-disciplinary community of emerging researchers and are provided with specific training, career development opportunities, and team science skills to help them function effectively within translational science teams. Through a combination of thoughtful mentorship, interdisciplinary interaction, and focused training, TL1 Trainees receive the career development tools needed to become impactful translational researchers. Last year 3 of our medical students were selected for this opportunity. Added August 2019

Application Deadline: January 2020

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