The Howard University College of Medicine is pleased to announce the
2017- 2018 MEDICAL STUDENT SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM (MSSRP)
Application Release: November 17, 2017
Application Deadline: January 9, 2018 11:59 PM
The 2017-2018 MSSRP program will run from May 22, 2017 to July 10, 2017 (7 weeks)*
Electronic Applications will not be accepted before December 15, 2017
Eligibility: First Year Medical Students+
* Selected medical students will conduct biomedical/clinical research with a Howard University College of Medicine Faculty Researcher.
*This is a full-time summer position. Though hours may vary according to the lab assigned, the participant is expected to work at least 35 hours per week. With the exception of Memorial Day and Independence Day, the participant is also expected to be present Monday through Friday for the duration of the seven-week program.
+Students MUST be in good academic standing both at time of application submission and the close of the Spring 2018 semester. Participating students must pass all freshman medical school courses. Students in remediation may not participate in the program.
If accepted, it is required that a MSSRP student: (1) prepare a poster on his/her research findings that is formatted in accordance with a format that will be disseminated by the Office of the Associate Dean for Research; (2) participate in and present his/her data at a symposium at the beginning of the new academic school year in July/August, 2018 and also at the 2019 Howard University Research Week; and (3) maintain good academic standing.
Please note, 2017-2018 MSSRP student funding is contingent upon the availability of funding.
See application information below
1) Applicants must complete on-line training certification before the 2018 MSSRP application is submitted.
Please go to site http://www.citiprogram.org/.
Note, you will not have to pay for The CITI course.
First Time Registration on CITI
You will have to select "create an account" on the first page.
This will take you to second page named CITI – Learner Registration.
Please type in "Howard University" under "Search for organization:
Enter full or partial name
"Howard University Medical Center" will appear in blue.
Select "Howard University Medical Center".
Next, select the "Continue to Step 2" blue tab.
You will be taken to a page named
CITI - Learner Registration - Howard University Medical Center.
Please fill in your information, email, and continue through the registration process.
Continue to step three.
Select a user name and a password and complete your registration.
Now you may log into http://www.citiprogram.org/ with the username and password that you
have selected earlier.
Please Select the Human Subject Biomedical Training Module.
Additional Training Modules May be Required.
2) Applicants must submit evidence of on-line training completion.
Please print and save a copy of your CITI training certificate.
You may attach an electronic copy of your CITI certificate along with this electronic MSSRP application.3) A listing of PI Participants and projects will be made available in early December.
4) ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY AS PDF DOCUMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 9,2018 AT 11:59 PM.
5) Applications will not be accepted before December 15, 2017.
6) Application Review Period: February 22-March 8, 2018
7) Student Notification: March 29, 2018
Please do not hesitate to contact me via email at email@example.com or via cell phone at 240 423-4937 if you have any questions or concerns.
John T. Stubbs III, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Director of Medical Student Research