Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center





at Harvard Medical School

For 2013 fellowship information, please check our website after February 15, 2013

Four medical student research fellowships are available for 10-12 weeks of summer research training in molecular and cell biology, biomechanics, coagulation and thrombosis, and angiogenesis, with a focus on clinically relevant problems such as atherogenesis, intimal hyperplasia, prosthetic/host interactions and thrombosis. Trainees will pursue a program of intense research activity. This training program is designed to provide medical students with an initial exposure to vascular surgery research.

Students will carry out their research projects under the guidance of a faculty advisor, selected form renowned vascular researchers based at four Harvard Medical School hospitals: the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital (Boston), and the Joslin Diabetes Institute, as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Selection of trainees is based on candidates’ demonstrated ability. Applicants should be medical students who have completed at least one year of study at an LCME accredited school. Students have to be US citizens or Permanent Resident (green card holder).

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a personal statement, together with a curriculum vitae, dean/advisor or program director's letter and two letters of recommendation. Selection is based on merit only, without bias to gender, race, color, or ethnic origin.

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SUPPORT
A $3500 stipend for the summer; appointment at Harvard Medical School as a Research Fellow in Surgery.

STUDENT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Frank W. LoGerfo, M.D.
Division of Vascular Surgery,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery,
Harvard Medical School

CONTACT
Leena Pradhan, PhD
William J. von Liebig Summer Research Fellowship

BIDMC Vascular Surgery Research-East Campus
330 Brookline Ave. Dana 805
Boston, MA 02215

Tel: 617-667-0096
Fax: 617-975-5300
Email: lpradhan@bidmc.harvard.edu

For 2013 fellowship information, please check our website after February 15, 2013