Summer Research Program
This program, running for over twenty years, seeks to provide learners with an interest in healthcare, especially medicine, an opportunity to experience healthcare before committing to a college or specific career path. As a part of the program, the learners will engage with a variety of physicians and other healthcare associates from a variety of disciplines to learn about the everyday aspects of their specialty. In addition, the program has a robust laboratory and clinical component that includes basic physical exam and history, human anatomy using cadaveric specimens, ECGs, laceration repair, and shadowing physicians within our hospital's emergency room. As a part of the program's graduation requirement, the students will be expected to work in a group to conduct literature searches and give formal presentations on a relevant aspect of medicine or a disease. Following completion of the program, the learners will receive a certificate of completion from the Graduate Medical Education Department that can be used as a part of college/graduate school admissions applications.
This program will be open to juniors and seniors in high school, graduated senior high school students and college undergraduates.
Students must be at least sixteen years old at program start.
A total of sixteen candidates will be selected for the program
The Program runs from mid-July to early August this year in Southfield
The participants will be required to attend full-time during the course of the program and to abide by corporate guidelines for conduct, attendance, and dress
For additional information, or questions regarding the Summer Research Program, please direct inquiries to:
Jeffrey Flynn, Ph.D.
Director of Scholarly Inquiry, Department of Medical Education