Schreyer Honors College - MD/PhD Summer Exposure Program

This program is only open to students at the Penn State Schreyer Honors College. Applications to this program are due by March 1, 2015
 
The Penn State Hershey MD/PhD Program offers a 10-week summer exposure program for outstanding students in the Schreyer Honors College who are interested in becoming a physician-scientist.  Students will spend 10 weeks working in a biomedical research laboratory at the College of Medicine under the guidance of a faculty member on the MD/PhD training faculty.  They will also shadow a physician during a once weekly clinical exposure session. Students will participate in all SURIP (Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program) activities, including a research forum at the end of the summer (please see a full description of SURIP under "Our Programs").  Housing will be available on campus in Hershey for the summer and students will receive a stipend. Up to 4 students will be selected.  Positions are only available for rising freshmen and sophomores  Excellent students may be offered the opportunity to return for a second summer, between the sophomore and junior years.  This summer program is linked to the Schreyer Honors College MD/PhD Early Assurance Status (EAS) Program.  Information about the EAS Program can be  found in our brochure, which is available in the SHC office (C-4 Atherton Hall), or online on the Penn State Hershey MD/PhD website: http://www.med.psu. edu/web/mdphd/home.  Applications are submitted online through the online portal which opens each year in December
 
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Barbara J. Koch                                         Melissa Meyer
MD/PhD Administrator                                Administrative Assistant
(717) 531-1188                                             to the Associate Dean for Schreyer Honors College
bkoch2@hmc.psu.edu                               (814) 865-4257
                                                                   mah300@psu.edu