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Student Research

Are you a student or trainee interested in research in the Department of Medicine? The Department of Medicine is the largest academic department in the Medical Center consisting of 14 medical subspecialties all with active research programs.  The research portfolio of the department has over $32 million in annual sponsored research expenditures, over 475 active research FAOs, 115 unique Principal Investigators and over 130 non-investigator research staff.

The University of Rochester, Department of Medicine, is committed to fostering interest among students and trainees interested in careers in medicine and scientific research. So we can best align your research interests, please complete our Student/Trainee Research Survey.

Begin Survey

Following completion of the survey, someone from our research leadership team will help to make the connection to provide you with the best research experience.

Thank you for your interest!

Frequently Asked Questions

This survey/resource is intended for undergraduate students, graduate students, medical student, residents, fellows and other trainees
  • Step 1: Your survey will be automatically routed to Laura Calvi and Stefanie Fingler (Research Leadership and Administration Contacts) who will review the request and based on your survey response will either (1) pass along your information to the PI, if you have indicated your interest to work with a specific PI, or (2) will be reviewed and the student/trainee will be aligned with a Medicine Division/PI based on your research interests.
  • Step 2: Laura/Stefanie will pass along student survey/interests to the Division/PI, who will then reach out to the student/trainee to set up a formal 1-1 meeting
The idea is that the faculty member has the student/trainee survey responses and a bit of background on them before they formally meet 1-1. This also helps the student/trainee to put some thought into what they expect from this program in advance of meeting with the PI.
Our hope is that we can bring more students/trainees interested in research into the Department of Medicine, align their interests and provide them with the best overall experience

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