(Previous research experience generally not necessary)
- NIH summer/vacation fellowships: short-term (minimum 2 months; maximum 3 months) full-time fellowship (Stipend rate $1836/month, renewable) to work in basic/clinical research settings with faculty at the UA or other medical educational/research institutions worldwide.
- Lillian Bilyu Banchi Scholarship Trust fellowship provides an award of $20,000 scholarship + $5,000 research supplies annually for two fellows to work full-time with a Sarver Heart Center investigator.
- MD/PhD and other combined degree formal and informal programs.
- Research Distinction Track for academic credit.
- Curriculum on Medical Ignorance (CMI), including the Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance, with seminars, lectures, and clinical exercises that explore the unknown.
- Student research presentations and publications
- Student preparation and travel to regional, national and international biomedical research meetings.
- * Regional and national student research networking through the Western and American Federation for Medical Research (WFCR and AFMR) and other medical student organizations.
- * Annual College of Medicine Student Research Forum
- * Faculty and advanced student mentors to provide in-depth research experiences, career and specialty advising and contacts, and other support.
- Arizona Health Sciences Center Medical Student Research Forum prizes
- Arizona Chapter of the American College of Cardiology Research Awards
- Honors and Awards Committee Excellence in Research Award
- Leonard Peltier Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Research
- Maria Mandell Grant ( Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center)
- Van Winkle Award for Excellence in Surgical Research and Supply Grants
- John F. Myers II Prize for Outstanding Research and Creativity
- Yuma Friends of Arizona Health Sciences Center Young Investigator Awards
- AFMR—Student Membership and Trainee Investigator Awards
- WFMR—Dionesia P. Bertakis, E.E. Osgood, and Klea D. Bertakis Award for Excellence in Student Research
- Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award
- Other medical specialty organization student research stipends & grants