Summer Research Fellowships in Comparative Medicine
The Department of Pathology/Section on Comparative Medicine of Wake Forest School of Medicine invites applications from veterinary students for NIH-sponsored Summer Research Fellowships in Comparative Medicine.
Four 8-12 week positions are offered each year. These positions provide a unique opportunity for structured training in a research-intensive environment, with a focus on comparative disease pathophysiology in nonhuman primates and other species. Research opportunities include internationally recognized programs in aging, women's health, development, cardiovascular disease, cancer, regenerative medicine, diabetes, reproductive system disorders, and substance abuse. Training is provided in ethics, research design and methods, grant and manuscript writing, clinical research, and comparative pathology. The WFSM community consists of over 1000 faculty, with approximately $200M/year in research funding, spanning 41 academic departments and 26 Centers or Institutes.
The Medical Center is the major employer in Winston-Salem, an affordable community of 200,000 in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Applicants must be students in good standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine, and must be able to commit to at least 8 weeks of continuous participation in the program. Applications are requested before March 1 each year.
Interested applicants should send a statement of goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, official undergraduate and veterinary school transcripts, and 3 sealed letters of reference to:
Nancy Kock, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Recruiting Coordinator
Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1040
Telephone: 336-713-7389, or email email@example.com
Wake Forest School of Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.