Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education (ASPIRE)
The Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education (ASPIRE) is an opportunity at Washington University School of Medicine offered to current college students. Under the direction of WU clinician-researchers, Vicky Fraser, MD, Jay Piccirillo, MD, and David Warren, MD, ASPIRE was created to introduce young investigators to medical research and further their existing interest in the field. The eight-week program includes didactic sessions, seminars and a mentored research experience.
Applications are open November 1 – February 15.
Summer Research Program in Global Health (SRPGH)
The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health is starting a new Summer Research Program in Global Health (SRPGH) to offer students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding faculty mentors focusing on global health. The SRPGH is an eight-week program open to: full-time college undergraduates; graduate students pursuing a Master in Public Health (MPH), Social Work (MSW), or Population Health Sciences (MPHS); and medical students looking to gain experience in the field of global health research. The goal of the program is to expose young investigators to research in a lab or field-based setting and further their interest in global health. The program includes didactic sessions and seminars, and is an opportunity to establish a career-building network.
Applications are open December 1 – February 1.