College students and recent graduates who are aiming for a career as a physician can hone their science and research skills during an eight-week summer program at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
ECU’s Summer Program for Future Doctors is an intensive educational program that allows participants to experience the demands of a medical school curriculum. It will be May 14-July 12, 2012. The only requirement is that students be North Carolina residents. Minorities, disadvantaged and non-traditional students, along with all other students, are encouraged to apply
Students should have satisfactorily completed one year of biology, chemistry and physics. Organic chemistry is strongly encouraged. The program is tuition-free, though participants are responsible for living expenses. Eligible students will receive stipends.
The application deadline is March 2. Applications and more information are online at http://www.ecu.edu/spfd/.