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The Four Directions Summer Research Program


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Description:
The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is an exciting summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. The FDSRP is in its 24th year, and has brought over 190 students to Boston during this time. We invite students to join us for 8 weeks to engage in basic science or translational research projects under the supervision of Harvard Medical School faculty advisers.

The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is a unique summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate rising sophomores, juniors and seniors with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. Students engage in a basic science research project under the direction of a Harvard Medical School Faculty Mentor. Additional activities include clinical shadowing, career development seminars, weekly Talking Circles, networking events and more. Upon completion of the program, students leave BWH and HMS with new skills, experiences and knowledge that can be used to empower themselves, their communities and future generations of Native peoples from all Four Directions.
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Application Deadline: 2/11/2022

Program Dates: 6/6/2022 - 7/29/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Brigham and Women's Hospital (Lead)
Harvard Medical School

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Epidemiology
General Medical & Life Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Physiology
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Brain Science
Diversity
Medical Biology
Medical Laboratory Research
Mentoring
Public Health

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