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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Physician Scientist Program

The SUNY Upstate Medical University SURF Physician-Scientist Program is a special pathway and admissions option for the traditional Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). This initiative is aimed at exposing undergraduates, specifically students from backgrounds under-represented in science and healthcare, to the career path of a physician-scientist.

Prospective fellows will apply alongside traditional SURF students. Accepted fellows will be exposed to basic and translational science alongside both a PI and a current MD/PhD student mentor that is in the PhD portion of training. Fellows will have the opportunity to fulfill clinical curiosity in weekly rounds with a MD/PhD clinical faculty. The remaining requirements and events are the same as their fellow SURF peers.


Please find the application and more information about the SURF Program at http://www.upstate.edu/grad/programs/summer.php