Monday, November 21, 2016

Opportunity: 2017 Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program for Pre-MD-PhD Students

Applications for the 2017 Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program for Pre-MD-PhD students are now being accepted.
Find out more about the Gateways to the Laboratory Program and its unique blended learning format by clicking here.


Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program in New York City for Pre-MD/PhD Students
  • Ideal for students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degree (this program is run by the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program).
  • 10 weeks of independent research at either Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center or The Rockefeller University (all in NYC).
  • Present & participate in weekly journal clubs
  • Scrub into surgeries at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
  • Give an oral, written and poster presentation of your research in front of your family (who are flown in for the event), friends and colleagues.
  • Receive on going mentorship by your "Big Sib" (a current MD-PhD student), as well as weekly meetings with the Program's leadership.
  • Receive a stipend of $4,300 (minus the cost of housing).
  • Gateways alumni are accepted and matriculate in the top MD-PhD Programs in the country!      
For further information (including eligibility) and an on-line application, please visit our website:

Please note, our application deadline is February 1st.

·         Freshman and sophomores (at time of application) only;
·         Underrepresented minority and/or disadvantaged backgrounds or have a disability;
·         US Citizens/Permanent Residents;
·         Students who wish to pursue the combined MD-PhD degrees after college.