Summer Research Program

NYITCOM’s Summer Research Program gives NYITCOM medical students the opportunity to spend six weeks engaged in research where you will:

  • Work under close supervision of an NYITCOM faculty mentor who will assist you in designing and carrying out an academic research project.
  • Write a final report and present a poster describing your research findings at an NYITCOM symposium.
  • Earn a $1,500 stipend plus an additional $500 for supplies and other research materials.

To Apply

  • Submit an NIH-style proposal, written in collaboration with a NYITCOM faculty mentor, describing your proposed Summer Research Program project (including sections for background, working hypothesis, experimental approach, and references).
  • Send your proposal to Kurt Amsler at, with a copy to Ramona Buschel-Tracy at
  • Proposals will be reviewed and ranked by a NYITCOM faculty committee based on scientific merit, learning potential, feasibility, and available resources.