Program for Research Initiated by Students and Mentors (PRISM)
The Program for Research Initiated by Students and Mentors (PRISM) provides supervised full-time research experiences for University of Maryland medical students. The purpose of the program is: 1) to encourage students to consider the possibility of careers that include biomedical or clinical research and/or academic medicine; and 2) to provide students with a realistic understanding of the medical research environment.
Eligibility for this program is limited to University of Maryland first-year medical students.
Supported and administered by The University of Maryland School of Medicine/Office of Student Research
Gregory B. Carey, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Assistant Dean for Student Research and Education
Executive Director of Student Research and Community Outreach, OSR
Director, PRISM Program for Medical Students
Director, UM Scholars Program
Qi Cao, J.D.
PRISM: 2023 Summer Program
- Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2023
- Application Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2023
PRISM Information Sessions
Please see the presentation slides and recording from the previous information session. SOM credentials are needed to access the files.
Information Session I - November 17, 2022
Overview of summer programs and fellowships, with focus on PRISM program.
Information Session II - January 12, 2023
Details of the application process: what makes a good proposal, the components and deadlines for the application.