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Program for Research Initiated by Students and Mentors (PRISM) for UM Medical Students

Program Summary

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 1st year medical students.

Supported by: The University of Maryland School of Medicine/Office of Student Research

Administered by: The University of Maryland School of Medicine/Office of Student Research

Program Director:
Gregory B. Carey, Ph.D.
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
Director, STAR-PREP

Program Manager:
Qi Cao, J.D.
Research Coordinator


Contact Information

Qi Cao, J.D.
Research Coordinator
E-mail: QCao@som.umaryland.edu

PRISM Program
Office of Student Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine
655 West Baltimore Street
Bressler Research Building (M-019)
Baltimore, MD 21201

Questions

Please use the Ask PRISM form to submit your questions.


More Information about the Program

Letter of Intent Deadline: January 24, 2022

Application Deadline: March 21, 2022

Information regarding PRISM Summer 2022 Program can be found on the webpages below.

Program Details

Program Activities

Application Process

PRISM Information Session III will be held on February 21.  This session will be focused on student questions (Q&A).  The RSVP form for the sesion will be available soon.

Please see presentation slides and recording from the first two information sessions.  SOM credentials are needed to access the files.