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: 2024 Summer Program
Information about the 2024 PRISM program is available, including information about the application.
- Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, January 23, 2024
- Application Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2024
PRISM Information Sessions
PRISM & Summer Research Information Session I held on October 23, 2023, Noon - 1pm
Overview of summer programs and fellowships, focused discussion of PRISM program. Virtual session through Zoom.
The file links are accessible by using SOM email credentials.