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: 2022 Summer Program
- Letter of Intent Deadline: January 24, 2022
- Application Deadline: March 21, 2022
PRISM Information Sessions
Please see the presentation slides and recordings from the first three information sessions. SOM credentials are needed to access the files.
Session III - February 21, 2022
Presentation Slides and Recording will be available soon.
Session II - January 11, 2022
Details of the application process including the components and deadlines.
Session I - October 29, 2021
Overview of summer programs and fellowships