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2019 (ARCHES) Program at Georgetown School of Medicine

Shadow physicians and engage in research in the DC area

December 4, 2018 12:32 PM
Georgetown School of Medicine would like to invite current sophomores and current juniors to apply to be part of our third cohort of fellows for the 2019 Dean of Medical Education's Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHES) program.

ARCHES is a six-week program for ten undergraduate students who are current sophomores and current juniors interested in pursuing medical studies. 

All students are encouraged to apply, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in the health professions and those who identify as first-generation college students. 

This program will engage selected participants in:

  • Clinical experience
  • Guided research
  • Community Based Learning at Georgetown University
  • Greater DC community on issues of health equity
GUSOM ARCHES aims to strengthen the research and clinical skills of promising undergraduate students and prepare them for successful matriculation into medical school. 

Program Dates & Benefits:

Dates: Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, August 9, 2019. Move out day is Saturday, August 10th.
Summer Stipend: $4,000 ($2,000 paid after the first 3 weeks - $2,000 paid conclusion of program)
Housing: On-Campus housing at Georgetown University - Same gender identity, suite style, double-occupancy rooms
Travel: Awarded up to $250 per student on a case by case basis by the Georgetown Office of Diversity & Inclusion
**NOTE** Students are responsible for their own meals/food costs (except for program event meals provided by ARCHES)

Preference will be given to permanent residents of the District of Columbia (DC).

Complete program details may be found on the ARCHES website.

Applications are due by February 4, 2019 at 5 PM EST.  Apply here! Learn more about the program from our 2018 Fellows!

For more information on GU ARCHES, please contact Kimberly Walker via email gumedarches@georgetown.edu with the subject heading "GU ARCHES Question".

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