The Pediatric Newborn Medicine Summer Student Research Program provides undergraduate and medical students with eight weeks of intensive and fulfilling research and clinical experiences. Students will receive hands-on engagement in innovative research and practice methods with direct access to Brigham and Women's Hospital's state-of-the-art medical facilities. Our dedicated team of Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Researchers, and NICU Specialists offer one-on-one mentorship to students in a variety of topics within the field of Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine. Students will be appropriately matched to mentors based on their research interests and experience if any to ensure a rewarding and professionally stimulating experience. Space is limited therefore applicants are encouraged to apply early.
Sailaja Ghanta, MD, Attending Neonatologist, Course Director
Katherine Bell, MD, Neonatologist, Course Director
Tanzeema Hossain, MBBS, Director of Education
For general inquiries, please contact Tangela Kindell, Program Coordinator
Applications Open: February 1, 2018
Applications Close: March 2, 2018
Decisions Announced: March 29, 2018
Program Dates: June 5, 2018 – July 31, 2018
The Pediatric Newborn Medicine Summer Student Research Program aims to admit highly motivated students with an interest and background in Healthcare, Academic Medicine, and related fields. All students must meet the following requirements:
Please email Tangela Kindell, Program Coordinator, with all application materials by applications deadline.
Reviews from former students:
“My favorite aspect about the summer student program was creating professional relationships with experts in my field of interest. I appreciated how the research team is made up of individuals of different trainings—psychologists, auditory engineers, nutritionists, and neonatologists—who all collaborate daily. I loved seeing how having many individuals from different fields creates incredible results, because each person bears a unique skill set and perspective.” – Shannon Malloy, Class of 2017
“The summer student program is a challenging experience in research in the medical field. It taught me how to adapt my knowledge and skills from college into this program.” – Abigail Heleba, Class of 2016
“It was a dream come true to be there. I loved the program and would definitely recommend it to others. To meet the people that I did, shadow the doctors that I did, and do the research that I did made it a truly priceless experience.” – Jordan Marsh, Class of 2017
“I feel nothing but appreciation and gratitude for each staff member there who has shown me such generosity with their time, compassion for the tiny patients they care for, and a love for learning that they so clearly want to continue spreading to others.” – Cayley Brenk, Class of 2017
“Before entering this program I didn’t really know which career path I wanted to pursue, but the experiences I have had and the people I met at the Brigham have inspired me to pursue a career in healthcare.” – Monica Tynan, Class of 2016
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