HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Each year, 10-12 college students are chosen to get a hands-on experience in medicine and research at Hawaii Pacific Health's Summer Student Research Program. Those interested in the program must fill out an application by Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, then go through a competitive selection process.
The eight-week undergraduate research program takes place June 23-August 15, 2014. The program was created for those pursuing a career in medicine and exposes them to clinical research. Each student will receive guidance and mentorship from a physician with Hawaii Pacific Health's network of hospitals - Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Clinic & Hospital and Wilcox Memorial Hospital.
Joining us now to tell us more is Dr. Justin Young from Straub clinic and hospital and University of Hawaii student Stephanie Chu, who went through the program.
Applications for the 2014 Summer Student Research Program are available HERE. Preference is given to Hawaii residents and students with a good academic record, a commitment to learning more about clinical research, and an interest in a career in medicine.
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