Take a TRIP with TRI this Summer
In partnership with the College of Medicine Honors in Research program, The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is pleased to offer an exciting research experience to first and second year medical and pharmacy students. The TRI, through its Rural Research Network and programs, is looking for students interested in learning about and participating in community-based research focused in medically underserved, rural, and minority populations. The Translational Research Innovations and Partners (TRIP) program was developed to provide medical and pharmacy students with cross-cutting research experiences using innovations that facilitate research with rural partnerships. If you are a first- or second-year medical and pharmacy student looking for a summer research experience, we welcome you to apply to the TRI TRIP program in Rural Health. The program is being offered at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) campus in Little Rock, UAMS-Northwest campus in Fayetteville, and the research experience may include field research across communities in Arkansas, depending on research focus area. This program is funded, in part, by the National Center for the Advancement of Translational Science, NCATS grant UL1TR003107.
Program Features: Rural Research, Informatics Approaches, Digital Health Innovations, Community-Based Field Work, Collaborations in Medically Underserved Areas, Team Science and Learning, Innovative Mentoring and Support
Learning objectives: Provide first- and second-year medical and pharmacy students with cross-cutting research experiences using innovations that facilitate research with rural partnerships and also a mentored campus experience of the developmental, organizational, and statistical components of preparing for and implementing community/rural research projects.
Eligibility and requirements: : First and second-year medical and pharmacy students who have an interest in community-based and rural research and will commit at least 8 weeks (over a 10-week timeframe) during the summer to participate in an innovative and immersive research
Program dates: May 31 – August 4, 2023
Student stipend: $6,000
Application due date: April 3, 2023
How to apply: Online via the TRIP portal or via the College of Medicine Honor in Research online application and select “Community/Rural Health” as your area of interest.
For questions related to the TRIP Program, contact Dr. Carolyn Greene.