Welcome Penn Med Students!
If you are thinking about conducting research during medical school, you've come to the right place! This website has been designed to help Penn medical students navigate the many research options available. Here you can learn more about:
PSOM Research Opportunities Database Finding Mentors & Projects Scholarly Pursuit/Scholarly Year Research Frequently Asked Questions
Getting Started in Research: A Guide for Penn MS1's
Self AssessmentWhat are your research interests, goals, etc.
Information GatheringAttend Info Sessions | PSOM Opps Database
Exploration & Finding MentorMeet with potential mentors; 1:1 appts with Dr. Neuman
ApplyWork on submitting application(s)
Decision MakingIf you have multiple options, this is the time to make decisions
Prepare for SummerRead and prepare for the work you will be doing
Start ResearchConduct 8 weeks of summer research
Please reach out if you have any questions during the process, we are here to help!
Dr. Mark Neuman, Associate Faculty Director of Medical Student Scholarship & Research
Francia Portacio, Associate Director, Combined Degree & Physician Scholar Programs
Info Session Recordings
Research at Penn Part II: Finding Research Mentors & Projects
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Hear from student and graduate panel as well as faculty program directors.
Research at Penn Part I: The 5W’s (Who? What? When? Where? Why?)
Thursday, August 25, 2022
This session covers the basics about conducting research while at Penn.
IRB Info Session
Monday, November 15, 2021
This session provides you with an overview on Penn’s HIPAA and human subjects research data protections.