Students in the MD curriculum who meet program standards may apply for the Path of Distinction (PoD) in Research. The PoD in Research grants graduation distinction to students who:
- Conduct a minimum of 16 weeks of mentored research during medical school, including summer research, research elective time or year-long research fellowships
- Contribute significantly to at least one manuscript or thesis based on original research
- Complete research-related learning and leadership activities
- Present scholarly work locally, and regionally or nationally
- Are in good standing
For more information, view the Path of Distinction in Research (pdf) workshop slides, which include a program description, timeline, detailed requirements, and FAQs.
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