- Is for college sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates. Priority consideration will be given to pipeline participants.
- Is a nine-week program.
- Is designed to provide a research enrichment experience and some exposure to clinical or dental medicine.
- Is for students who are interested in a career in medicine, dental medicine or biomedical research and for applicants who have completed some college coursework in biology and chemistry (preferably through organic chemistry).
- Is devoted to approximately 32 hours per week of work on a research project and 8 hours per week to required clinical experiential.
- Provides housing, meals, and a stipend.
- Be from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the health professions (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian) or others from disadvantaged backgrounds who meet all eligibility criteria and have a high probability of fulfilling the social and educational goals of this program.
- Be college sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates of pre-professional programs with a ‘B+’ average or better (Science GPA of 3.2 or better and Overall GPA of 3.3 or better) who are interested in a career in medicine, dental medicine, or biomedical research.
- Have completed some college coursework in biology and chemistry (preferably through organic chemistry).
- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Granville Wrensford, Ph.D.
Department of Health Career Opportunity Programs
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920