Summer Scholars Mentored Research Program

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research, Academic Enrichment, Academic Year Program


The Summer Scholars Program of the Department of Pediatrics of Eastern Virginia Medical School offers a mentored research program for rising or graduating college seniors, and first- or second-year graduate or medical students who are exploring potential careers in medical, biomedical, public health, or behavioral research. This 9 ½ -week summer program offers students the opportunity to conduct a pre-selected research project from start to finish and present project outcomes to the scientific community. Formal classroom training and personalized application in research design, implementation, and publication make this summer experience a must for anyone considering a career in research. Students are also givenopportunities to shadow clinicians, including pediatricians, psychologists and surgeons in various specialty fields of medicine at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.


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Linda Merhige
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507-19971
Phone: (757) 668-7486
Fax: (757) 688-9766