College of Medicine
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Results of 2016 Graduate Student Survey
Top Things You Should Know
After completion of core curriculum, time-management and self-motivation is required for completion of the research project.
Program completion usually takes 5 to 6 years.
Selecting a mentor is of critical importance.
Teaching opportunities are limited but worth pursuing.
Network and socialize with your fellow students.
PI choice is critically important.
Embrace your research project.
Info Students Wish They Knew When They Started
Reading is constant and required, even in subjects not in your field.
The first year consists of intense coursework. The following years require self-motivation.
Prepare for qualifying exams, which can be stressful.
Research funding is a key component of choosing a mentor.
Research career opportunities early, there are diverse choices available.
Below are the leading resources for Medicine:
Common Medical Societies:
Common Medical Science Societies:
- American Association of Immunologists
- American Cancer Society
- American Heart Association
- American Lung Association
- American Physiological Society
- American Society for Microbiology
- American Thoracic Society