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Health and Medicine

Hampshire students are interested in a wide variety of professions relating to health, representing everything from midwifery to allopathic medicine and herbal medicine to acupressure.

American College of Nurse-Midwives Info about becoming a midwife.

American Heart Association Offers a variety of research programs and funding.

The Association of American Medical Colleges Official Web site section on considering going to medical school.

Biomedical Research Summer internship program for high school, college, graduate, medical, and dental students working with scientists in biomedical research.

Black Excel
Lists contacts for summer research opportunities to gain experience and enhance medical school application resumes for undergraduate African American students.

Ehow.com's guide to choosing a graduate school.

Federation of American Scientists

Five College Culture, Health, and Science Program A list of internships.

HowStuffWorks.Com An article on how becoming a doctor works.

Immune Disease Institute A nonprofit independent research institution focused on immune defense. Summer intern programs and research technician positions.

Indiana University School of Medicine Offers many research and internship programs for high school, pre-med, and medical students. Some programs specifically open to underrepresented populations in health and medicine.

Kirksville College
Offers a D.O. program in osteopathic medicine and an M.S. program focusing on biomedical sciences or human anatomy education.

Massachusetts General Hospital 
Employment opportunities at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Medical Career Exploration Volunteer Program Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers volunteer opportunities and service programs. Located in Boston, it is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. 

Medical-Colleges.net A general site with tons of information about all kinds of health and medical schools.

National College of Natural Medicine Offers graduate programs in naturopathic medicine and classical Chinese medicine.

National Institutes of Health Research training program in allergy, immunology, or infectious diseases for students underrepresented in biomedical research.

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The Painted Turtle Staff and volunteer opportunities at a camp and family care center for children with life-threatening illnesses.

REU Summer Research Program Ten-week research experience for undergraduates in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at Colorado State University. Stipend, housing, and travel allowance given.

Students Partnership Worldwide International development charity in Africa and South East Asia. Volunteers lead youth to youth health, environmental, and education programs using music, drama, and dance.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Links to research opportunities, fellowships, internships, and training programs in medicine for undergraduate students. 

UNCF-Merck Science Initiative
offers scholarship awards for African American students pursuing studies and careers in biomedical research. Awards given to students at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral level.
 
Yale BioSTEP Research
The Biomedical Science Training and Enrichment Program offers undergraduate summer research training in laboratories and clinical research facilities. Program is administered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

 

 
 

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