Union Memorial Hospital - Department of Medicine
Summer Clinical Research Program Medical Student Summer Research
This is the 19TH annual Union Memorial Internal Medicine summer research program.
Each student will spend 8 weeks including clinical activities with their preceptor. The eight weeks can be divided with assigned preceptors. We also have student housing available at no cost on a first-come, first serve basis. The hospital and the student apartment are located in an excellent, accessible, and safe neighborhood three miles north of the Inner Harbor district and one block east of the Johns Hopkins undergraduate Homewood campus.
Stipend for the 8 weeks is $3,000.
Application InformationApplication deadline: February 25, 2013
- Application Instructions
- Project List. Also listed below under "Projects"
- Application Form
- 100-word essay on why you are interested in this program.
- Biosketch CV Template. Use provided format for CV.
- Recommendation Form. Recommendation Forms should be submitted from two recommenders who are UMB faculty members or the student's past research mentor or supervisor (at least one recommender should be a UMB faculty member or advisor).
- Applicants will meet individually with Gregory B. Carey, Ph.D., Director of Student Summer Research and Community Outreach.
All applications must be received by the deadline. Awarding of the fellowships is anticipated on March 18, 2013.
Summer Research Projects - Summer 2013
|Teaching Patient Health Literacy||Ferguson, Robert
|Meta Analysis of treatment of hypertensive urgency in dialysis patients||Ferguson, Robert
|Use of PPI's in the hospital||Yazaji, Alex|
|Cdiff prevention through probiotics||Campbell, Wayne|
|Hypoglycemic predictions using mobile health technology||Shomali, Mansur|
|Gabapentin treatment of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome||Khurana, Ramesh|
|Effect of Pallative Care consultation on readmission||Kearney, Christopher
|A glucose visualization tool for inpatient diabetic management||Schroeder, Pamela
For further information regarding the program, please contact:
Robert P. Ferguson, M.D.
Chief of Medicine and Program Director
Union Memorial Hospital
Department of Medicine
201 E. University Parkway
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Telephone: (410) 554-2284
Facsimile: (410) 554-2184
For questions regarding the application process, please contact:
Qi Cao, J.D.
Office of Student Research
Telephone: (410) 706-3026
Prior Years Projects
Summer Research Projects - Summer 2012
|Prospective and Follow-Up Study on
Outcomes of Hepatitis C Patients
Thrombophilia Workups for DVT and PE Part 2
|Implementing a Process for Monitoring Universal Employee Adherence to a MedStar-Wide Vaccine Policy||Campbell, Wayne|
|Financial Impact of Critical Care at the End of Life||Kearney, Christopher
|Cell Phone-Based Diabetes Management Software, Mechanisms of Efficacy||Shomali, Mansur|
|Valsalva Maneuver, the Most Reliable Autonomic Parameter||Khurana, Ramesh|
|Prevention of Readmissions to the Medical Service||DeLong, Melissa|
Summer Research Projects - Summer 2010
Congratulations to our Union Memorial Hospital Summer 2010 research interns.
|Comparative Study of Sympathetic Function Assessed by Cold Face Test and Cold Pressor Test||Khurana, Ramesh|
|Hepatitis C Regarding Indications and Outcomes of Anti-Viral Therapy||Ferguson, Robert|
|HIV Database – New Case Profiles||Ferguson, Robert|
|Impact of Palliative Medicine in Critical Care Unit||Kearney, Christopher|
|Impact of Role Modeling in Student and Resident Handwashing||Detterline, Stephanie
|Outpatient Diabetes Management: Variations in Practices and Adherence to Guidelines||Shomali, Mansur|
|Patient Perceptions of Supervising Physicians||Ferguson, Robert
|Probiotic Influence on Clostridium Difficile Nosocomial Infections||Yazaji, Alex|
|Quality Improvement Survey of Community Hospital Consultation Practices using http://www.cherninfo.com/||Ferguson, Robert
|Targeted Chemotherapy in the Elderly||Walker, Stanley|
|Utility of Thrombophilia Workup||Ferguson, Robert|
Summer Research Projects - Summer 2009
Congratulations to our Union Memorial Hospital Summer 2009 research interns.
|Implementation of Patient Evaluations of Internal Medicine Residents||Detterline, Stephanie|
|Impact of Palliative Medicine Screening in the Medical Intensive Care Unit||Kearney, Christopher|
|Comparative Study of Sympathetic Function Assessment by Cold Face Test and Cold Pressor Test||Khurana, Ramesh|
|Automated In Patient Insulin Protocol Study||Shomali, Mansur
|Utility of Thrombophilic Work-up||Ferguson, Robert|
|Buprenorphrine Outpatient Project (BOOP)||Ferguson, Robert
|Hepatitis C: Epidemiology and Clinical Outcome||Ferguson, Robert
Kim, Chris H.
|Diagnostic Utility of Capsular Endoscopy||Ferguson, Robert