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 Program Focus Research projects are offered in basic, clinical, or health services research relevant to older people  Program Duration 8-12 weeks of.

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2  Program Focus Research projects are offered in basic, clinical, or health services research relevant to older people  Program Duration 8-12 weeks of research Start date varies by student availability Poster presentation at annual American Geriatrics Society (AGS) meeting  Monthly Stipend Approximately $1700 Potential Travel Funds for AGS  NIA/NIH Any student accepted into MSTAR national program may not have any consecutive NIA/NIH award programs

3  Who Can Apply Currently enrolled allopathic or osteopathic medical students in good standing who will have completed one year of medical school at a U.S. institution by June 2015 Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals with permanent residence Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible  Requirements Faculty Sponsor or Research Mentor Letter of Recommendation Sponsor’s work must be relevant to geriatrics and/or gerontology Faculty Letter of Recommendation Call the MSTAR Program Site before applying  Application Deadline January 31, 2015 Submit applications to The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

4 Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School (8 to 12 week program) Available positions: 10 Program Director: Jim Rudolph (contact Dr. Rudolph prior to submitting their application) Partner sites: Boston University, University of Mississippi Jim Rudolph Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine (8 week maximum) Available positions: 18 Program Director: Jeremy Barron or Carolyn Robinson University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine (8 to 12 week program)Jeremy BarronCarolyn Robinson University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine Available Positions: 16 Program Directors: Jonathan Wanagat and Alison Moore students interested in training at the partner sites must contact the respective program director prior to submitting their application.Jonathan WanagatAlison Moore Partner sites: University of California, San Francisco, program director Mike Steinman (3 to 6 positions)Mike Steinman University of Colorado at Denver, program director Eric Coleman (3 positions)Eric Coleman University of Washington, program director May Reed (3 to 5 positions)May Reed University of California, San Diego School of MedicineUniversity of California, San Diego School of Medicine (8 to 12 week program) Available positions: 18 Program Directors: Dilip Jeste, Maureen Curran, and Michelle Black University of North Carolina (8 to 12 week program)Dilip JesteMaureen CurranMichelle Black University of North Carolina Available positions: 8 (potentially 12) Program Directors: Ellen Roberts and Jan Busby-Whitehead University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio & University of Texas Medical Branch (8 week max)Ellen Roberts and Jan Busby-Whitehead Available positions: 16 positions Program Directors: Sandra Sanchez-Reilly (UTHSCSA) and Tony DiNuzzo (UTMB)Sandra Sanchez-ReillyTony DiNuzzo

5  UNC-CH MSTAR Application Use the MSTAR Home Institution Application Select the “Participating School” Link If there is any confusion please contact Dr. Ellen Roberts

6  medical-student-training-in-aging-research medical-student-training-in-aging-research  UNC-CH MSTAR Program Requirements and Information Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible  Mentors at UNC – Chapel Hill In what areas is research occurring? What are some of the current research projects?  UNC MSTAR Alumni Past research projects & mentors Personal experiences, thoughts on aging research and Geriatrics  UNC MSTAR Alumni Past research projects & mentors Personal experiences, thoughts on aging research and Geriatrics


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