Partnership in Cancer Research
Are you a first or second year medical student? Are you looking for a summer cancer research experience? Or are you just curious about cancer research? How would you like to try it out and get paid too? The PCAR program will pay selected medical students to perform cancer research over the summer. The program will run on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus is funded by NIH, NCI grant 1R25CA250979-01.
Program Features: Cancer Research, Entrepreneurship, Clinical simulations, Team learning, Innovative mentors
Learning objectives: Provide first and second-year medical students an innovative hands-on cancer research experience in a laboratory, clinical or community setting.
Eligibility and requirements: First and second-year medical students who have an interest in cancer research and will be committed to 10 weeks during the summer. (full-time, 40hours/week).
Program dates: June 1 – August 6, 2021
Subsistence compensation: $6,000
Application due date: April 1, 2020
How to apply: Online through the honors in research program. Select “cancer research: as an area of interest to engage the PCAR specific questionnaire.
Forum Lecture Series
The Forum seminar series brings in nationally known speakers to present on basic or translational cancer research projects with the goal of promoting interactions and collaborations among scientists. Cancer Institute members are invited to meet individually with the guest speakers if they have a shared research interest in the area of cancer. Learn More
Showcase of Medical Discoveries
The Showcase for Medical Discoveries is a wine and cheese reception featuring UAMS investigators discussing their research and discoveries. The series’ goals include fostering communication and collaboration between investigators as well as increasing campus-wide awareness of exciting research areas. Research showcases that have been held (to date) are listed below. Click on the embedded links in bold to read a summary of the event or review each event’s program with poster abstracts. Learn More