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Yale School of Medicine: Summer Medical & Dental Education Program
SMDEP is an intense six week program for approximately 80 goal oriented college students which exposes them to bio-sciences as well as clinical medicine.  Students will study many topics in Biomedical science including, Physical and Organic Chemistry, Fundamentals of Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology.  Participants writing skills will also be sharpend in a Writing and Communications course. Further information about this program can be found here.

Harvard University: Summer Honor Undergraduate Research Program
SHURP is a ten week program designed primarily for students belonging to minority groups which are typically under represented in the sciences.  It is however not exclusive to these minority groups.  Participants will ideally be placed in labs which suit their inparticular research interests.  There will be research oppurtunites in several biological & biomedical fields including, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Cell Cycle Regulation, Stem Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Endocrinology, Immunology, Molecular Biology and more.  Further information about this program can be found here.

Harvard University: Stem Cell Institute Internship Program
HSCI is a ten week program which provides motivated undergraduate students with laboratory research opportunities in the field of stem cell science.  There will also be future career guidance given to participants throughout the program.  Research findings will be presented both orally and in poster format at the end of the program.  Further information about this program can be found here.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Amgen UROP Scholars Program
Amgen-UROP provides undergraduate students with the ability to work alongside MIT faculty conducting research in science and biotechnology.  Participants will learn how to interact and conduct work in a research setting, analyze data, present their findings and more importantly network amongst other likeminded individuals.  Usually twenty students are accepted to the program each year.  Further information about this program can be found here.

Boston University: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
SURF is a full-time, ten week, research program in which 10-20 outstanding undergraduate students will be chose to work alongside Boston University faculty conducting lab work.  Students should be conducting research in one of the following fields if they are interested in the program: Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Genetics, and Envrionmental Earth Science.  Further information about this program can be found here.


July 2014 – SURP Press Release:
Eastern Hosts Health, Life Sciences Summer Research Program

2015 Eastern CT Healthcare Conversation:
Responding to Changes in the Workforce

Connecticut State Health Assesment:
Preliminary Findings as of 2013

Connecticut’s Allied Health Workforce:
Challenges and Opportunities


Center for Public Health and Health Policy:
Area Health Education Center

Community Health Center Association of Connecticut:
Community HealthCorps

The Bioscience Cluster of Connecticut

The Jackson Laboratory:
Leading the Search for Tomorrow’s Cure

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