Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowships

One year of full-time clinical research is supported with a stipend, free health insurance, financial support to attend a year-end meeting and funds for supplementary research and training.

Applicants must have completed two or more years of medical school in good academic standing by July 1 (when all research programs begin) and may apply to one or more of the 12 schools participating in the clinical research program.

Participating Institutions

ICRF is administered through six U.S. medical schools with established programs in global health research. Each school is responsible for overseeing the selection of applicants and providing the mentored research experience. Each institution offers three fellowships per year.

Fellowship Details

Students participating in the ICRF program will take a year out from medical school to conduct clinical research abroad under the direction of a mentor working in global health, as well as complete related coursework. Fellows receive a stipend, health insurance and financial support to attend a year-end meeting as well as supplementary funds for research and training.

Students must be matriculated at a U.S.-based medical school to be eligible for the ICRF.

NOTE: Students do not need to be matriculated at one of the six schools administering the program to be eligible to apply.

Applications become available in November
January 9, 2018

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