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IMPRS

About

The Indiana University Medical Student Program for Research and Scholarship (IMPRS) is IU School of Medicine’s official office for medical student research. Whether it’s helping students get involved in paid summer research opportunities in Indiana between the first and second year of medical training or providing students grants and one-on-one advising for international research opportunities, IMPRS is the hub for all medical student research opportunities and support in Indiana and beyond.

Goals
  • To provide a diverse array of research and scholarly opportunities to enrich the research and experiential education for all IU School of Medicine medical students.
  • Enhance intellectual inquisitiveness.
  • Foster an environment of scholarly endeavors.
  • Support excellence in the development of physicians, physician-scientists, educators and investigators.
Research Areas

IMPRS focuses on many types of research areas, including:

  • Laboratory/translational opportunities
  • Clinical opportunities
  • Health research outcomes opportunities
  • Community health education opportunities

Services
  • Student research advising
  • Facilitating mentor-student connections
  • Student research funding
  • Connecting students with research and scholarly opportunities in Indiana and beyond
Leadership
Student Research Committee Members

Faculty, staff and students work together in the IMPRS Student Research committee to provide students access to research support, advising and other resources. The current roster can be found here.

Funding

IMPRS is sponsored by The IU School of Medicine Dean’s Office, the Indiana Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), IUSM Departments and Divisions, National Institutes of Health (NIH) training grants, endowments and donations.

Town Hall

The purpose of the townhall session is to provide all medical students different research opportunities during medical school and insights into different pathways towards doing and/or including research as a physician. To view the recorded session, click here.

Twitter Feed

The Institute for Global Orthopaedics & Traumatology (IGOT) at the University of California, San Francisco offers a global health year-out research opportunity for Phase 2 medical student who is interested in orthopaedic surgery and global health.
https://orthosurgery.ucsf.edu/outreach/global/igot_research

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