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Clinical Scholars Program

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St. Francis Hospital is pleased to announce the Charles and Muriel Kornheiser Clinical Scholars Program as part of a donation by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund.  

The clinical scholarship program aims to provide two college graduates (preference for underrepresented minority candidates), who aspire to a medical career, with a one-year paid internship for a comprehensive research experience.

Scholars selected for the program are paired with a physician mentor who is an active clinical and research physician at St. Francis. This full time, paid position will focus on research activities and clinical observations in cardiovascular medicine at St. Francis. Scholars will work with a research team to contribute to scientific publications, as a result of research activities, and will attend a national scientific meeting. Opportunities exist for the scholars to build networks of formal and informal contacts in the medical community that will provide support as they seek future career goals. 

Dates and Deadlines

Application submission deadline: December 31, 2020 

Candidates selection: March 15, 2021

Program start date: July 1, 2021 

Eligible candidates

  • Completed baccalaureate degree with GPA of 3.6 or higher 
  • Plans to pursue advanced degree in medical or biomedical sciences 
  • Preference to include candidates who identify as part of an Underrepresented Minority (URM)

URM: Association of American Medical Colleges: Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to  their numbers in the general population. In the U.S. this generally includes students who identify as African Americans, Native Americans, (American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians), and Hispanic Americans. 

Application Requirements

CSP application provides instructions for completion and submission

  • Submit completed application to SFHscholarsprogram@chsli.org
  • Resume/CV
  • Unofficial copy of transcript to date 
  • Personal essay 
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from a science professor)

How to apply: Prepare and submit the online application.

Contact information for more details: 

Administrative Office of the Charles and Muriel Kornheiser Clinical Scholar Program

(833)-CSP-SFH4 (833-277-7344)

sfhscholarsprogram@chsli.org

 

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