Office of Research and Development at The Queen's Medical Center

Application for the 2018 SRI is now closed. Please check again around December 2018 for the 2019 SRI application. The current 2018 SRI runs from June 4 to August 10, 2018. If interested, please review the SRI Program Description and Application.

This program is offered by The Queen’s Medical Center, Office of Research & Development in collaboration with the University of Hawaii – John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Native Hawaiian Health.

This competitive internship is intended for undergraduate college students who are interested in biomedical research and a career in medicine. Five (5) selected applicants will have the opportunity to:
  • Learn many of the necessary skills for conducting biomedical research
  • Assist an investigator on a research project resulting in a final report and poster presentation at the end of the ten-week program
  • Tour the UH medical school and various research and medical facilities
  • "Shadow" physicians and researchers
  • Participate in medically relevant cultural and community activities


The three primary focus areas of the SRI program are:
Didactics
Weekly seminars and lectures on topics including, but not limited to: Introduction to Research, Study Design and Statistical Methods.

Mentored Research Project
Participation on a research project under the guidance of a Queen’s Principal Investigator. Results of the study will be detailed in a final report and presented as a scientific poster at a reception held at the conclusion of the program.

Clinical Observation
Shadow physicians in the hospital and/or office clinics. Clinical units may include, but are not limited to: Internal Medicine, Surgery, OB/GYN, Gastroenterology, Intensive Care, and Cardiology.

For more information, email SRI@queens.org or call (808) 691-4843.


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