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

The current 2019 SRI runs from June 3 – August 9, 2019. This 10-week program will include didactics, tours, clinical job shadowing, and participation on a research project under the guidance of a Queen’s mentor. At the conclusion of the program, the interns will present a scientific poster on their results. 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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