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Welcome Gateways to the Laboratory Class of 2017



The Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program welcomes the Gateways to the Laboratory Program's Class of 2017!

Over the summer, 15 college freshman and sophomore students will:

  • Work independently on a research project at Weill Cornell Medical College, The Rockefeller University or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, all located across the street from each other on the Upper East Side of New York City.
  • Present and participate in weekly journal clubs.
  • Participate in a hands-on tour of the Gross Anatomy Lab.
  • Sit for a mock MCAT exam.
  • Partake in a Lab Techniques Workshop and Clinical Skills Workshop.
  • Participate in Career Development Workshops (Presentation Workshop and Interview Skills Workshop).
  • Scrub into surgeries at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
  • Give an oral, written and poster presentation of their research in front of their family, friends and colleagues.
  • Have on going mentorship by a "Big Sib" (a current MD-PhD student) as well as weekly meetings with the Program's leadership.
We are looking forward to what the students will learn and accomplish this summer!

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