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Summer Scholarships

 

 

Telluride Patient Safety Roundtable Scholarship – Napa Valley, CA (2 scholarships)

The Telluride Patient Safety Roundtable allows medical students from across the country to  experience a week in Napa Valley, CA, discussing a wide variety of patient safety topics and attending presentations by expert speakers. The students also spend considerable time discussing ways to overcome barriers for patient safety education to become part of every medical school’s curriculum. This scholarship is open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students.

To watch a video documentary with highlights of the week, go to www.tdcfoundation.com/news/index.htm

Application Requirements:  (1) a two-page CV and (2) a one page personal statement on your interests and activities around patient safety including what you would like to accomplish during the summer camp and what project/activity you could do when you came back to make care safer at Georgetown.

For more information, please click here.

Location: Napa Valley, CA
Stipend: None
Dates: concluded until 2018
Other: Scholarship covers airfare, lodging, and conference expenses


Telluride Patient Safety Roundtable Scholarship – Ellicott City, MD (4 scholarships)

The Telluride Patient Safety Roundtable allows medical students from across the country to  experience a week in Ellicott City, MD, discussing a wide variety of patient safety topics and attending presentations by expert speakers. The students also spend considerable time discussing ways to overcome barriers for patient safety education to become part of every medical school’s curriculum.  This scholarship is open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students.

To watch a video documentary with highlights of the week, go to www.tdcfoundation.com/news/index.htm

Application Requirements:  (1) a two-page CV and (2) a one page personal statement on your interests and activities around patient safety including what you would like to accomplish during the summer camp and what project/activity you could do when you came back to make care safer at Georgetown.

For more information, please click here.

Location Ellicott City, MD – Turf Valley Conference Center

Stipend:  None
Dates:  concluded until 2018
Other: Scholarship covers lodging and conference expenses. Student must provide their own transportation to and from the meeting location. 


Pellegrini Scholars in Quality & Patient Safety

The Frank S. Pellegrini, M.D. Medical Student Research Scholarship Endowment was established in 2008 with a donation and directions from William J. Oetgen, M.D., M.B.A., son-in-law of Dr. Pellegrini, and Board Member of MedStar Health, Inc. Dr. Pellegrini, who died in 2003, was a 1939 graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He practiced Family Medicine in the District of Columbia and suburban Maryland from 1941 until 1986, and he held many leadership positions in the medical community in Washington, including the presidency of the District of Columbia Medical Society. The Endowment will fund the Georgetown University Medical Student Research Scholarship in perpetuity. Selection of the recipients of the annual award will be determined by the President of MedStar Health Research Institute, or their designee, in consultation with the Dean for Medical Education of Georgetown University School of Medicine, or their designee, and by members of Doctor Pellegrini’s family. Every award will be announced publicly in the MedStar and Georgetown University Medical Center communities.


Pines-Kleinman Mental & Behavioral Health Scholarship

The Pines-Kleinman Mental Health fund was established in 2007 with donations from Wayne Pines, a director and former chairman of the board of the ‎Research Institute, Carol Kleinman, MD JD, a practicing psychiatrist in Chevy Chase Maryland, and their family and friends. The intent of the fund is to support a summer research internship in the field of mental and behavioral health. The annual prize is awarded to someone who has demonstrated service excellence, “patient first” activities, innovation, inter-hospital collaboration, and/or leadership in the field of mental health research. “During this phase of medical education, it is important that students are exposed to medical research and learn its value and the professional fulfillment it offers,” says Neil Weissman, MD, president of the MedStar Health Research Institute.


MedStar Summer Research Scholarships in varying specialties
(only available to 1st year medical students)

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

  1. Primary Care Scholarship in Pediatrics
  2. Primary Care Scholarship in Family Medicine
  3. Primary Care Scholarship in Internal Medicine

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

  1. Medicine
  2. Orthopaedic Surgery
  3. Endocrinology
  4. Asthma & Allergy
  5. Sports Medicine 

Various MedStar locations in Washington, DC

  1. Human Factors Engineering
  2. Vascular Surgery
  3. Surgical Oncology
  4. Palliative Care
  5. OB/Gyn, HIV and Pregnancy
  6. Infectious Disease, Hepatitis and HIV
  7. Emergency Medicine
  8. Emergency Medicine/Surgery
  9. General Surgery / Surgical Education
  10. Pediatrics
  11. Cardiology
  12. Women's and Infants' Services
  13. Family Medicine
  14. Neurology
  15. Diabetes