William H. Pearce, MD, Vascular Surgery Student Research Award

Sponsored by SVS

William H. Pearce, MD, Vascular Surgery Student Research Award

The Division of Vascular Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is soliciting applications for a 12-month mentored research experience for undergraduate and medical students to perform clinical or basic science research. This award is a one-year commitment of full-time research (35-40 hours per week). A stipend of $20,000 will be provided to the awardee in equal installments after 6 months and 12 months, given that the trainee is in good standing and has completed the requirements stated below.

Awardees will perform their research projects under the guidance of a faculty mentor selected from vascular and/or cardiovascular researchers at Northwestern University. They will receive close faculty mentorship, integration with like-minded peers, and exposure to career development activities. The awardee will be required to present their findings at a national or regional meeting and at the Department of Surgery Research Conference.

Applications are due by April 15th. Awards will be given based on candidates’ interest, commitment, and demonstrated ability. There will be one awardee per year.


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Marsha Blunt
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