Research Guide for Medical Students

Two scientists working in a research laboratory

This guide provides guidance to B.U. medical students who are interested in undertaking research while at BUSM. Each student must consider career goals, academic interests, and time available in the curriculum when planning his/her pathway to undertaking successful research experiences.

Considerations for Students:

When Can I Undertake Research? 

Finding a Mentor & Project

    Medical Student Summer Research Program 

    The Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) at BUSM provides provides mentored research experiences for first-year B.U. medical students under the direction of a BUMC faculty member during the summer between the student’s first and second year of medical school.

    See what our student researchers have accomplished!