Medical Student Summer Research Program 2024

The Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) wrapped up for the summer of 2024. Thanks to all the mentors and research groups that participated in training the 18 students from the LEADS research track and 29 MSSRP students. The program included short talks by the researchers and we look forward to learning about your progress […]

Kayra Cengiz Honored by Massachusetts Medical Society

Kayra Cengiz, a rising second-year medical student, won third place for her poster search, “Visual Proficiency in Medicine: A Rubric-Based Educational Video for Physician-Patient Communication,” at the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) 15th research poster symposium held in conjunction with its signature education event, Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care held on March 22 at […]

New Publications – Depression and Anxiety Among English and Spanish-Speaking Patients with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy

Congratulations to medical students Corina Beiner and Jenny Zhao on the acceptance of manuscript “Depression and Anxiety Among English and Spanish-Speaking Patients with Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy” into the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, and thanks to Dr. Ariel Hirsch for her mentorship of the students. This research that Corina was […]

My research – Interventional treatment of cerebrovascular disease

Piers Klein is working under the mentorship of Dr. Thanh Nguyen and Dr. Mohamad Abdalkader in the departments of Neurology and Radiology at Boston Medical Center and the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. His research focuses on the epidemiology, diagnosis, medical and interventional treatment of cerebrovascular disease. Stroke is a devastating and common form […]

Do You Need Biostatistics Help?

Do you have a question related to biostatistics or data analysis? The Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design Program (of CTSI) and the Data Science Core (DSC) have established biostats consulting sessions for medical students. Please discuss with your research mentor before sharing project information, and after the initial consultation, your mentor can discuss establishing additional analysis and project support. […]

Cancer Care Delivery and Outcomes Research Fellowship

A Program for Medical Students from Backgrounds Traditionally Underrepresented in Medicine Goal: To provide opportunity for intensive training in cancer population science for medical students who are from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine. Program: The Fellowship will provide a one-year mentored training experience in research focused on cancer care delivery and outcomes. We specifically seek […]

New Publications—Pediatric provider burnout

Congratulations to Cameron Hill (M2) and co-authors for publishing a new study: “Pediatric Provider and Staff Burnout in Federally Qualified Community Health Centers”, in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. This study provides important insights into the factors that contribute to burnout among pediatric providers and staff in Federally Qualified Community Health Centers (FQHCs). These findings encourage […]

Student Presentation – “American College of Physicians (ACP) National Abstract Competition”

Congratulations to Vikram Daesety (Medical Student Class of 2025) who recently participated in the American College of Physicians (ACP) National Abstract Competition and was selected as a Poster Finalist. His research was performed in Dr. Andrew Wilson’s lab in the Center for Regenerative Medicine. The poster was entitled “Building a Lentivirus-Based Luciferase Reporter to Measure […]

New Publications – “Glaucoma and Systemic Disease”

We are pleased to announce the research study “Glaucoma and Systemic Disease” by medical student Eugene Hsu that was published in Life as part of the Special Issue Eye Manifestations of Systemic Disease. Abstract: “Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world, making it imperative that providers in multidisciplinary healthcare teams understand […]