The Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to explore their interest in medical research by undertaking a project during the summer, under the supervision of a principal investigator who holds an appointment in the Faculty of Medicine.
MD (years 1 and 2) and non-MD undergraduate students registered at UBC. Dentistry, nursing, and non-UBC students are not eligible.
Faculty appointed in the UBC FoM (includes affiliate appointments) at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher (includes clinical).
February 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm This competition is currently closed. The 2015 competition (for projects in summer 2015) will open in December 2014.
The effect of homelessness on health care use
December 11, 2013
Melissa Carr (Communications Coordinator, VFMP) Adrienne Cheung, a second year VFMP student, stands amid the hustle and bustle of St. Paul’s Hospital. She has just returned home from Toronto, after spending some time with her family. Cheung is waiting for Dr. Anita Palepu, a nationally renowned general internist. Dr. Palepu weaves her way through a […]
Contributing to the health of Aboriginal communities
October 23, 2014
Students participating in the Faculty of Medicine’s Summer Student Research Program gain valuable real-world experiences that inspire them to pursue careers in research, become life-long learners, and develop the skills needed to respond to the fast-moving world of health care. SSRP participant Luke Hughson, Northern Medical Program Class of 2016, and his supervisor, Dr. Robert […]