About Us

The Office of Research Education's Medical Student Research Program aims to connect interested Medical Students to basic, clinical, and translational research, mentors, and funding opportunities.

Events and Presentations

The Medical Student Research Program, in conjunction with the College of Medicine and the Landacre Research Honor Society, strive to host a variety of events that initiate and enhance quality research experiences. During each academic year, these recurring events highlight research, funding and educational trainings:

August 8, 2019; 8 - 8:30 a.m., 160 Meiling Hall

  • COM Medical Student Orientation “Research Opportunities”

Aug. 19, 2019; 10 - 11 a.m., 160 Meiling Hall

  • Career Development: Research in Medical Careers

Aug. 29, 2019; 9 -10 a.m., 160 Meiling Hall

  • Evidence Based Inquiry & Research Learning Objectives

Sept. 20, 2019; LSI Module

  • Exploring Medical Research in the Summer Introduction to Medical Student Research Opportunities & How to Prepare a Competitive Research Proposal

Date and Time TBD

  •  2019 Dean’s Fall Scholarship Awards Ceremony (Presentation of Awards to Medical Students Recognized for Research Accomplishments)

Oct. 7, 2019; 9 a.m.

  • Applications open to apply for 2019 College of Medicine Medical Student Research Scholarship

Oct. 17, 2019; 3 - 5 p.m., 115 Biomedical Research Tower

  • Medical Student Research Opportunities Fair Meet faculty from Ohio State College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital

TBD 12  - 2:30 p.m., 115 Biomedical Research Tower

  • Medical Student Research Symposium

Dec. 2, 2019; 5 p.m.

  • COM Medical Student Research Scholarship: Phase I Documents Due, 5:00 PM

Jan. 6, 2020; 5 p.m.

  • COM Medical Student Research Scholarship: Phase II Documents Due, 5:00 PM

Jan. 22, 2020 – Feb. 5, 2020

April 1, 2020

  • College of Medicine Medical Student Research 2019 Scholarship Award Notifications (via email)

April 16, 2020, Biomedical Research Tower

  • 2019 OSU COM Trainee Research Day

May 1, 2020; 12 - 3 p.m. Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium

  • Medical Student Summer Research Kickoff (Mandatory of all MDSR Scholarship Recipients)

May 21, 2020; 5 – 8 p.m.

  • 2020 Landacre Honor Society Induction Ceremony

News and Awards

Research Opportunities

As a medical student at Ohio State, you will have numerous opportunities to test your interest in biomedical research or contribute to studies conducted by some of the nation’s most respected research scientists. Many of our students perform research with the aid of scholarships and fellowships designed to support their research interests while pursuing a medical degree.

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