Current scholars working on projects funded by the Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Scholarship, Barnes & Bennett Memorial Scholarship, Watts Mount Community Scholarship or the College of Medicine Supplemental Scholarship should reach these requirements.

Current Research Scholars are expected to:

  • Attend a Medical Student Research Orientation Session (check out our calendar of events page for upcoming dates)
  • Submit approved IRB or IACUC protocols or justification from the faculty mentor that such protocols are unnecessary for the funded project. Please check with the MDSR office to see find out protocol deadline.
  • Submit a final research report
  • Present a poster at the Annual Medical Student Research Symposium
  • An evaluation of the research experience
  • Submit an annual research productivity report

If there is a change to your project or an extension is necessary a change in project form must be submitted prior to the final report deadline

Resources for Current Scholars


MDSR Learning Modules

 Submit your 1–3-page summary and or outcome page including quiz scores with MDSR checkpoints and final report.  

1. All MDSR Scholars Complete longitudinal on-line learning below:

  • (create an account prior to June 30th)
  • Complete the Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) Course by Aug.1st deadline. 
  • Submit final certificate at completion of course.

2. All Scholars select 3 categories to complete from the on-line learning modules from the 7 different categories listed below:

Science Communication - watch then submit 1- 3 page report on content

Grants/Grant Writing - watch then submit 1-3 page report

Science Literacy - read all content then submit 1-2 page report

Data Management - read all content then submit 1-2 page final report 

Clinical Research Ethics - read and watch all content then submit 1-2 page report 

Conduct of Retrospective Chart Reviews with Scientific Rigor - read and watch all content then submit 1-2 page report 

Biostatistics (can pick one or both learning modules)