Catalog Description: Academic credit (1 credit per week "non-hands-on") will be awarded for satisfactory completion of a research project at the University of Minnesota Medical School or another LCME-accredited medical school. Year 3 and 4 medical students can take up to 12 weeks of research credit, although the preferred total amount of time is 8 weeks or less. If more than 8 weeks of credit are requested, both the advisor and the Director of Integrated Education - Clinical must approve.
The student must have a research mentor prearranged and submit a short description of the research through the application. No retroactive credit will be approved.
See consent requirement below for the application and scheduling details.
Sites: UMN: Site varies by research project.
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: Varies depending on the research project.
Direct patient care: No
Consent Requirement: Arranged. Students must submit completed application linked below and will be contacted by Course Director.
Course Objectives: To successfully participate in a special research project, including how to appropriately test a specific hypothesis for a medically related question.
- Assessment from the research mentor - provide to your research mentor for completion, Course Director will review for assignment of final grade.
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition allowed up to 2 times
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience: