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Student Summer Opportunities
Clinical and Research Opportunities for MS1s and MS2s
Designed to give you a unique and rewarding experience during the summer between your first and second years, this list of opportunities gives you plenty to chose from in locations all across Pennsylvania!

Many of our medical schools and residency programs offer opportunities through which you can gain valuable clinical or research experience and help you build valuable relationships with professionals in the field of family medicine.

This listing is updated often. Please check back regularly for new additions. Click the link to view detailed information pertaining to that particular opportunity, including stipend and/or housing assistance when available, and find contact and application information.

Should you have additional questions concerning this service or need information you cannot find here, please contact Molly Talley, PAFP Director of Resident and Student Initiatives.

  • Some stipends, housing and meals provided
  • Actively explore practical aspects of family medicine
  • Make great contacts with family physicians active in practice-based research
  • Great for your CV


Clinical Opportunities
Andrew David Bagby Scholarship, Latrobe Family Medicine

Conemaugh Family Medicine Program

Drexel Sports Medicine Keystone Senior Games 

Forbes Family Medicine Metro Family Practice

Mentoring in Medicine, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Wayne Memorial Community Health Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital

Western Pennsylvania Health Preceptorship Program
Research Opportunities
Crozer Program for Research in Family Medicine

Penn State Good Samaritan Hospital Research Assistantship: Factors Related to Drug and Alcohol Use In Pregnancy

Summer Research Assistantship, University of Pennsylvania Medical School Dept of Family and Community Medicine

Research in Mental Health and Behavior, University of Pennsylvania Medical School Dept. of Family and Community Medicine

Summer Training in Aging Research Topics, START-MH Research in Mental Health Opportunity: Opportunities in Pennsylvania available through this national program coordinated by the University of California at San Diego

Special Olympics Student Grants Program: Funding available for qualifying student projects
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