For Medical Students
UT Southwestern Medical Center offers a number of non-degree programs specifically for medical students. Many of these programs are open to students enrolled in any accredited U.S. medical school.
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship
The Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Program is designed to develop promising student researchers who intend to pursue careers in patient-oriented research through a combination of didactic coursework and mentored research training.
R-25 NHLBI Training Grant for Minority Students
The R-25 NHLBI Training Grant resource funds stipend support (and housing, if appropriate) for a limited number of minority undergraduate students and medical students from UT Southwestern and other institutions to conduct research in areas of interest to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health. This includes research to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases.
T-35 NHLBI Training Grant
This is an NIH-funded grant that underwrites short-term training opportunities for medical students enrolled in any accredited U.S. medical school. Research focuses on specific areas related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases, and sleep disorders.
T-35 NIDDK Training Grant
This is an NIH-funded grant that underwrites short-term training opportunities for medical students enrolled in any accredited U.S. medical school. This grant provides resources to fund a limited number of medical students to conduct research at UT Southwestern during the summer in areas of interest to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), including, but not limited to, diabetes, obesity, endocrine disorders, metabolic diseases, cystic fibrosis, liver and intestinal diseases, nutrition, kidney disease, and developmental and structural biology.
Vertically Integrated Program – Cancer (VIP-C)
VIP-C is a grassroots program that provides a framework for career development and networking across different stages (from student to faculty), for individuals interested in cancer.