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Summer Health Professionals Research Program Requirements

1. All participants must be able to start the program on May 21, 2018.

2. Students are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week in the laboratory.

3. During the 10 weeks there will be mandatory training on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). All participants are required to attend this training. This course starts May 21st through May 25th 2018.

4. At the end of the program a project report must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies Dean's Office, Suite 101, Bioengineering Building. The report should be in the style of a short scientific journal article. A separate abstract should be submitted electronically.

5. Students are expected to make an oral presentation of their project at the end of the program and must also present their research by either a poster or oral presentation at the Perry V. Halushka MUSC Student Research Day November 2, 2018. Final presentations are July 24th thru July 26th and participants are expected to make their presentation on one of final dates as assigned. Students must also attend the full day of presentations on the day they present.

6. A RedCap survey link for the End of the Course Survey will be distributed to participants, and must be completed and submitted before your last day in the program.

7. Participants will be registered for the 15-semester hour course CGS 723 Summer Health Professionals Research Experience. Grades are awarded on a Honors, Pass or Fail measure.

8. Students must work continuously from May 21, 2018 through July 27, 2018 with no exceptions. Time off will not be allowed for but is not limited medical missions trips, weddings, and family vacations.

9. While in the program, students may not hold any other university or outside employment.

10. Students must attend all lectures and/or seminars associated with the grant funding their fellowship.

11. Students must show completion of Lab Safety Training (OSHA) prior to the first day in the lab.

12. If required, students must complete and pass a 10-panel drug screening prior to working in the lab.

13. Students must complete MUSC HIPAA training prior to the first day in the lab.

14. Students must submit a letter of good standing from the Dean of your School to be eligible for the SHP.


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