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Immersion Months

PLAN Course

In this M3 course, you’ll work closely with the research mentors you identified in the M2 Discovery course to:

  • Jump into research prep with a series of small group sessions
  • Partner with your research mentor to write a detailed research plan that will serve as your guide during your research months
  • Receive detailed, regular feedback from your course directors and mentors to refine your project
  • Prepare to jump into the full-time research environment

Research Months

Now that you’ve carefully mapped out your research plan, it’s time to make those blueprints a reality. During 3 to 6 months of full-time research in your M3 or M4 year, you will:

  • carry out the research proposal developed with your research mentor
  • attend weekly research area group meetings
  • provide regular updates to your mentor and research director

By the end of the research phase, you’ll have a final write-up ready to submit for journal publication.

Interested in longer-term research? Check out our Medical Scholars Program, which gives you full funding to turn your project into a year of uninterrupted biomedical research.