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Student Research Opportunities

Medical student Ronnie L. Shammas presents at Duke Surgery's Annual Research Day

Photo: Medical student Ronnie L. Shammas presents at Duke Surgery's Annual Research Day

The Department of Surgery offers many research options for undergraduate and medical students. Students can join ongoing research projects with world-renowned faculty members dedicated to providing mentorship, career advising, and shadowing opportunities.

Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate research allows students to get a unique hands-on experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor while making intellectual contributions to a field of study. Undergraduate students can participate in basic, clinical, health services, outcomes, or education research projects in the Department of Surgery.

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Research Opportunities for Medical Students

The Third Year at the Duke University School of Medicine aims to develop tomorrow's physician leaders through a rigorous scholarly experience in biomedical-related research. Medical students can participate in basic, clinical, health services, outcomes, or education research projects in the Department of Surgery.

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