The Division of Internal Medicine Education Training and Research Program will support students and trainees from partner institutions who are seeking a research experience. View current openings.
Successful trainees appointed through the program will:
- be directly supervised or co-mentored by a Division of Internal Medicine (DoIM) faculty member
- develop skills related to various aspects of research conduct and project implementation
- gain hands-on research experience that will allow them to apply learned principles from their graduate studies as it relates to a specific project
- acquire knowledge and insight on the fundamentals of research, quality improvement and/or program implementation
- receive guidance and mentorship from experienced MD Anderson DoIM faculty and/or research personnel, on respective projects they are involved in
- Students and trainees must be enrolled in a graduate studies program at one of our partnering institutions
- Students can apply to as many projects that overlap with their research interests but will be "matched" in only one project
- Students may be eligible for a stipend or school credit
How to apply
- Identify a project of your interest under the program website
- Projects will be available as they are identified within the DoIM
- The application process has a rolling deadline
- Each applicant will be asked to submit the following:
- Personal statement of why project research is of interest to you
- A statement of commitment by the candidate and university mentor that indicates the applicant's intent to participate
The following projects will offer hands-on research experience and educational opportunities that are matched to a trainee's specific area of study or research interest. See below for project descriptions and links to apply.
Department: General Internal Medicine
Project Title: GIM Patients with Metabolic Syndrome Study
Project Synopsis: The aim of this qualitative research study is to assess patient knowledge, attitudes, barriers and facilitators to lifestyle modifications, and intervention preferences related to metabolic syndrome. We aim to conduct interviews with General Internal Medicine (GIM) clinic patients with cancer and metabolic syndrome.
Project Title: Onconephrology: Kidney Care
Project Synopsis: The aim of this research study is to assist with the development or continuation of a Onconephrology research project that will lead to guidelines to improve kidney care in a cancer patient.
Project Title: Onconephrology: Efficacy of Infliximab
Project Synopsis: The aim of this research study is to assess the efficacy of infliximab in treatment of stage III/IV ICI induced nephritis compared to steroids only & assess impact on survival and Progression free survival.
Department: Hospital Medicine
Project Title: Prediction model (CORONET) risk validation
Project Synopsis: The aim of this retrospective cohort study is to externally validate the risk prediction model (CORONET) developed by researchers at the University of Manchester.
Department: Hospital Medicine
Project Title: Reduce 30-day Unplanned Readmissions at MD Anderson
Project Synopsis: This Quality Improvement will employ Quality Improvement tools and principles such as the Plan Do Study Act model to develop tools and implement procedures to help improve institution-wide unplanned readmissions at an institution level.
Lauren Sutton, B.S.
Program Coordinator, Education
Division of Internal Medicine