PRedOctoral PHD and MD research training in TEams (PROmoTE)

Please complete and submit this online application. APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2019. If you have questions, contact PROmoTE faculty Dr. Jennifer Pollock (jenniferpollock@uabmc.edu) or Dr. Orlando Gutierrez (ogutierrez@uabmc.edu)

*Only US Citizens or US Permanent Residents are eligible for this award

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Please read prior to submitting this application. By submitting this application you agree to all the terms and guidelines of the PROmoTe program.

PRedOctoral PHD and MD research training in TEams (PROmoTE): MEDICAL STUDENT PHD STUDENT

1. I am not a holder of a PhD degree from a program in the biomedical sciences that included research experience.

2. I understand that my PROmote period of appointment is 8 weeks long from May 28, 2019 to July 19, 2019. Any exceptions must have prior approval, in writing, from the PROmoTE Director(s)

3. I understand that if I receive PROmoTE funding, I may not accept any other summer funding from the University of Alabama at Birmingham during the time of my PROmoTE experience without the prior approval, in writing, of the appropriate PROmoTE Director. Noncompliance will result in revocation of my PROmoTE award.

4. PROmoTE is a fulltime commitment, during which I may not accept any type of employment, significant additional volunteer commitments, take vacation, or enroll in classes/coursework.

5. If I am accepted into the program I will attend the required summer course. In addition I will attend the one-day Team Science Annual Workshop/Retreat. In addition I will complete any additional summer work pertaining to my research suggested by my mentor.

6. If I am selected to receive funding from PROmoTE, I agree to attend and present my findings (negative or positive) at a local poster session (UAB Medical Student Research Day Poster Competition (Fall 2019) and at a national meeting (I will submit my abstract to and attend the "Experimental Biology OR 'American Society of Nephrology (ASN)' national meeting).*As a PROmoTE scholar I am required to prepare a joint abstract for the UAB Department of Medicine (DOM) Trainee Research Symposium, which is held the first Wednesday of March each year.

7. If I am selected as a PROmoTE scholar I agree to participate and present at the Nephrology Research and Training Center Seminar

8. If I am selected to participate in the PROmoTE program, I agree to return questionnaires concerning the progress of my career that will be sent to me over the next few years, and I agree to provide change of address notification to the PROmoTE program as necessary.

9. If I am a Medical Student, I further give permission for PROmoTE to request a copy of my ERAS application from the UASOM Admissions and Enrollment Management Office after the September 14th deadline of my MS4 year. If there are any updates that need to be noted after myERAS application has been submitted, I will provide that information to the PROmoTE Program Directors

10. If I become a PROmoTE scholar (2019) I am required to attend the PROmoTE Retreat the summer after (2020) completion of the program and present the outcomes of my previous summer’s research to the incoming PROmoTE scholars.

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