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Clinical/Research Electives

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers a variety of short-term clinical rotations and research elective opportunities, as well as specialized “year out” programs designed to provide advanced training in basic science, translational research, or clinical research, to highly qualified medical and dental students.

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Clinical/Research Electives Program Descriptions

The NIH Clinical/Research Electives Program no longer offers a housing or travel subsidy.

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