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LHNCBC: Training - Graduate and Medical Students
Training for Graduate and Medical Students
Program Description

The Medical Informatics Training Program provides graduate and medical students an opportunity to participate in on-going medical informatics research under the tutelage of Lister Hill Center mentors. Participants work directly with leading medical informatics professionals, have access to on-site resources, and gain an in depth perspective of Lister Hill Center programs. Appointments may be held throughout the year. Training for Graduate and Medical Students is intended to complement the work students are completing at their home institutions. Recipients may receive a stipend which varies depending on research area and experience.

Eligibility and Application Procedures

Applicants should be enrolled in a graduate or medical degree program from an accredited academic institution in an appropriate discipline or expect to be enrolled by the time of the appointment. The Medical Informatics Training Program is an equal opportunity program. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit, without discrimination for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, or age.

Application Materials

Application deadlines:
  • January 15
  • April 15
  • October 15
Application materials include:
  • A letter of interest outlining the applicant's research interests.
  • Desired starting and ending dates, email address, postal address, day and evening phone numbers.
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications and awards or honors.
  • Transcript for the most recently completed degree.
  • Transcript for the current degree or program.
  • Three letters of reference addressed to:
    Clement J. McDonald, M.D., Director
    Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
Program participants will be selected based on their research accomplishments, scientific background and experience, the ability to match an applicant's abilities and background with research programs at the Lister Hill Center, letters of recommendation, awards and honors, and the availability of funds, programs, staff and facilities.

Applications and Inquiries

Please address all questions and application materials to:
May Cheh
U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38A, MSC 3826
Bethesda, MD 20894