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Cancer Disparities

Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program

Please note this exciting clinical research training experience for doctoral-level U.S. students in the health professions, the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program. The FICRS program offers a one-year clinical research training experience to advanced standing students in U.S. schools of medicine, public health, osteopathy, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, optometry, nutrition and pharmacy.

Now entering its 7th year, FICRS is an opportunity for highly motivated individuals to experience mentored research training at top-ranked NIH-funded research centers in developing countries throughout Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.

FICRS is sponsored by the NIH's Fogarty International Center (FIC) in partnership with 15 NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices.  FICRS is administered by the FICRS-F Support Center at Vanderbilt University, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Association of Schools of Public Health. 

The deadline to apply for the program is December 3, 2009.

To learn more and to obtain an application, please visit http://www.fogartyscholars.org/scholars, or contact scholars@fogartyscholars.org with questions.