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Value-Based Health Care Summer Research Internship

The Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care Value-Based Health Care Summer Research Internship position provides an accepted or currently enrolled medical student with experience working closely with leading Surgery and Perioperative Care faculty on clinical and/or health services research projects.

Students have opportunities to work with faculty such as department chair Kevin Bozic M.D., MBA; associate dean for comprehensive care David Ring, M.D., Ph.D.; and Musculoskeletal Institute medical director Karl Koenig, M.D., M.S. The summer internship is full time over the course of an 8- to 12-week period.

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About the Application Process

Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in medical school at the time of application.

Research Project Experience

Project topics and types of studies depend on department priorities and research interests of the department chair and other faculty members.

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It’s an exciting time to be a part of medical education and research in Austin. Dell Med trainees are talented individuals working to become leaders in their fields.