This program will engage selected participants in clinical experience, guided research, and immersive service at Georgetown University. Participants will gain exposure to the clinical and research activities at Georgetown University School of Medicine and to the greater DC community on issues of health equity. GUSOM ARCHES aims to strengthen the research and clinical skills of promising undergraduate students and prepare them for successful matriculation into medical school.arches2018flyerOur Goals

GU ARCHES will challenge you to bridge, build, and be bold

Bridge: Connect the content you've learned in class to real-world research, clinical, and health equity settings. 

Build: Form networks of support within the Georgetown University School of Medicine and the greater DC community.

Be Bold: Cultivate the skills and confidence to succeed in the pre-medical track and beyond.

The program will consist of three parts:

  • Research immersion in one of Georgetown University's premier research labs
  • Clinical rounds with physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Community service internship with a DC-based nonprofit on issues of health equity.

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Program Dates and Benefits

Program dates: June 27 - August 11, 2018

Stipend: $4,000. ($2,000 paid after the first 3 weeks, and final $2,000 paid at the end of the 6 weeks)

Housing: Housing provided on Georgetown campus June 27 - August 11, suite-style, double occupancy rooms

Travel: Up to $250 per student on a case-by-case basis by the Georgetown Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Meals: Students are responsible for their own meals/food cost (except for program event meals provided by ARCHES).