Penn State Hershey Medical Student Research Program

Dr. George Harrell, the founding Dean of the Penn State College of Medicine, established the Medical Student Research (MSR) program as an integral part of this medical school's curriculum. It is a requirement for the M.D. degree. The MSR program gives each medical student an opportunity to participate in mentored medical research. Students gain an understanding of the research process, limitations and variability of data, and application of research to clinical practice. The MSR program provides the Penn State medical student with a distinct enhancement of his/her application for residency and other post graduate programs.  More…