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The Robert F. Furchgott Society

Robert F. Furchgott Medical Student Award for Excellence in Research

To qualify for this award, applicants must be have conducted research while a medical student at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. MD PhD students may only submit applications for research performed while a medical student and not as part of thesis research. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of the scientific merit of their research, the student's contribution to and understanding of the project, and the quality of the presentation as determined by the reviewing members of the Robert F. Furchgott Medical Student Award Committee. Finalist will present their research projects at a seminar which will be attended by campus members, faculty and students.


Nominations require:

  1. Complete the Application Form
  2. A letter from the research advisor describing the applicant's role in designing, executing, and interpreting the results of the project.
  3. An abstract describing the research project (no more than 250 words)
  4. The applicant's curriculum vitae

The application package must be electronically submitted as a single PDF file to rose.jackman@downstate.edu Friday March 30, 2018 at 5 PM.