Medical Student Research Fellowship

The Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at UC San Diego is excited to offer a comprehensive year-long research fellowship for current Medical Students.

Fellows will work closely with faculty mentors within the Department of Radiation Medicine in a 12-month research fellowship. Our faculty engage in a wide array of clinical, basic science, and translational research with a special focus on the following disciplines: imaging research, radiation biology, health outcomes research, and clinical trials. The research year and faculty mentorship team will be chosen to align with the fellow's research interests and background.

Applicants should be currently enrolled in an accredited medical school, having completed at least 1 year of school.

Students who enroll in the program will receive a $32,000 stipend, plus a $5,000 allowance for health insurance, and a $3,000 allowance for research-related expenses including travel to scientific meetings.

Applications for the 2017-2018 fellowship will be accepted through Friday, February 24th, 2017. Applicants will be notified in March, 2017, and the fellowship will start in the summer. To apply please send (1) your resume, (2) personal statement including your research area(s) of interest and goals for the program, and (3) contact information for two references to Lailani Aguila ( by Friday, February 24th, 2017

Please direct any questions about the program to Lailani Aguila (, or Dr. Jim Murphy (