Summer Student Research Program

The Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Program (FoM SSRP) provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to explore their interest in medical research by undertaking a project during the summer, under the supervision of a principal investigator who holds an appointment in the Faculty of Medicine.


MD (years 1 and 3) and non-MD undergraduate students registered at UBC. Dentistry, nursing, and non-UBC students are not eligible.

Application Process for Students


Faculty appointed in the UBC Faculty of Medicine (includes affiliate appointments) at the rank of Instructor or higher (includes clinical) are eligible.

Application Process for Supervisors


Deadline: February 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm PST The competition for summer 2019 is now closed. The next competition (for summer 2020) will open in December 2019.

Selected Past Projects