Research in Medical School
Research experience during medical school can serve several purposes. It can enhance learning through exposure to the process of generating and testing hypotheses. It can provide insight into data analysis and interpretation. Research experiences put you in contact with clinical investigators and basic scientists who can serve as career advisors and mentors. Finally, a research experience during medical school can open the door to a research career by exposing you to the pleasure of discovering new knowledge and the intellectual challenge of biomedical investigation.