Brigham and Women's Hospital
1620 Tremont Street, 3-014
Boston, MA 01545


Director: Eldrin Foster Lewis
MD, MPH

Contact: Bryana Berry
P: (617) 525-8356
F: (617) 264-5110

Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) Program

Year Program Started: 2009

Max. Participants/Year: 15

Application Deadline: late January

Program Timeframe: Summer (June-August)

Academic Level Targeted: college, medical school

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic

Type of Program: research, mentoring

Program Attributes: housing provided, transportation provided, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (undergraduate junior or senior, or first-year medical student)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, medicine, science (health)