“Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Research Training Program in Clinical & Experimental Medicine

“Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Research Training Program in Clinical & Experimental Medicine

by eefiecp, 22 June 2017
The World Hellenic Biomedical Association has launched the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Research Training Program in Clinical & Experimental Medicine to train outstanding medical graduates of Greek universities, who aim to apply for residency programs in the United States of America. Funding from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will support up to 10 program trainees over the two-year pilot phase of the program, as well as their participation in the WHBA summer program. Upon successful establishment, the program will be expanded to the European Union, Canada and Australia.
Medical graduates of Greek universities will be matched with one of the following tracks:
  • Clinical track – 3 months clinical training (sub-internship) in a medical center.
  • Basic Science track – 12-months basic science training in a laboratory.
  • Translational Medicine track – Combined basic science (12 months) and clinical training (3 months) in a laboratory and clinic of similar field. The duration will be 3 months for the clinical training and 1 year for the laboratory training.
Applications will be accepted by September 15, 2017.

Eligible candidates

  • Hold a medical degree or have successfully fulfilled all requirements for graduation (official certificate provided by the secretariat of the department is required).
  • Have graduated with a degree of at least 8.0/10 or ranked in the top-10% of their class (official statement by the department’s secretariat).
  • Have demonstrated significant scholarly activity (participation in extracurricular seminars, educational activities, international exchange programs etc.). 
  • Have passed successfully of the United States Medical Licensing Exams. Although this is optional, it will be considered as a major credential of the application.


Information and applications

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