Student Research Opportunities

Students are encouraged to reach out to faculty regarding their research interests in a variety of fields within translational medicine, basic science, and clinical research.

Summer Research Fellowship Program

This program provides an opportunity for current year one and year two medical students and pre-matriculants to gain research experience through a variety of research projects available in basic, educational, population outcomes, translational and clinical research.

Annual Research Symposium

The Annual Research Symposium is a full-day poster and oral presentation competition by Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine students and affiliates (including residents and alumni). The symposium is followed by an awards ceremony where the winners are announced.

The Cureus Journal of Medical Science

FIU students, medical residents, and faculty can submit publications to Cureus, an online open-access medical journal.

Submit publications on the Cureus FIU FLAGSHIP website.

For more information on publishing, view the Author Guide or the Channel Article Publication Flowchart.

Please contact Katyuska Hernandez at for any questions.

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