Program Schedule

Key Dates (2021)

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June 13
University of Washington
Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2–5 p.m.

 

June 14
9 a.m.–noon
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork and lunch.

 

June 15
1–2 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307 
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP): Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.

 

June 16
1-3 p.m.
Virtual
Lab Safety Training: EH&S invites any SURP interns who will require Lab Safety Training to attend this virtual session. Interns can contact Marilyn to register!

 

June 30
5-6 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Optional: Applying for graduate or medical school booster

 

July 5
Independence Day Holiday (Observed)

 

July 6
5 p.m.
Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group

 

July 7. July 8
Reference intern check-in schedule for individual meeting time
Thomas, D2-109
SURP: Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Julian Simon

 

July 9
Reference intern check-in schedule for individual meeting time
Thomas, D2-109; with Graciela participating via Zoom
CRI-G/CRI-U: Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Julian Simon and Dr. Graciela Unguez

 

July 20 (or anytime after)
Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Marilyn Drennan

 

July 29
noon-1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A403
Optional: Informal meeting for SURP interns who are considering applying for MD/PhD programs with Dr. Stephen Tapscott, Professor in the Human Biology and Clinical Research divisions at Fred Hutch.

 

Aug. 10 
Before 12 p.m.
Pick up poster at Copy Center, J1-402
Submit FINAL PDF of poster to Wuen Saeteurn in the Copy Center IN ADDITION to completing a Copy Center Request Form. Marilyn will provide a template copy center request form upon request. Wuen will send you an email when your poster is ready for pick up.

 

Aug. 11
Before 5 p.m.
Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Megan Shippen.

 

Aug. 12
9 a.m–4 p.m. (see sign-up sheet for time)
TBA
Poster presentation practice session. Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.

 

Aug. 13
2–4 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Competitive poster session. Last working day.

 

Professional Development Workshops (2021)

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June 15
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
The art of writing a personal statement for graduate or medical school

 

June 22
noon–1 p.m.
Thomas, Pelton Auditorium
Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease) 
How to successfully apply to medical school

 

June 29
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
Preparing a resume for graduate/medical school versus preparing a resume/cover letter for employment in the research sector

 

July 6
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-303/A305/307
Dr. Nina Salama (Human biology) 
How to successfully apply to graduate school

 

July 13
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
In-person peer-review group meeting

 

July 20
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research)
How to prepare and present a scientific poster

 

July 27
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
Becoming a resilient scientist

 

Aug. 3
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
Becoming a resilient scientist- discussion group

 

Aug. 10
No Professional Development Workshop Scheduled

Research Seminars (2021)

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June 18
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1- A303/305/307
Dr. Mark Headley (Clinical Research)
Topic: TBA

 

June 25
noon–1 p.m.
Thomas, Pelton Auditorium 
Dr. Aakanksha Singhvi (Basic Sciences)
Topic: TBA

 

July 9
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Dr. Melody Campbell (Basic Sciences)
Topic: TBA

 

July 16
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences)
Paleo virology: the modern science of ancient viruses

 

July 23
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Dr. Kevin Cheung (Public Health Sciences)
Topic: TBA

 

July 30
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Jennifer Adair (Clinical Research)
Bringing gene therapy to patients in need

 

Aug. 6
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Dr. Joshua Schiffer (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)
Topic: TBA

Mixers (2021)

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June 23
5 p.m.
Arnold, Cafeteria
Student-led

Please read one of these three books: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee; The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman; or When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, and prepare three questions that you will use to facilitate critical discussion within the group. You are expected to actively engage with group members regarding the book that you choose to read.

 

July 28
5 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research)
Speed Mentoring: Perspectives About Successful Admission to Medical and Graduate School

Using a speed-dating format, attendees will have an opportunity to interact with first- and second-year medical students, MD/PhD trainees and graduate students, who will offer their perspective and advice about seeking admission to medical or graduate school.

Social Activities (2021)

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Social Activity Schedule - to be determined. Social activities will be planned on/after June 30, when the state and local COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions are updated.