MD Anderson Cancer Center High School Student - Dr. Gunther in MDA-On-Site, United States
The Radiation Oncology High School Research Scholar Program affords high school students the opportunity to work one-on-one with radiation oncology physicians, physician-scientists, physicists, and researchers with exposure to formulating, conducting, and evaluating radiation oncology research projects. Depending on the mentor, research areas include clinical trials, chart reviews, laboratory investigations, imaging studies, health policy research, behavioral and education research, and more.
Upon completion of the research experience, the student will be able to identify and develop research questions, conduct a literature review, identify methods to answer research questions, and data analysis. Expected learning outcomes: The student will understand the basics of research in the context of radiation oncology. The student will understand how to apply basic research concepts such as developing research questions, conducting a literature review, identifying methods for research, and/or analyzing data.
High School Students must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
College students must provide proof of enrollment in a higher education institution at the undergraduate level.