On August 1, 2013, participants in the Einstein-Montefiore Summer High School Research Program gathered in the Block Building's Lubin Dining Hall for the end-of-program poster session, where they presented findings from their summer research projects.
Led by program directors, Dr. Victoria Freedman, associate dean for graduate programs in biomedical sciences, and Dr. Amy Fox, associate professor of pathology and of pediatrics, the program introduces high school students, ages 16 and older, to the excitement of scientific research with a goal of encouraging the students to consider careers in science. Participants are selected from a pool of applicants based on academic excellence, and then work under the guidance of a faculty member who serves as their mentor during a five-week summer research experience.
At this year's poster session, Summer High School Research Program participants shared their results alongside college students who took part in Einstein's Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Following the poster session, the event moved to the Einstein Faculty Club, where guests — including summer program participant's family members, mentors and lab members — were treated to a special dinner reception. The Einstein-Montefiore Summer High School Research Program is sponsored by Einstein's Graduate Division of Biomedical Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center, Siemens Corporation, Roche Molecular Diagnostics and Mr. and Mrs. David Werber.
Humanist Doctors of Tomorrow Honored Today
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Horwitz Prize Honors Dr. John Condeelis' Contribution to Cancer
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Annual Lecture Prepares Students for Global Efforts
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Offering Perspective on Careers in Industry for Ph.D.s
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Insights into Aging and Living a Healthy Life Longer
Monday, March 16, 2015
Dogs on Call Offer Playful Study Break at Einstein
Friday, March 13, 2015
Governor Cuomo Reinforces His Support for Bronx Transit Project
Friday, March 06, 2015
Annual Ad Libitum Art Night Showcases the Arts at Einstein
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Photo Exhibit Offers Windows on the Developing World
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Women's Career Day: Sharing Strategies for Managing a Precious Resource
Friday, February 20, 2015