Summer Medical Research Internship (SMRI)

The University of Virginia School of Medicine offers Summer Medical Research Internship (SMRI) opportunities to students entering the UVa M.D. program.  The program targets, but is not limited to, racially and ethnically diverse students who have completed an undergraduate degree and have accepted an offer of admission from the School of Medicine.  Participating students have the opportunity to execute research projects the summer before entering medical school, as well as return to the laboratory for a second summer following their first year of the M.D. program.  The projects are typically basic research in the biomedical sciences with the program’s goals including development of a cadre of diverse individuals who can carry the basic science research discoveries into the clinical realm for the betterment of the human condition.

A notice regarding the SMRI program is typically sent to students who hold an offer of admission to the UVa M.D. program but inquiries may be sent to:  smri@virginia.edu