NOW OPEN: Georgetown Medicine ARCHES Application for pre-medical students

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We would like to invite rising juniors (current sophomores) and rising seniors (current juniors) to apply to be part of our fourth cohort of fellows for the 2020 Dean of Medical Education's Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHESprogram at Georgetown School of Medicine. 


Spend your summer shadowing physicians, engaging in independent research, and learning our health equity in the Washington DC area. We encourage your students to APPLY NOW! []


Our deadline is Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 11:59 PM EST and we are hosting upcoming outreach webinars. Click here to sign up for a webinar. 


The Dean of Medical Education's Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHESis a six-week program for ten undergraduate students who are rising juniors and seniors interested in pursuing medical studies. 

All students are encouraged to apply, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in the health professions and those who identify as first-generation college students. 

This program will engage selected participants in:


  •  Clinical experience
  • Guided research
  • Community-Based Learning at Georgetown University
  • Greater DC community on issues of health equity


GUSOM ARCHES aims to strengthen the research and clinical skills of promising undergraduate students and prepare them for successful matriculation into medical school. 


Program Dates & Benefits:

Dates: Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, August 9, 2019. Move out day is Saturday, August 10th.

Summer Stipend: $4,000 ($2,000 paid after the first 3 weeks - $2,000 paid conclusion of program)

Housing: On-Campus housing at Georgetown University - Same gender identity, suite-style, double-occupancy rooms

Travel: Awarded up to $250 per student on a case by case basis by the Georgetown Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Complete program details may be found on the ARCHES website.

**NOTE** Students are responsible for their own meals/food costs (except for program event meals provided by ARCHES)


Preference will be given to permanent residents of the District of Columbia (DC).

Applications are due by February 26, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.  Apply here! Learn more about the program from our 2019 Fellows!

For more information on GU ARCHES, please contact the ARCHES Admissions Committee on email with the subject heading "GU ARCHES Question".