Student Research

Training at two academic/professional levels is integral to FM Research.


College of Medicine Student Summer Research

For: Students in UNMC College of Medicine, especially first-year
Offers: Credit for summer rotation, stipend
Requires: Application describing research plan; letter of support from faculty sponsor; 8-12 weeks, 40 hours per week

For information about M-1 Summer Research, contact: Sonja Cox (


Graduate Research Assistants

For: Graduate Students enrolled in area institutions
Offers: Tuition up to 9 hrs/semester; annual stipend
Requires: 20 hours per week; collaboration with research faculty

Recent GRA research:

  • Barriers to Effective Depression Treatment in Primary Care
  • Teen Counselors for Smoking Cessation
  • Comparison of Office Measurement and Automated BP Measurement

For any questions regarding research in Family Medicine, please contact Dr. Jenenne Geske (