Education Programs for High School, Undergraduate, Graduate and Medical Students
With a rich legacy in scientific discovery, the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to training leaders in cancer research and treatment throughout the career continuum. Under the leadership of M. Eileen Dolan, PhD, professor of medicine and associate director for education, our research training programs for high school and undergraduate students nurture the newest generation of cancer specialists.
We offer several research programs for high school and undergraduate students.
Beyond core medical education curricula, Pritzker School of Medicine students can participate in additional cancer research opportunities.
Students Gain Experience Working Side-by-Side with Cancer Researchers
Each summer, the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center opens its doors to the next generation of clinicians and scientists. The programs, Chicago EYES (Educators and Youth Enjoy Science) on Cancer and researcHStart, partner high school students and undergraduates with research faculty to conduct cancer research.Faculty mentors and student researchers share their experiences
From High School Student to Budding Scientist
A student from the Chicago EYES on Cancer research training program shares her experiences working with UChicago Medicine faculty.Read Sidney Trotter's story