Sarah May assumed the role of Associate Director in the Office of Student Research in September, 2023. In this role, Sarah proactively oversees the entirety of the medical student research program's operational facets. This encompasses the management of the research curriculum in alignment with Yale's educational research program objectives, meticulous tracking and adherence to MD thesis requirements for all graduating students, orchestrating the annual Student Research Day, as well as the financial stewardship and supervision of both federal and non-federal grants, endowments, special use accounts, and other financial matters. She also takes on various other ongoing responsibilities tailored to the evolving needs of the office.
Sarah joined the Office of Student Research in March, 2023, as the Sponsored Projects Specialist. In this capacity, she coordinated all activities linked to OSR's NIH training grants. Her responsibilities encompassed managing student appointments to these grants, ensuring full compliance with reporting and regulatory standards, offering comprehensive tracking and financial analysis, and overseeing both competing and non-competing renewals.
Before joining the Office of Student Research, Sarah served as the Program Coordinator for the National Clinician Scholars Program from 2018 to 2023.
Sarah boasts a robust foundation in research training and carries a proven track record of stellar performance within demanding, high-volume environments. Her proficiency extends to accounting and financial management, further enriching her contributions to her current role.