Launched in 2015, Women’s Health Research at Yale’s Undergraduate Fellowship offers our students the opportunity to work alongside and learn from accomplished Yale faculty members who study the influence of sex and gender in biomedical research and translate findings into medical practice.
It is designed to enrich students’ current studies as they learn to ask and answer novel and timely biomedical research and clinical care questions and are taught the most contemporary approaches to the science of women’s health. WHRY’s goal is to provide an immersive experience, becoming the students’ “scientific home” that is a supportive link to their coursework and efforts in other research and academic settings.
Fellowships will be offered during the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities range from a mentored clinical research experience to policy and communication activities on varied health topics that align with student interests. Specific activities include directed readings, learning about ethical considerations in the conduct of human research, attending research seminars and laboratory meetings, shadowing research staff in the conduct of biomedical research on women’s health, evaluating scientific literature, and learning how to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.
For further information, contact Women's Health Research at Yale by phone at (203) 764-6600.