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Medical student research retrospective: David Savage, MD, PhD
Research conducted during his MD-PhD track is the “hardest thing” Dr. Savage has ever done. Here is what he learned as a medical student researcher.
2023 AMA Research Challenge finals
Jesse Kirkpatrick, a third-year medical student from Harvard School of Medicine, beat out four other finalists to win the 2023 AMA Research Challenge and $10,000.
Research on bile duct cancer detection earns $10,000 prize
A third-year medical student’s research on the detection of cholangiocarcinoma earned top prize at 2023 AMA Research Challenge. Learn more.
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