Program Description

The CVP program aims to:

Program Requirements:

Students choosing the CVP Application Area are required to develop (with their mentor) a proposal for scholarly work, or original research.

Scholarly work could include writing a review article (to be approved by the Directors of the Application). Students should complete the work over 3 quarters, and submit a manuscript for publication, or for review by the CVP Directors. 

Students choosing to perform original research are required to complete the research over 4-6 quarters, and to submit a manuscript for publication. Clinical, translational or basic research may be chosen.

CVP Students are required to attend 3 quarters (6 credits) of MED223, "Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Sciences Journal Club".

Evaluation

Original research: The mentor, together with the CVP Application Directors or designated co-mentors, will review the student's progress on a bi-annual basis. For each review, students will be expected to prepare a report regarding their progress. For successful completion, a manuscript describing the research must be submitted to the Director for review.
Scholarly project: The mentor, together with the CVP Application Directors or designated co-mentors, will review the student's progress on a bi-annual basis. For each review, students will be expected to prepare a report regarding their progress. For successful completion, the scholarly work must be submitted to the Directors for review.

Degree Offered for Research Option:

If a student is interested in expanding their research project and coursework to a Masters or PhD degree, we will work with the student, the mentor and the appropriate department to facilitate this. For those choosing to pursue a Masters or PhD degree, the student will be required to fulfill the specific requirements of the degree granting department.

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