Application for Medical Student Summer Research Experience in Oncology

Follow the instructions below to ensure that your application is submitted on time and reviewed for consideration.

Application Deadline

January 31, 2024

Step 1: Review available mentored research experiences 

Review the lists of available internships. It is highly recommended that you print or reference this list when ranking your choice of internships in the online application.

Available Projects for PA Students Mentor Directory for Medical Students 

Step 2: Prepare personal statement question

Please review the personal statement questions ahead of time in order to prepare your answers.

Step 3: Choose your references

In the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for two references. These may be either a teacher, advisor or other individual who can assess your abilities in science. Be sure to notify this individual that you are using them as a reference and that they should expect an email from the program (email domain: asking them to complete an online recommendation on your behalf.

Step 4: Application is currently closed and will re-open for the 2025 program

Step 5: Letter of Good Standing

To complete your application packet, the following supplemental materials must be submitted by February 9th, 2024:

  • Official letter of good standing from the school you are currently attending

Supplemental materials may be sent by snail mail to the exact address below:

Roswell Park Summer Research Program
c/o Adam Kisailus
Department of Educational Affairs
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263

Or scanned and emailed as an attachment to: Letters must be sent from a school official's email address. In the email subject line they should type Attention Adam Kisailus- Letter of Good Standing- [Applicant's last name], [Applicant's first initial]