Research Opportunities

There are various research opportunities available during your medical education.

Students, residents, and fellows may work with COM Faculty on ongoing research programs at any time.

M1 Summer Research

A structured research program for medical students during the summer of their M1 year.

Research Distinction Track

A 4-year curriculum and enrichment program for medical students to make a sustained commitment to research including education and mentored research.

Medical Specialties (Password Protected)

Students, residents, and fellows may be mentored by FAU faculty or affiliate faculty outside of an established program.

External Opportunities (Password Protected)

Other projects conducted at external academic institutions or non-FAU affiliated hospitals.

Graduate Programs Research

Thesis and non-thesis track students have the opportunity to participate in biomedical science research.

Undergraduate Research and Inquiry

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) serves as a centralized support office for students and faculty who are engaged in undergraduate research and inquiry. Students actively participating in faculty-mentored research are encouraged to register for Directed Independent Research (DIR)


Become familiar with authorship guidelines and review frequent research questions.

Publication and Presentation Authorship Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431