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The Center for Future Health Professionals
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Non-UCI Undergraduates or Graduate Students

UCI Office of Graduate Studies offers summer research opportunities for undergraduate diversity students in variety of academic fields:

Prior to start of research, the student must understand the procedures and meet the enrollment requirements. A summary of the expectations are listed below:

  1. Student assignment will range from one month to 12 months.
  2. Student must agree with the faculty on the work schedule but at least 3 to 4 hours per week is required.
  3. Students do not perform direct patient care activities.
  4. Students do not participate in research activities involving human or animal blood or body fluids, replicating recombinant DNA, and select infectious agents.
  5. Students must complete the basic science and health science tutorials.
  6. Student must show proof of certain vaccinations and TB skin test prior to start of the project.
  7. Student must provide proof of health insurance.
  8. Student must sign the UC Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement.
  9. Student must complete safety training and fire extinguisher classes.
  10. Follow the UCI dress code while on Campus or Medical Center.
  11. Complete a written summary of services performed at least 2 weeks prior to end of the assignment.
  12. The faculty supervisor must review and sign appropriate forms.



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University of California, Irvine Health Affairs
Behnoosh Afghani, MD
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