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Clinical Research Internship Study Program (Florida)

Program Description
The Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) Clinical Research Internship Study Program (CRISP) is a well-defined, structured program for college students to participate in clinical research. The program is a great way for students to test their inclinations toward careers in medicine, health care and science. Students will be placed with a physician mentor to work on a clinical research project.

Program Goals
The goal of CRISP is to provide promising college students, interested in careers in health care and/or research, an opportunity to work with Mayo Clinic physicians to gain experience in clinical research.

Accreditation
Mayo Foundation is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
800-621-7440
312-263-0456
Fax: 312-263-7462
www.ncacihe.org

Facilities
Mayo Clinic in Florida was established in 1986 as a comprehensive medical facility in the southeastern United States, where advanced programs in education and research support the highest-quality patient care. Campus activity is centered around the Mayo Clinic hospital and interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.

The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care, and advanced procedural facilities.

The inpatient facility, Mayo Clinic hospital, has 214 beds and provides comprehensive clinical services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities. The state-of-the-art Birdsall Medical Research Building is a center for neurological disease research. The Griffin Cancer Research Building was completed in 2001 to support oncology research.

Hours
Students will need to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week to work on their research project.

Class Size
Each year, the number of students admitted to CRISP varies.

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