National Training Centers and Participating Schools
National Training Centers and Participating Schools

National Training Centers & Participating Schools

MSTAR National Training Centers and Participating Schools

 

National Training Centers

All National Training Centers (NTCs) offer excellent facilities, diverse research programs, and provide the opportunity for interaction with other students participating in the program.  

 


Harvard Medical School

Program Director:  Jane (Jenny) Driver (students interested in training at Harvard are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Driver prior to submitting their application)

Program Administrator: Leslie Power

Available positions: 10

Partner sites:

  • •Boston University
  • •University of Massachusetts
  • •University of Mississippi

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Program Directors:  Colleen Christmas and Sevil Yasar

Program Administrator:  Jazmin Carter

Available positions: 18

(Please note: The program duration at Johns Hopkins is 8 weeks.)


New York University

Program Director: Caroline Blaum

Program Administrator: Hibah Khan

Available positions: 14


University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine

Program Directors: Jonathan Wanagat (jwanagat[at]mednet.ucla.edu), Cathy Lee (cathy.c.lee[at]ucla.edu)

Program website: http://www.geronet.ucla.edu/mstar

Contact email: uclamstar[at]mednet.ucla.edu

Available positions: 18

Partner sites: The UCLA Training Center includes positions at the partner sites below:

  • •University of California, San Francisco, program director Sei Lee (Sei.Lee[at]ucsf.edu); program administrator Sean Lang-Brown (Sean.Lang-Brown[at]ucsf.edu) (6-8 positions)

  • •University of Washington, program director May Reed (mjr[at]uw.edu) (3-4 positions)

Students interested in training at UCLA, UCSF or UW must contact the respective program director prior to submitting their application.  Please contact the UCLA Training Center for an application form as UCLA and its partner sites have their own application and will not accept applications forwarded from other MSTAR training sites.


University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Program Director: Dilip Jeste

Program Administrator: Julie Avanzino

Program website: https://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/research/aging/training/Pages/For-Medical-Students.aspx

Available positions: 18


University of North Carolina

Program Directors:  Ellen Roberts and Jan Busby-Whitehead (students interested in training at UNC Chapel Hill are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Roberts prior to submitting their application).

Available positions: 12


University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Program Director: Sandra Sanchez-Reilly (UTHSCSA)

Available positions: 16 (10 at UTHSCSA)

Partner sites: The UTHSCSA Training Center includes positions at the partner sites below; students interested in training at the partner sites must contact the respective program director prior to submitting their application:

• University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) program director Elena Volpi (3 positions)
• University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) program director Craig Rubin (3 positions)

(Please note: The program duration at UTHSCSA is 8 weeks.)


 

Participating Schools

Students can also participate in the program at their home institution if it is a participating New York City medical school. You may e-mail Center Directors directly for more information on the program at your campus.

Participating Schools and Center Director:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine -  Amy Ehrlich

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Rainier Soriano

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine - contact TBD

Weill Cornell Medical College - Carol Capello or Veronica LoFaso

 



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