The Student Opportunities for Academic Achievement Through Research Program in Greenville is the hub for your research experiences with faculty mentors across the Health Science Center at Prisma Health. As an M1 student, you can match with a full-time mentored research project that takes place in the summer between your M1 and M2 years (six to eight weeks). Applications are due each February.
Take nutrition into your own hands — and kitchen. In the culinary medicine experience, you’ll work in the teaching kitchen of the Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation and learn from a senior-level chef who understands the importance of healthy food and lifestyle.
Patients diagnosed with chronic disease often pepper physicians with questions about what foods to buy and prepare to be healthier. Through this training in applied nutrition sciences, you’ll learn to answer those questions for yourself and your patients.
SUDR Summer Experience
Physicians from all specialties encounter patients with substance use disorders. Learn first-hand about SUDR from people in recovery, and hear from guest speakers about topics such as harm reduction, trauma, positive psychology, treatment and more. Third-year and fourth-year students will also participate and offer insights from their clerkship experiences.
If you participate, you can
- earn a certificate of completion for your CV
- begin volunteering as a recovery coach with FAVOR Greenville
This course is required if you will be researching addiction and recovery with Dr. Margie Stevens at the Prisma Health Addiction Research Center.
Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)
Leadership can set you apart in an increasingly complex healthcare system. Start developing as a leader through LEAD half-day summer courses. You’ll discuss core leadership topics and practice your skills in small group activities.
After completing the summer program, you can hone your skills through the LEAD Path of Distinction program and LEAD for Change project.