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Info for Incoming 2022 MSTP Students (Updating in Progress):

Important Dates to Remember:

June 6, 2022 Typical start date for 8 week summer rotation
August 3, 2022 M1G & M2G Summer Rotation Talks
August 3-4, 2022 Annual MSTP Retreat - Incoming students must be on campus by this time
August 8-12, 2022 College of Medicine Orientation Week
August 12, 2022 White Coat Ceremony - 3:00 pm - Hancher Auditorium
August 15, 2022 First Day of Medical School Classes
September 5, 2022 Labor Day Holiday (M1/M2 no classes)
September 14-15, 2022 Medical Student Research Conference (all summer rotation students will present)

For the remainder of important dates, please see the Carver College of Medicine 2022-2023 calendar, below.

Calendar & College of Medicine Information:

Summer Rotation:

We are delighted to know that some of you will be on campus this summer doing a research rotation.  Here are just a few things to remember about setting up your rotation:

  1. Identify a minimum of 2 faculty with whom you would like to rotate. Our Current Mentors, Rotation Faculty, and MSTP Associated Faculty pages are a great place to begin.

  2. Contact Pam Geyer to let her know who you are considering for rotation.

  3. Pam will work with you to identify a good fit for you for the summer.

  4. Once you have decided on your rotation lab, you should talk with the faculty member about potential projects, start date, vacation dates, etc.

  5. Remember, we'd like you to start your rotation on June 6, 2022 but no later than June 20, 2022.


  • You will earn an annual stipend of $31,620 (2022-2023).

  • Your pay begins the day you begin training.

  • You are paid monthly on the 1st of the month.

  • Your first paycheck will come on the 1st of the month after you begin training.

Health Insurance

  • Health insurance coverage is mandatory for health sciences students.

  • You may purchase health insurance from the University or you may be covered on another policy. We will explain your health benefits options when you arrive on campus.

  • If you purchase health insurance from the University you are eligible to begin coverage the day you begin training.

  • Dental benefits are available (but not mandatory).