CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine

The CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine is proud to offer our summer research experience to qualified applicants. The program consists of research education/interactions with published authors, hands-on work on an assigned research project and the opportunity to showcase your work by participating in the Young Researchers Forum, a podium oral presentation after the program. 


To Apply:

Click here for application to Summer Research Externship Program. 

Length of Externship

Six Weeks 

Date of Program

June 10, 2024 - July 19, 2024 

Stipend Earned

A stipend of $4,000 is offered to accepted externs, paid after the end of the externship. 


You must be a first-year medical student expecting to complete year one before the externship or be a graduate-level student in a health sciences program. Other student applicants may be considered pending project availability. Those who have completed a previous CAMC Summer Research Externship program are not eligible. 

Application Requirements:

  • Completion of online application 
  • Submission of Resume or Curriculum Vitae, and official transcript
  • A letter of interest explaining your education, skills and career goals

People who have completed ALL of the application process requirements by the DEADLINE of February 1, 2024 will be considered for externship selection. Positions are competitive, and decisions are made by the selection committee based on the submitted materials. 

Notifications of selection will be mailed by the end of February 2024 to successful applicants.


For More Information: 

Elaine Davis Mattox, RN, EdD
Office: (304) 388-9915

Mary Emmett, PhD
Office: (304) 388-9914


Mailing Address for Transcripts:

CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine
att. Elaine D. Mattox, 
3200 MacCorkle Ave. SE Charleston, WV 25304