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Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program

Applications for Gateways 2021 are now open!

Please visit The Leadership Allaince Application Portal to apply.

The mission of the Gateways to the Laboratory Program is to increase the number of students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine and science who are prepared to become competitive applicants, successful MD-PhD students, and future leaders in biomedical research and academic medicine.

Gateways Students on the Brooklyn BridgeGateways Students at LANS 2019

Watch the video below to hear the some students from the 2019 Gateways class sing (literally) the praises of their experiences at the Tri-I. 

1300 York Avenue, C-103 New York, NY 10065 (212) 746-6023

Q: Who is eligible for the Gateways to the Laboratory Program?

A: College freshmen and sophomores who are US citizens or permanent residents and are from racial or ethnic backgrounds shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research, individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, and/or individuals with disabilities, as described by the National Institutes of Health (NIH): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-210.html

This summer program is for students who are seriously considering pursuing a career as a physician scientist. This is not an appropriate summer program for those students who know they only wish to attend medical school in the future.

Q: How should I submit my application?

A: The Gateways to the Laboratory Program offers an on-line application through The Leadership Alliance