School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


 Undergraduate Students:

The goal of the IMSD Program is to increase academic performance, persistence and graduation rate of ethnic minority students in science majors leading to careers in biomedical and or behavioral science.

Program Benefits:

  • Limited financial support
  • Travel support to attend national meetings
  • Research methodology training
  • Structured and positive mentored research experience with world class scientists
  • Individualized mentoring and career advice from faculty mentors as well as program administrators
  • Participation in “IMSD Learning Community”
  • Participation in IMSD monthly seminars
  • Instruction and guidance in poster preparation and presentation of research results
  • Peer mentoring by upper class undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Preparation for GRE
  • Preparation for graduate school

Questions?  For more information please contact:

Dr. Rasheeda Zafar