The vast majority of previous Duke SROP students who have finished their undergraduate studies have gone on to Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. programs at schools around the country, such as

  • Columbia University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Howard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • New York University
  • State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Tulane University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Memphis
  • University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
  • University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, Texas)
  • Yale University

Testimonials from Past Duke SROP Participants

“I enjoy science but was a little unsure of my aptitude for a PhD as well as the usefulness of having one in my future career. Now, I am confident of my abilities and am clear on how a PhD could be useful for a physician.”

“This was a wonderful first lab experience because there was a strong focus on details. It really helped me improve my lab techniques.”

“Overall, the program is extremely well-structured. A great balance of lab, seminars, and extramurals.”

“I now have a grasp of what I want my career goals to be. I finally have a clearer picture and a stepping stone to my future.”

“For me, preparing to present my research was the most fulfilling part of the summer. This was the part where I began to fully understand my project and realize its significance to the scientific community.”

“The evening outings provided for bonding experiences between members of the SROP program and was appreciated.”

“I thoroughly enjoyed my first research experience. My project allowed me to have a first-hand perspective of the bridge between research and its health relevance.”