2018 Summer Clinical Otolaryngology REsearch (SCORE-Oto) Program

2018 Summer Clinical Ob/Gyn REsearch (SCORE-Ob) Program

An 8-week intensive summer opportunity to pursue research and observe clinical care in either Otolaryngology – Head & Neck surgery or Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Program Details:

  • Sponsored through the Head & Neck Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology Departments at Kaiser Permanente Oakland
  • Program dates: June 4, 2018 – July 27, 2018 OR June 25, 2018 – August 17, 2018
  • Students are paired with a faculty mentor to guide them through clinical research project(s) and/or quality improvement projects. Students will be involved in a variety of activities from data entry and chart review, data analysis, abstract/manuscript preparation, etc.
  • 4 days per week dedicated to clinical research
  • 1 day per week in ambulatory clinic or observing in the operating room
  • Up to 4 slots available for Otolaryngology and 2 slots available for Ob/Gyn for Summer 2018
  • Stipend of up to $3000

Click on the article to learn more about the endeavors and accomplishments of the 2016 & 2017 SCORE Program and participants.

Previous Participants

Nathan Calixto, UC Irvine (HNS)
Whitney Chaio, UCSF (HNS)
David Corpman, UCSF (HNS)
Twyla Jaymes, Georgetown University (HNS)

Mitchell Anderson, Tufts University (HNS)
Lap Huynh, UCLA (HNS)
Debbie Pan, University of Miami (HNS)
Melissa Socarars, University of Illinois (HNS)
Lucero Diaz, University of Illinois (OB/GYN)
Joanna Poceta, George Washington University (OB/GYN)

How to apply

Complete the following by January 21, 2018:

  • Complete the application below
  • Attach your curriculum vitae as a PDF
  • Attach your personal statement (700 word limit, 12pt font, double-space) as a PDF file: Tell us about yourself; discuss your interest in this program, your interest in the specialty, and your career goals.

KPNC believes that a diverse faculty, workforce, and student body is essential to our long-term success in medicine. We strongly encourage applications from minority candidates who are under-represented in our specialty, and those interested in health care disparity research.

SCORE Application

The application cycle for summer 2018 is closed. Please check back again for information for applying for the summer 2019 program. Thank you for your interest.

For questions or additional information, please contact:

Antoinette Niblett
GME SCORE Coordinator
Kaiser Permanente
Graduate Medical Education
3600 Broadway, 4th FL
Oakland, CA 94611

Jonathan Liang, MD
Co-director KPNC SCORE-Oto Program
Kaiser Permanente Oakland
Head & Neck Surgery
3600 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611

Eve Zaritsky, MD
Director, KPNC SCORE-Ob Program
Kaiser Permanente Oakland
3600 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611