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Diabetes Virtual Winter Camp

The Diabetes Virtual Winter Camp, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), is a 4-week virtual research internship program that invites high school, college, graduate, and professional students from around the world interested in learning about biomedical research and academic medicine with a focus on diabetes research, education, and care. The online sessions will take place from January 23 to February 13, 2021.

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The program consists of 14 Zoom sessions that highlight current topics on diabetes research and treatment as well as an academic career path in medicine and science.
There are three 1-hour sessions on introduction to diabetes, the causal relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes, and preparing for medical school & graduate school. There are ten 30-min sessions that consist of a 25-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute Q&A section. The sessions are led by 11 renowned diabetes scientists and clinicians from reputable universities across the country.

This virtual program is intended for high school, college, graduate, and professional students from all across the world interested in pursuing science and medicine as a career path. This program is free to all registered attendees with a suggested donation, and your generous contributions will be donated to the American Diabetes Association to support diabetes research, education, and care. All registered attendees must participate in the entire 4-week program and will receive a certificate upon completing this virtual internship program.

Registration deadline: January 22, 2021

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