TouroCOM - Global Medical Guardians

Important Links


Touro-Harlem Medical Library

Access to PubMed, UpToDate and other resources.


Resources for Residency


Professional Groups and Resources
American Federation for Aging

Provides opportunity for medical students to conduct research related to aging for 8-12 weeks during the summer. Stipend included. Applications typically due in early February each year.



Research for Medical Students
CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship

The CDC Experience is a one-year fellowship in applied epidemiology for medical students designed to increase the pool of physicians with a population health perspective. Eight competitively selected fellows spend 10-12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offices in Atlanta, GA, where they carry out epidemiologic analyses in areas of public health that interest them. 
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship

Provides opportunity for medical students to spend 1 year conducting clinical research at one of 12 medical schools in the U.S., including Johns Hopkins. Offers stipend and benefits. A minimum of 60 fellowships will be offered to conduct research at the 12 participating schools. An additional 12 fellowships are available for students wishing to conduct clinical research in developing countries. Applications are usually due in January.
Hospital for Special Surgery

Summer Research Fellowship
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Summer Fellowship Program


NIH Clinical Research Training Program

Provides opportunity for medical students to spend 1 year on the NIH campus conducting clinical research and participating in clinical activities. Stipend and benefits included. Applications are typically due in January of each year.
Sarnoff Foundation

Medical Student Research Fellowship Program



Medical Student Electives

How to Set Up an Elective

A step-by-step guide on setting up your own elective at TouroCOM.
AAMC Extramural Electives Compendum

The Extramural Electives Compendium (EEC) External Link is a searchable database containing information about the scheduling of elective opportunities at AAMC-member medical schools in the United States. 
AACOM List of Osteopathic Medical Schools

Please contact directly the school with which you'd like to rotate.