The mission of the Medical Student Research Office at McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is to support the training of future physician-researchers and scholars.

College students interested in Summer Research Program, please access this link.

The goals of MSRO are to help students:

  • identify faculty research mentors
  • conduct focused research studies
  • develop critical thinking skills
  • develop communication skills through dissemination of their research
  • recognize the important role of research in health care delivery
  • analyze published biomedical research
  • appreciate the challenges facing biomedical research and its applications to clinical practice
  • secure desired residency placement