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MSRP Committee Tasks

  • MSRP Chair: Administer and govern the MSRP, solve day-to-day MSRP problems, coordinate the MSRP committee, coordinate agenda for committee meetings, provide oversight to other committee member tasks, track current funds, find additional funds, coordinate the welcome party (summer), assist with introduction of the MSRP to M1 students, interface with OoR, attend lecture series, assist with applications and surveys, and provide reports to VC of Research as needed (at least annually).
  • MSRP Associate Chair and Summer Lecture Series Coordinator: Organize speakers, work with OoR staff to arrange the room and food, attend lectures and introduce each speaker, assign other committee members to attend 1 or more lecture, and coordinate and moderate the end of summer MSRP student presentations.
  • MSRP Summer Application Chair: Revise current MSRP Summer of Research application (if needed), coordinate an introduction to the MSRP Summer of Research with the M1 class, work with OoR on sending out applications, coordinate distribution of applications for review by committee members that do not have a conflict of interest, and assist with final scoring of applications.
  • MSRP Full Option Application Chair: Revise current Full MSRP Option application (if needed), work with OoR on sending out applications, coordinate distribution of applications for review by committee members that do not have a conflict of interest, and assist with final scoring of applications.
  • MSRP Annual Research Day Chair: Revise presentation guidelines and judging rubric (as needed), work with OoR to send out template poster and oral presentations to students, confirm time and date of MSRP research day with OoR and DOM, identify oral (N=2) and poster (N=6) judges for MSRP Research Day, serve as co-moderator of oral presentations, oversee judging and final scoring of oral and post presentations, and participate in MSRP Research Day Awards Ceremony.
  • MSRP Summer Student and Mentor Survey Chair: Revise MSRP Summer of Research student and mentor surveys (as needed), coordinate distribution of surveys (holding students and mentors accountable with follow up contact as needed), compile survey results, place results on SharePoint, and present to MSRP committee.
  • Full MSRP Option Surveys and Post-graduation Survey Chair: Revise Full MSRP Option student and mentor annual surveys (as needed), revise post-graduation survey (as needed), coordinate distribution of surveys (holding students and mentors accountable with follow up contact as needed), compile survey results, place results on SharePoint, and present to MSRP committee.
  • MD PhD liaison: Coordinate interactions between the MSRP and MD PhD programs, including the welcome party, summer lecture series, summer and end-of-year presentations, and other activities.