Wanted: M.D.'s For Basic Research
Physicians can do up to three years' research in basic biological processes with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Applicants must have completed at least two years of clinical training but must not have more than three years of research training. As fellows, they must devote 90% of their efforts to research, and their clinical work must be related to that research. This year HHMI plans to sponsor 25 fellows, a number that will eventually grow to 75 annually. The fellowship includes a stipend of $35,000 to $50,000, a $15,000 research allowance, and a $12,000 allowance for the institution. Applications are due March 1. For more information, contact HHMI, Office of Grants and Special Programs, 6701 Rockledge Dr., Bethesda, Md. 20817; (301) 571-0324.

In another program for M.D.'s, the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program offers young physicians the chance to spend two years...

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