The Division of Genetics and Genomics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York City created a clinical research position in 2017 for a student interested in pursuing a gap year.  Paid position. Deadline March. As of Jan 1, 2018, they have not published 2018 deadline. 

Center for Disease Control The CDC offers a variety of internships in the summer as well as during the year if you are looking at a gap year option. See link for specific dates and duration of programs. Some can be as short as 4 weeks or as long as 1 year. 

St. Vincent Medical Center Emergency Room Research Associate Program in Bridgeport, CT. They offer programs during three semesters (fall, spring summer). This is a great option for gap year students who reside in the New Haven/Bridgeport/ Greenwich CT area. 

Full time employment for gap year students as Medical Assistant in Dermatology office (Alexandria, VA) and Emergency Room Scribe (Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA). Keep checking the website for 2018 deadline information and specifics. Program runs for 13 months (May - through the following June).

Review AAMC's page on Making the Most of Your Gap Year. 

Conduct research through the NIH: Training Programs in Biomedical Sciences (summer or year) 


NOTE: Newport Premedical Consulting, LLC does not recommend or endorse any particular program listed above. Programs are listed as a point of resource. Students must conduct their own research to determine if a program fits their needs.